RULES & REGULATION
1) RULES ON PAYMENT
*No refund of registration fee.
*No transfer of slot or selling of slot without knowledge of organizer.
*No upgrade or downgrade of category on the race day.
*No alibi shall be entertained -lost of deposit slip, etc.
*Sending fake deposit slip and lacking the amount paid is subject for absolute disqualification (DQ) and banning in the entire running community.
*Upon payment, do not give task to the organizer or race official to book your flight, etc. This act is subject for absolute disqualification (DQ).
*Upon payment, make sure to submit all necessary requirements. Failure to comply one is not consider as registered runner.
*Upon payment, do not text or call constantly the organizer and race official for your registration. You
need to scan email the deposit slip, other requirements, etc. and wait for the confirmation response
within 24 hours.
*Upon payment, there is no refund for 70km, 42km and 21km entrant who did not qualify (no 21km trail
finisher proof for 42km & 70km distance or did not inform the Race Director) and yet made the
payment, sorry mate no exception.
2) RULES ON RACEDAY
*The race will proceed rain or shine.
*On check-in, no entry form (with signature), no current medical certificate, no racebib, and other necessary docs, no run.
Mandatory Gear check-in will be on on October 14, 2023, 9am-2pm @ Tourism Building, Sitio Talambato, Barangay Asbang, Matanao Davao Del Sur , our venue.
*No hydration pack for 70km, 42km and 21km, no run.
*No mandatory equipment, no run.
*No ziplock for trailfood, no run. Let us avoid a single drop of wrapper or garbage in the wild and on the race route.
*No pacer allowed. You are your own. (except if you have previous history of illness, inform immediately the organizer)
*No trail cutting or shortcuts, runners should run on designated markers only. This will prevent maximum impact. Caught violating is absolutely disqualified and out of the course.
*No race bib, no run. Your bib must be worn and visible all the time.
*Only 1 drop-off bag for 70km runners only. Baggage counter near starting line to all participants.
*You can use trekking pole but I advise 2. This will avoid side/joint pain and trail imbalance.
*If you decide not to continue, you should inform the visible crew and walk to the nearest AID Station or DNF Point (see DNF point at Race Details) for your own safety and transport.
*If you have complain or protest against cheating, violation of rules and misconduct (ex. contacts, shouting on trails, tampering of markers, disrespect to the locals and personnel, etc.) you should put it into writings within 1 hour you cross the finish line and pay the LOYALTY Fee of PHP700.00.
3) RULES ON CHECKPOINTS
*All runners (70km, 42km, 21km, 6km) should check-in their respective bib number 1-2 hours before
*Checkpoint for 6km runners at 7 Waterfalls (turning point), 2:30 hours from gunstart or 8:30am. Then
2 nd checkpoint at the finish line around 10am, total of 4 hours cut-off from the starting line. . .
*Checkpoint for 21km runners, around 10km+ (turning point) 5 hours from gunstart. Then 2 nd checkpoint
at the finish line around 2pm, total of 9 hours cut-off from the starting line. . .
*Checkpoint for 42km runners at D'Farm View Mountain Resort (turning point) or Aid Station 4, around
21km+ or 7 hours from gunstart. Then 2 nd checkpoint at the finish line at 5pm, or total of 14 hours cut-
off from starting line.
*Checkpoint for 70km runners at the Drop-off Baggage 13 hours from gunstart or 10am Sunday October
15, 2023. Then 2 nd checkpoint at the highway of Barangay Asbang or last Aid Station around 3pm the
same day Sunday. Then 3 rd checkpoint at the finish line around 9pm, total of 24 hours cut-off time for
No bib or lost of bib number are not allowed to run the entire race course.
Only the time of cut-offs are made to be final -for Race Result and for your personal/course record, nothing more nothing less.
5) POWER OF RACE DIRECTOR, RACE OFFICIAL & PERSONNEL
*The Race Director/Technical Race Director can stop the race at any moment for the safety of runners and participants.
*The Race Director/Technical Race Director can change, postpone or cancel the race schedule due to typhoon, fire, force majeure, etc. for the safety of runners and other participants.
*The Race Director/Technical Race Director, Race Officials and Personnel can change the designated post, checkpoints, turning points, etc. due to bad weather for the safety of runners and other participants.
*The Race Director/Technical Race Director can change the venue (start & finish), race course, aid station location, assigned crew and marshals for the benefit and safety of runners and other participants.
*The Race Director/Technical Race Director can impose disqualification to those runners who started late without prior consent.
*The Race Director/Technical Race Director, Race Officials and Personnel can impose disqualification to any runners who caught cheating, riding a “habal-habal”, bike, off-road jeep, personal vehicle or any means of transportation. (ex. horse, cow, carabao, etc.).
*The Race Director/Technical Race Director, Race Officials and Personnel can impose disqualification who are caught tampering the trail markings (changing and taking off), disrespect to race officials and fellow runners, shouting on trails, and other misconduct.