The Altra 50: Banaue Mountain Ultramarathon is an intense, trail ultramarathon that will engage runners through the great natural landscapes and heritage culture of Banaue, Ifugao.

Will takes place at the home of the Eighth Wonder of the World – The Banaue Rice Terraces, also declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Be inspired by the majestic views and spectacular hand-carved terraces built through works with nature.


Altra 50: Banaue Mountain Ultramarathon will have the following distance categories:

1. 50 Km

2. 28 Km

3. 10 Km

Altra 50 Km will also have the following age categories:

1. 18 - 39

2. 40 - 49

3. 50 - 59

4. 60 and above


 The race course is ITRA rated with the following points and mountain-level ratings:

itra points


May 6, 2023 | Saturday - Banaue Hotel

08:00 - 10:00 AM - Race Kit Distribution
10:00 - 11:30 AM - Race briefing
*If due to unavoidable circumstances you were not able to claim your race kit, you may claim it on the following schedule:
May 7, 2023 | Sunday - Banaue Hotel
00:00 - 01:00 AM - 50 Km participants
02:30 - 04:30 AM - 28 Km & 10 Km participants


50 Km - 01:00 AM, Sunday, May 7
28 Km - 04:00 AM, Sunday, May 7
10 Km - 04:00 AM, Sunday, May 7

*All runners' timing chip must be scanned to officially take part in the race.


50 Km - 02:00 AM, Sunday, May 7
28 Km - 05:30 AM, Sunday, May 7
10 Km - 05:30 AM, Sunday, May 7


50 Km - 10Hours or 12 NOON at AS3-Batad Village, KM 34.5


50 Km - 17 Hours or 07:00 PM, Sunday, May 7
28 Km - 10 Hours or 03:30 PM, Sunday, May 7
10 Km - 5 Hours or 10:30 AM, Sunday, May 7

*Awarding ceremony will be held at Banaue Hotel from 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM.


1. 50Km Male and Female

1st Runner-Up
2nd Runner-Up

Age Category Awards

18 - 39
40 - 49
50 - 59
60 and above

2. 28K and 10K Male and Female

1st Runner-Up
2nd Runner-Up

3. Oldest and Youngest Runner

4. Best Team (Most number of Official Finishers)


Race kit claiming is set on May 6, 2023, at the Banaue Hotel lobby before the race briefing. Depending on the number of participants, this may be extended until the afternoon of the same day. 
A late race kit claim will also be set hours before the gun start for those runners who cannot be on-site during the allocated time. Please refer to the Program of Activities for your reference.
For a smooth claiming of your race kits, please be advised that:
1. All runners must claim their race kits personally. Present their valid ID (Ifugao and Mountain Province runners must present their proof of residency), proof of registration, and printed accomplished waiver (you can download the waiver at the “Downloadables” tab of this website.
2. Runners below 18 years old must present parental consent to be able to race.
3. Ready to present your complete mandatory items.


The following mandatory equipment must be carried at all times during the race. Random spot checks may be performed at any time, and time penalties or disqualification imposed for non-compliance depending on severity. Mandatory equipment will be checked during the distribution of race kits. At the finish line, the top 10 finishers of each categories will also be checked. 

Mandatory Equipment

Mandatory Items



1. Strictly no registration refunds. Downgrade/ upgrade to other categories is not allowed after we close the final registration period.

2. Transfer of registration to another runner is strictly prohibited. Unless you inform the secretariat at least two (2) days prior to the event.

3. Medical certificate not older than six (6) months with clearly stated “fit to run” is required to submit upon race kit distribution. Failure to do so will not be allowed to run.

4. A duly signed waiver must be downloaded, and signed prior to, and submitted upon the race kit distribution. Failure to do so will not be allowed to run.

5. All runner’s timing chips must be scanned prior to gun start to officially participate in the race.

6. You must complete the marked course on foot under your own power.

7. You must stay on the marked course at all times. The course will be clearly marked using marking tapes and signs and there will be race marshals stationed on critical points along the course. If you get lost return to the last sighted marking or check point. (If you have GPS watch, you can download the course GPX at the downloadable section of this website). Short-cutting is not permitted. Violation means outright disqualification from the race.

8. Race bib must be worn and is clearly visible at all times.

9. Intermediate cut-off times are imposed at some of the aid stations.

10. A participant must be self-contained/equipped with the complete mandatory equipment. Otherwise, he/she will not be allowed to run. Mandatory equipment will be checked upon claiming of race kits. Random check may also be conducted along the course or any of the aid stations. Failure to present any of the mandatory equipment is a ground for disqualification or time penalties.

11. It is a requirement that all runners carry a mobile phone throughout the duration of the race. Make sure your phone is fully charged before the race. Please be aware that reception is intermittent or none at all in some parts of the course.

12. Unregistered pacers are not allowed.

13. There will be no cups, bowl & spoon available at the aid stations. Please bring your own cup as part of your mandatory equipment.

14. Participants will need to carry adequate hydration and nutrition supplies between aid stations.

15. No support crew is allowed anywhere along the course.

16. The use of trekking poles is allowed and highly recommended on all categories.

17. Littering is strictly prohibited. There will be garbage bags located at the aid stations. Violation of this rule will mean outright disqualification.

18. Picking or damaging plants, animals, fungi and rocks found along the race course are prohibited.

19. Please be careful not to damage properties located along the race course.

20. The course will pass through residential villages. Please do not make loud noises or sound when passing through these areas at night.

21. There will be a medical team on standby, approach the race staff if you need medical assistance. However, basic first-aid kit for treating minor wounds and injuries is part of the mandatory equipment.

22. Anyone caught tampering with the course markings (e.g., vandalizing & maliciously re-positioning trail signs) or other actions that are deemed against fair and sporting spirit is unacceptable and will result in automatic disqualification with lifetime ban from participating in our future events.

23. If you can no longer continue with the race, you must notify the race organizer with a text message as soon as possible, or proceed to the nearest aid station and inform the race staff. Save the following emergency contact numbers on your phone: +63 918-919-1416. Please DO NOT simply exit the race and go home without telling anyone about it.

24. If you dropped-out of the race, you will have to pay for your own transportation going back to the finish line.

25. You are responsible for checking the official updates provided by the race organizer on the race website or on Facebook event page.

26. The Race Director reserves the right to adjust the start time, modify the course, rules and regulations under some circumstances for the safety of all runners.

27. Written Protest should be made within 1 hour after the cut-off time in case there’s complaint against cheating or violation of rules. Please accompany your complaint with pictures/ videos as proof. A protest fee of 500PHP will be collected to process the complaint.

28. The Race Director’s decision is final and non-appealable.


 ALL RUNNERS are entitled to:

- 20% discount on any new model of ALTRA Shoes.
- Additional 10% on sale Altra shoes, but total discount should not be more than 50%
- 20% discount on Feetures socks
- 20% discount on Goodr Sunglass
- 30% discount on all Conquer products only excluding Tent (special discount of P1000.00).
- 15% for all NatureHike products
- 10% discount vouchers on COROS products.
- 20% discount on bus fare transportation from/ to Banaue (race weekend only)

You may claim your discounts upon registration until 1 month after the race day only. Please present your deposit slip or Acknowledgement Receipt to our store staff to avail.

Before you register, please make sure to read the GENERAL RACE RULES & REGULATIONS. and agree to this WAIVER AGREEMENT. Download, sign, and submit the waiver form upon claiming your race kit.




Limited Slots Only Registration may end early once all slots are filled in.

  1. Bank deposit or fund transfer
    1. Bank of the Philippine Island (BPI)
      - Account Number: 9569-0166-54
      - Account Name: Benedict J. Meneses
    2. Gcash
      - Account Number: 09189191416
      - Account Name: Benedict J. Meneses
    3. Maya
      - Account Number: 09189191416
      - Account Name: Benedict Meneses

Write your full name, age, birthdate, shirt size, gender, contact number, name of the person and contact number to be called in case of emergency, team name, and address.

Email a scanned/ photo of your deposit slip/acknowledgment receipt to with:

Subject: ALTRA50: Banaue Mountain Ultra – (your category)

Please bring the original copy of your deposit slip upon claiming your race kit.

  1. ON-LINE
    Please visit and look for our event name
    1. Conquer Mckinley

Unit 1B, Woodridge Residences (Cluster 2), McKinley Hill Dr, Taguig, 1634 Metro Manila

Visit our store from 8 AM to 6 PM, Monday to Saturday only.

2. ALTRA in Sparta Store

126 Pioneer St., Mandaluyong City, 1550 Mandaluyong, Philippines

09171309408 - look for Cheryl, Al, or Glyn.

- No entry fee refunds (full or partial) for whatever reason once you’ve signed up for the race.
- Switching race categories is not allowed under any circumstances after we close the registration.
- Entry is not transferable to another person.
- There will be:

For further inquiries, please contact the Race Director Mr. Benedict J Meneses (09189191416).