MURA Forum: The Rise of Asian Ultras – the Hong Kong and Philippines Experience

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If indeed there is such a phenomenon called the Rise of Asian ultras, then Hong Kong and Philippines can rightly claim and deserve to be called the leading pioneers of the region. Ever since the first ever ultra trail 100km – Vibram HK100 was held in Jan 2011, many other ultra races have sprung up rapidly within a short span of 5 years.  Trans Lantau, TNF100, UTHK, Raleigh Wilson and other shorter ultras.  These races have attracted participants from many countries around the region, with HK100 even becoming part of the Ultra Trail World Tour Series.  The number of Malaysian runners, attracted by […]

North Malaysia MURA Forum & Members day

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MURA Forum & Members’ day – Surviving Multi Stage Ultra Races (North) MURA will be organising on July 25, 2015 a forum in Penang for our North of Malaysia members and local runners. Our speaker for the day will be Mr Ng Seow Kong sharing about his experiences in multi-stage ultra races. This forum will also double as MURA Member’s day, whereby our local members will receive their membership cards and MURA T-Shirts on that evening. For more details on the forum, please refer to the description below. Do not forget to RSVP by clicking on the following URL. MURA […]

MURA Forum: Surviving Multi-Stage Ultras in Amazon, Sahara & Taiwan

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MURA Forum: Surviving Multi-Stage Ultras in Amazon, Sahara & Taiwan You think ultra marathon is just about running more than 42.195km? Make that 220km or 250km over 7 days! Plus running with backpack of 10-14kg carrying all your necessities like daily food, sleeping bags, running gears and etc.? AND doing it in the tropical forest of Amazon Jungle; OR doing it in the Sahara Desert of Morocco? Will you survive? Can you survive? If that’s not enough of a challenge for you, how about running 558km in 8 consecutive days of ultra marathons (shortest 55.5km, longest 93km) from the north to […]