The second edition of the Merapoh Rainforest Trail 2023 (MRT2023). The organizer is still maintain the main objective of organizing the trail running event in Merapoh which is to preserve the national heritage, promote the caves in Merapoh and continue the Save Merapoh campaign. There are approximately 200 interesting caves that have not yet been explored and have been recognized as national geopark areas by UNESCO.
We welcome trail runners from all over the world to these beautiful and unique Merapoh caves and trails. Merapoh is also known as the main entrance to Sungai Relau National Park and activities for climbing the summit of Mount Tahan.
We also hope that the 2nd edition of MRT2023 will attract more runners from all over the world to come to Merapoh and therefore can help the economy of the local community through sports tourism activities which have been severely impacted due to the recent Covid19 pandemic.
MRT2023 offers 4 competitive categories to give you experience, thrill and fun in trail running which are 25km, 50km, 100km and 100 miles categories. Runners will run on the unique Merapoh trail including caves and refreshing rivers. The total time given for each category is 7 hours for 25km, 13 hours for 50km, 24 hours for 100km and 40 hours for 100 miles.
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