- Runners must complete the set course on foot by their own power and ability within the stipulated time;
- No trekking poles AND no umbrella is allowed for runners of all categories;
- A number of water station points will be set up along the routes, which are from 6.8km to 11.7km apart;
- Drinking cups will not be provided at any of the water station points; runners must have their own cup or other personal container suitable for the purpose;
- No pacers are allowed to run along with the runners for all categories;
- Personal assistance (support crew) along the running route is Not Allowed for 50km and 100km categories. Assistance is permitted at water station points, provided the areas reserved for runners are not encroached upon and that the road regulations are complied with;
- Personal assistance (support crew) is allowed for 200km & 250km category only.
- The support crew is restricted to a maximum of 1 car and not more than 3 crew members per runner.
- Only two crew teams in total will be allowed to rotate the support duties.
- Support cars are not allowed to tail the supported runners during the day time. After providing support services to the runners, the support must drive ahead to the front to stop and wait for the runners. This is to avoid other runners being affected by the exhaust discharged from the support vehicles. During the night, support cars are allowed to tail the runners for the sake of the runner’s safety.
- The support crew must be registered (1 week before the race date) with the race organizer to obtain approval by TITI Ultra’s Organizer (register link: TBA ). An event sticker and yellow warning light will be issued and need to be stuck and displayed clearly on the support car. All F&B at all check points, and post-race meal are only for participants. However,
support crews, friends and family are welcome to purchase the post-race meal coupon at the registration counter.
- Runners must understand the unique nature and requirements of competing in an ultra-long distance road running race. He/she will be running all day and night on the road. He/she must have undertaken the necessary training to compete in such a race.
- Runners will be responsible for his/her self safety by having the ability and skills to deal with any problems that may be encountered during the race of this nature.
- Runners must be able to undertake or deal with on his/her own without any other external assistance during the deteriorating weather conditions (e.g. raining, strong winds, hot sun and etc..) and other unforeseen circumstances arises while running on the road.
- Runners must be able to undertake or deal with his/her extreme fatigue, internal organ and digestive problems, muscle pain, mild physical injuries and psychological problems during the race.
- Runners who accept any assistance and support from any person may be disqualified.
- In the event of a runner meeting another runner who is in health difficulty or injured, he/she must stop to help and inform the race organizer to seek for medical assistance.
- Runners are not allowed to wear headphones, earphones or/and speakers during the race.
By entering the race, each runner undertakes to take with him/her all the mandatory items as listed below throughout the race. Failure to do so will result in application of the time penalties or disqualification;
Mandatory items (checks may be carried out along the route during the race, including the top 10 runners of every categories):
- Two working headlamps/torch lights with spare batteries for 200km & 250km participants, and One working headlamp/torch lights with spare batteries for 100km & 50km participants. During the day time, these headlamp/torchlights may be stored at the dropbags. It is the runner’s responsibility to have the headlamps/torch lights during the night. So do plan the pickup of your headlamps accordingly; Headlamps/Torch lights must be worn on and switch it on from 7.15pm to next day morning 7.15am.
- Reflective vest; Must be worn on body from 7.15pm to next day morning 7.15am.
- Bright back blinking accessories; (During the day time, the reflective vest and blinking lights may be stored at the dropbags, but it is runner’s responsibility to have the reflective vest and blinking accessories during the night. So do plan the pickup of your reflective vest and blinking accessories accordingly.) Back Blinking accessories must be worn on the back of your body and switch it on from 7.15pm to next day morning 7.15am.
- Water bottles or hydration bag with a minimum capacity of 500ml;
- Mobile phone;
- Emergency blanket;
Before the Race flag off, all participants must report to the official tent to have the mandatory items checked. After the successful check, participants will receive a unique ribbon which be tied to the backpack of the participants. Runners who run without this ribbon will be disqualified.
Recommended (not compulsory):
- Foldable cup or other container suitable for drinking at the water station points; Some aid stations CP3, CP5, CP11 will providing hot drink, make sure your cup is suitable for hot water.
- Spoon, suitable for 100km, 200km, 250km runners for meal intake at School & Check point PUOM, it is also a good tool to make hot coffee.
- Sport foods & Gels;
- Rucksack or waist bag;
- Elastic adhesive bandage that can be used as a dressing;
- Head gear or cap or bandana;
- Sun UV block;
- Change of clothes and running shoes;
- Waterproof jacket;
- Route Map and Elevation Map;
REGISTRATION & BIBS
- Each bib is given individually to each runner in the Race Pack, upon presentation of suitable identity document;
- Each runner will be given one bib number: this must be worn and clearly visible on the chest or stomach or on the back of the backpack carried by the runners;
- When passing through a checkpoint, and on arrival, runners must ensure that the timing is recorded by the organizer and that it is registered correctly;
- The bib number is required for access to the water station areas, treatment and rest rooms, bags, it is also an indication of Post race meal, Tee size, Finisher Tee, Medal… etc;
- The online registration for TITI Ultra will be closed on 31 January 2020. The race organizer will continue to accept late registration after the closing date. Late registration for a runner is with penalty conditions applied, and with a late charge of hardship fees of RM50 (E.g. Tee size, and finisher medal availability, bib written with marker pen, …etc)
- After 31 January 2020, any new Registration, Change of category or Transfer, please direct Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com
- Registration is transferable until 31 January 2020 (T-shirt size remain unchanged)
- Change of category is allowed until 31 January 2020.
- Registration fees are non-cancellable and non-refundable.
- Open for ages 18 years and above
RACE COURSE MARKERS
- The race course will be marked with reflective tapes or signs along the route and at major junctions;
- Runners must follow the directions given by the race director during the race briefing;
- Luggage deposit may be made at the starting/finishing point for all runners. Runner may use their own bags for luggage deposit.
- All runners (except 50km runners) must use only drop bags issued by the organizer. No other drop bags will be acceptable.
- There is no dro bag for 50km runners.
- 100km runner is only allowed 1 drop bag at CP5.
- 200km & 250km runner can place up to 2 drop bags during the race, one at the starting point (Tekali School), and the other one at CP5 at Poum.
- Sticky labels will be provided in the race packs for runners to stick to the box provided on the drop bags.
- One sticker for 50km runner (Luggage deposit);
- Two stickers for 100km, 200km & 250km runners, at drop bags/luggage at starting point, and CP 5 Poum).
- Runners may choose not to deposit any drop bags. This is not a compulsory requirement.
- Fragile or valuable items should not be placed in the drop bags;
- Bags with objects attached to the outside will not be transported.
- If a runner pulls out of the race, his/her bag will be transported to the race finishing point, where he/she may collect it upon presentation of his/her bib number. The runner shall understand that the timing of the return of his/her drop bag will be subject to the schedule of the race shuttle bus/trucks;
- The organizer may not be held liable for the loss or damage of any objects in the Drop bag during the race.
- Drop bag must be given to race organizer at the start line 1 hour before the race starts;
- Any lost & found items will be disposed immediately after 1 hour of race cut off (11am, 22 March 2020).
- The race organizer will NOT be keeping them for the runners.
SAFETY AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
- In order to ensure race safety, race organizer will prepare and arrange for rescue and medical assistance during the race. However, each participant must recognize and understand that there are risks of injuries and/or accidents associated with road running. Runners are participating in this race at his/her own risk;
- While the 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;
- Medical points will be set up at certain water station points;
- 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;
- Depending on the runner health conditions, an emergency evacuation may be required. This emergency evacuation will be at the expenses of the person being rescued;
- The official race medical assistants are authorized to withdraw from the competition any runners that they consider as unfit to continue or are in danger. The runner bib will be removed as part of the DNF (Did Not Finish) procedures;
- If a runner drops out from the race, runner must first inform and register with the nearest checkpoints that he/she is dropping out. Proper “DNF” procedure should be followed and completed before the runner is allowed to leave the event:
- In case of an emergency, if you are unable to reach the race headquarters, you can also call the public emergency number ‘999’ directly for help;
- The cell phone coverage is limited at certain areas on the race route. However it is still mandatory for runners to carry their cell phone for emergency purpose.
- The race organizers reserves the right to implement any additional measures at any time to enhance and protect the safety of the race and the runners before the race and during the race.
CHECKPOINTS OR WATER STATION POINTS
- The timing will be recorded at the checkpoints/water station points established by the organizers;
- Only runners sporting their regular bib number will have access to the water station;
- Drinks will be provided at every water station;
- No water cups will be dispensed to the runners. Runners will need to use their own cups or containers for any drinks served at the check points or water stations;
- Food will also be provided at some main water station;
- The route map, which can also be downloaded online, will contain accurate indications of the water station points;
- The organisers reserve the rights to carry out checks at other points along the route;
- Food and water at the water station points are solely for runners and support crews with bibs only.
MAXIMUM RACE TIME PERMITTED AND CUTOFF TIMES
- The maximum time allotted for completion of the race are:
- 50KM – 9 Hours
- 100KM – 18 Hours
- 200KM – 40 Hours
- 250KM – 44 Hours
- 250km runner, will be able to down grade to 200km if they failed to meet the 250km cut off time. Please inform on race check point leader for the downgrade.
- 200km runner will not be able to upgrade to 250km.
- In the event of poor weather conditions and/or for safety reasons, the organisers reserve the rights to suspend the race or to make changes to the cut off times;
DNF (Did not Finish) PROCEDURES
- Runners may DNF voluntarily or by missing the stipulated cut off times at various checkpoints along the race course;
- Runner who decides to pull out voluntarily must proceed to the nearest checkpoint, inform and register with the race staffs by signing a DNF Form, and Cut apart the bib Corner with “Finisher Tee, Medal”, surrender it to the officials.
- Runner who fails to notify the organisers immediately, thereby setting in motion a search and rescue operations by the rescue staff, will be liable to pay for any costs deriving there-from;
- Runners who fail to arrive at the checkpoints within the stipulated cut off times will not be allowed to continue running in the race. A DNF Form will need to be signed;
- Runner who has DNFed from the race are not allowed to continue his/her run. IF he/she insists on continuing running, he/she is NO LONGER in this event, and will be running entirely on his/her own accord and at his/her own risk;
- The DNF runners should rest at a bright, safe place with sufficient phone coverage) and wait for a non scheduled race shuttle for pick up and delivery to the finish point;
- If runner is unable to move on his/her own, either return to the nearest water station point he/she has just left or to the next water station point, please contact the emergency number ‘999’ or the race headquarters to seek for assistance.
- DNF runners scheduled pick up time. At depart time from CP5:
- Race day, Saturday: 1am, 3am, 5am, 10am, 4pm, 11:00pm
- Race day, Sunday: 12:45am, 3am, 5am, 7am, 9am
- Not carrying the mandatory items during the race, including not wearing reflector vest or bright blinking accessories during the night;
- Taking shortcuts and/or running off the track;
- Throw any garbage along the running route. This apply to both the runner, race staffs and his/her supporters;
- Cheating (e.g. using other means of transportation, using substitute runners and other unlawful actions);
- Not abiding by the rules and regulation given by the race organizer and official race staffs including medical assistants, emergency staffs and marshals;
- Not wearing the race bib at all times during the race;
- Continue to run after the cut off time without the agreement of race officials;
- Doping and the use of prohibited drugs;
- Sleeping along the route course is prohibited as it will have a large impact on the environment, safety and may also mistakenly lead others to think that you might require emergency medical assistance;
- Running with his/her supporters
- All participants are not allowed to wear headphones, earphones or/and speakers during the race.
- No trekking poles AND umbrella is allowed for runners of all categories;
PENALTIES Breaking of any rules may incur a time penalties or disqualification. Any such penalties are at the organizer’s discretion and are final.
COMPLAINTS Suggestions must be in writing and must be presented after the closing ceremony of the event at the finishing point or send to firstname.lastname@example.org
CHANGES TO THE ROUTE OR TO THE TIME DEADLINES – CANCELLATION OF THE RACE
- The organizers reserve the rights, at any time and without prior notice, to make changes to the route and checkpoints/water station points or to the time deadlines;
- In the event of adverse weather conditions (a strong depression with heavy rain), the start of the race may be postponed for 6 hours at most, after which time the race will be cancelled;
- Where necessary, the organizers reserve the rights to make changes to or eliminate certain stretches of the route.
RANKINGS AND PRIZES
- The race winner of each categories will be the runner that takes the shortest time (Gun time) to reach the finish point;
- Reaching the Finishing Point will be considered as an achievement in itself, and each runner will be given a prize in recognition of his or her efforts.
- Reaching the checkpoints/water station points along the route does not in itself entitle the runner to a place in the rankings and the corresponding points awarded for a qualifying race;
- To be awarded, runner must complete the overall race within the final cutoff time of the race;
- No prize money will be given;
- Prizes will be awarded to the first Five finishers (unisex) and women champion in 200km & 250km categories.
- Prizes will be awarded to the first TEN MEN finishers and first FIVE WOMEN finishers in both the 50km and 100km categories.
- Prizes will be awarded to the first Five Men & Women Open (age 18-39), first Five Men & Women Veteran(age 40-49), and first Five Men & Women Senior Veteran(age 50 above) in 16km and 30km.
- There is no Gold Award for16km & 30km
Each participant expressly foregoes his/her image rights for the photos taken for the duration of the race, and undertakes not to take any action against the organizers and their authorized partners for the use of his/her image.
- The Organiser reserves the right to limit, accept or reject any entries without prior notice and reasons.
- The Organiser reserves the right to close entries before the deadline without any notice or when the quota of the run is full.
- Successful participants MUST collect their Race Kit (Bib & T-shirt) in person or via an authorized person by presenting the copy of Official Receipt or identity card or passport on the date below.
- REPC Details:
o Date : TBC
o Time : TBC
o Venue : TBC
- Goodie bags will be provided to all participants.
- Each participant will be awarded with a finisher Tee & Medal upon completing the run within the given cut off time.
- All finishers can retrieve their E-Certificates from the link posted at our official Facebook page after the event.
- Those who are found running with an unauthorized race number/bib will be disqualified, and the registration fees is not refundable.
- The Organiser reserves the right to disqualify any person who gives incorrect personal data/details on the entry form, or who is suspected of having taken illegal substances. No refund of entry fee will be arranged.
- Participants who do not start according to the run time assigned to them by the Organiser are not entitled to the results of the run.
- Participants must retire from the run immediately, if requested to do so by any member of the officials, medical staff, and/or marshals.
- The Organiser’s decision in any matter related to the run shall be final, conclusive and not subject to any review. Any request for appeal and review shall not be entertained.
- The Organiser and its representatives shall not be held responsible for injury, death, damage, loss, delay, cost, expense incurred or inconvenience caused before, during or after the run.
- Should the run be cancelled or postponed due to circumstances beyond the control of the Organiser (including heavy rain, thunder storm or disaster, public rally…etc), no refund of the entry fee will be made and the Organiser shall have no further responsibility and/or liability thereafter.
- Running is not a ‘free risk’ sport and therefore each runner must ensure his/her health condition is fit before participating in the run. Each runner shall be responsible for his/her own health/condition.
- The Organiser reserves the right to disallow/disqualify any person who is known or suspected to be physically unfit to participate in the event. The Organiser may perform drug test on any of the participants. The title shall be revoked if the winners fail to satisfy the drug test.
Run Course Monitoring
- Any participant who refuses to obey the directions or instructions from the Organiser, officials, or marshals (collectively called “Officials”), conducts himself/herself in an unsportsmanlike manner or is offensive by action or language to the Officials, volunteers, participants or spectators may be disqualified from the event by the Officials.
- Any participant who has been found to have gained an unfair advantage by intentionally shortening the route of the run (“cutting the run course”) shall be immediately disqualified from the event.
- Participant must put his bib at the front side of his/her shirt at all time during the run.
- No persons (or pacer) are authorized to be on the run course unless they are registered participants or those approved by the Organiser. Therefore, no person shall be allowed to accompany a participant if he/she is not registered in the run or has been approved by the Organiser.
Amendments / Reservations / Acknowledgment
The Organiser reserves the right to modify, supplement or waive all or any part of the event rules. Participants shall be bound by any such modification or supplemental event rules as maybe published by the Organiser from time to time. Failure to follow these event rules, as may be amended, will result in immediate disqualification and removal from official results.
By registering for this event, you are confirming that you and / or person under your care have read and accepted the terms and conditions for this event as follow:
I am aged 18 years old and above.
I hereby agree not to hold the organiser and co-organisers, their representatives and sponsors (collectively called “Organiser”) against all costs, expenses or liabilities that may arise in consequence of my participation in this event.
I hereby waive all claims for any injuries, death and invalidity to me and/or the person under my care which may be caused by any act, or failure to act by the Organiser, arising directly or indirectly before, during and after the event.
In consideration & in return for being allowed to participate in the run, I release and agree not to sue the Organiser from all present and future claims regarding my participation in the run that may be made by me, my family, estate, heirs or assigns.