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PhilSky Pilipinas Akyathlon 2013 – February 9, 2013


This coming February 9, 2013 PhilSky Pilipinas Akyathlon 2013 is happening at Mt. Ugo Itogon, Benguet. Will you rise for the challenge?

This is a 34-km out-and-back race, starting from the Barangay Hall of Tinongdan (779 masl) in the Municipality of Itogon, Province of Benguet. The first 1.7km is a downhill run on paved road to the start of the trail (499 masl). From this point, the route to the summit is mostly uphill with a total elevation gain of 1858 meters, and loss of 195 meters. The route will showcase magnificent views of surrounding mountains, including portions of Binga and Ambuklao dams as far away as Pangasinan. The turnaround point will be at the summit of Mt Ugo (2162 masl). The 16.4-km route from the summit to the finish is a mirror image of the route to the summit, and concludes with a 1.7-km (280m vertically) ascent to the finish line at the hall of Barangay Tinongdan.

This is a GREEN community event that advocates eco-sports tourism.

PhilSky Pilipinas Akyathlon 2013
February 9, 2013 @ 6AM
Mt.Ugo, Brgy.Tinongdan, Itogon, Benguet
Organizer: Philippine Skyrunning Association

Registration Fees:
Php 1,900 – For Philippine Residents until January 15
Php 2,400 – until February 8
$60 – For foreign entries payable in Baguio on February 8 during kit claim/race briefing
Registration closes at 7:30pm, February 8
No on-site registration on February 9, 2013

To pre-register, email your name and contact number to

-Trophies and valuable outdoors prizes will be awarded to the top 3 overall winners in both the male and female categories.
-Medals and valuable prizes will be awarded to the top 3 runners, male & female in the 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 and above age groups.
-All finishers will receive a medal, finisher’s t-shirt and will be qualified for raffle prizes.

Registration Venues:
Payment by local residents can be made by depositing the fee to BPI current account number 3191-0473-02 of Philippine Skyrunning Association, Inc.
Email scanned deposit slip (with your name) to

Contact Details:
Jules Picato
Mobile: 09172460634

Nina Dacanay

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