Course of Run Through The Jungle is designed in very wild nature of Taipei surrounding. There are many sections in jungle and deep forest. The longest course required experience on wild trails and full mandatory equipment for semi-autonomy in nature. Middle distance is great for adventure trail runners who wish try adventure in wild nature. Shortest belongs to who wish easier run on great trails.
10km / 800m D+ (cut time 5 hours, reverse of HILL Runner 700) MOWGLI run
16km / 1200m D+ (cut time 7 hours, 1 new ITRA point) TARZAN trail
34km / 2400m D+ (cut time 10hours, 2 new ITRA points) RAMBO veteran adventure
34km / 2400m D+ plus 9km / 800m D+ (cut time 11 hoours, 3 new ITRA points) (34km has to be finish within 7.5hours) (optional decision after 34km)
10km / 800m D+ (cut time 5 hours, reverse of HILL Runner 700) MOWGLI run - Easier, great trail experience
16km / 1200m D+ (cut time 7 hours, 1 new ITRA point) TARZAN trail - Some difficulties
34km / 2400m D+ (cut time 10hours, 2 new ITRA points, GPS device is mandatory) RAMBO veteran adventure - Very difficult (more difficult than Beast Trail 26km)
34km / 2400m D+plus 9km / 800m D+ (cut time 11 hoours, 3 new ITRA points) (34km has to be finish within 7.5hours) (optional decision after 34km)
Elevation Profile and map
10km / 800m D+MOWGLI run
16km / 1200m D+TARZAN trail
3 hours projection
4 hours projection
5 hours projection
6 hours projection
34km / 2400m D+ RAMBO veteran adventure
20% road (concrete or asphalt), 60% on forest trails, 20% in deep jungle
Cut time 10 hours: Have to reach cp A (7km) within 2:50 hours after start (prove you are able to run all). Wo will be later will be shorted to 16km category (no DNF, but finisher of 16k)!
7 hours projection
9 hours projection
All courses are marked with red/reflective Taiwan Beast Runners ribbons. Runner has to pay attention for marking and be present on course, in case feel lost return back in same way to last ribbon and figure out. Change of direction or turns will be marked at least with one ribbon. In trail without turns will be ribbons at least every 300 m. Signs of direction will be used rarely; there will not be marshals on course.
Short cuts are not permitted. Every runner must stay on the way-marked paths. Any runner who voluntarily leaves the way-marked path is no longer under the responsibility of the organization.
Map and GPS (will be finalized two weeks before race)
Run Through The Jungle is an challenge race which takes place in deeper forest and mountains close to Taipei. Security is everybody’s affair. Here are some recommendations to make your race a success and enjoyable. We wish everybody can be finisher. Your safety depends upon the quality of the materials which you have in your pack.
The course is designed that runner has to be almost independent, so call semi-autonomy. The time spent (irrelevant talk about distance) between check points can be long. Participants has to follow strictly mandatory equipment and certain rules otherwise may be disqualified. Before and during the event will be random check of your gear, if you will miss any mandatory equipment you may not continue without it. You can let any garbage in CP, but don’t pollute on course.
Organizer is using own chip system. WRIST BAND with CHIP and participant has to touch given sensor in the finish.
Organizer will only provide 1 chip per individual (please ensure the chip is tied securely on the right hand wrist. Bib number has to be place visible on the front of the body.
Chip touch sensor in finish. Success record is indicated by sound. Also follow instruction of assistant person in finish.
Participant must return wrist band with chip and will get a finisher medal after the race.
BIB and CHIP timing guidance step by step:
It is forbidden to DNF between check points. If you decide to leave the race, you can do it only at an organized official check point.
First aid posts are positioned at Check Point.
Attention! It is obligatory that you do not leave a person who is in difficulty alone.
If you or another competitor is immobilized:
Call the race organizers number 0963 53 93 46
Give your position and reference point (use map from organizers)
Explain simply the situation
If you are in difficulty and telephone network is unavailable:
Wait for another runner and try to find an area where network is available together
Wait for a third runner and ask to alert the closest member of the organization
Stay with the second runner until the rescue team arrives
Remember: Assisting an injured runner in difficulty is an absolute must.
Expenses incurred, resulting from emergency assistance or evacuation, are payable by the person rescued who is also responsible for all costs relating to their return from the area to where they were rescued. If for any reason it is impossible to make contact with the course organizer, you can call directly the rescue services (especially if you find yourselves in a zone « emergency call only » as several sections do not have mobile network coverage).
When you get to the CP it is your responsible for been seen by volunteers who will record your Bib number. Runners have to follow orders of marshals in Check Points. And follow strictly cut time in CP.
Do not stop on the course, if you need rest please stop in Check Points.
Outside assistance from supporters is only permitted at the checkpoints.
To avoid the wastage of disposable plastic cups during the race, every runner has to equip himself with cup, bottle or bladder.
It is semi-autonomy event and drop bag are only at start/finish. Please mark you bag and drop it in certain place with assistance in race start. Organizer will not be responsible for individual valuable goods. Organizer will not be responsible for loses of individual valuable goods/items.
The activity, trail-running, takes place in open country, in contact to the flora and fauna. Please safe environment, don't damage parts of nature as rocks, trees., etc. It is strictly prohibited to leave litter in the nature. Any runner seen throwing his rubbish on the course will be automatically disqualified. Please let rubbish in Check Points.
The organizers reserve the right to cancel or cut short the event for the following reasons: adverse weather conditions, landslides, rockfalls or hill fires along the course, protests or blockage along the course, force majeure i.e. due to occurrence of incidents that are beyond the control of the organizer and which renders it impossible, unsafe or impractical to hold the event. A force majeure event shall include, but is not limited to, act of God, war, hostilities, acts or threats of terrorism.In such event no refund of the registration fee will be provided.
bus No 1968 departure every half hour, include very early morning bus, fare 135NTD (ticket can buy in cashier on aiprot, but on back way to airport need prepare exact cash for drivers cash box, no electronic EASY card)