“2nd Mountain-Trail Ultramarathon in Mindanao, Philippines held in the beautiful island of Samal!”
— Romualdo Calbes
Race - Dec 15, 2018
Lake · River/Creek · Spring · Swimming · Views · Waterfall · Wildlife
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
*High cliff and rock formation can be experienced on trails (very technical)
*Blue and clear waters
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.
*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.