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TransLantau50

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

Race Category

ws50KM

Running Stones

2

Finals Access

Distance

47 KM

Elevation Gain

2400 M+

Start Date

Saturday 9th November 2024

Race Start

Mui Wo - 10:00

Max Allowed Race Time

13 Hours

Begin your extraordinary journey on South and North Lantau Island

TransLantau50 by UTMB® traverses 47km of South Lantau Island's stunning trails, boasting a cumulative elevation gain of 2,400 meters. This demanding trail running experience necessitates thorough training to conquer the entire route within a 13-hour timeframe.

There will be 4 checkpoints, conveniently located and indicated on the map, providing essential amenities such as drinking water, sports drink, and a variety of cold and hot food options.

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.

Mandatory Gear

🎒 Running backpack or similar to carry the mandatory equipment.

💦 WATER MIN. 1L (Bottle or bladder)

🥜 FOOD RESERVE (recommendation: 400kcal e.g., 2 gels+2 energy bars of 65g each)

🔦 ONE HEADLAMP

🥤 PERSONAL CUP & BOWL (For hot soup & noodle)

🍴 UTENSILS

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

🌬️ A WINDPROOF JACKET

🔈WHISTLE

💰 CASH (MIN. HK$200) 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.

Mandatory Gear

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 permitted

🎯 T2 Nan Shan - Easy access by bus from Mui Wo to Nan Shan (7 min)

🎯 T11 Pak Mong - assistance not permitted

🎯 T12 Discovery Bay. Access by bus from Tung Chung (DB01R) or Sunny Bay (DB03R)

Most checkpoints have a public transport access: