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Penang Ultra 槟城100公里超级马拉松
Date / Time 26-09-2015 , Saturday | 21:00
Event Location Esplanade, Padang Kota Lama
Registration Start 15-03-2015 , Sunday
Closing Date 03-08-2015 , Monday
Available Slot Limited To 1000 Only

Following the success of the Penang Ultra 100 in 2014, the Penang Ultra is back on 26 September, 2015.
 
The main objective of this ultra-endurance race is to make Penang famous as a world recognized ultra-running and runners state. This event is unique in that besides promoting a healthy living through running, it also introduces Penang’s world heritage sites as well as the inner beauty of the island.
 
It comprises of 3 categories, that is the 50km Ultra, 84km Round Island and 100km Challenge.
 
The 100km Challenge and 84km Round Island course start in the Esplanade, Padang Kota Lama and goes through the Unesco World Heritage Site ,Georgetown. You will then view the beautiful night view of the longest bridge (Penang Second Bridge) and 5th longest bridge (Penang Bridge) in Southeast Asia and pass through charming fishing villages and farms. All 3 routes offer you a great rural village experience while cruising through lush green hills and durian farms and enjoying the beauty and fresh air of Penang. Lastly we will take you through the coastline of Teluk Bahang, Batu Ferringhi, Gurney Drive and back to the  Esplanade. For those who are up to the challenge, the 100km course will take you up to the top of  Penang Hill. It is a 5km ascend with an elevation of 670m before descending down and continuing the race to the Esplanade. All the different terrains showcase the natural beauty and diversity of  Penang .
 
This is a unique, challenging and beautiful night ultra race for enthusiasts as well as a perfect chance to take part in an unforgettable event. Come join us and experience the fear in the dark.
 
# Race Category (Distance) Early Bird Normal Limit Pax Start Time TB Cut-Off Time Cut-Off Time
a. 100km Challenge  MYR260.00  MYR300.00 300 26 Sep 2015 09:00 PM 27 Sep 2015 07:00 AM  18 hours 
b. 84km Round Island  MYR220.00  MYR250.00 300 26 Sep 2015 09:00 PM 27 Sep 2015 07:00 AM  15 hours 
c. 50km Ultra Marathon  MYR130.00  MYR160.00 400 27 Sep 2015 03:00 AM 27 Sep 2015 07:00 AM  8.5 hours 

*Early Bird Registration Before 15 May, 2015.
*Registration Close on 31 July, 2015.
*TB Cut-off Time at CP6 Teluk Bahang Roundabout (62km at 7:00am) and detail cut-off at check point kindly refer Rules and Regulations.


Categories and Prizes
Races Categories Prizes
100km Challenge Men / Women Prizes and Trophy for top 5
84km Round Island Men / Women Prizes and Trophy for top 5
50km Ultramarathon Men / Women Prizes and Trophy for top 5


Participants Entitle
  • Event Singlet
  • Finishing medal within cut-off time & other goodies.
  • Finisher-T
  • eCertificate of participation
 

To view back last year Penang Ultra
 
 
 
Category
Category Code Category Detail Head Count
Limit
Entry Fee ( RM )
100km 100km Challenge 250
84km 84km Round Island 250
50km 50km Ultramarathon 300

Routes
Route Title / Route for Category

50km Ultramarathon



Vest / Jersey Sizing
Prizes

Finisher Medal and Lanyard for Participants complete the run within cut-off time.

Rules & Regulations

Race Pack Collection

Venue:    Penang Town Hall, Esplanade
Date:20 September, 2015 (Sunday)26 September, 2015 (Race Day)
Time:09:00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M. (Local Participants)   04:00 P.M. to 01:00 A.M. (Outstation Participants)
GPS:https://www.google.com.my/maps/preview?q=5.421118,%20100.341228

 

Rules and Regulations

1. Participants must complete the set course on foot by their own power and ability within the stipulated cut off time.

2. Participants are required to be semi self-sufficient and should carry the mandatory gears or equipment at all times during the race. All participants are required to check-in one hour before the start time. Headlamps/Flashlights, mobile phone and reflective light are required and must be presented upon check-in. Random gear checks may be performed during the event as well. Any participant found without the mandatory gear will incur a penalty ranging from a time penalty of minimum 30 minutes to disqualification based on the severity of the breach.

3. Support crews, support vehicles, pacers or any outside assistance is not permitted. Pacing of runners via any means such as wheeled devices or non-participants pacing/running alongside is strictly prohibited. Violation of this rule will result in immediate disqualification. There is, however, no restriction on participants in buying food/drinks from the shops, restaurants, hawkers and vending machines along the route.

4. Participants must check or sign in at all checkpoints (CP) with the checkpoint officials along the route. Participant's arrival times will be recorded. Failure to do so will mean the participant has not completed the full race course and will therefore be disqualified.

5. In the event of deteriorating weather conditions or any other unforeseen circumstances, participants need to be self-reliant. And in no circumstance should he/she be allowed any external assistance while on course. Participants who accept any assistance from any person or external sources may be disqualified.

6. For 100km and 84km participants, please refer to the drop bags rules and regulations below. A total of 2 drop bags will be allowed for each participant. One for CP4 (Pantai Acheh, Balik Pulau) and the other the finish line. They must be clearly labelled with the participant's name and bib number. The bags are to be dropped off at the organizers drop area at the starting line 1 hour before of the race.

7. Race bib must be visible at all times on the outside of clothing (front of the body). Do not modify, cut or fold the race bib. Do not deface running numbers with stickers, markers, or any writing.

8. Participants must follow the directions given by the race organizer during the race briefing. Participants must obey directions of race marshals or officials at all times. In particular if you miss any cut-off times you must withdraw from the race as instructed.

9. Any participant who withdraws from the event must sign the withdrawal form at the closest checkpoint. This is to be attended by checkpoint officials (unless the aforementioned is assisted from the course by first aid crews).

10. In the event where any participant requires first aid help on course, he/she must use the inscribed phone numbers on the bib to contact the event organisers. We will make every effort to retrieve you.  

11. Littering is strictly prohibited. No water cups will be dispensed to participants. Participants are required to bring their own water bottle or hydration pack which will be refilled at every aid station. Participants, crews and staffs must not litter, mar, or pollute the landscape or environment. Any participant found littering will incur a time penalty at the organiser's discretion. Penalty may involve disqualification, depending on the severity of the breach. Please help us to promote Cleaner, Greener and Healthier Penang.

12. Breaking any of the rules may incur a time penalty or disqualification. Any such penalties are at the organisers' discretion and are final.

13. Participants are responsible to ensure their own safety and that of others. Participants must always be single file, on the far left side of the road or off the left side of the road. Be considerate to other hill and road users at all times. Take great care when crossing or running on roads. If any other participant is injured or in distress, please provide assistance.  

14. Penang Ultra has its own public liability insurance. This does not include personal accident of participants. We recommend that participants arrange their own personal accident cover.

15. The organisers reserve the right to make changes to the Event Rules, route and/or other arrangements as they deem appropriate, to cancel and to postpone or reschedule the event date to a later date.

16. Cheating is absolutely abhorred. These will be duly disqualified.

17. All participants, crew and staff must display courtesy, good taste, decorum, and sportsmanship at all times. Nudity is specifically not allowed.

 

Mandatory Gear Checklist必备装备清单

Compulsory items强制装备

1. Headlamp or torchlight with spare batteries. 头灯或手电筒以及备用电池。



2. Mobile Phone, ensure the battery is fully charged. Please check for coverage with the local telecommunication provider before setting out. 手机,确保电量充足。

 


3. Carry minimum 1,000ml of drinking water via hydration bladder or bottles. 攜帶至少一千毫升飲用水的水壶或水袋。

 

 

4. Red or white flashing/blinking light. 红色或白色跑步闪灯。

 



5. Emergency Whistle. 求生哨子。

 

 

6. Emergency Blanket or Space Blanket. 急救毯或太空毯。

 

 

7. Basic First Aid. 基本急救药品。

 



* Participant who failed to present any of the above compulsory items before flag-off checking and/or during the running will result an immediate disqualification.无法在起跑检查及赛程中出示上列强制装备的参赛者,将会被取消参赛资格。

 

Optional自选装备

1. Foldable cup or container suitable for drinking at the water station points. 折疊式杯具或適合在供水站飲用的容器。

2. Sport foods & gels and rehydration salts or similar. 運動食品,能量棒, 補液鹽或类似食品。

3. Sun Cap or similar and Sunblock/Sunscreen. 遮阳帽或类似和防曬用品。

4. Reflective Vest. 反光背心。

5. Change of clothes and running shoes. 替换衣物和跑步鞋。

6. Waterproof jacket or puncho. 防水外套。

7. Route Map. 路線圖。

 

Drop Bags

1. 100KM and 84KM Participants can leave one drop/support bag for checkpoint CP4 (Pantai Acheh, Balik Pulau). Ensure that the bags size is not more than 2 ft x 2 ft or 5kg and are tagged with written name and bib number. Only one bag per participant is permitted to be dropped at CP4. Another bag is allocated for the finish line.

2. Both drop/support bags must be dropped off at the organisers' drop area at the starting line 1 hour before of the race.

3. After a participant passes through CP4, his or her bag will be transported to the finish line.

4. Participants must collect their drop bags at the finish line by presenting his/her bib number. Any bags not collected at this time may be disposed of.

5. Please note that the race organisers shall not be responsible for any loss or damage to any items in the drop bags. Participants are advised not to leave any fragile or valuable items in the bags.

 

Check Point, Refreshment Stations and Aid Stations

Category100KM84KMLocationRemarksCut-Off Time
Baggage Deposit26 Sept @ 6:00pm ~ 8:00pm 50km Drop Bag & Baggage Deposit 
Runners Check-In26 Sept @ 7:00pm ~ 8:20pm Runners Check-in and Mandatory check 
Flag-Off Time26 Sept @ 9:00pm26 Sept @ 9:00pmPenang Town Hall, EsplanadeBus depart @ 1:00am for 50KM Runners 
Check Point 113.5KM / 13.5KM13.5KM / 13.5KMQueensbay RoundaboutWater, Isotonic, Medic, Toilet26 Sept @ 11:30pm
Check Point 212.3KM / 25.8KM12.3KM / 25.8KMTeluk Kumbar Sin Choon KopitiamWater, Isotonic, Medic, Toilet27 Sept @ 1:20am
Check Point 38.6KM / 34.4KM8.6KM / 34.4KMSK Genting, Jln. Sungai NipahWater, Isotonic, Medic, Toilet27 Sept @ 2:30am
Check Point 414.3KM / 48.7KM14.3KM / 48.7KMSK Sungai Pinang, Jln. Sg. RusaWater, Drop Bag for 100KM & 84KM27 Sept @ 5:10am
Check Point 513.3KM / 62.0KM13.3KM / 62.0KMDewan MPPP Telok BahangWater, Isotonic, Medic, Toilet27 Sept @ 7:00am
Check Point 69.9KM / 71.9KM9.9KM / 71.9KMPenang Water Sports CentreWater, Isotonic, Medic, Toilet27 Sept @ 8:40am
Check Point 77.9KM / 79.8KM7.9KM / 79.8KMGurney Drive RoundaboutWater, Isotonic, Medic, Toilet27 Sept @ 10:00am
Check Point 87.3KM / 87.1KM-Penang HillWater, Isotonic, Medic, Toilet27 Sept @ 1:00pm
Check Point 77.6KM / 94.8KM-Gurney Drive RoundaboutWater, Isotonic, Medic, Toilet-
Finish5.7KM / 100.5KM5.7KM / 85.5KMPenang Town Hall, EsplanadeWater, Isotonic, Medic, Toilet-
Cut-Off Time27 Sept @ 3:00pm27 Sept @ 12:00pm   
Duration18 Hours15 Hours   

 

Category50KM UltramarathonerLocationRemarksCut-Off Time
Baggage Deposit27 Sept @ 12:00pm ~ 1:00am 50km Drop Bag & Baggage Deposit 
Runners Check-In27 Sept @ 12:00pm ~ 1:00am Runners Check-in and Mandatory check 
Flag-Off Time27 Sept @ 3:00amSK Genting, Jln. Sungai NipahBus depart @ 1:00am for 50KM Runners 
Check Point 414.3KM / 14.3KMSK Sungai Pinang, Jln. Sg. RusaWater, Revive, Drop Bag for 100KM & 84KM27 Sept @ 5:10am
Check Point 513.3KM / 27.6KMDewan MPPP Telok BahangWater, Isotonic, Medic, Toilet27 Sept @ 7:00am
Check Point 69.9KM / 37.5KMPenang Water Sports CentreWater, Isotonic, Medic, Toilet27 Sept @ 8:40am
Check Point 77.9KM / 45.4KMGurney Drive RoundaboutWater, Isotonic, Medic, Toilet27 Sept @ 10:00am
Finish5.7KM / 51.0KMPenang Town Hall, EsplanadeWater, Isotonic, Medic, Toilet-
Cut-Off Time27 Sept @ 11:30am   
Duration8.5 Hours   

 

Weather Information - Sunrise/set Information (Information Extracted From : timeanddate.com)

Sept Sunrise Sunset
26 07:11 ↑ (83°) 19:23 ↑ (276°)
27 07:11 ↑ (84°) 19:22 ↑ (276°)

 

Minimum Temperature: 24.0°C
Maximum Temperature: 36.5°C
Humidity: 75% ~ 94%

 

Refunds

1. No refunds will be entertained once full payment is received.

2. Confirmed registrations are not transferable to other persons.

3. Registered runners are not allowed to change their categories once the registration is confirmed.

 


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