May 12, 2024 (Sunday) Barangay Hall Carmen, Baguio District, Davao City

Race Details
Registration Form


Mt. Karilongan Trail Marathon “Plant & Run” on May 12, 2024 (Sunday) at Barangay Hall Carmen (covered court), Baguio District, Davao City. This event is in Partnership of EGIP Foundation Inc., Obu-Manuvu Tribe of Carmen, LGU Barangay Carmen Davao City and Verticaltosky Sports Management. Proceeds of this event will go to the materials and equipment of our Indigenous Obu-Manuvu Forest Guards and for the improvement of their eco-tourism project in Mt. Karilongan.

The 1st edition will offer only three (3) distances -10km, 21km, and 42km category, more or less 300 participants only. Race route will cover pavements, stair climbing, single track, dirt roads, river crossing, jungle trail, technical and runnable terrain, and this will cover 5 minor mountains to climb especially for 42km distance with only 2,000+ meters of elevation gain.

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Distances & Slots

10KM - 100 Runners
21KM - 100 Runners
42KM - 100 Runners


*For Local Registration (PHP)
10km Distance - P1,500
21km Distance - P2,000
42km Distance - P2,500

*For International Athletes (USD)
10km Distance - $40
21km Distance - $45
42km Distance - $50


*Starts - January 19, 2024
*Ends - April 12, 2024


*Deposit: Metrobank - 007-008-51949-4
Swift Code: MBTCPHMM
*GCASH Transfer
Lysle Ann Quema
*Send Screenshot of your Payment to for confirmation
(subject: Mt. Karilongan Trail Marathon), and wait within 24 hours for the response


*42km Start at 4am Sunday. Cut-off time is 14 hours or 6pm the same day.
*21km Start at 5:30am Sunday. Cut-off time is 7 hours or 12:30pm.
*10km Start at 6:30am Sunday. Cut-off time is 4:30 hours or 11am
*Race Kit Distribution - whole afternoon on Saturday May 11, 2024
*Awarding & Party - whole afternoon on Sunday May 12, 2024


*Event Tees (singlet/sando) - all categories
*Finisher’s Shirts - all categories
*Finisher’s Medal - all categories
*Trophies - male & female top 3 finishers, all categories
*High Quality Race Bibs
*Race Timer and Time Chip (if any)
*Logistics - hauling, food, fluid, etc.
*Trail Markings - ribbons, signage,etc.
*Refreshments - all aid stations
*Meals / Snacks - all runners and participants
*Awarding and Entertainment after the Race
*Seedlings for Planting and Nametags
*International Accreditation - International Trail Running Association (ITRA) in Europe

*International Accreditation - Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) in France
*International Accreditation - American Trail Running Association (ATRA) in Colorado, USA
*International Accreditation - Asia Trail Master (ATM) in Hong Kong as Candidate Race of 2024
*FREE SLOTS for the Male & Female Champions, for the next V2S Race in Mindanao, Philippines
*Cash Prizes - Top 3 Male & Female both categories (if any)

MANDATORY CHECKLIST (10k, 21k & 42km)

*Hydration Pack / Water Bottle - at least 1 liter
*Whistle - all participants should bring
*Gloves - not mandatory but recommendable
*Medkit - for LBM, stomach-ache, headache, etc.
*Cellphone - with load and fully charge battery
*Trail Food - with ziplock and can last from Aid Station to the next Aid Station
*Headlamp & Light Jacket for 42km runners only


*1 Aid Station for 10km category, around 5km mark
*2 Aid Stations for 21km category, around 5km and 13km
*5 Aid Stations for 21km category, around 5km, 13km, 21km, 28km 35km
*1 Ambulance standby at the venue


*The race venue is inside the Covered Court beside Barangay Hall Carmen covered Davao City. Around 1,000 meters above sea level, this is our start and finish line.

*First 3km is running along the road, then 1km single track going to first climb to Mt. Karilongan, 1km stair climb to the peak. Then 1km single track going to Karilongan Waterfalls, then few meters climb going to planting site. Everyone should plant 1 pc of seedling, area was already prepared. Then after you plant, 10km runners should turn left going down to the road, around 2km single track then another 1.5km along the road going back to covered court, finish line.

*For the 21km category, around 7km you will turn right going to Sitio Tabak, 2.5km rough road then 3km pavement going to Panigan River, your turning point. Then back to junction planting area, then last 3.5km to finishline, same route with 10km.

*For the 42km category, additional 21km distance after Panigan River with only 3 mountains, 6km very technical terrain and jungle running. And lots of runnable single track and dirt roads.

*All ages can join specially the 10km distance, its designed for a very friendly course and we have long cut-off time.

*Some pavements or concrete roads are part of the course to complete the distance of 10km, 21km and 42km category. For 10km distance you have 4.5km road and 6km trail, for 21km you have around 10km pavement and 11km trail, then lastly for 42km category you have only around 14km pavement and the rest is trail. All the roads are barangay/sitios and farm to market road, meaning to public transportation like jeepneys and buses.

*Jungle trails are part of the course, that includes river crossing and trekking, technical climbing and downhill. Some portion has “alimatik”, only the 42km runners will experience this, haha!

*Lovely wild birds can be seen along the trails. Waterfalls, Spring, Rivers, Hanging Bridges, Peaks and scenic vegetation and farms.

REQUIREMENTS (10k, 21k & 42km)

*10km, 21km and 42km participants should provide Medical Certificate at least 1 month issued before race proper.
*Participants below 12 years old must be accompany by their parents or guardians *Below 18 years old must provide parent consent.
*We don’t have qualification for 10km and 21km runners, only for the 42km runners at least you are a 21km finisher road/trail race.
*First timers are all welcome to join we have plenty of time to finish.


*Those who have private vehicle you can drive directly to Barangay Hall Carmen (covered court), Baguio District, Davao City.
*Participants from outside Davao City coming from different region in Mindanao, you can ride an aircon van at Matina Street or in S&R Supermarket in particular going to Calinan, P60 pesos only per head. Then upon your arrival in Calinan market van terminal you can ride a Motorcyle or Rela going to our venue at Barangay Carmen covered court, P80 pesos per head.


*Room Rate - (To be updated)



*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.


*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. Race Kit Distribution on May 11, 2024 (Saturday) whole afternoon at the venue, Barangay Hall Carmen covered court.
*No hydration pack or water bottle all categories, 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.
*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 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, after you cross the finish line. And pay the LOYALTY Fee of PHP700.00.
*Runners should participate to plant at least 1 seedling, this is mandatory, failure to comply one is absolutely disqualified.


*10km, 21km & 42km runners should check-in their respective bib number 1-2 hours before gun start.
*We have only 3 checkpoint all categories, at the turning point/halfway and at the finish line.
*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 or course record, nothing more nothing less.


*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.


*May 11, 2024 (Saturday) - Arrival of participants - Whole Day
- Kit Distribution - 1pm to 6pm
-Race Briefing for 42km runners - 4pm

*May 12, 2024 (Sunday) - Race Briefing 1 hour before gun start both 10km * 21km categories

*May 12, 2024 (Sunday) - Gunstart of 42km - 4am

Gunstart of 21km - 5:30am
- Gunstart of 10km - 6:30am
- Awarding Ceremony all categories - 10am onwards
- Fellowship or Socials after the awarding!


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