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2019 National MILO Marathon Batangas City


Race Date: September 22, 2019

About the race


Schedules, Distances & Fees

3K 5K 10K 21K
Registration Fee 160.00 160.00 900.00 1,000.00
Assembly Time 04:30 AM 04:30 AM 04:00 AM 03:30 AM
Gun Start 05:30 AM 05:35 AM 05:00 AM 04:30 AM
Cut-off Time 06:30 AM(1 hour) 06:35 AM(1 hour) 06:30 AM(1 hour and 30 minutes) 07:00 AM(2 hours and 30 minutes)
Race Shirt / Singlet
Finisher Medal - -
Drawstring Bag - - -
MILO Nutri up / MILO Sachet
Finisher's Certificate
Race Finisher Shirt - - -

 

Race Kit inclusions


How to claim your race kits

FOR DELIVERY

Please take note of the following delivery rates:

  • Delivery rates for METRO MANILA
    INDIVIDUAL : P100.00
    GROUP OF 2 : P150.00
    GROUP OF 3 : P200
  • Delivery rates for PROVINCIAL
    INDIVIDUAL : P150.00
    GROUP OF 2 : P250.00
    GROUP OF 3 : P350.00

**Delivery of race kit starts August 22, 2019

COMPETITION RULES

1. The 42nd National MILO® Marathon is organized by RUNRIO, INC. with local partners in all regional qualifying races nationwide.

2. Interested participants are required to pay a non-refundable entry fee alongside the accomplished and signed official registration form.

(Standard) Registration Entry Fees:  
Entry fees for Provincial Races:
21-K Half Marathon Qualifying Race  P 1,000.00
10-K Run   P 900.00
3-K / 5-K Fun Run (Adults)  P 160.00
3-K / 5K Fun Run (Students)     P 110.00

 

Entry fees for Metro Manila Races:
42.195-K Qualifying Race  P 1,100.00
21-K Half Marathon Qualifying Race  P 1,000.00
10-K Run   P 900.00
3-K / 5-K Fun Run (Adults)  P 160.00
3-K / 5K Fun Run (Students)     P 110.00

 

*P10 from the registration fee will be donated to the “HELP GIVE SHOES” advocacy.

NOTE: REGISTRATION IS ON A FIRST-COME FIRST-SERVED BASIS. PARTICIPANTS SHOULD WEAR THEIR MILO® MARATHON MARATHON SINGLETS & RACE NUMBERS DURING THE RACE OR THEY WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO RUN.

3. Participants must be 18 years and above, born in the year 2000, to participate in the Full Marathon (42.195-K) and Half Marathon (21-K). Each runner will have to secure an official ‘Fit-To-Run’ medical certificate signed by a licensed physician within 2 months before race day. Participants who are found to have tampered their medical certificates will automatically waive their insurance coverages.

** For Online Registrants kindly email your ‘Fit-To-Run’ medical certificate to info@runrio.com

They are also required to present and submit a photocopied government ID upon registration. No participants will be allowed to register on their behalf.

4. Participants must be 16 years and above, born in the year 2002, to participate in the 10-K race.

5. Participants must be 7 years and above on the race day to participate in the 3-K & 5-K Fun Run.

For the 3-K category, there will be a kiddie run competition exclusive for participants aged 7 to 12 years old, born within the years 2006 to 2011. They are required to submit a photocopy of their NSO birth certificate or current school ID.

For the 5-K category, the competition is open to everyone aged 7 years old and above.

6. 10-K, 5-K, & 3-K participants below the age of 18 must seek their parental/guardian consent and fill up the entry form where the parent/guardian is required to sign.

7. Schedule of races is as follows:

REGION NMM LEG RACE DAY

I

URDANETA CITY JULY 14, 2019
NCR MANILA (ELIMINATION) JULY 28, 2019
III SUBIC BAY FREEPORT ZONE AUGUST 4, 2019
IV-A LUCENA CITY SEPTEMBER 15, 2019
IV-A BATANGAS CITY SEPTEMBER 22, 2019
VII CEBU CITY SEPTEMBER 29, 2019
VI ILOILO CITY OCTOBER 6, 2019
XII GENERAL SANTOS CITY OCTOBER 13, 2019
XI DAVAO CITY OCTOBER 20, 2019
X CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY NOVEMBER 17, 2019
III TARLAC (NATIONAL FINALS) JANUARY 19, 2020

8. Only local participants (Filipinos and foreigners with working visa) can join and win in the 42.195-K and 21-K qualifying races. Overseas participants may join and compete in the 42.195-K and 21-K National Finals for as long as they fulfill the requirements (see item # 24).

9. Start time per category is as follows:

42K (Manila & Nat’l Finals only) 3:00 AM
21K (Manila) 3:30 AM
21K 4:30 AM
10K 5:00 AM
3K 5:30 AM
5K 5:35 AM

10. Participants may claim their official race packets (containing the race number with timing chip attached) via home delivery for online registration and at the registration center for in-store registration together with safety pins upon complete registration. The route map can be viewed at the official MILO® website Race numbers are non-transferable. Registered runners who will ask another person to use their bibs on the race day will be disqualified from the race, will be held liable for any untoward event which transpires during the conduct of the race and will be banned from the event for a year.

11. The reverse side of the race number must be duly filled up. Participants must wear the assigned race number on his/her chest. Participants not wearing a race number will be taken off the course by the race marshals.

12. Pets, bicycles, motorcycles, vehicles and any other wheel-run objects are not allowed on the course other than the official race and medical vehicles.

13. Participants being paced during the race by a person who is not officially registered in the National MILO® Marathon and accepting assistance from non-race participants will be disqualified.

14. Participants who begin before the actual start time of his/her race category will be disqualified. Likewise, participants who do not start within 10 minutes from respective flag off will be disqualified and may not be allowed to start. No result will be given to disqualified participants.

15. “Gun Time” will be considered to determine the winners. Elite runners are advised to be ready in the starting line at least 15 minutes before gun time and are encouraged to stay at the front of the assembly area.

16. Participants must retire from the race immediately if asked or requested to do so by any member of the organizing committee. Race officials, marshals, medical staff, and security officers have the right to pull-out any participant deemed not physically fit to continue the race.

17. Participants in the 21-K provincial qualifying races will have two ways to qualify and compete in the 42.195-K National Finals:

a. Male finishing the race within 1:15:00 and female finishing the race within 1:35:00 will qualify and get an overnight accommodation and roundtrip tickets from any point in the Philippines to Tarlac for the National Finals this January 19, 2010. For qualifiers on races before November 5, it is their responsibility to contact the national race organizer on or before November 5, 2019 to coordinate their travel arrangements to Tarlac. For qualifiers on races happening November, it is their responsibility to contact the national race organizer on or before November 21, 2019. Those who will not compete in the National Finals forfeit all their privileges.

b. Participants finishing the race within the specified age-bracket and time below will qualify. All expenses related to their participation will be shouldered by the qualifier.
 

AGE GROUP MEN WOMEN
18-34 1hr 40min 1hr 50min
35-39    1hr 45min 1hrs 55min
40-44   1hr 50min 2hrs 00min
45-49 1hr 55min 2hrs 05min
50-54 2hrs 00min 2hrs 10min
55-59 2hrs 05min 2hrs 15min
60-64 2hrs 10min 2hrs 20min
65-69 2hrs 15min 2hrs 25min
70 & up 2hrs 20min 2hrs 30min

18. Participants in the 42.195-K Manila qualifying race will have to finish the race within the specified age-bracket and time below to qualify and compete in the 42.195-K National Finals. All expenses related to their participation will be shouldered by the qualifier.

AGE GROUP MEN WOMEN
18-34 3hrs 55min 4hrs 30min
35-39    4hrs 00min 4hrs 35min
40-44   4hrs 05min 4hrs 40min
45-49 4hrs 10min 4hrs 45min
50-54 4hrs 15min 4hrs 50min
55-59 4hrs 20min 4hrs 55min
60-64 4hrs 25min 5hrs 00min
65-69 4hrs 30min 5hrs 05min
70 & up 4hrs 40min 5hrs 50min

19. Members of the Philippine National Team particularly the middle and long distance runners duly endorsed by the Philippine Amateur Track and Field Association (PATAFA) with a written document received by the organizer are automatically qualified to compete in the national finals. However, all expenses related to their participation will be shouldered by the qualifier.

20. National Finals qualifiers are entitled to the following:

a. free registration fee
b. free running singlets
c. free ticket to the carbo loading event

21. Metro Manila (all expense) confirmed qualifiers from the 42.195-K race and provincial (all expense) qualifiers from the 21-K race CAN NO LONGER compete in any of the qualifying races. They will not be accepted even in shorter distance races. They may only compete in the full marathon of the National Finals.

22. All winners in the 21-K, 10-K, 5-K, and 3-K races (top 10 male and female) CAN NO LONGER compete in any of the succeeding qualifying races. However, they (excluding the qualifiers) can compete in the 21-K, 10-K, 5-K, and 3-K races of the National Finals.

23. The 42.195-K and 21-K races of the National Finals will have two categories, Open and Local. Both overseas and local runners can compete and win in the Open category (only the top 3 winners will be recognized). If in case a local participant finishes in the top 3 of the Open category he/she will win both prizes of the Open and Local categories in relation to their respective ranks.   

24. To qualify, overseas runners must provide proof of finish in any AIMS/IAAF accredited races dating back at least one (1) year before race day or they may qualify in the Manila qualifying race.  They must have a finish time within the specified age-bracket and time identified in items 18 (for 21-K) & 19 (for 42.195-K).

25. The race organizer reserves the right to reject any entrant or disqualify any participant who is suspected to be under the influence of alcohol or having taken banned substances and any participant who is found to have misrepresented himself/herself. If his/her identity of eligibility is challenged, it is the responsibility of the participant to prove his/her identity. Participants found to have been dishonest are immediately disqualified and subjected to disciplinary sanctions by the race organizer.

26. All expense confirmed qualifiers in the 42.195-K who decide not to join the MILO® Marathon National Finals is prohibited from competing in the other race categories of the  National Finals (i.e., 21-K, 10-K and 5-K races).

27. Provincial (all expense) qualifiers in the 42.195-K who were able to collect their travel allowances and at the last minute decide not to join and compete in the National Finals without prior advice to the race organizer will be banned from joining the succeeding MILO® marathon races for 12 months from the date of the National Finals.

28. All expense qualifiers in the 42.195-K who did not run or finish the race in the National Finals will be banned from joining the succeeding MILO® Marathon races for 12 months from the date of the National Finals.

29. Each race category has an official cut-off time that will commence right after the last runner has crossed the starting line:

42.195-K Race - 6 hours after official start of the race
21-K Race - 2 ½ hours after official start of the race
10-K Race 1 ½ hours after official start of the race
5-K Race 1 hour after official start of the race
3-K Race   1 hour after official start of the race

30. In order to ensure timely re-opening of roads to normal traffic, the race organizer will designate time limits at specified distances. Participants who fail to reach these specific distances within the times specified must stop running and board the official vehicle. They are automatically disqualified and will be taken directly to the finish venue. Disqualified runners will not be entitled to the finishers medal (where applicable).

21K Race    at 10K      1 1/2 Hours

42K Race    at 21K      3 1/2 Hours

                    at 32K      5 Hours


31. Participants in the 3K and 5K race categories are strongly encouraged not to bring any type of bag(s) on race day. The baggage area provided is solely for longer distance categories such as 10K, 21K, & 42K. The race organizer will not be responsible for any lost item.           

32. All protests related to results must be made in writing and submitted within one (1) hour after the end of the race to the race organizer. A non-refundable protest fee amounting to P5,000 is required. Verbal protests will not be entertained.   

33. The race organizer may change, without prior notice, any of the rules and regulations that they may deem necessary to ensure the success of the race. The race organizer’s decision is final.

34. Trophies, medals, and cash prizes will be given to the top finishers of the ten (10) qualifying races and the National Finals. Prizes are as follows:

3K Kiddie Run
Boy’s and Girl’s Divisions:
Champion: P1,500 + Trophy  
Runner-up: P1,000 + Trophy    
3rd Place: P500 + Trophy 
4th- 10th Place: Medal  

5K Fun Run
Men’s & Women’s Divisions:
Champion: P2,500 + Trophy 
Runner-up: P1,500 + Trophy    
3rd Place: P1,000 + Trophy
4th-10th Place: Medal   

10K Run
Men’s & Women’s Divisions:
Champion: P5,000 + Trophy
Runner-up: P3,000 + Trophy    
3rd Place: P2,000 + Trophy
4th-10th Place: Medal  

Note: All 10-K finishers within the cut-off time will receive a finisher’s medal.

21K Half Marathon (Qualifying Races)
Men’s & Women’s Divisions:
Champion: P10,000 + Trophy
Runner-up: P6,000 + Trophy    
3rd Place: P4,000 + Trophy
4th-10th Place: Medal 

21K Half Marathon (National Finals)
Open Category
Men’s & Women’s Divisions:
Champion: P10,000 + Trophy     
Runner-up: P6,000 + Trophy    
3rd Place: P4,000 + Trophy

Note: All 21-K finishers will receive the Loot bag and Pilipinas Finisher Shirt. Only those who finish within the cut-off time will be eligible to receive the medal and certificate.

42.195K Full Marathon Metro Manila Qualifying Race 
Men’s & Women’s Divisions:
Champion: P50,000 + Trophy
Runner-up: P30,000 + Trophy   
3rd Place: P20,000 + Trophy
4th-10th Place: Medal

42.195K Full Marathon National Finals 
Open Category
Men’s & Women’s Divisions:
Champion: P150,000 + Trophy     
Runner-up: P100,000 + Trophy    
3rd Place: P70,000 + Trophy

Local Category 
Men’s & Women’s Divisions:
Champion: P150,000 + Trophy
Runner-up: P100,000 + Trophy
3rd Place: P70,000 + Trophy
4th Place: P30,000 + Medal
5th-10th Place: P10,000 + Medal

Additional Notes:
Fastest Filipino 42.195K winners (male & female) in the MILO® Marathon National Finals will be dubbed as the 2019 MILO® Marathon King and Queen respectively and will be given the opportunity to compete in an international race in 2020 representing the MILO® colors (at least 60%). All expenses on accommodations and roundtrip tickets from Manila will be shouldered by the National Organizer. 

All 42.195K finishers within the cut-off time will receive a Medal, Loot bag, Pilipinas Finisher Shirt.

Bonus Prizes for Local Runners:
P100,000 bonus for the first runner who breaks the 2:15:00 invisible time barrier

P50,000 bonus for the first runner who breaks the 2:18:53 men’s course record of Eduardo Buenavista

P50,000 bonus for the first female runner who breaks the 2:48:00 women’s course record of Mary Joy Tabal

Finishers in all categories within the cut-off time will receive a certificate of finish.

Winners must be physically present to receive their awards during the awarding ceremony. Winners who are not physically available at the awarding will forfeit all their prizes. Uncollected prizes will be donated to the "HELP GIVE SHOES ADVOCACY" or disposed at the discretion of the race organizer.

Results will be uploaded within three (3) working days after each race. Visit www.milo.com.ph for more details.

Side Events:

1. Biggest School Delegation Competition:

To join, schools must submit their entry forms at the same time. Students must indicate the name of their school on the entry form and submit a photocopy of their school ID for the current school year (front and back). To qualify, a minimum of 50 students must finish the race. Top three schools in each area with the most number of students finishing the 5-K Fun Run and the 3-K Kiddie Run will win the awards. In case of a tie, the winning school will be determined according to the best time recorded.

First Prize:  P10,000 worth of sports equipment + trophy
Second Prize: P7,000 worth of sports equipment + trophy
Third Prize: P5,000 worth of sports equipment + trophy

2. Cheer Leading Competition:

There are three divisions: Grade School/Primary School, High School/Secondary School, and College. Each division will have a separate set of winners who will receive cash prizes and plaques as follows:

First Prize:  P10,000 worth of sports equipment + plaque
Second Prize: P7,000 worth of sports equipment + plaque
Third Prize: P5,000 worth of sports equipment + plaque
Consolation: P3,000 worth of sports equipment + plaque

Each team must have at least a minimum of 25 performers, and a maximum of 50 including props men and spotters.  Any excess beyond the maximum number of participants will merit a point deduction equivalent to the total excess number of participants.

Performers must show coordination, spirit, gracefulness, flexibility, and energy while doing their stunts, gymnastics, and dance routine.  Grade school and high participants are encouraged to use MILO® jingle and labels as props. College participants are encouraged to use MILO® NUTRI UP labels as props.

The cheer should:

For grade school and high school participants:

a. Boost the pride of the marathon participants
b. Communicate the importance of getting into sports
c. Show how MILO® gives the energy athletes need for sports
d. Should mention that MILO® has been made “more chocomaltee and more nutritious”

For college participants:

a. Boost the pride of the marathon participants
b. Show how MILO® NUTRI UP gives the energy adult athletes need for sports
c. Should mention “UP YOUR GALING with MILO® NUTRI UP”

PARTICIPATION
1. The contest shall be open to a maximum of FOUR (4) teams per division. Only one cheer leading team per school will be allowed to join. The selection shall strictly be on a “first come, first served” basis.

COMPETITION
1. Contest will start at exactly 6:00 AM.

PERFORMANCE
1. Props must be set on the performance floor as quickly as possible. Teams will have 2 minutes to place everything in order.

2. Time limit will be a minimum of three (3) minutes and a maximum of five (5) minutes.

3. Timing will begin with the first organized word, movement, or note of music by the team after they are officially announced and have taken the floor. The routine must begin within the marked performance area. All team members must come to a complete standstill before beginning their routine.

4. Timing will end with the last organized word, movement, or note of music by the team.

5. Teams must exit the performance area within 2 minutes after the routine. An excess of (5) seconds or more will merit a five (5) point deduction on the performance score.

6. Any skill performed before or after the allotted routine time is prohibited and will be penalized with a five (5) point deduction.

7. Pyramid-building and stunts will be allowed up to two levels only and must be performed within the 10 meter x 10 meter safety floor mats. Violation will merit a five (5) point deduction.

8. Filipino & English language is allowed for the cheer.

MUSIC & CHOREOGRAPHY
1. All teams must have their performance music written on a CD/USB. Duplicate CDs/USBs must be available at the music table in case of lost or damaged CDs/USBs.

2. Cued music CDs/USBs must be submitted to the sound system operator during the event proper on or before 5:30 AM.  The CDs/USBs must be clearly labeled with the name of the team.

3. A representative of the team is responsible for starting and stopping the music at the appropriate times of the routine.

4. Music with overtly sexual content, racist or vulgar lyrics is prohibited.

5. Choreography with vulgar or suggestive movements is prohibited.

6. Routines must be appropriate for kids viewing and listening.

INTERRUPTION OF PERFORMANCE
1. In the event of an injury, music and/or technical error or any other unexpected event, the head judge and local race organizer reserves the right to stop the routine.

2. The team may perform their routine from the beginning. However, judging and timing will resume from the point at which the interruption occurred as determined by the judges.

SPOTTERS
1. Spotters must be provided by the participating team. These spotters must not be participating members in the routine. These spotters shall wear designated attire.

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. For the competition, participants will select their performance order through a balloting system. Participating teams must be at the venue before 5:30 AM for the drawing of lots. Late comers will be disqualified from the competition but they can still perform as guests.

RESULTS
1. Decision of judges is final and non-appealable.  No representative from any of the contestants is allowed to contact in any manner whatsoever any judge with the intention of questioning the BOARD OF JUDGES announced decision.

COMPETITION GUIDE/CRITERIA FOR JUDGING

PERFORMANCE = 40 points

Expression - 5 points                                                                                              
Points to be aware of: Facial expression, Voice Infection, Props, Cheer

Sideline Arm Motion - 5 points
Points to be aware of: Sharpness, Powerfulness, Speed, Placement, Synchronization
                                                                          
Dance- 5 points                                                                                                  
Points to be aware of: Sharpness, Strength, Cheerfulness, Speed, Accuracy, Synchronization, Variety of Movement  
                         
Jumps - 5 points                                                                                                 
Points to be aware of: Accuracy, Height, Cleanliness, Flexibility, Landing, Variety, Difficulty, Number, Synchronization     
          
Tumbling - 5 points                        
Points to be aware of: Accuracy, Skill Level, Height,  Landing, Variety, Difficulty, Number     
                  
Partner Stunts - 5 points                      
Points to be aware of: Stability, Timing, Technique, Difficulty Transitions, Positioning, Control, Dismount

Pyramids - 10 points                                                                                                
Points to be aware of: Stability, Timing, Technique, Difficulty Transitions, Positioning, Control, Dismount

DIFFICULTY = 20 points

Overall Difficulty - 10 points
Points to be aware of: Skill level, Standard level, Speed                    

Speed Transition - 10 points
Points to be aware of: Sharpness of skills, Timing, Flow

OVERALL EVALUATION = 20 points

Synchronizations - 10 points
Points to be aware of: Precision, Placement, Timing               

Overall Evaluation - 5 points
Points to be aware of: Choreography, Formation, Spacing

Perfection - 5 points 
Points to be aware of: Overall perfection

COSTUME = 5 points

PROPS (with MILO® labels / MILO® NUTRI UP labels) = 5 points

SHOWMANSHIP & AUDIENCE IMPACT = 10 points

SCORING DEDUCTIONS

Deduction can be applied between 0.5 and 5.0 points and are applied mainly for the following;

Bobbles (shaky) – stunts and pyramids
Falls - stunts and pyramids
Poor techniques
Shortage of spotters
Disordered formation

 

Note: Safety, time and out of bounds are not included here.


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