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November 6th, 2022

TransLantau50

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

Race Category

ws50KM

Running Stones

2

Distance

51km

Elevation Gain

2250m

Start Place

Mui Wo

Start Date

2022-11-06

Start Time

09:00

Challenge the trails of South Lantau Island

TransLantau50 by UTMB® covers 51km on the most scenic trails of South Lantau Island, including 5 climbs for a cumulative elevation gain of 2,300 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

Mandatory Gear

Athletes must carry the mandatory gear at all times during the race. You should be prepared for random checks on the course, and if you are missing any item you will receive a time penalty and may not be allowed to continue the race.

💦 WATER MIN. 1L Bottle or bladder

🥜 FOOD RESERVE recommendation: 800kcal (e.g., 2 gels+2 energy bars of 65g each)

🔦 ONE HEADLAMP

📱 MOBILE PHONE: numbers of organizer and emergency are printed on your race bib

🌬️ A WINDPROOF JACKET

🔈WHISTLE

🥤 PERSONAL CUP

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

NOTE: Hiking poles. If you decide to use poles, you must keep them throughout the whole race. It is not allowed to start without poles and recover them up along the way.

Support Crew

Support is allowed only at the tolerated checkpoints. No pacer allowed.

Most checkpoints have a public transport access:

🎯 T1: Chi Ma Wan. Assistance not tolerated.

🎯 T2: Pui O. Easy access by bus from Mui Wo to Pui O (10 min), buses #1, #2, #3M (every ~30min), then <5min walk.

🎯 T3: Pak Kung Au. Regular buses from/to Tung Chung or Mui Wo.

🎯 T4: Pak Mong. Assistance not tolerated.

Most checkpoints have a public transport access: