MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL (MMTF) is co-organized by MMTF Consultant, Jabatan Perhutanan Negeri Perak and Larut Matang Hash House. The race takes place in the small historical town of Taiping, Malaysia every December since 2018.

MMTF is certified by International Trail Running Association (ITRA) and International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). It is also one of the qualifying races for Ultra Trail Mont Blanc (UTMB) besides being an Asia Trail Master (ATM) point race. MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL is committed to create a sustainable event and are affiliated to VISION 2025, PENGHIJAUAN MALAYSIA, TREE-NATION and MALIM GUNUNG PERHUTANAN.

The physically demanding race covers 4 distances namely 84KM, 50KM, 25KM and 13KM which offers the runners a once in a lifetime experience to run through the pristine “virgin jungle reserves” (VJR) trails surrounding Taiping. For this reason, MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL, is not your average trail race. It’s a race that will certainly test not only your physical ability but also your psychological preparedness for the race.

MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL VIRTUAL TRIAL RUN 002 @ Rising To the New Normal is created as a yardstick to see where everyone stands physically in preparation towards race day. It is created to also help runners remain competitive during these uncertain times created by the pandemic. You would have 7 days (8 – 14 November 2021) to complete the challenge. We will take into account the “kilometer effort” for those of you who cannot integrate elevation gain in your run. Hence for any gain of 100m in elevation, we add 1KM to the distance of the route you cover.

By participating in MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL VIRTUAL TRIAL RUN 002 @ Rising To the New Normal, you stand the chance to check not only where you stand against other runners but most importantly you are able check your physical fitness towards race day.

All registered runners for MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL 2021 enters for free (FOC). If you are not a registered runner for MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL 2021, you may register at https://mmtf.my/events/mmtf2021/ between 7 October – 7 November 2021. A small admin fee will be charged (84KM and 50KM runners will be charged RM20, whilst every 13KM and 25KM runners will be charged RM10).

Event Info

Registration Period : 07 October – 07 November 2021
Event Period : 08 November – 14 November 2021
Submission Period : 08 November – 14 November 2021

MMTF Virtual 13

MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL VIRTUAL TRIAL RUN 002

  • 13KM/ 600m D+ or
  • 19KM/ Effort

This is a "Freshman Challenge" to cater for all that are new to the sports of trail running. However, don’t be by its “Freshman” title. At some point of the race, it will surely test your preparedness for the trails. You can accumulate the distance/ elevation during the “trial run” period.

MMTF Virtual 25

MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL VIRTUAL TRIAL RUN 002

  • 25KM/ 1200m D+ or
  • 37KM/ Effort 

This is an infamous "Ball-Breaker Challenge” to cater for those who are looking for a little more adventure. The race course is meant to break you with its undulating ascent and descent. You can accumulate the distance/ elevation during the “trial run” period.

MMTF Virtual 50

MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL VIRTUAL TRIAL RUN 002

  • 50KM/ 2500m D+ or
  • 75KM/ Effort 

This is an "Ultra Challenge” to cater for those who are hungry for more distance, more elevation and certainly more pleasure. The course is a certified skyrunning course by International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). You can accumulate the distance/ elevation during the “trial run” period.

MMTF Virtual 84

MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL VIRTUAL TRIAL RUN 002

  • 84KM/ 4800m D+ or
  • 132KM/ Effort

This is an ‘Ultra Challenge” to cater for those who are hungry for even more distance, more elevation and certainly more pleasure. The course is a certified skyrunning course by International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). This is also an Asia Trail Master’s season finale point race. You can accumulate the distance/ elevation during the “trial run” period.

Terms & Condition

  1. Runners may register anytime between 7 Oct – 7 Nov 2021.
  2. The event period is between 8 Nov – 14 Nov 2021., thus all activities must be logged and submitted between this event period.
  3. Activities before 8 Nov 2021 and after 12 midnight, 14 Nov 2021 will not be accepted by the organizer.
  4. After you have registered for MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL VIRTUAL TRIAL RUN 002 @ Rising To the New Normal, please LIKE and FOLLOW Malaysia Mountain Trail Festival Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/malaysiamountaintrailfestival to follow the development of the event and other additional challenges placed forward by our sponsors.
  5. The link for E-bib download will be made available from 1 Nov 2021 at Malaysia Mountain Trail Festival Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/malaysiamountaintrailfestival
  6. Runners may run anywhere and everywhere.
  7. All runners can complete their run in as many sessions possible, but must be within the event period between 8 Nov – 14 Nov 2021.
    • MMTF Virtual 13
      13KM/ 600m D+ or
      19KM/ Effort
    • MMTF Virtual 25
      25KM/ 1200m D+ or
      37KM/ Effort
    • MMTF Virtual 50
      50KM/ 2500m D+ or
      75KM/ Effort
    • MMTF Virtual 84
      84KM/ 4800m D+ or
      132KM/ Effort
  8. There are many ways to record your results. Apps like MapMyRun, Nike Run Club, Suunto Apps Strava or equivalent works as well. Some participants will utilize their smart watches. Whichever method you choose, you are required to submit your timing results to the link which we will provide everyone from 7 Nov 2021.
  9. The link for submission of your results will be made available from 7 Nov 2021 at Malaysia Mountain Trail Festival Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/malaysiamountaintrailfestival
  10. Please provide true and accurate information on the results submission page. Failure to abide by this would give the event team the right to disqualify you.
  11. All runners must take a snap shot of their activities and submit them to the results submission page.
  12. Though the results submission page will require you to input your moving time and elapsed time, it is important to note that time is of no essence and you may accumulate your runs in as many runs as you wish to achieve your final distance/ goal.

Organizer

Organizer : MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL (MMTF)
Contact No. : +60139766697
Email : amy@mmtf.my

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