Taiwan Trail Run

 

XTERRA Taiwan Trail Run

LIOU-FU Village

March 31, 2019

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XTERRA Taiwan Trail Runs - 5/10/26km

Welcome to the 2nd annual XTERRA Taiwan trail running festival, set for March 31, 2019 at Kenting National Park at the southern end of the Island of Taiwan.  The location is an idyllic outdoor sports paradise, renowned for it’s rugged mountain terrain, white sand beaches, caves, and coral reefs.  Discover the original spirit of adventure and the community, camaraderie and challenge of XTERRA in Taiwan.  Live.  More.

XTERRA Taiwan has a trail race with the perfect distance for the entire family. In addition to the triathlon event there will be 5km, 10km and 26km trail running races.

The 26km race will offer a prize purse of $20,000NTD to the top 3 men and women. Division winners in 26km event receive a free entry into the XTERRA Trail Run World Championship in December.

Top 3 men and women in each division will receive a trophy.

Race Photos

Have a look back at photos from the inaugural 2018 XTERRA Taiwan Trail Run.

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Event

Course Description

Location: Kenting, Taiwan
Venue: LIOU-FU Village
Address: No.5, Gongyuan Rd., Hengchun Township, Pingtung County 94644, Taiwan
Google Map: https://goo.gl/HJ9yBf

26km - The course begins with the sandy, rocky riverbed. Elevation gradually increases. First, it will lead to climb to Mt. Mt. Dashanmu, then will be several climbs Menmaluo’s where the participants will be faced with a whole lot of climbing while they weave along dirt trails, through oleander forests, and evergreens to an unexpected skyline view at the 300-meters level.

10km - It also begins with the sandy, rocky riverbed. Elevation gradually increases, and there will be several climbs to Mt. Dashanmu’s grassy summit. There will be lots of single track with varying vegetation in the area. This course will 250 meters of climbing that goes up-and-down.

5km - The run course will start in rocky riverbed, then leading to about 50-mters climbs. Then turning back at the 2.5km turning point at the riverbed. 

Course Map

XTERRA Taiwan Trail Run Map


 

Schedule

Coming soon.
 

Prize Purse and Awards

  • Top 3 men and women in the 26km event race for a $20,000 NTD purse
  • Division winners in 26km event receive a free entry into the 2019 XTERRA Trail Run World Championship in December.
  • Top 3 men and women in each division in all events receive a trophy.

Group

Male

Female

1st

NTD$10,000

NTD$10,000

2nd

NTD $ 6,000

NTD $ 6,000

3rd

NTD $ 4,000

NTD $ 4,000

Divisions

Male

Division

Female

60 up (before 1958)

Group A

60up (before 1958)

50 ~59 (1968-1959)

Group B

50 ~59 (1968-1959)

40~49 (1978-1969)

Group C

40~49 (1978-1969)

30~39 (1988-1979)

Group D

30~39 (1988-1979)

18~29 (1998-1989)

Group E

18~29 (1998-1989)

Rules

General 

  1. If for any reason a participant cannot finish the race, they must report to the finish line area and return their timing chip. This will result in a DNF (did not finish) result.
  2. Consider the safety of yourself and other participants at all times during the race. Treat other participants, race officials, race marshals, medical staff, traffic enforcers, and spectators with respect and courtesy before, during and after the race.
  3. Participants shall refrain from unsportsmanlike conduct, including the improper use of language or conduct directed toward another participant, race official, race marshal, medical staff or traffic enforcer.
  4. Any protest relating to race results must be submitted in writing to the Race Director within one hour of the final race cutoff.
  5. Littering on the run course is prohibited. Any item that needs to be discarded, including water bottles, gel wrappers, energy bar wrappers, or clothing items, can only be discarded at aid / hydration stations.
  6. MP3 players or any kind of personal music / listening devices with headset are not allowed at any time during the race. Use of a headset will result in disqualification.
  7. XTERRA Taiwan race numbers and race registration and non-transferable. Participants found racing under a different name will be disqualified.
  8. In case of severe weather on race day, XTERRA Taiwan reserves the right to make the necessary adjustments to the race course to ensure the safety of all participants.
  9. XTERRA Taiwan reserves the right to make rule changes at any time provided all athletes are notified on the event website.

Travel

Travel Information

Recommended Travel Routes

Below we have listed three travels routes from Taiwan’s 3 international airports. We have also indicated our ​recommended​ route which is the quickest & most cost effective journey to the race destination.

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