Monday, April 2, 2012

Magnolia Purewater Mayon 360° Albay Ultramarathon

Magnolia Purewater Mayon 360° Albay Ultramarathon
April 21, 2012
Penaranda Park, Albay

Registraton Fee:
Php 850.00

Note: ONLY FINISHER SHIRTS WILL BE GIVEN TO FINISHERS. There will be NO race shirt/singlet that will be given to participants in this year's edition. Thank you.

Registration Requirements
- Medical Certificate signifying the runner is in good health to participate in this endurance sport (Validity of 2 months from race date)
- Completed one full Marathon within 1 year of race date  (submit proof)

Registration Venues:
A Runner's Circle Manila
Office Of The Liga Ng Mga Baranggay
Online registration thru

Assembly Time: 3:30AM
Gun Time: 4:00AM
Cut-Off Time: 15 Hours

Note: There will be a Carbo-Loading Party and race Briefing on April 20, 2012 at People's Hall, Albay Capitol at 5:00PM-6:00PM

A 50 mile run around the circumference of the world’s most perfect coned volcano, Mt Mayon Volcano. Organized by the Junior Chamber International – Legazpi Chapter in cooperation with Liga ng mga Barangay – Albay Chapter and sanctioned by the Philippine Association of Ultrarunners. Sponsored by the Provincial Government of Albay, Governor Joey S. Salceda, and the Magayon Festival 2012.

Be a part of history, be one of the few to have run around this world famous volcano!

Mayon 360 Facts
  • Famous for its “Perfect Cone”, the Mayon Volcano is the Philippines’ most active volcano and the most popular tourist destination in the Bicol Region. With a height of 2,463 meters, it is the centerpiece of the Albay province
  •  This run will cross 7 Municipalities, 3 cities, and 77 Barangays
  • A Total distance of 50Miles (80kms)
  • All paved roads, with close to 60 percent asphalt and 40 percent concrete
  • The Second Run around the circumference of Mt Mayon Volcano

Race Map:


Aid Stations will be located every 5kms from start.
-Will post items available at aid station soon.

1ST WATER STATION – Daraga, Albay
-Daraga is home to the top Albay tourist destination- the Cagsawa Ruins, where one can see the picturesque view of Mayon Volcano with the belfry of Cagsawa Church, what was left during the eruption on February 1, 1814, at the forefront

2nd WATER STATION – Camalig, Albay
-The town that boasts as the home to the popular Albayano dish – “the pinangat”

3RD WATER STATION – Camalig, Albay
-Camalig is good site for heritage tour for it has the most number of Spanish houses in Albay

4TH WATER & AID STATION – Guinobatan, Albay
-Guinobatan is the home to a local hero – Gen. Simeon Ola, the last Albayano general to surrender to the American troops

5TH & 6TH & 7TH WATER & AID STATION – Ligao, City
-The prime destination is Ligao City is Mt. Kawa-Kawa, an elevation of 236 meters, where pilgrims during the Holy Week can pray and meditate for it has Stations of the Cross with life-sized statues

8TH WATER & AID STATION – Buang, Tabaco City
- 9km. from the Buang junction is the Mayon Skyline Park nestling at 2,500 feet at the slope of Mayon Volcano, a prime tourist destination where one can enjoy the view of the City of Tabaco and Lagonoy Gulf and feel the cold temperature amidst the fog and clouds

9TH WATER & AID STATION – Quinastillohan, Tabaco City
-Just 3km. from this Barangay is Vera Falls, a clear cascading water in the middle of the verdant forest of Mt. Malinao

10TH & 11TH WATER & AID STATION – Tabaco City
- Tabaco is home to one of the two churches in Albay that are registered in the National Historical Institute as a National Heritage Site – the St. John the Baptist Church

12TH WATER & AID STATION – San Jose, Malilipot, Albay
- Malilipot is known for being home to abaca twine “lubid” makers
13th WATER & AID STATION – San Francisco, Sto. Domingo, Albay
- Sto. Domingo is the home of the popular Bicolano composer, Potenciano Gregorio, who composed the world-known Bicolano love song Sarung Banggi

14TH WATER & AID STATION – Lidong, Sto. Domingo
- Sto. Domingo is frequently visited for its black sand beaches resorts located at Brgy. Kalayukaii

15th WATER & AID STATION – Rawis, Legazpi City
-Legazpi City, the home of the regional offices of government agencies

-Legazpi City is Albay’s trade, business and education center

Finisher's Medal:

Prizes at Stake:

More Information:


The Oriental Legazpi, A 5-Star Hotel in Legazpi City is giving a special discounted rates for the whole month of Magayon Festival from March 1 to April 30! A perfect time to make a reservation if you're going to run the 50-miler!

Other Places To Stay

Alicia Hotel *
Capt. F. Aquende Drive, Legazpi City, Philippines
Telephone: 481-0801 / 481-4808 / 820-4412
Fax: (052) 481-4444
Mobile: +639186253696
Arimbay Shell Inn
Arimbay,Legazpi City
Tel: +63 (52) 820 6283, +63 (52) 820 0558
Carlo’s Hometel Bed and Breakfast
Rawis, Legazpi City
Tel: +63 (52) 482 0738
Casablanca Hotel
185 Peñaranda St., Legazpi City, Philippines, 4500
Tel No: +6352 480-8334 to 35; 820-1428; 821-6684
Fax No: +6352 480-8338
Casablanca Suites
Alternate Road Legazpi City, Albay
Tel: (052) 481-0788; 481-0789
Dreams Inn and Café
F. Imperial St., Legazpi City
Tel: +63 (52) 820 0885
Hotel St Ellis
Bicol Office:
Rizal Street, Legaspi City, Albay Philippines 4500
Tel: (+63 52) 480 8088
Fax:(+63 52) 480 1800
Manila Sales Office:
Unit 1109 Tektite West Tower
PSE Center, Ortigas, Pasig City
Tel: (+63 2) 470 4403
Hotel Venezia *
Telephone: (63 52) 481-0877, 481-0888 and 820-0888
Telefax: (63 52) 820-4790 and 820-5824
Hotel Villa Angelina *
32 Rosario St., Old Albay District, Legazpi City
Telephone: (052)480-6345
Jennifer’s Kababayan Hotel
J. Estevez St., Albay Dist., Legazpi City
Tel: +63 (52) 245 5172, +63 (52) 480 1086, +63 (52) 245 5172
Fax: +63 (52) 820 4467
Legazpi Tourist Inn
3rd Floor, V&O Bdg, Quezon Ave cor. Lapu-lapu Street Legazpi City, Philippines 4500
Telephone: (+6352) 820-4880
Telefax: (+6352) 480-6147
Lita’s Lodging House *
Albay District, Legazpi City
Magayon Hotel
Peñaranda St., Legazpi City
Tel : +63 (52) 214 3121/ +63 (52) 214 3919
Neuhaus Tourist Inn
Magayon Dr., Daraga, Albay
Tel; +63 (52) 820 0453
Manor De Legazpi (HQ of organizers – very few rooms only)
Tel: Oriel 0932-6965673
Pepperland Hotel
Airport Road, Legazpi City
Telephone: (52) 481-8000 Fax: 481-8004
Rawis Pension House
Rawis, Legazpi City
Tel: +63 (52) 820 1702
Sampaguita Tourist Inn
Rizal St., Legazpi City
Tel : +63 (52) 480 6258
Tanchuling Hotel
Imperial Subdivision, Legazpi City
+63 (52) 480 6003, +63 (52) 227-88
Vista Al Mayon Pensionne*
Washington Drive, Legazpi City, Philippines 4500
Telephone: (+6352) 820-5814,
Mobile: (+6352) 481-0308
Xandra Lodging House
Peñaranda St., Legazpi City
Tel: +63 (52) 820 4808
*hotels very near starting line.

General Guidelines

  • No need for vehicle support. Aid & Water stations every 5 KMs, aside from roving ambulances that serve also as mobile aid/water station
  • 2 dri-fit Shirts (one race shirt and one finisher’s shirt)
  • Drop bags/baggage area (2) at starting/finish line and at KM 40
  • No energy drinks and softdrinks will be provided along the route, as part of our product lockout agreement with the event partner.
  • Only bottled water, juices, and other Ginebra San Miguel, Inc. (GSMI) beverage products will be provided (beers & gins included upon request)

Please visit for more information and updates.

"Regarded as among the most challenging runs in the country, Mayon 360 takes runners around the volcano’s circumferential road and passes through the scenic towns of Sto. Domingo, Bacacay, Malilipot, Tabaco City, Ligao City, Guinobatan, Camalig, Daraga, and Legazpi City.” – Philippine Daily Inquirer November 5, 2011

Good Vibes everyone and Sweet Running! ^_^


Zalds said...

Thank you Mandz, complete info ah ;) Just a correction.

ONLY FINISHER SHIRTS WILL BE GIVEN TO FINISHERS. There will be NO race shirt/singlet that will be given to participants in this year's edition. Thank you.

Michelle Manait said...

Done with editing Kuya Zalds. Thanks! ^_^