MF42 is part of the CM50 Clark Miyamit Trail Race Series. It provides a glimpse of the finale race, the longer and tougher CM50 which is held towards the end of November each year (November 27, 2016 for its 6th Edition).
With the right preparation, MF42 is an ideal venue for those who would like to venture into trail running. “Trail running seems to be the organic progression from road races because of its inherent natural attraction to humans”, Jon said. For seasoned long distance trail runners, the race is an ideal conditioning/training race or a time to test their limits. For everyone, it is the time to go back to nature, enjoy the beauty the course offers and surpass the challenges the route shall serve.
MF42 RACE VENUE AND SCHEDULE
ALVIERA on the Ayala Land development site in Porac, Pampanga, Philippines.
Race Day: Sunday, October 2, 2016
Assembly Time: 3:00am
Pre-race Briefing: 5:00am
Start Time: 5:30am
Mostly fire trails, dirt road and single track trails.
Runners shall go through lahar, dirt roads and a hilly route with a picturesque view of Pampanga, Mount Arayat and mountain ranges. The 42k runners will go through a long ascent of single track trails, an old trails used by the Aetas, towards the “peak” (3kms near the caldera of Mt. Pinatubo) .The iconic Miyamit Falls is the turnaround point for both distances before heading back to the finish line.
COURSE MAP . AID STATIONS . CUT-OFF TIMES
42K (Trail Marathon)
Elevation Gain/Loss: 2114m
The route shall take the runners from Alviera to a hilly route towards the iconic Miyamit Falls. 42 k runners shall continue towards the peak and make a turnaround at the marshal station (3K from the caldera of Mount Pinatubo) and head back to the junction, turn right towards Miyamit Falls before heading back towards the start/finish line.
All 42K runners must pass through the PEAK first and Miyamit Falls before headingto the Finish Line. Note: Miyamit Falls should be AFTER the peak and not before.
26 K Trail Run
Elevation Gain: 1160m
The route shall take the runners from Alviera to a hilly route towards the iconic Miyamit Falls. 26K runners shall make a left towards Miyamit Falls where they are to make a turnaround and head back towards the start/finish line.
Because of the remoteness and difficulty of the course, 3 aid stations will be strategically placed:
AS1 - From Alviera or race venue, it is at 2.9K
AS2 - 7K from Alviera
AS3 - 11.7K from Start (junction of Falls and peak)
(Distances of aid stations are approximate.)
NOTE: Runners will pass by the same Aid Stations on their way to the Finish Line.
The old aid station located 4.8K away (or 16.5K from start) from the junction will be converted into a marshall station because of sheer difficulty of hauling supplies. Incidentally, there is a water source here. In other words, runners are strongly advised to load up on fluids and fuel at AS3 before heading up to the peak (u-turn for 42k runners). Total distance is almost 16K from the junction, out and back.
IMPORTANT: Runners are strongly advised to carry at least 1 liter of fluid from AS3 en route to the peak and back to AS3.
Runners have to deposit their drop bags on October 2, 2016 not later than 3:30AM at the Start Line. Drop bags are accessible at Aid Stations 2 (Tourism Office, Sapang Uwak).
Drops bags must be made of sturdy material to withstand rough handling and transportation. Runners will have to mark their drop bags with their race number and name. Race organizer, his staff, crew and/or volunteers will not be responsible for damage to the drop bags or spoilage of their contents.
Drop bags will have to be retrieved by the runners after race at the Finish Line not later than 4:30PM of October 2, 2016 or when they are available for pick up. Otherwise, they will be disposed of accordingly and the race organizer, staff, crew or volunteers will not incur liability therefor nor shall be required to make arrangement for their return.
PEAK - All 42K runners must reach the peak not later than 11 noon after which the crew/marshals will start to descend for race venue. Runners are advised not proceed from the junction towards the peak if you cannot make it to the peak on time. Failure to make it on or before 11 noon is DNF.
MIYAMIT FALLS: All runners must reach the falls at 12pm. RUNNERS MAY BATHE IN THE POOL (Falls) IF RACE TIME BARRIER PERMITS (Translated: You will not get DNFed!).
42K : 3:30PM or 10 hours from gunstart
26K : 1:30PM or 8 hours from gunstart
Note: The Race Director may make changes to the above cut-off if conditions require.
RD reserves the right to modify the course, placement of aid stations and any other aspects of the race. Decision of the RD on all matters affecting the race is final and not appealable. In case of complaint or protest, the fact and ground on which it is based must be immediately made known to the RD and/or nearest volunteers or aid stations, as far as practicable, with basis to substantiate such protest or complaint. Complaint or protest must be made not later than the awarding ceremony, 3PM, 04 October 2015.
1. Pre-race check in.
2. Mandatory Gear Check:
The following will be checked before distribution of race packet:
RECOMMENDED: Rain Jacket or Thermal Blanket.
Trekking poles are allowed but optional. Runners may include trekking poles in their drop bags to be accessed in AS3.
3. Wearing of Race Bibs and Timing Bracelet
4. Mandatory Check-in at Time Checkpoint Stations: AS1, Peak, Miyamit Falls
5. Compliance with random mandatory gear check along the route
Male: James Telias (05:10:05) 2014
Female: Lua Angela Limbo (06:55:19) 2014
Male: Daniel Alagos (02:53:39) 2014
Female: Sandi, Abahan (02:48:46) 2014
2014 RACE RESULTS
Top 3 Male
Old Course Record (CR) - 05:40:25
1. James Tellias Male 5:10:05 new CR
2. Jeff Suazo 5:36:06
3. Thumbie Remigio 6:02:53
Top 3 Female
Old CR – 07:46:41
1. Lua Angela Limbo Female 6:55:19 new CR
2. Arlene Agulto 7:40:43
3. Daphne Codilla 7:40:44
Top 3 Male
Old CR 3:18:50
1. Daniel Alagos 2:53:39 new CR
2. Sumner Ninobla 03:01:01
3. Jael Wenceslao 03:01:06
Top 3 Female
Old CR – 3:20:27
1. Sandi Abahan 2:48:46 new CR
2. Jennifer Cabbab 04:07:53
3. Karen Joy Umila 04:12:18
NOTE: For 26K, Female runner Sandi Abahan won overall.
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THE STARTING LINE
SandBox at Alviera, Porac, Pampanga is the host to the annual Miyamit Falls Trail Marathon.
Venue is at ALVIERA "Sandbox". Participants may get to Porac via the Clark International Airport in Clark, Luzon then hire an airport cab or board a jeepney to get to Angeles City to Porac Town and then at the race site. Other runners can get to the race venue by bus to Dau, Pampanga bus terminal and then jeepney to Angeles City then to Porac and finally race site. It is strongly recommended that runners car pool going to the race.
NOTE: Passage via SCTEX coming Manila or South is the fastest way to get to the race site. Take SCTEX then exit at Porac. Race site is on your right 400 meters, more or less, from the toll gate. Just follow the end of the toll gate railings. There is a MF42 logo on the road to point you to the right direction.
* Map shown above is from http://explorac.ph
WHERE TO STAY
At Clark, accommodation is never a problem as numerous lodging facilities offering premium service for very reasonable rates are at your disposal. The starting line is accessible by exiting SCTEX from Clark and entering the next exit, Porac. Visit Clark Website for more details. CM50 2016 has partnered with Royce Hotel and Casino and The Villages for its 2016 edition. Contact them at the numbers below for reservation at special rates.
Royce Hotel and Casino
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Featuring free WiFi and an on-site bar, Royce Hotel & Casino offers accommodation in Clark.
Room are fitted with air-conditioning and a flat-screen TV. Some rooms feature a separate seating area that boast views of either the mountains or the pool. The en suite bathroom comes with slippers, free toiletries and a hairdryer.
At Royce Hotel & Casino, you will find a 24-hour front desk, tour desk and meeting/banquet facilities.
There is a free shuttle service at the property. Free parking is also available on-site.
Car hire is available at this hotel and the area is popular for golfing. Angeles is 8 km from Royce Hotel & Casino, while Olongapo is 47 km away. The nearest airport is Clark International Airport, which is just a 5-minute drive from Royce Hotel & Casino.
Deluxe King - P4,500 per night
Deluxe Twin - P4,990 per night
Deluxe Triple - P5,600 per night
Buffet Breakfast (depending on occupancy)
Complimentary Wi-Fi Access
Free Airport Transfer to and from Clark International Airport
Coffee/Tea Making Facility
Gold’s Gym Coupons
Specialty lodging offer for CM50 participants: (1) Premium Townhome at P6,000.00 per night and (2) Standard Townhome for P4,750.00. For Reservations or Inquiries, contact Jhelen at 0925-526-3104 or email@example.com
Parkside Green at the VILLAGES at Global Clark
A Specialty Lodging Community
The Villages at Global Clark is an exciting Live, Work, Play community. We are one of the newest lodging options in Clark, Pampanga and offer a serene location where friends and families can get together and enjoy the outdoors.
Our specialty lodging facility, Parkside Green, consists of all brand new two-story townhomes flanked around an open-air clubhouse, sparkling swimming pool and spacious sundeck. We offer two types of accommodations: (1) our Premium Townhome boasts a spacious 100 square meters of living space with two full baths, a first floor patio and a second floor balcony with sweeping views of our sports fields and the mountain range beyond and (2) our Standard Townhome boasts a generous 70 square meters of living space with two full baths, two levels for sleeping and a first floor patio.
Parkside Green at The Villages presents guests with a budget-friendly option for savvy travelers.
Parkside Green offers a stellar location adjacent to our anchor, The Clark International Sports Complex – a 14-hectare sports facility with six baseball fields which include two professional-sized fields made to MLB dimensions. Parkside Green and the Clark International Sports Complex are part of the larger master planned community called the The Villages at Global Clark. With a total of +/- 60 hectares, The Villages aims to develop a self-sustaining community of residential, commercial, mixed-use and recreational facilities. http://www.the villagesatglobalclark.com
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Atty. Jonnifer Lacanlale
The Race Director
Atty. Jon has finished Trailwalker 100 (HK) in 2009, GNW100 (Australia) in 2010, UTMB (France) in 2011, WS100 (USA) in 2012, Hardcore 100 miles (Phils. 2013, 2014 & 2015), Bighorn 100 USA in 2013, UTHK177 (2015) and Lantau100K (2015). He has likewise run TNF100 since 2008 (except Camsur in 2011), Botak 100K, BDM160, BDM102 x4 (setting a new course record in 2012), Four Lakes 100K (2013) and other ultras.
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