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Incoming: Isla ng Catanduanes Ultramarathon 2017

Posted by on 16. May 2017

Catanduanes is among the most beautiful island in the country.  It’s rich in natural resources like scenic ridges, falls, beaches and a lot more.  Get a chance to race in the island once again as Isla Catanduanes Ultramarathon is back with 65K and 110K foot race as you race your way to the wonderful sights of Catanduanes on October 20-21, 2017.

Isla Catanduanes Ultramarathon

You’ll be amazed by the beauty of Catanduanes.  It gives you the warmth and freshening provincial feel and it keeps your eyes and mind occupied with the numerous sites and attractions that the island has to offer.  Come October 20-21, 2017, it’s gonna be a venue of passionate ultramarathoners wishing to add another feather to their cap.  Either way, it’s a scenic journey that will challenge your legs with the distance, your lungs with the elevation and your hear with the overall challenge.

Register, Train well and go on an epic ICUM adventure this October.  It’s a race-cation weekend that’s gonna be epic and fulfilling as put a check mark on one of the bucket worthy locations while finishing an ultramarathon race too.

Race Details

Date and Venue:

  • Date: October 20-21, 2017
  • Venue: Virac, Catanduanes
  • Gun Start Time:
    • 110km – 10:00PM, October 20, 2016
    • 65km – 04:00A.M., October 21, 2016
  • Cut-off times
    • 110km – 24 hours
    • 65km – 14 hours

Fees and Inclusions

  • Early Bird Registration (until June 30, 2017)
    • 110k – Php 2000
    • 65k – Php 1500
  • Regular Registration fee (until September 30, 2017)
    • 110k – Php 2500
    • 65k – Php 2000
  • 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 will receive podium trophies and free slots for 2018 edition.

Registration

  • Payment thru Bank Deposit
    • Bank Name: Banco De Oro
    • Account Number: 002120110502
    • Account Name: John Henri A. Mariano
  • Send your deposit slip via email to jhamnich@gmail.com together with your name, contact number and shirt size.

Rules and Regulations:

  1. All participants must be at the starting area 2 hours before the gun start.
  2. 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
  3. Participants should be 18 years old and up.
  4. Race Bib must be visible at all times.
  5. Motorcycle and Bicycle are strictly prohibited. Support is optional. Just in case you have your support vehicle, it must be registered to the race organizer. Failure to do so will result to disqualification.
  6. Support Vehicle must be always at the right side of the runners.
  7. Runners and support crew are not allowed to litter; anyone caught for this will lead to disqualification. Let us all help preserve the island.
  8. Support Vehicle and crew will not follow the runner at all times ( shadowing)
  9. 110km and 65km participants will run in an open traffic.
  10. Runners are required to run at the left side of the road for safety reason.
  11. Runners who want to leave the race or want to discontinue the race he/she must notify the race officials.
  12. Runners are not allowed to enter to his support vehicle.
  13. Runners are allowed to sleep only outside the support vehicle.
  14. All Runners must follow the correct route.
  15. Runners must run in single file.
  16. Pacers are not allowed.
  17. Registration fee is non-Refundable and non-Transferrable.
  18. The organizer will provide aid stations along the route. (The distance of each station to be announced.)
  19. Every participant MUST finish his leg within the cut-off time if he fails he/she can still continue to run.
  20. To those who finished the race within the cut-off time 65k and 110k participants will receive Finisher Shirts, Finisher Trophies, Medals and post- race meals.
  21. Organizers have the right to remove any participants from the race either because of cheating, not following rules or due to medical emergencies.
  22. Top Finisher for 110K and 65K both Male and Female (Champion, Ist and 2nd Runner-up) will receive A Podium Trophy and entitled to a free slot next year’s edition of ICUM 65k|110k (2018).
  23. Claiming of race kits and race briefing date, place and time to be announced.
  24. Rain or shine the event will takes place.
  25. 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.
  26. The 65k distance is open to all who finished at least one (1) marathon or  ultra-marathon. First timers are welcome to participate but will undergo with the assessment.
    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.
  27. All the participants MUST sign the WAIVER before the race.
  28. Race kit claiming date and venue to be announced very soon.
  29. NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE DISTANCE.
  30. Be prepared and don’t think it would be an easy feat, but it will be a fun and outstanding adventure.
  31. There will be no cash prizes to be given to the top finishers.
  32. ICU Organizer, at any time, may make changes on the course and race details or rules for the benefit of all runners.
  33. Any runner caught cheating or violating the race rules will be subject to outright disqualification. The Race Organizer’s decision is final.
  34. Enjoy the race. Run if you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just don’t QUIT!
  35. Register now, limited slots only for the 110KM and 65KM.
  36. Good luck and hope to see you!

Race Updates

2 Responses to Incoming: Isla ng Catanduanes Ultramarathon 2017

  1. Gil Camporazo

    This ultramarathon is something to be taken for importance especially to those who avid long-distant running enthusiasts. I am wondering on how passionate is this kind of marathon. I am only thinking that running is for physical fitness, strength and endurance. Passion is something to be in interest for this run. Wow! It’s something to watch and to be participated in.

  2. kenjesryl1234

    Going places for a marathon is very adventurous and interesting. Im not a participant, but I envy the determination people have with marathon.

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