Taiwan Trail Run

September 29, 2018

No.5, Gongyuan Rd., Hengchun Township, Pingtung County, TW

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Overview

XTERRA Taiwan Trail Runs - 5/10/21km

Welcome to the inaugural XTERRA Taiwan triathlon and trail running festival, set for September 29-30, 2018 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 21km trail running races.

The 21km race will offer a prize purse of $20,000NTD to the top 3 men and women. Division winners in 21km 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.

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

21km - 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

The organizer reserves the right to make change to the race course and schedule depending on changing weather conditions. 

To arrange itinerary and prepare for the important events, participants should notice on the event schedule. 

TIME

EVENT

VENUE
Friday, Sept. 28    

13:00 - 20:00

Off-road Triathlon & Trail Run Registration/ XTERRA EXPO

Kenting Youth Activity Center
Saturday, Sept 29    

06:30 - 08:30

Shuttle Bus starts to LIOUFU Village

Kenting Youth Activity Center to LIOUFU Village

06:30 - 08:30

Trail Run Registration

LIOUFU Village

09:00

START-21K Trail Run

LIOUFU Village

09:10

START-10K Trail Run

LIOUFU Village

09:20

START-5K Trail Run

LIOUFU Village

12:00

Awards Ceremony

LIOUFU Village

10:00 - 20:00

Off-road Triathlon Registration/ XTERRA EXPO

Kenting Youth Activity Center

10:00 -12:00

Swim Course Practice

Little Bay

13:00 - 20:00

CHECK-IN-Bike
*Participant should take their tag and chip to get into the TA.

Kenting Youth Activity Center Parking Lots

14:00

Cut-Off Trail run

LIOUFU Village

17:00 - 18:00

Race Briefing (English/ Chinese)

Kenting Youth Activity Center

18:30 - 20:30

Carbo Dinner

Kenting Youth Activity Center

Sunday, Sept 30    

04:00 - 05:30

TA1 Open and Transition Bags storage

Kenting Youth Activity Center

06:00

Shuttle Bus starts to TA2
*Participant should take their tag and chip to get into the TA.

Kenting Youth Activity Center to T2

06:00

START-Pro’s

Little Bay

06:20

START- Age Group

Little Bay

07:00

START- Relay Race

Little Bay

07:30

START-Xticer

Little Bay

08:00

Cut-Off Swim

Little Bay

10:00 - 15:00

XTERRA EXPO

Kenting Youth Activity Center

11:00 – 12:00

Awards Ceremony

Kenting Youth Activity Center

12:00 (12:20)

Cut-Off Bike

T2

14:00 (14:20)

Cut-Off Run

Kenting Youth Activity Center

12:00 - 15:00

TA1 Open - Half distance bike collection

T1

Prize Purse and Awards

  • Top 3 men and women in the 21km event race for a $20,000 NTD purse
  • Division winners in 21km event receive a free entry into the 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

For detailed information on recommended travel routes to the race venue from all three of Taiwan's international airports, download our handy PDF here. The travel routes include various transportation options depending on your budget, as well as handy contact info should you need some assistance while travelling in Taiwan. 

DOWNLOAD TRAVEL GUIDE

Hotel Recommendations

  • Howard Beach Resort, Kenting
    Address:No.2, Kending Rd., Hengchun Township, Pingtung County, Taiwan
    Tel:+886 8 8862323
    http://www.howard-hotels.com.tw/en/kenting/home/

  • Kenting Château
    Address : No.451, Kenting Rd., Hengchun Township, Pingtung County 946, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
    Tel: +886-8-886-2345
    Fax: +886-8-886-2222 
    http://www.ktchateau.com.tw/en/
     
  • Cesar Park Kenting
    Address: No.6, Kenting Road, Hengchun Town, Pingtung County, 94644 Taiwan R.O.C. 
    Tel:+886-8-8861888
    http://kenting.caesarpark.com.tw/en
     
  • Kenting Dajanshan Hotel
    Address:No.302, Kending Rd., Hengchun Township, Pingtung County 946, Taiwan (R.O.C.) 
    Tel:+886-8-8861828
    Fax:+886-8-8861541
    http://djs.uukt.com.tw/ 
     
  • The Kenting Youth Activity Center
    Address: No.17, Kenting Rd., Hengchun Township, Pingtung County 94644, Taiwan
    Tel:(08)886-1221 
    Fax:(08)886-1110 
    http://kenting.cyh.org.tw/

Bike Transportation 

  • Cloud for Cycles
    Address: No.74-25, Touhu, 9 Hu Nan neighborhood Linkou Dist.,New Taipei City 24446, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
    Tel:+886 911 599868 
    Fax:+886 26601-9242
    https://www.c4c.com.tw/

Air Transportation

  1. Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA)
    In Taipei City, the capital city of Taiwan
  2. Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)
    In Taoyuan City, near to the capital city Taipei
  3. Kaohsiung International Airport (KHH)
    In Kaohsiung City located in Southern Taiwan and nearest airport to Kenting.

Taiwan High speed Rail (THSR) to Zuoying, Kaohsiung
It takes 2 hours from Taipei/Taoyuan to Zuoying, Kaohsiung 
Taiwan High speed rail info:https://www.thsrc.com.tw/en/Home

From Kaohsiung International airport and Zuoying to Kenting
Take “Kenting Express Line” or Taxi to Kenting Xiaowan about 2 hours.
Kenting Express info:http://www.ptbus.com.tw/09/%E8%87%A8918.htm

Car Rental
 

Name

Tel

Website

CARPLUS

0800-222-568

https://www.car-plus.com.tw/EN/

HOTAI LEASING CORPORATION(HLC)

0800-024-550

https://www.easyrent.com.tw/English/

AVIS

0800-600-601

www.avis-taiwan.com

CHAILEASE AUTO RENTAL

0800-588-508

www.rentalcar.com.tw

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