In collaboration with the Chinese Taipei Ultra Runners Association, MURA will award two runners a free race entry and free flight to Hua Lian, Taiwan to represent the Malaysian Ultra Runners in a new 200km road ultra-marathon organised by the Chinese Taipei Ultra Runners Association. Flight and race entries will be given to selected runners while they will have to cover the rest of their expenses (accommodation, food). Runners will have to complete the race within a cut-off time of 30h to 32h (exact cutoff time not determined yet). MURA will be selecting the runners chosen to represent MURA in the […]
All the best to the runners doing Watergate 16h tomorrow. It’s a great platform for all runners, particularly new ones into ultra running to discover how your body behaves over the duration and with an easy setup so that you can focus on your run. A big thank you to Team Pacat for setting this up 2 years ago and keeping the format.
Do you have any idea how many women are joining ultra-marathon races ? Let’s face it, running is still a predominantly men sport and ultra-running even more. However this situation is changing and quickly. In the last 2 years, more and more women – of all age – joined races and practiced regular running. The now famous Malaysian Women Marathon (MWM) and its yearly edition is a testament to these changes. Can we say the same about ultra-running ? Some numbers of women participation: Route 68 – 17.7%, Back to Endurance – 23.9%, Gunung Nuang Ultra – 18.2% and […]
We all know about the beautiful sceneries of Malaysia. In the north, Penang island attracts a lot of attention, but do you know how beautiful the country side on the mainland side can be ? An ultra-trail event that will showcase the nature of Malaysia, Eco 100 promises to excite runners with typical Malaysian geographical, social and cultural heritage. Located in the Northern Region and some 330km north of Kuala Lumpur, Bukit Mertajam will host the Malaysia Eco 100 Ultra Trail Run. Participants will be flagged off at the Eco Village of Sungai Lembu taking runners through oil palm plantations, […]
King of Sungai Lembing is organised by Team Pacat and will be held on August 9, 2015. It features 10km, 21km and 50km distances. Registration will close soon on July 10, 2015 and there are only 59 remaining slots at the time of writing this. You can register on the event web site at http://kosl.teampacat.com As many runners and families will go to Sungai Lembing in August, we thought it would also be good to share more about this beautiful township: located around 40km away from Kuantan, Sungai Lembing also known as the El Dorado of the East was at its heyday […]