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Cagayan de Oro – Dahilayan Mindanao Ultra Marathon 55K formally launched

And so it’s formally confirmed! The home of Asia’s longest dual cable zipline will also be the home of the much-awaited CDO – Dahilayan Trail 55k Ultra Marathon on July 9, 2011. Dahilayan Adventure Park will be the end point of what’s believed to be the first ever mega marathon of this kind in Mindanao.

Runners will follow the picture-perfect CDO – Dahilayan trail which covers one city (Cagayan de Oro) and two Bukidnon towns (the Municipalities of Libona and Manolo Fortich). From Rodelsa Circle in Cagayan de Oro City, the participants of the race, which will begin at 4 a.m., will then proceed to Barangay Indahag then to Barangay Kiliog. After that, the racers will enter a part of the Del Monte pineapple plantation. The remaining kilometers will cover the road towards Barangay Dahilayan, Manolo Fortich, where the adventure park is. As you can see, the entire race will cover the Cagayan de Oro City to Bukidnon trail. This running event in the Philippines has a total of a whopping 55 kilometers! Yup, not 3, not 5, not even 21…but 55K!

From left to right: Lit Onrubia (certified Chi running instructor), Jaymie Pizzaro (Running Bull blogger), Jeffrey Ang (Circle Productions), Francis Velasquez (race director) and Engr. Elpie Paras (Dahilayan Adventure Park).

Check out the official poster of the 55K Ultra Marathon below:

As previously mentioned, my humble Mindanaoan blog is one of the official media partners of this event πŸ™‚ I’m extremely proud of this πŸ™‚

So…do you think you can finish this race?

Registration fee is only P2,000.00 inclusive of carbo loading, race jacket, medal, runners kit and free zipline! You must also bring with you a medical certificate attesting that you’re fit to join.

For more details, you can contact race director Francis Velasquez at (0917) 706 0248.

Learn more about the trail and about Dahilayan Adventure Park through these blog entries:

Mindanaoan at Dahilayan Adventure Park ZipZone (longest dual cable zipline in all of Asia)

Bukidnon ZipLine

Lace those running shoes up and see if you can take on the 55K challenge! Join the CDO – Dahilayan Ultra Marathon 55K!

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4 Comments

  • hi sir,, kulang ang info…sana dagdagan pa how to get there where to eat where to stay.. then HOW MUCH is the PRIZE then what are category….mayron bang babae sa ultra ninyo?? 55k .. then what are needed whjat are mandatory equipments dapat kumplito para mapaghandaan.. kulang kac info ninyo… akala ninyo lahat na tao may kinalaman sa lugar.. eh hindi naman ciguro lahat diba…. so pls please complete the info upon posting your event detail with the poster ur poster was so good redable and clear but only theinfo was lacking alittle bit… then if possible put more contact number only 1 number of sir Francis that not enought he dont answer me how many time i tried to call him… pls accommodate participants needs..
    thank you..

    merlita..

  • gean

    hi merlita. thank you for your interest in the cdo-dahilayan 55k trail ultra marathon race.
    pls visit http://www.circleproductions.weebly.com for the complete information.
    and thank you to mindanaoan.com for the initial details regarding the race.
    the race is open to male and female. the website will offer you all other details you need.
    see you in the race!

    gean/dahilayan adventure park

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