MT TAPULAO TRAIL RUN


MT TAPULAO TRAIL RUN | MAY 1,2022 

PALAUIG, ZAMBALES

Mount Tapulao (also known as High Peak) is one of the tallest mountain in the Zambales Mountain range and in the province of Zambales in the Philippines. The peak, which rise to an elevation of 2,037 metres (6,683 ft) above sea level, and it is located in the municipality of Palauig, Zambales. Its name is derived from the abundance of Sumatran Pine trees in the area, known in Zambal as tapolaw.

The mountain was once a site of a large-scale chromite mining operations.[1] The destruct

ion of the beautiful natural scenery is visible in the mine pits on the summit as well as other related structures along the trail. The summit offers a 360-degree vista from where you can see the other Zambales mountains on the eastern side, Lingayen Gulf to the north, and on the western side, the Zambales lowlands and the South China Sea stretching to as far south as Pundaquit in San Antonio, Zambales.

HOW TO GET THERE:
Ride a bus from Metro Manila bound for Iba or Santa Cruz, Zambales (e.g. Victory Liner in Monumento, Caloocan; travel time is 5 – 6 hours). -From Iba Hire a tricycle to Dampay-Salaza which serves as the jump-off (travel time: 45 minutes to 1 hour). ACCOMMODATION:To Follow

CATEGORY & REGISTRATION:
21Km 1800 Early Registration :March 12,2022 2000 Regular Registration :April 1,2022 2500 late Registration :April 15,2022
Inclusions:
Personalized Bib
Mountain ID Timing chip
Mountain Enamel mug
Post Run Meal
Finishers Medal
Finisher shirt

42Km 2200 Early Registration :March 12,2022 2500 Regular Registration :April 1,2022 3000 late Registration :April 15,2022
Personalized Bib
Mountain ID Timing chip
Mountain Enamel mug
Post Run Meal Finishers Medal
Finishershirt

Payment Options
Stephen Felices 09665870757
Cebuana or Palawan Stephen Lopez Felices, Baguio City 09665870757

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS-—- NOTE: Pls check all the requirements/ mandatory. strictly for 42km and 21km

1. local IATF requirement will ne observeD :Vaccination card (2dose) facemask, and alcohol
2.written waiver (to be given at the VENUE )
3. HEADLIGHT for 42km and 21km
4. Fully-charged mobile phone (save the RD’s # 09057791081 please text/ call for Emergency purposes only)
5. Water carrier,bladder,bottles, with volume of at least 1000ml for 21kms and 2000ml for 42kms.
6.Please be reminded that the aid stations will not provide cups to protect the trail,just REFILL YOUR BOTTLES/ HYDRATION, and please DO NOT DRINK straight from the container!
6. Whistle for 21k,42k
7. Rain Jacket for 42k
8. 2000 calories of food for those running the 42k and1000 calories for 21k.
9. Basic First-Aid Kit. 10.Cash (support local stores)

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT But not mandatory
11.Sunglasses
12.Sunscreen
13.Calf Compression
14.Trekking poles
15.Hat / Scarf
16.Petroleum Jelly
17.Energy Gels

CUT OFF TIME
42KM 12 HRS COT Finish line 12hrs Total (4pm)
21KM 8 HRS COT Finish line 8hrs( 1pm)

PROGRAMME 
SATURDAY (kit claiming and Orientation) 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Race Kit Distribution (Participants must observe social distancing and wear of facemask at all times) – ALL Participants are advised to attend the race briefing. –
All participants must claim their race kit personally (Present vALID ID/ vaccination card and proof of registration/OR screenshot of payments)

SUNDAY / RACE DAY
Race Briefing – 4:00 AM – Gun Start
4:00 PM – Final Cut-off
FINAL ORIENTATION BEFORE GUN START

NOTE:Complete mandatory equipment will be checked.(STARTINGLINE)