Additional rules may be announced during race briefing and via our Facebook page. Participants are responsible to keep themselves updated.
All participants are required to follow CM50 Ultra Race Rules and Regulations. Violations will be subjected to time penalty or disqualification at the sole discretion of the Race Director.
- Runners must sign the a waiver and be able to present the mandatory gear before claiming the race packet. Mandatory photo with bib is also required.
- Your race number must be visible at all times on the outside of your clothing and on the front of your body.
- Runners must submit themselves for check-in at the starting line and designated checkpoints at AS1, AS2, AS3, Junction, Peak and Falls.
- Runners must carry their mandatory gear at all times. Random gear checks will be done during the event. Any participant without the mandatory gear will not be able to proceed until they arrange for the missing item to be replaced.
- Littering is absolutely prohibited and is a valid ground for outright disqualification (DQ).
- Runners should be mindful to stash their waste in a plastic bag which they should carry until the end of the race.
- Runners must follow the race course as marked. No shortcuts or cutting corners. Runners warned against this but continue to take short cuts or cut corners will be DQed.
- Pacers and muling are not allowed.
- Support vehicles and outside aid/help are only allowed within the radius of 50 meters away from each Aid Station (but not 10 meters close to any AS) so as not to impede, block or disrupt the operation of the aid station or the ingress and egress of runners. Support crew must register during race kit claiming to gain access to Aid Stations. Any form of help (unless in case of emergency), individually and/or by any group/team outside of Aid Station is a valid ground for DQ. This will be strictly enforced. Support vehicle can only go to AS3. Hiking or running along the course to support runners during the event is not allowed.
- Rain or shine, the race will proceed.
- Runners must always be courteous to fellow runners. Unnecessary name calling, noise and actions which impedes the ongoing race is prohibited.
- Runners and their crew, if any, must be always courteous to the local community especially the Aetas. Avoid unnecessary contact or communication. Remember that we are mere passerbys in their great ancestral domain.
- Since the route is open to the public. Courtesy to other hikers must be given.
- Any documented report of discourtesy or unruly behavior will be a ground for DQ.
The Race Director reserves the right to modify the course, placement of aid stations and any other aspects of the race. Thus, the 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 cut-off times for each category.