- 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 rules and regulations of the Langkawi Ultra Challenge is designed to safeguard the safety of all runners, volunteers and organizers as well as to ensure the event runs as smoothly as possible during and after the race day with minimal disruptions. It is the runners’ responsibilities to read and understand the set of rules listed below. Failure to adhere to these rules may result in the disqualification of the runner.
- SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: On the Route of 50km/100km from CP1 to CP2, you are required to run on the LEFT side only (Follow the traffic)
- Equipment: All runners must carry all mandatory gears at all times. Race officials have the right to perform random gear checks on any participants at any point of the race. Should a runner be found without the possession of a mandatory gear, he/she will not be allowed to continue on the course and will be DISQUALIFIED (DQ) from the race.
- Mandatory gear use: 6.00pm - 8.00am mandatory to wear your reflective vest, switch on your blinker attached to your back and run with your headlamp on. After 8.00am you may remove and keep your reflective vest, blinker and headlamp in your bag/pouch. Use when visibility is poor due to thunderstorm or cloudy conditions. All mandatory items MUST be carried at all times by yourself even when not in use.
- Cut-off times: Cut-off times will be strictly enforced throughout the race. Runners must check out from a water station before the designated cut-off time of the station. All decisions by race officials are final and non-negotiable.
- No short-cutting: All runners must follow the marked path along the race course without taking any shortcuts (unless instructed by the volunteers). Any runners caught violating this rule by taking a shortcut or hopping on a vehicle will be DISQUALIFIED (DQ).
- No pacers allowed: Any runner without an officially issued race bib is considered as an ‘unofficial pacer’. Strictly no ‘unofficial pacers’ are allowed throughout the entire race. If you’re caught with a pacer (either on foot or on any vehicles) you will be DISQUALIFIED (DQ). If you received aid in the form of water or food by non-race officials to circumvent the rules of carrying your own hydration/nutrition you will be DISQUALIFIED (DQ)
- No unauthorized aid stations: To ensure race fairness to all runners, no unauthorized aid stations should be set up by anyone throughout the race course. We welcome all supporters to setup their aid stations at all the designated water stations. Thank you for supporting the runners along their grueling journey.
- Do not litter: Kindly carry your trash and dispose them at the bins provided at each waterstation.
- Road use and crossing: There will be no road closure for this race. There will be vehicles using the same road as you during the race. Please be courteous to the other vehicles and let them pass through before continuing your journey. Always run on the shoulder on the road and BECAREFUL of fast approaching vehicles. You are responsible for your own safe-being on the race course.
- Instructions from volunteers: At certain points of the race, volunteers may redirect you from the race course for safety purposes. Always follow the instructions of the volunteers to avoid untoward incidence.
- Runners are classified as the following
- Any runner who dropped out of the race: Did Not Finish (DNF)
- Any runner who missed the cut-off of a waterstation: Did Not Finish (DNF)
- Any runner who registered and not start the race: Did Not Start (DNS)
|Running without a bib or bib registered to another runner.
|Do not carry mandatory equipment
|Short cutting / Did not pass checkpoint
|Assistance from non official pacers (pacing or food/hydration)
- Hydration bag or bottle with min 500ml-1500ml water capacity
- Headlamp or Torch (recommended with 100 lumens and above)
- Personal cup or Bottle
- Mobile phone
- Emergency Blanket
- Reflective Vest
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.
- Race bib must be worn and visible in front of runner at all times.
- We do not condone and allow unofficial bib exchange or selling. All winner will be verified with the original IC or passport
- Race directors reserves the right to cancel the race in the event of natural disasters or extreme weather, including (not limited to) haze. thunderstorm, landslide
Medical Assistance During The Race
- You understand the unique nature and requirements of competing in an ultra-long distance running race. You will be running all day and have undertaken the necessary training to compete in such a race.
- You will be responsible for yourself and have the ability to deal with any problems that may be encountered during the race.
- You are able to deal with, on your own without assistance, deteriorating weather conditions (raining, strong winds) and other troubles expected when traveling across road.
- You are able to deal with extreme fatigue, internal organ and digestive problems, muscle pain, mild physical injuries and psychological problems on your own.
- You are fully aware that when participating in an outdoor activity such as this race, your safety depends on your own skills and abilities.
- In order to ensure race safety, race organizer will prepare and arrange for rescue and medical assistance during the race.
- Race organizer has purchased Public Liability Insurance for this event, it is strongly recommended that the runners have obtained an adequate Personal Medical Insurance coverage.
- If necessary, and in the interests of the person being rescued, at the exclusive discretion of the organizers, the official medical rescue services may be called upon to take over operations, using any means they consider appropriate, including an ambulance. Any costs deriving from such exceptional transport will be charged to the person who has been rescued.
- The Medic Team are authorized to withdraw any runners that they consider as unfit, The runner bib will be removed as part of the DNF (Did Not Finish) procedures.
- Depending on your condition, an emergency evacuation may be required. This evacuation will be at the expense of the person being rescued. For overseas racers, it is strongly recommended that you obtain adequate travel insurance coverage