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28th October 2022

TransLantau50

A challenging course 90% on trails in the iconic Lantau country park.

Race Category

ws50KM

Running Stones

1

Distance

53km

Elevation Gain

2600m

Start Location

Mui Wo

Start Date

2022-10-28

Start Time

06:00

Challenge the trails of South Lantau Island

TransLantau50 by UTMB® covers 53km on the most scenic trails of South Lantau Island, including 5 climbs for a cumulative elevation gain of 2,600 meters. This is a challenging trail run which requires adequate training to complete the full route within 12 hours.

The route will be marked with reflective orange ribbons and signs at intersections. There will be 4 checkpoints (see locations on map) with drinking water, electrolytes, cold and hot food (only water at the CP1).

4

Aid Stations

674

Max Altitude

Hybrid Rules & Regulations

  • The event period is from October 28 to November 18, 2022. Participants can start anytime during this period.
  • The cut-off is extended to 14 hours (there is no intermediary cut-offs).
  • There is no aid station (no food and no drink) on the course.
  • The course is NOT marked with signage (but you can check the course on our mobile app LiveRun).
  • You are recommended to use our app LiveRun or Strava (link with the route below) in addition to your own GPS device to validate your race performance.

Validate your race with BIB photos and GPX upload

Take a selfie photo with your BIB at 3 locations:

  • Mui Wo start point (Km 0)
  • Lo Yan Shan@Chi Ma Wan (Km 13)
  • Sunset Peak (Km 42.3).

You can locate the BIB photos on the Google map link below.

Once finished, upload photos and your GPX file to our LiveTrail website: translantau.livetrail.run

Validate your race with BIB photos and GPX upload

Recommended gear

💦 WATER MIN. 2L Bottle or bladder

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

🔦 One HEADLAMP with replacement batteries

📱 MOBILE PHONE number of organizer and emergency is printed on your race bib

🌬️ 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
Replenish

Replenish

  1. Pui O villages

  2. Pak Mong village kiosk (容記), 9133 0304 (can call to extend the hours if necessary)

Opening hours (weekend only): 10:00-17:00 * drinks, snacks

Finisher hoodie

Finisher hoodie

Once your result is validated, you will receive a notification email in late November to collect your finisher hoodie from 21 Dec - 4 Jan 2023 in Cam2.