Rules And Regulations
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.
*Upon payment, there is no refund for 42km and 21km entrant who did not qualify (no 21km trail finisher proof 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 October 22, 2022, 2:30am @ Tourism Building, Sitio Talambato, Barangay Asbang, Matanao Davao Del Sur , our venue.
*No hydration pack for 100km, 50km and 75k, 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.
*No drop-off bag for 50km and 75km runners. Only baggage counter near starting line.
*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
*21km and 42km runners should check-in their respective bib number 1-2 hours before gun start.
*1st Checkpoint for 21km runners (5 hours from gunstart/10:30am) @ Soliman Cave & Waterfalls or Aid Station 2 (turning point), around 10km+ from gunstart. Then 2nd checkpoint at the finish line 1:30pm, another 3 hours from turning point, total of 8 hours cut-off for 21km category
*1st Checkpoint for 42km runners (6 hours from gunstart/10:30am) @ D’Farm View Mountain Resort or Aid Station 4 (turning point), around 21km+ from gunstart. Then 2nd checkpoint @ Soliman Cave & Waterfalls at 2pm (plus 3 hours and 30 mins from D’Farms), and 3rd checkpoint at the finish line at 4:30pm, total of 12 hours cut-off for 42km category.
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.