OtterBox Action Asia X-Trail Taiwan 2014

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“Veni, vidi, vici” also for year 2014. One of the most technical but fun trail race in Taiwan – OtterBox Action Asia X-Trail Taiwan 17 km in Maokong. Hot weather in combination with this difficult trail makes this race really original and very challenging.

It was my first race in Taiwan in 2012 when was running during the heavy rain. Last year first overall and this year defend my 1st place (same time as last year), Ruth was behind me just few minutes (she progress lot and I have to be more and more careful on her 🙂 ). Sasha 4th man, Erica 3rd woman in 17 km. Yujui took great 7th place. Italianos Damiano (lost way) and Michele in first twenty finishers. Eva’s mother (62 years old) was surprisingly on great 3rd place for women in 9 km course, amazing. Eva didn’t race, but helped organise the race event, thank you.
I tested our new top tank shirt with logo of Taiwan Beast Runners 跑山獸, even it is little on the body I like it. Good for run marathon and hot fast races without carrying bag.
Thank you Runivore for support us with Chia seed and great beverage after race. Shoes Inov-8 Trailroc 245 provided great support in this technical trail. Thank you

 

Video – OtterBox Action Asia X Trail Taiwan 2014

 

Articles:

Don1Don (Kate – before race): http://www.don1don.com/archives/31175
Don1Don (fast report after race): http://www.don1don.com/archives/31270

More photos:

More collect pictures are here: OtterBox Action Asia X-Trail Taiwan 2014
Lloyd Belcher Visuals great pictures: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.728772750503465.1073741862.427805447266865&type=1
Don1Don I: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.808649409200629.1073742006.152945711437672&type=3
Don1Don II: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.809076942491209.1073742007.152945711437672&type=1
SportsNote (river jump): http://www.sportsnote.com.tw/running/user_album.aspx?id=67e447a0-479b-41a6-afe7-3b1302155ec0
Soonet.org (grass trail): http://www.soonnet.org/Photo/PhotoDisplay.aspx?Mc=10155&Po=1089&U=12908
Action Asia album: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Action-Asia-Events/269343042806?sk=photos_stream&tab=photos_albums
阿里巴巴 (first trail): https://www.facebook.com/ning.k.ping/media_set?set=a.4452783094571.1073742008.1739362974&type=3
Ariel Chen (start/finish): https://www.facebook.com/enjiou/media_set?set=a.944715145544876.1073741882.100000191998576&type=3

 

map, gps, results

This is record from my run (1:42:05), should works fine on computer:

Few pictures:

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