Double Terrain Challenge

Double Terrain Challenge

Double Terrain takes you to the gorgeous peaks and views around Tanay starting at Barangay Cuyambay.  It’s a choice between 10 and 25 kilometer adventure that will test your climbing skills, patience and endurance.  Get ready and be challenged as Double Terrain Challenge is happening on August 6, 2017.

Double Terrain Challenge

Be Trail Ready and get ready to level up on the challenges.  Double Terrain Challenge is both a scenic-viewing party of Tanay’s mountains and its natural attractions and a test of will and perseverance.  Tanay is one of our favorite playground and that’s because of the views at its higher peaks, its natural attractions and its rich resource for run-able trail surfaces.  You get to explore Tanay by foot via the Double Terrain Challenge on August 6, 2017.

It has a newbie-friendly 10-kilometer distance and a longer scenic exploration for the 25-kilometer distance.  The race starts in Barangay Cuyambay and leads you to different trail surfaces and of course, unlimited amount of climbs.  Double Terrain is gonna be a challenge no doubt. It’s gonna make you tougher and much more appreciative on Tanay’s scenic masterpieces in the Sierra Madre Mountain Range.

The course consists of your usual favorite uphills and downhills, from easy to extreme. The runners will be rewarded by great views of the Pililla Windmill, the Calinawan Cave, a glimpse of Daranak Falls and Laguna Lake, and of course the picturesque view of Mt. Sembrano. Runners will also experience running the boulder side of (the washdown) Tungtong Falls in Mt. Paliparan area. Once you reach the viewpoint, you’ll get to see a basin-like portion of clear water. The scenery is the perfect combination of earth and water in the middle of the greenery.

Be Trail Ready for another adventure in Tanay. Register Now!

Race Details

First 50 Registrants gets a free cap.

Date and Venue:

  • Date: August 6, 2017
  • Venue: Basketball Covered Court at Brgy. Cuyambay, Tanay Rizal
  • Start Time:
    • 5AM (25Km)
    • 6AM (10Km)

Fees and Inclusions

  • Registration Fee:
    • 10Km (Php 1,000)
    • 25Km (Php 1,500)
    • Inclusive of Finisher Medal, Finisher Shirt, BTR Saco Pack, Personalized Bib Number, Raffle and Post Race Meal


  • Registration Period: June 14, 2017 – July 15, 2017
  • Procedure:
    • Pay the registration fee through:
      • Bank: BPI
      • Account Name: Rayman D. delos Angeles
      • Account Number: S/A No. 3199-1456-56)
    • Send a scanned/pic copy of the deposit slip to with your name, gender and size of finisher shirt . Subject: DTC REGISTRATION and wait for confirmation through email. Please keep and present the deposit slip when claiming the race kit on the race day.

Race Rules

• Registered runners must complete the marked course on foot under your own power.
• Runners must stay on the marked course and short cuts are not permitted. If lost, please return to the last sighted marking.
• No pacers will be allowed.
• Trekking poles are allowed during the race.
• Outside assistance from supporters is only permitted at the start/finish line. Runner’s support crew is not allowed on the course at any time. This can lead to disqualification of the runner.
• Participants who will come in more than 15 minutes after the guns start will not be allowed to race anymore.
• Race bib number must be visible at the front at all times.
• Running with a bib number that does not belong to you or running the distance you have not registered for leads to disqualification
• Bib swapping will strictly not be permitted.
• Ensure race bibs are checked/marked at every turnaround point for recording purposes. Otherwise you may encounter problems with the time result and may lead to disqualification.
• If you choose to withdraw from the race, kindly approach the nearest seen aid station or marshal.
• Mandatory gears must be carried at all times during the race. There will be random gear checks throughout the race. Failure to comply can lead to disqualification.
• There will be a check at the final checkpoint to ensure runners are still carrying sufficient hydration. Runners without the necessary hydration will be disqualified.
• The wearing music players with earphones are allowed. However it is up to you to use them in a sensible and safe manner and you must remain aware of your surroundings at all times. You must switch off music at all checkpoints so you can hear directions given to you by event crew. You must also switch off music when traveling on all public roads so you can hear approaching traffic.
• Runners must obey all directions from the marshals and race organizer.
• Littering is strictly prohibited and may result to disqualification.
• Baggage counter will be available at the starting line.
• The Race Director reserves the right to modify the course, rules and regulations under some circumstances for the safety of all runners
• Breaking any of the rules may to disqualification. Any such penalties are at the organizers’ discretion and are final.

Getting There:

  • Private Transportation
    • From Cubao take Aurora Blvd. East Bound and continue straight to Marcos Highway. You will pass by Sta. Lucia Grand Mall, Masinag, and Cogeo. After Cogeo, you will traverse zigzag roads.
    • You will pass by Palo Alto and Garden Cottages. A few kilometer you reach the welcome arc to Brgy. Cuyambay will be on your right.
  • Public Transportation
    • From Cubao, take a jeep or FX to Cogeo Gate 2. Once in Cogeo, proceed to the jeepney terminal adjacent to the market and take the jeepney going to Sampaloc/Tanay. Tell the driver to drop you off at Brgy. Cuyambay.
    • Hire a habal-habal or tricycle to Brgy. Cuyambay Basketball Court

Mandatory Equipment

  • 25Km Runners:
    • Hydration bottle/ pack with least 1.5 Liters of water
    • Trail food
    • Drinking Cup
    • First aid kit
    • Whistle
    • Fully charged cellphone
    • Headlamp/Flashlight
  • 10Km Runners:
    • Hydration bottle/pack with at least 1L of water
    • Trail food
    • Drinking Cup
    • First aid kit
    • Whistle
    • Fully charged cellphone

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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 . 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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