King of the Mountain Trail Run 2018 – KOTM

King of the Mountain Trail Run (KOTM) is also the main event when it comes to the Philippine trail running scene.  If Chamonix has its UTMB, the Philippines has KOTM and its a 4oo kilometer adventure from Mount Ugo Marathon up until Harcore Hundred Miles. 

KOTM

 

KOTM is a journey towards your trail legacy.  It’s a building block to the major races as its a qualifier for UTMB, Hardrock Endurance Run and Western States Endurance Run.  It’s the King of the Philippine Trail Ultra races and a lot of the big names, both local and foreign have included the course in their race calendar.  Apart from being a qualifier, it also boast of a very scenic Kayapa and Cordillera Mountain Range including both Mount Ugo and Mount Pulag.

The kick off event is Mount Ugo Marathon happening on January 21, 2018 with 25K and 42K distance.  This would be followed by a 50-kilometer Old Spanish Trail and 100-Kilometer Four Lakes on February 17, 2018.  Pulag 100 makes its debut as a solo event on April 6, 2018. The Hardcore Hundred Miles culminates the event on May 17, 2018.

Registration for the open is now open.

Mount Ugo Marathon

Date and Venue:

  • Start: January 21, 2018, Sunday, 4:00 AM / Kayapa Central School
  • Finish: January 21, 2018, Sunday, 4:00 PM / Kayapa Central School

Fees and Inclusions

  • REGISTRATION PERIOD: NOVEMBER 7, 2017 – DECEMBER 22, 2017 (Late registrants pay a surcharge of 25%)
  • Fees:
    • Marathon:
      • PhP 2,500.00 for local entrants
      • USD 75.00 for foreign entrants
    • Half Marathon:
      • PhP 1,800.00 for local entrants
      • USD 50.00 for foreign entrants
  • Inclusive of trail fees, event hoodie and shirt, pre-race snacks and post-race meal.
  • Official finishers will receive a finisher’s token

Map and Elevation Profile

Full Details: Mount Ugo Marathon

Old Spanish Trail 50K

Date and Venue

  • Start: February 17, 2018, Saturday, 2:00 AM / Kayapa Central School
  • Finish: February 17, 2018, Saturday, 5:00 PM / Kayapa Central School

Fees and Inclusions

  • REGISTRATION PERIOD: NOVEMBER 7, 2017 – JANUARY 31, 2018
    (Late registrants pay a surcharge of 25%)
  • Fees:
    • PhP 3,500.00 for local entrants
    • USD 90.00 for foreign entrants
  • Inclusive of trail fees, event hoodie and shirt, pre-race snacks and post-race meal.Official finishers will receive a finisher’s token.

Map and Elevation

Full Details: Old Spanish Trail

Four Lakes 100

Date and Venue:

  • Start: February 17, 2018, Saturday, 2:00 AM / Kayapa Central School
  • Finish: February 18, 2018, Sunday 8:00 AM / Kayapa Central School

Fees and Inclusions

  • REGISTRATION PERIOD: NOVEMBER 7, 2017 – JANUARY 31, 2018 (Late registrants pay a surcharge of 25%)
  • Fees
    • PhP 4,500.00 for local entrants
    • USD 125.00 for foreign entrants
  • Inclusive of trail fees, event hoodie and shirt, pre-race snacks and post-race meal.
  • Official finishers will receive a finisher’s token.

Map and Elevation

Full Details: Four Lakes

Pulag 100

Date and Venue

  • Start: ​​April 6, 2018​ ​Friday​, 11:00 PM / Kayapa Central School
  • Finish: ​April 8, ​ 2018 Sunday, ​5:00 AM / Kayapa Central School

Fees and Inclusions

  • REGISTRATION PERIOD: NOVEMBER 7, 2017 – MARCH 16, 2018 (Late registrants pay a surcharge of 25%)
  • Fees:
    • PhP 5,000.00 for local entrants
    • USD 1​50.00 for foreign entrants
  • Inclusive of race ​numbers,​ trail fees, event vest and shirt, pre-race snacks and post-race meal.
  • Official finishers will receive a finisher’s token.

Map and Elevation

Full Details: Pulag 100

Hardcore Hundred Miles

Date and Venue

  • Start: May 17, 2018, Thursday, 11:00 PM / Kayapa Central School
  • Finish: May 19, 2018, Saturday, 3:00 PM / Kayapa Central School

Fees and Inclusions

  • REGISTRATION PERIOD: NOVEMBER 7, 2017 – APRIL 30, 2018 (Late registrants pay a surcharge of 25%)
  • Fees:
    • PhP 8,500.00 for local entrants
    • USD 200.00 for foreign entrants
  • Inclusive of race and pacer numbers, trail fees, event jacket and shirt, pre-race snacks and post-race meal.
  • Official finishers will receive a buckle and trophy.

Map and Elevation

Full Details: Hardcore 100 Miles

Registration

  • Bank Deposit: (Local Entrants)
    • Bank of the Philippine Islands
    • Account No: 2379 0362 39
    • Account Name: Constante C Mendoza Jr
  • Bank Deposit: (Foreign Entrants)
    • Bank of the Philippine Islands
    • Account No: 2379 0362 39
    • Swift Code: BOPIPHMM
    • Account Name: Constante C Mendoza Jr
    • Please refer to your bank’s current PHP rate vis-a-vis USD.
    • Telephone contact number for record is 63 999 998 7654
  • Write name, gender, birthday, nationality, and shirt size (see Asian sizing chart) AND qualifying race on the deposit slip, scan/photograph and email to 2018kotm@gmail.com (Subject: 2018 H1 or 2018 P1 or 2018 FL100 or 2018 OST 50K or 2018 MUM). Additionally, all runners are required to submit a copy of any government issued valid identification bearing the name and photo of the participant. You may blur out all other details.
  • Wait for an acknowledgment email to confirm your registration.

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Post Author: Franc Ramon

Franc Ramon is a Marathoner, Mountaineer and a Duathlete. He has adopted the fitness lifestyle since mid-2010 and loves sharing them in his personal blog http://francramon.com . While he’s not on the trails, the road or on an adventure, he spends his time in the finance field.

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