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Mount Polis Trail Run II: Trail Between the Borders

People nowadays blends running events with vacations, known as a “racecation” or “runcation,” a trip that includes running, sightseeing and relaxation. And with more destination race choices than ever, it’s no wonder that some runners want help with travel planning. To help you decide to find a race that would definitely give a one stop shop, Igorot Trail Runners brings you to one-of-a-kind trail race that will lead you to an altitude of more than 6,000 feet and a heart-stopping view of 3rd highest mountain in the Cordillera. 

Located between the borders of Ifugao and Mountain Province which is a couple of hour away from one of the most popular tourist destination in the country, Sagada. Mount Polis, a home of several species of birds covered by mossy and pines is one of the many trekking sites in the mountainous town of Bauko in Mountain Province. This mountain offers a view of the trails of Nueva Vizcaya, Sierra Madre Mountains and Upper Cagayan Valley on a clear day. 

Mount Polis Trail Run II
Otucan Bauko Mountain Province
October 22, 2017

Race Details

  5K     Php 500
10K     Php 750
21K     Php 1500
42K     Php 2200

Inclusion: Environmental Fees, Race BIB, Certificate, Carboloading, Post Run Meal, Finishers Medal (21k & 42K Finishers), Igortot Trail Runner's Tokens (5K, 10K, 21K & 42K Finishers), Finisher’s Shirt – short sleeves (5k, 10K, 21K & 42k Finishers).

Online Registration
Philippine National Bank
Account Name: Jomar Buclay
Account Number: 5663 6620 019

Assembly Time - 4:00am
Assembly Area - Otocan Sur (Pak-as, Elementary School)
Gun Start - 5:30am

Cut-off time:
21K - 8hrs
42K - 14hrs

*You can avail the 10+1 Promo for Groups who wish to register (Until September 18, 2017)
Proceeds of the event will procced to Lao-ingan Day Care Center.

Participants should come to the event physically prepared for the rigours of the trail. Everyone must understand very well that the Mount Polis Trail Run is a high altitude trail race with elevations exceeding 2000m above sea level. Given the innate challenges such as physical and mental fatigue which are to be expected in doing a race of these distances and for no other reason but the safety and welfare of all those involved in the event, runners without the adequate entry requirements will not be allowed participation and without exception. Here under are some of the risks, but not only limited to such, involved in doing the events;

- High Elevation 2000m and above
- Long, steep climbs
- Extended distance and time between aid stations
- Severe weather, including heat, cold and rain
- Water crossings
- Exposure to potential for falls along ridge lines and
- Mountainsides

Equipments
1. Fully-charged working mobile phone containing the number of JOMAR (09497004977/09568540019) . It is required that the mobile phone is on at all times during the duration of the race. 
2. Headlamp and/or flashlight with battery power to last for at least 8 hours.
3. Water carrier (bladder, hand-held bottles, etc.) with volume of at least 500ml for 5kms and 10kms and 1,000ml for 42kms and 21kms
4. Whistle
5. Rain Jacket/thermal blanket/wind breaker
6. 1500-2000 calories of food for those running the 21K and 42K.
7. Sleeping Bag

Rules
1. All participants are required to submit Medical Certificates to guarantee they are fit to engage in this activity
2. 0nce registration has been duly processed, there will be no refund for participants who for whatever reason do not eventually take part in the Mt. Polis Mountain Run
3. Race category and race entry are strictly nontransferable.
4. No littering of any kind is allowed within or outside the course of the race tracks. There will be designated trash drops at each aid station that the runners can use to dispose of their waste.
5. The race route will be passing through villages, so please respect the locals and their culture.
6. Help any competitor who needs assistance along the trail.
7. No Smoking anywhere within the course.
8. There will be cutoff time for the 21K and 42K runners. This is for the safety of everyone.

**NO UNREGISTERED PACERS/BANDITS ALLOWED
**NO SUPPORT CREW TO BE ALLOWED WITHIN THE COURSE UNLESS PROPERLY REGISTERED

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For more information about the events: Mount Polis Trail Run II
Jomar Buclay 0949 7004 977/0956 8540 019

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