Pilipinas Akyathlon 2017 Edition

The first Skyrunning event in the Philippines will be happening on February 5, 2017. 

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42km SkyMarathon – Php 2,000.00 (US$ 62.00)

The main event that will be starting at Tinongdan Indigenous Heritage Site following a trail leading to the summit of Mt. Ugo (2,150 masl) and then retracing the same path with minor variation until reaching the Finish line.

25km Mountain Run – Php 1,200.00 (US$ 35.00)

The 25km Mountain Run using the same route as the SkyRace but making an earlier turn around at Sitio Lusod going towards the Finish line.

10km Road to Trail Race – Php 950.00 (US$ 25.00)

An introductory 10-kilometer Road to Trail Race for trail running composing of roughly 30% road and 70% trail routes that will be interesting for novice trail runners.

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Source: Pilipinas Akyathlon 2017, Philippine Skyrunning Association 

The race venue will be in the Indigenous Peoples’ Cultural Heritage Site in Binga,

Barangay Tinongdan, Itogon, Benguet wherein all race kits will also be distributed a day before the race

Registration period will be from November 15, 2016 until January 14, 2017. Online registration will be available by visiting RaceYaya website and selecting Pilipinas Akyathlon. This is the link for the online registration: https://raceyaya.com/events

Other interested runners can also visit Lagalag stores located in Baguio City and in SM North EDSA.

A MEDICAL CERTIFICATE is required for runners of all categories.

PACERS will not be allowed during the race event.

*SkyRace® and SkyMarathon® are registered trademarks of the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF)

**Akyathlon® is a registered trademark of the Philippine Skyrunning Association

The race will have start on the following times:

  • 42km SkyMarathon: 4:30am
  • 25km Mountain Run: 5:00am
  • 10km Road to Trail Race: 6:00am

Cut off times for each race categories are the following:

  • 42km SkyMarathon: 7 hours at the summit, 13 hours at the finish line
  • 25km Mountain Run: 8 hours at the finish line
  • 10km Road to Trail Race: 4 hours at the finish line

References:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1143606245733508/
https://www.facebook.com/PhilippineSkyrunningAssociation/
http://skyrunningpilipinas.com/
http://www.skyrunning.com/