4th BRUSKO PACIFIC COAST EPIC

August 20, 2022

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BRUSKO PACIFIC COAST EPIC

Bound by the Pacific Ocean to the east, and flanked by beautiful mountains of the Sierra Madre to its west, the Brusko Pacific Coast Epic takes you to a pedal-powered journey into the scenic landscapes of General Nakar. All categories travel across the General Nakar to Umiray route, of which, 95%of thecourse runs on trail. Fire roads, gravel tracks, river crossings, uphills, downhills, flats - General Nakar has everything to offer and a unique cycling experience awaits at the 4th Brusko Pacific Coast Epic.

EVENT CATEGORIES

Gun Start: August 20, 2022, Saturday, 6:00 AM
Cut-Off Times:
Day 1 - 14 Hours (8:00 PM)
Day 2 - 8 Hours (2:00 PM)

160KM TEAM - 57 slots

The 160 KM Team category is a 2-day stage race with teams consisting of 2 riders each. Stage 1 takes on a 100-km course that begins at the General Nakar Municipal Hall, followed by a short out-and-back route to Pagsangahan U-Turn Checkpoint, before heading straight to Dinigman, where teams will spend the night.

Your essentials, packed in a small bag, will be transported to Dinigman. Participants will be provided with tent accommodations by the by the beach and adjacent to the river, and will be treated with hefty meals and drinks after a long days ride. A mechanic will also be on-site.

Stage 2 starts in Dinigman, and ahead is a 60-km homestretch back to General Nakar Muncipal Hall. A lunch buffet awaits participants at the General Nakar Municipal Hall.

Quick Directions:

1. From General Nakar Municipal hall, turn right at Syltex Gasoline Station. 2. Turn left to Sitio Pagsangahan U-Turn Checkpoint. Check-in, and go back to junction. 3. Go back to junction, turn left going to Dinigman. End of Stage 1. 4. Day 2. Start at Dinigman, head straight back to General Nakar Municipal Hall.

100KM MTB - 315 slots
The 100 KM Individual MTB category is a single-stage out-and-back course that begins at the General Nakar Municipal Hall, enters the main race course, and all the way to Dinigman. Participants must check in with the race officials in Dinigman before heading back to General Nakar Municipal Hall.

Quick Directions

1. From General Nakar Municipal hall, turn right at Syltex Gasoline Station.
2. At the junction, take the right to Dinigman U-Turn Checkpoint. Check-in
3. Head back to General Nakar Municipal Hall.

75KM MTB - 470 slots
The 75 KM Individual MTB Category is a single-stage out-and-back course that begins at the General Nakar Municipal Hall, enters the main race course, and all the way to Masanga. Participants must check in with the race officials in Masanga before heading back to General Nakar Municipal Hall.

Quick Directions

1. From General Nakar Municipal hall, turn right at Syltex Gasoline Station.
2. At the junction, take the right to Masanga U-Turn Checkpoint. Check-in
3. Head back to General Nakar Municipal Hall.

75KM GRAVEL - 400 slots

The 75 KM Individual Gravel Bike Category is a new category in the 4th Edition. This category follows the same route as the 75 KM Individual MTB - a single-stage out-and-back course that begins at the General Nakar Municipal Hall, enters the main race course, and all the way to Masanga. Participants must check in with the race officials in Masanga before heading back to General Nakar Municipal Hall.

Quick Directions

1. From General Nakar Municipal hall, turn right at Syltex Gasoline Station.
2. At the junction, take the right to Masanga U-Turn Checkpoint. Check-in
3. Head back to General Nakar Municipal Hall.

30KM FUN RIDE - 200  slots
Another new category in the 4th Edition is the Camp Sandugo 30 KM Fun Ride. The Camp Sandugo Fun Ride is open to everyone and to all types of bicycles. The ride begins at the General Nakar Municipal Hall, and enters the main trail route, travels 15 kilometers to Camp Sandugo Tamala. Enjoy snacks and refreshments by the beach that await participants at the Camp Sandugo Tamala U-Turn Checkpoint. Check in, before heading back to General Nakar Municipal Hall for a buffet lunch.

Quick Directions

1. From General Nakar Municipal Hall, turn right at Syltex Gasoline Stations
2. At the junction, take the right.
3. Turn right to Camp Sandugo Tamala.
4. Head back to General Nakar Municipal Hall.

NOTE: The Race Director/Organizers reserve/s the right to change the route at any time or while the 
race is in progress.

EVENT SUB-CATEGORIES

160 KM TEAM

1. Open Male
2. Mixed

100 KM INDIVIDUAL MTB

1. 18 Years Old & Below
2. 19-29 Years Old
3. 30-39 Years Old
4. 40-49 Years Old
5. 50 Years Old & Above
6. Open Female

75 KM INDIVIDUAL MTB

1. 18 Years Old & Below
2. 19-29 Years Old
3. 30-39 Years Old
4. 40-49 Years Old
5. 50 Years Old & Above
6. Open Female

75 KM INDIVIDUAL GRAVEL

1. 18 Years Old & Below
2. 19-29 Years Old
3. 30-39 Years Old
4. 40-49 Years Old
5. 50 Years Old & Above
7. Open Female

CAMP SANDUGO 30 KM FUN RIDE

FEED STATIONS & NUTRITION

There will be aid/feed stations more or less every 10 kilometers. Major aid stations will have solid food, snacks, rice meals available while other stations will have water only.

Participants retain the ultimate responsibility to carry enough hydration and nutrition with them.

GUN START AND CUT-OFF TIMES

[160 KM TEAM MTB]
DAY 1 - August 20, 2022, Saturday
Gun Start: 6:00 AM
Cut-Off: 9:00 PM (14 Hours)

DAY 2 - August 21, 2022, Sunday
Gun Start: 6:00 AM
Cut-Off: 2:00 PM (8 Hours)

[100 KM INDIVIDUAL MTB]
7:00 AM, August 20, 2022, Saturday
Cut-Off: 9:00 PM (14 Hours)

[75 KM INDIVIDUAL MTB]
7:30 AM, August 20, 2022, Saturday
Cut-Off: 5:30 PM (10 Hours)

[75 KM INDIVIDUAL GRAVEL]
8:00 AM, August 20, 2022, Saturday
Cut-Off: 6:00 PM (10 Hours)

[CAMP SANDUGO 30 KM FUN RIDE]
6:00 AM, August 21, 2022, Sunday

REGISTRATION FEES

Registrations fees includes (1) Race Entry, (2) Event Shirt, (3) Finisher's Medal, (4) Post-Race Meal &Drinks by Trader Job, (5) Race Bibs, (6) Race Insurance (7) Tourism Fees.

Note: Racers for the 160km and 100km Categories are set for Long Sleeve Event Shirt variants

  1. 160 KM TEAM: 6,000 (2-PERSONS) (57 slots)
  2. 100 KM INDIVIDUAL MTB: 3,500 (315 slots)
  3. 75 KM INDIVIDUAL MTB: 2,500 (470 slots)
  4. 75 KM INDIVIDUAL GRAVEL: 2,500  (400 slots)
  5. CAMP SANDUGO 30 KM FUN RIDE: 1,500 (INDIVIDUAL) 

Tourism Fees for participants are now included with the registration fee.

GENERAL NAKAR LGU REQUIREMENTS

All participants, companions, and visitors are required to register with General Nakar TourismOffice. FOR REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS, tourism fees (tourism fee and bike fee) are included in the registration fees. Upon registration, please include the following details:

1. Name of accommodation (for day visitors, please indicate “Day Trip Only” on Name Of Accommodation):
2. Location. Indicate if: 

  1. General Nakar
  2. Infanta
  3. Real

3. Reserved date/s:
4. Upload photo of vaccination card. (Kindly bring with you your vaccination cards when you visit General Nakar)

Brusko Pacific Coast Epic organizer Sandugo will send out Tourism Pass with QR Codes to registered participants 1st week of August.

FOR COMPANIONS / NON-PARTICIPANT

1. Fill out General Nakar’s Accommodation Form (can be downloaded here). Note: Booking should be made /confirmed prior submission of form to LGU. For Day Visitors, please indicate “Day Trip Only” onName Of Accommodation.
2. Pay the necessary LGU Fees including the 16.00 transaction fee via GCash, 0917 590 78 98

  1. Tourism Fee, 30.00
  2. Bike Fee, 25.00
  3. Transaction Fee (per payment), 16.00

3. Submit the accommodation form along with the proof of payment via e-mail to [email protected]
4. General Nakar Tourism will send back the form with an official receipt and a generated QR Code. GENERAL NAKAR TOURISM

CONTACT INFORMATION
0921 590 58 78
042 795 54 02

Facebook Page: Tourism Office General Nakar

ACCOMMODATIONS

Participants can find resort and hotel accommodations in General Nakar or Infanta. Kindly click the link to see the list of tourism-accredited accommodation establishments. Please see GENERAL NAKAR LGU REQUIREMENTS regarding the booking process.

A. GENERAL NAKAR

Note: Do not include Kuta Bungliw, Nature Escapade, and Tinipak Camping Ground as these locations are far from the main venue.

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B. INFANTA

*IMPORTANT NOTE: Please submit your record of accommodations here: https://bxie26cxvr9.typeform.com/to/Fb2L1R5Z

MEDICAL / HEALTH REQUIREMENT

  • Participants must be in good health condition and well-trained.
  • Participants must submit a medical or health certificate that recognizes the named participant to be of good health and fit to join the specific distance (165-KM, 100 KM, 30 KM) of the race.
  • Vaccination cards will NOT be considered as medical/health certificates.
  • In accordance with General Nakar’s health protocols, participants and visitors are required to submit their vaccination cards along with their accommodation forms. In addition, LGU officials may require vaccination cards/certificates to be presented at checkpoints, it is highly advisable to bring with you.

BIKE RESTRICTIONS

1. For 75 KM & 100 KM MTB Categories
Mountain Bikes should have suspension forks with recommended minimum tire size of 2.0. Rigid forks will be allowed provided that tires should have a minimum size of 3.0.Fat bikes are welcome to join MTB categories. However, there will be no sub-category for fat bikes.Fat bikes will be considered as MTB’s.

E-MTB’s & gravel bikes are not allowed.

2. For GRAVEL Category
Gravel bikes should utilize drop bars (not flat bars, corner bars, or the likes).
Rigid forks only.
Maximum tire size is 48.

3. For 160 KM TEAM Category
Fat bikes are welcome to join the 160 KM TEAM category.
Gravel bikes with drop bars, corner bars, Jones bars or the likes will be allowed.
Rigid forks on MTB’s will also be allowed.
E-MTB’s are not allowed.

4. For CAMP SANDUGO 30K FUN RIDE Category
No bike restrictions for the 30K Camp Sandugo Fun Ride, however, mountain bikes and gravel bikes are highly recommendedfor General Nakar’s trails
E-MTB’s will be allowed for the Camp Sandugo 30K Fun Ride.

5. Registered participants who fail to comply with restrictions will not be allowed to participate in the event or will be subjected for disqualification.

6. Maintenance/safe working condition of bicycles during the race is the responsibility of each rider.

HELMET & CLOTHING

  • All participants must wear helmets while riding. Participants who fail to comply will be flagged down and asked to wear their helmets properly. Frequent violation of the participant may lead to disqualification.
  • Race bibs must be worn properly and must be visible at all times. Race numbers for handle bars / drop bars will also be provided and should be properly displayed at all times.
  • Participants are not allowed to change bib numbers nor complete the race in their behalf.
  • Wearing closed shoes is highly recommended, but not mandatory.

RACE CONDUCT / RULING / ENVIRONMENTAL

  • Participants must present themselves in a sportsmanlike and good character. Participants must not use offensive or abusive language during the race, act in an unsporting manner, be disrespectful to the officials, or ignore the race regulations. Race director, officials, and organizers may disqualify participants who fail to conduct themselves properly.
  • Intentional contact by pushing, pulling, or other means which causes another competitor to slow down, fall, or exit the course is not allowed and results in disqualification.
  • Participants must respect the countryside, its locals, and its customs.
  • Riders must be present at the starting/staging area before the race. Attendance of race safety briefing is also a must.
  • Participants must complete the entire distance of the race, and the responsibility for following the official route lies with the participant. Cutting corners and taking short cuts that lead to an unfair advantage are considered illegal and will lead to disqualification.
  • Unnecessary damage to the environment and littering will not be tolerated. Observe leave no trace principle.

WITHDRAWAL

  • Any participant who cannot continue for whichever reason must immediately inform Race Officials. Race Officials will require you to surrender your race bib.
  • Participants who are given a Did Not Start (DNS), Did Not Finish (DNF), or Disqualified (DSQ) are not entitled to a finisher’s medal and will not be included in the standing.
  • Participants who will take/hire motorized vehicle transportation assistance during their race run will be disqualified from the race.

DISQUALIFICATION

Participants may be disqualified at the discretion of the race officials for any one or more of the following reasons including but not limited to:

  • Not wearing a helmet
  • Littering
  • Damage to environment
  • Unsportsmanlike conduct
  • Disrespect to race officials
  • Conduct violations

MANDATORY EQUIPMENT (To be announced)

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EVENT PROGRAM / SCHEDULE (To be announced)

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REGISTRATION REMINDER

Participants can only register via register.raceyaya.com, Participants should ensure they have read all race and event details, rules, and protocols and agree to the terms of participation by ticking it before submitting registration.

1. Registration is only confirmed after payment. Paid fees are non-refundable, non-transferable & non-creditable to future Sandugo races.

2. Participants should read all details and FAQs on this page and the terms and conditions before submitting their registration.

3. Participants should use an accessible email where confirmation and event updates and announcements will be sent if any. Updates may be posted and updated on this page and in Sanduga and RaceYaya social media accounts. It is the participants' responsibility to be informed of any updates.

Please read the TERMS AND CONDITIONS on the use of the Registration Platform.

ACCOMMODATION REQUIREMENTS FAQ

You will need to submit your Medical Certificate and Vaccination Card to our Forms in our event page.
State your Registration ID, accommodation details (Name of accommodation, Where and when) and You will need to submit your Medical Certificate and Vaccination Card in our forms on our event page.

Note: Medical Certificates have a validity of 3 months, if your document is beyond that please request/file for a new Certificate. Fit to Work Medical Forms are NOT considered as Medical Certificates.

By submitting it here on this event page, Click on the button provided at the top of the page.

Deadline is tentatively set to August 5, 2022. Please submit your documents before hand for you to be added to the final start list.

No, We are following the health protocols enforced by the LGU. Failure to submit requirements will not be added to the event's startlist.

Registration Ended

1 month ago