CALLING ALL RUNNERS – JOIN THIS YEAR’S ‘ISLA NG CATANDUANES ULTRAMARATHON’

I am not much of a runner because I have a different sport. But to be honest – I am planning to engage myself into some running because of obvious reasons (I need to shed off pounds). Perhaps, I might consider joining this year’s Isla ng Catanduanes Marathon simply because – you will not just run, you will be able to see the amazing beauty of the island.

If you haven’t registered yet, here are some few details you need to know.

 

Inclusions:


– 110km – Bib, Finisher’s Medal, Finisher’s Trophy, Finisher’s Shirt, Certificate and Post Meal
– 65k – Bib, Finisher’s Medal, Finisher’s Trophy, Finisher’s Shirt, Certificate and Post Meal

Note: Top 3 Male and Female of 110km and 65km

Gun Start Time:
-110km – 10:00PM, October 20, 2017
-65km – 04:00A.M., October 21, 2017

Cut-off times
-110km – 24 hours
-65km – 14 hours

Rules and Regulations

– All participants must be at the starting area 2 hours before the gun start.

Mandatory Gears:
110km Runners
– reflectorized vest
– hydration bag
– headlamp or flashlight
– aid kit
– snacks
65km Runners
– reflectorized vest
– hydration bag
– headlamp or flashlight
– aid kit
– snacks

Other Reminders 
– Participants should be 18 years old and up
– Race Bib must be visible at all times
– Motorcycle and Bicycle are strictly prohibited. Support is optional. Just in case you have your support vehicle, it must be registered with the race organizer. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.
– Support Vehicle must be always at the right side of the runners.
– Runners and support crew are not allowed to litter; anyone caught for this will lead to disqualification. Let us all help preserve the island
– Support Vehicle and crew will not follow the runner at all times ( shadowing)
– 110km and 65km participants will run in an open traffic
– Runners are required to run at the left side of the road for safety reasons
– Runners who want to leave the race or want to discontinue must notify the race officials.
– Runners are not allowed to enter his support vehicle
– Runners are allowed to sleep only outside the support vehicle
– All Runners must follow the correct route
– Runners must run in single file
– Pacers are not allowed
– Registration fee is non-Refundable and non-Transferrable
– The organizer will provide aid stations along the route. (Distance of Each Station – TBA.)
– Every participant MUST finish his leg within the cut-off time but can still continue to run
– Those who finished the race within the cut-off will receive Finisher Shirts, Finisher Trophies, Medals and post- race meals.
– Organizers have the right to remove any participant from the race either because of cheating, not following rules or due to medical emergencies.
– Top Finisher for 110K and 65K both Male and Female (Champion, 1st and 2nd Runner-up) will receive A Podium –trophy and entitled to a free slot in next year’s edition of ICUM 65k|110k (2018).
– Claiming of race kits and race briefing date, place and time(TBA)
– The event will take place (Rain or shine).
– The 110k distance is open to all who finished several ultra – marathon distances.

 Note: The organizer may require you to submit copies of finisher and medical certificates when necessary. Medical certificates are required to submit for safety purposes.
– The 65k distance is open to all who finished at least one (1) marathon or ultra-marathon. First timers must submit their medical certificates for safety purposes.

Note: The organizer may require you to submit copies of finisher certificates if there’s any. Medical certificates are required to submit for safety purposes.
– All the participants MUST sign the WAIVER before the race.
– Race kit claiming date and venue (TBA)
NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE DISTANCE
– Be prepared and don’t think it would be an easy feat, but it will be a fun and outstanding adventure.
– There will be no cash prizes for the top finishers.
– ICU Organizer, at any time, may make changes on the course and race details or rules for the benefit of all runners.
– Runners caught cheating or violating the race rules will be subject to outright disqualification. The Race Organizer’s decision is final.
– Enjoy the race. Run if you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just don’t QUIT!
– Register now, limited slots only for the 110KM and 65KM.
– Good luck and hope to see you!For more information, you may contact
0909 825 6457 | 0999 902 8886

or email at jhamnich@gmail.com.

All information is obtained from here

 

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