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translantau100

November 1st, 2022

TransLantau100

An iconic course on the largest island of Hong Kong.

Race Category

ws100KM

Running Stones

2

Distance

104km

Elevation Gain

5000m

Start Place

Mui Wo

Start Date

2022-11-01

Start Time

09:00

Explore the trails traversing Lantau island.

TransLantau100 by UTMB® covers 102km on the most scenic trails on Lantau Island, for a cumulative elevation gain of 4,900 meters. This is a challenging trail run which requires adequate training to complete the full route within 30 hours. The route includes steep climbs and downhills, the highest climb being the Lantau peak (934m).

This race is semi-self sufficiency (9 refreshment posts are located along the route) marked with reflective orange ribbons and signs at intersections. To enroll for the TransLantau100 by UTMB®, you must be a finisher of a 100km trail race OR a 50-km trail race in <12h within the last 3 years.

10

Aid Stations

934

Max Altitude

Recommended gear

💦 WATER MIN. 2L Bottle or bladder

🥜 FOOD RESERVE recommendation: 1000kcal (e.g., 4 gels+4 energy bars of 65g each)

🔦 TWO HEADLAMPS with replacement batteries

📱 MOBILE PHONE & POWER BANK:

🌬️ A WINDPROOF JACKET

🔈WHISTLE

❄️ SURVIVAL BLANKET recommended 1.3 x 2m

🤕 ADHESIVE ELASTIC BAND for strapping, min. 80cm x 2cm

💰 CASH (MIN. HK$100) for public bus or taxi in case of withdraw. Octopus card is recommended

Recommended gear

⚠️Be ware of dogs⚠️

There are two locations you need to be aware of 🐕🐕🐕as they can become aggresive esecially at night

  1. Ngong Ping

  2. Tai O village

Recommendations:

  1. Just keep walking an stay calm
  2. Hold a water bottle on hand, if the dogs are trying to attack you, you can splash the water on them to scare them
  3. Hold a stick

Finisher hoodie

Once your result is validated, you will receive a notification email to pick up your finisher hoodie around mid December.

Finisher hoodie