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The Punisher 50 (50miles/80km route)

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49.9 mile 80.4 kilometer loop
91% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 6,817' 2,078 m
Descent: -6,816' -2,078 m
High: 1,631' 497 m
Low: 32' 10 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 39% (21°)

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2nd Mountain-Trail Ultramarathon in Mindanao, Philippines held in the beautiful island of Samal!

Romualdo Calbes

Features Lake · River/Creek · Spring · Swimming · Views · Waterfall · Wildlife

Overview

The 3rd Mountain-Trail Ultra in Mindanao on the 2nd day of December 2017, 4am to 12mn @ Sergeant Barracks Resort, Babak Samal Island, Philippines.

Categories are divided into 3 distances: 50 miles (80km), 50kms and 25kms of pure mountain-trail running (except crossing those highways) mixed with dirt-roads. Trail routes are engineered to capture the most amazing scenic view of this island. Mountains, trailporn, peaks, ridges, rocks, cliffs, beaches, blue waters, waterfalls, rivers and spring, all in one race -The Punisher 50!

Need to Know

*Beaches - 3x you'll reach the beach/shoreline aside from the start or finish
*Trailporn - Pure Mountain-Trail Run
*Waterfalls - Hagimit Falls, Tagbaobo Waterfalls, and 3 series of waterfalls (unnamed & enchanted)
*Nature Spring -island water source
*River Crossing - 6x, 1foot deep
*Only 4 mountains plus ridges
*Lake Bagsak
*High cliff and rock formation can be experienced on trails (very technical)
*Blue and clear waters

Runner Notes

When its hot its hot, when its cold its cold! You need to hydrate at all times, ice shall be served at different Aid Station.

Description

*100% Technicalities (for 80km only)
*Forest, beach, and open trail running
*Pure Mountain-Trail Running (except crossing those highways)
*12.70km+ out & back for 25km category
*17km+ out & back for 50km & 80km category
*River crossing -2x for 25km & 50km, and 6x for 80km
*Cliff and ridge running/trekking for 50km and 80km category
*2 mountains for 50km and 4 mountains plus ridges for 80km
*Normal Temperature is hot and humid by day and cold and breezy by night

Flora & Fauna

Nothing special about the flora and fauna on this island.

History & Background

The location is one hell of beautiful island in Mindanao, Philippines. Its like the famous Boracay of white sands.

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Blue waters, part of 50miles & 50km route of TP50.
Apr 18, 2016 near Aumbay, Not set (Phillipines)
Beaches, part of the route of TP50.
Apr 18, 2016 near Aumbay, Not set (Phillipines)
Singletrack trail of TP50!
Apr 18, 2016 near Aumbay, Not set (Phillipines)
At Tagbaobo Waterfalls, part of 50miles/80km route of TP50.
Apr 18, 2016 near San Rem…, Not set (Phillipines)
At the summit of Mt. Puting Bato peak of Samal Island, TP50 race!
Apr 18, 2016 near Aumbay, Not set (Phillipines)
Dirtroad trails of TP50!
Apr 18, 2016 near Samal, Not set (Phillipines)

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