Janda Baik Ultra 2017

We're proud to announce the first edition of Janda Baik Ultra 2017, brought to you by Malaysia Ultra Running.

Janda Baik is a small Malay village in Bentong, geographically located in the state of Pahang, Malaysia. This picturesque village is located about 30km away from Kuala Lumpur that you will get to enjoy cool breezing tropical climate of average 21°C (night) to 28°C (day).

Janda Baik Ultra 2017 consist of two categories; 53km and 28km. Be mesmerised by the lushy green mountain scenery and natural tropical rain forest that Janda Baik has to offer throughout the route.

Date: 17th December 2017 (Sunday)
Time: 5:00am
Venue: Janda Baik, Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia
CategoryDistanceCut-Off Time*Start TimeEnd Time
A - Men Open53KM14 Hours5:00am7:00pm
B - Women Open53KM14 Hours5:00am7:00pm
C - Men Open28KM7 Hours7:00am2:00pm
D - Women Open28KM7 Hours7:00am2:00pm
* The maximum time for each category
Bib & Timing Chip
Event Tee
Finisher Medal
Finisher Tee
Post Race Refreshment
Podium Trophy
  • For Top 3 winners in Men Category
  • For Top 3 winners in Women Category
  • For Top 3 winners in Men Category
  • For Top 3 winners in Women Category
Design Coming Soon

Design Coming Soon
DistanceEarly Bird
(Before 31st August 2017)
(1st September 2017
31st October 2017
** Entry fees are inclusive of entrance permits from Selangor & Pahang Forestry Department.

Bib transfer, cancellation and categories change
  1. No refund of entry fee once you’ve registered the race, regardless of any category, in any circumstances.
  2. Changes of race category or Bib name transfer is allowed during the REPC day, with the processing fee of RM 30.
  3. Changes of race category or Bib name transfer from now till to registration closing date is allowed with the processing fee of RM 20.
  4. All participants are strongly advised not to proceed the race without the updated runner information on the Race Bib for your safety reasons.
Mandatory Items For 53KM Category
  1. Drinking water minimum 1 liter (bottle or bladder)
  2. Personal cup
  3. One headlamp with replacement batteries
  4. Jacket with a windproof membrane
  5. Mobile phone
  6. Whistle
  7. Race bib
  8. Survival blanket
  9. Adhesive elastic band for strapping

Mandatory Items For 28KM Category
  1. Drinking water minimum 500ml (bottle or bladder)
  2. Personal cup
  3. Mobile phone
  4. Whistle
  5. Race bib

** Random gear checks may be performed during the event.
** Any participant found with incomplete mandatory gear will incur a penalty or disqualification based on the severity of the breach.
** No negotiations of incomplete mandatory gear condition will be allowed.

Strongly Recommended Items
  • Cap
  • Glove
  • Sunscreen
  • Hiking poles
  • Antihistamine
  • First Aid kits (band, disinfectant, blister pads)
  1. There is a baggage deposit facility, available at the start/finish point on the race day.
  2. All participants may drop your bag with items that you are require to utilize after the race.
  3. It is strongly advised not to store any valuable items or items that you would need during the race.
  4. The organizer will not be held responsible for your belongings.
There will be no drop bag for all categories (53km & 28km) during the race.
see locations on map with drinking water and food Food list - Coming Soon

A GPX file route can be download and upload to your GPS device.
Download the GPX file : [Coming Soon]


Elevation Gain: 2500M+/-

53KM CategoryDistanceElevation ​(sea-level)Race TimeTime of Day
CP633KM490m7 hour12:00pm
CP841KM1493m10 hour3:00pm
Finishing Line53KM422m14 hour7:00pm

53KM Distance Location
CP1 - 6.6km - TRC
CP2 - 11.3km - Inai
CP3 - 16km - SMK BT
CP4 - 21.3km - River
CP5 - 30 - Kg.Chemporoh
CP6 - 33km - Nuang Trail-head
CP7 - 37km - Waterfall
CP8 - 41km - Summit
CP9 - 45km - Waterfall
CP10 - 48km - Nuang Trail-head
Finish - 53km - Finish


Elevation Gain: 1000M+/-

28KM CategoryDistanceElevation ​(sea-level)Race TimeTime of Day
Finishing Line28KM422m7 hour2:00pm

28KM Distance Location
CP1 - 6.6km - TRC
CP2 - 11.3km- Inai
CP3 - 17.3km- River
CP4 - 26km- Kg.Chemporoh
Finish - 28km - Finish
Date: 9 & 10 December 2017
Time: 11:00AM - 7:00PM
Venue: Key Power Sports, 1 MONT KIARA

Outstation and Oversea/International Runner
Date: 16 December 2017
Time: 12:00PM - 6:00PM
Venue: The Red Cabanon, Janda Baik Bentong Pahang

Documents to bring
  1. NRIC/Passport
  2. Race confirmation slip (We will accept screenshot)
  • This race is open to male or female of Malaysians/international runner age 18 years old or older, as of race day. ​
  • Participants must complete the race on foot under their own strength.
  • Participants are required to be semi self-sufficient. You must have your mandatory equipment with you at all times during the race.
  • The Organizer reserves the right to deny entry to any participants.
Pacer / External support
  • Pacers and support crew are strictly prohibited.
  • No external support by friends or family is allowed beyond the limits of the official checkpoints.
  • Refreshments (drinks and food) will be served at the official checkpoints.
  • The refreshments are strictly reserved for participants only.
  • To avoid littering to the trail, we will not provide any paper cups at each checkpoints. You are required to bring your own bottles or bladders or personal cup.
  • Race bib must be worn & visible at all times (on the front) throughout the event.
  • Participants must stay on the marked course at all times. Short cuts/running off the trails are strictly prohibited.
  • Participants must carry all the mandatory items at all times during the event.
  • If should you have noticed marshal vehicles ( motorbike / jeep ) approaching during the race, please slow down and give way.
  • Please be cautious as some parts of trail route might be muddy and slippery in condition.
  • There will be a few river crossings, so it is advised to always stay alert on the official race marker.​
  • Ensure your own safety and that of others. Be considerate of other trail and road users at all times. Take great care when crossing or running on roads. If another runner is injured or in distress, please assist.
​Race Course
  • The route will be marked with ribbons and arrows at intersections. It is imperative that you follow the paths with the markers without taking any short cuts.
  • Any runner seen taking a short cut along the route will be penalized/disqualified.​​
Dropping out from the race
  • If you decide to withdraw from the event, you must inform the event officials immediately and remove your race bib.
  • Once you have dropped out of the race, you are not allowed to re-start.
  • Do remember to keep your baggage deposit card ( if any ), so that you can still redeem your baggage once return to start/finish point.
Dropping out at check point
  • Tell the checkpoint marshals that you've decided to drop out from the race.
  • The checkpoint marshals will be able to further guide you on returning to the finishing point with the race shuttle.
  • Do note that not all checkpoints are accessible with race shuttle and even so with a limited time frame.
Dropping out along the race course
  • Please proceed to your nearest checkpoint and inform the marshals that you've decided to drop out from the race.
  • The checkpoint marshals will be able to further guide you on returning to the finishing point with the race shuttle.
  • Do note that not all checkpoints are accessible with race shuttle and even so with a limited time frame.
  • If you're severely unable to move yourself to the nearest checkpoint, please contact the event emergency number on your race bib.
  • Medical services of medical personnel with ambulance will be available at the race site, if required for emergency cases.
  • It is the responsibility of all the participants to ensure that they are medically fit & healthy to participate the race.
  • Please consult your doctor if there is any prior doubt on your health.
  • All participants are to accept the risk associated with this event as per indemnity clause stated in registration form.
  • The Organizer will not be responsible for any medical/insurance claims resulted from this event.
  • It is recommended that all participants have personal accident insurance or health insurance.​
  • You must obey the instructions of the event marshals at all times.
  • If you miss the cut-off time for your category, you must withdraw from the race as instructed.
  • Littering is strictly prohibited. Any runner seen littering along the route will be penalized. ​
  • Damaging or disturbing any flora or fauna is strictly prohibited.
  • Doping or use of drugs is strictly prohibited.
  • Breaking any of the rules mentioned may incur a time penalty or disqualification. Any such penalties are at the race organisers discretion and are final.
  • The organisers reserve the right to make changes to the event rules and requirements, route or other arrangements as they deem appropriate.
  • Participants must provide true and accurate information to the organisers. Any wilful dishonesty may render a participant's entry invalid and the organisers reserve the right to amend or cancel such participant's entry without compensation.
​The organisers shall reserve the right to cancel or cut short the event for the following reasons: (but not limited to)
  • Adverse weather conditions (Haze, thunderstorm etc.)
  • Dangerous trail conditions (Landslides, flood, tree fallen/fires blockage along the course etc.)

** In such event no refund of the registration fee.

Registration Closed

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Bukit Rahman Putra,
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