Merapoh Trail running is given a new breath of life by the introduction of Merapoh Rainforest Trail (MRT) in 2020. Since 2015, people of Merapoh has welcome trail runners from all over the world to it's beautiful caves and trail paths.
Our main objective to preserve the National Heritage and Save Merapoh Caves. We have discovered more than 150 caves in Merapoh and we believe there could be more than 200 caves that had not been discovered yet. These national heritages are under threats of destruction from the planned big-scale cement production project and logging activities in Merapoh. As the event grows, we also seen spin-off sin the development to the local business and economy to Merapoh through eco-tourism.
MRT will offer various categories for your pleasure in trail running; 25km, 50km, 100km and 100 miles categories. Participants will run through the beautiful trail of Merapoh that includes running inside and through some of the iconic caves and wading through refreshing rivers. This race is a fast course with less technical sections and caters for beginner in trail running. Cut-off time 36 hours for 100 miles, 22 hours for 100km, 12 hours for 50km and a generous 7 hours for 25km category.