The Battle of Leyte Gulf Ultra Marathon 100K/50K (Palo, Leyte)

This event commemorates the Battle of Leyte Gulf, which is generally considered to be the largest naval battle of World War II and, by some criteria, possibly the largest naval battle in history. The Battle of Leyte Gulf Ultra Marathon is a 100K and 50K ultra marathon to be held on October 19 and 20, 2012 at Palo, Leyte.

THE BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF 100K and 50K Ultra Marathon
Friday, 11:00 PM, October 19, 2012
Leyte Landing Memorial Site, Palo, Leyte

Race Categories
100K – Php 1,500.00
50K – Php 1,000.00

• Race Kit inclusive of a Race Jersey, Race Bib, Piktaw Sunvisor, Finisher’s Certificate
• Pre-race and Post Race meals
• Cash and Product Prizes for Top 3 Podium Finishers
• Finisher’s Medals for Top 15 Finishers (100K and 50K)

Where to register:

TROPIK ADVENTURE SHOP – Marasbaras, Tacloban City
THE ATHLETE’S FOOT – Robinsons Place Tacloban

• Hydration equipment (water bottles or water bladder up to 2 liters)
Dry bag or plastic bag to keep gears dry
• Trail food to last several hours
• Jacket (Rain/Wind)
• Thermal Blanket
• Headlamp/Flash lights (with spare bulb and batteries)
• Blinker or reflective equipment
• 1 Mobile phone with at least 100 credits (to call or text in case of emergency)
• Whistle
First aid kit
• Map case
• Map of the course (provided by the organizers)
• Cap or hat
• Extra clothing/shoes
Sun block or Sun Screen
• Extra pair of socks
• Petroleum Jelly

Note: Mandatory gears should be carried by the runner at all times during the race. Random checks will be conducted by the organizers and a runner without the mandatory gears will not be allowed to proceed with the race until the missing item is replaced.

For more information, call:
Pepper – 09177689480
Facebook Account:

Dalagan Tacloban Race Solutions &Tacloban Outdoor Adventure Society, Inc. (TOAdS)

Race Route:

About Kalongkong Hiker

I am Paolo Mercado for 20 years I've been riding a bike, walking a lot and running a lot. I am Kalongkong Hiker, a trail runner, mountaineer and a biker that can also write a blog of my travels, adventures and places that I visited through walking, running and biking. I write to encourage others to stay healthy and fit. #KeepOnRunning #ShareTheRoad #KalongkongHiker
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