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Introduction

2019 Ultimate Tsaigu is located in Mount Kuocang of Zhejiang Province in China, 300 km distance south from Shanghai. The race has 95% natural wonderful mountainous trail passing through several tea plantations as well. The world famous Long Jin tea comes from this area in China. 

This is a very tough mountain race that will please the ultra runners and mountain goats. The event has become an ATM classic as it has been a points race already in 2018, 2016 and 2015, when it was still labelled as Tsaigu Tangsi Plus. Now back in 2019 as Ultimate Tsaigu, this is one of the genuine and more international trail events in mainland China. The 110K is tough with 7000 Hm and you need to complete it in 32 hours. There is also a 80K with nearly 5000 Hm, to be done in 22 hours. Better come prepared! 

The 110K is the A-race for the Championship.

Event website

Go to the official event web information . English also via Iranshao.

International Gateway

Fly into Shanghai (Hongqiao better than Pudong if you can), or alternatively Hangzhou or - closest - Ningbo. From either airport city you can take a comfortable train to Linhai.

Start/finish of the race is in the Old Town of Linhai.

Technical info

Start place: Plaza of XingShanMen of Temple LongXingSi in Linhai. 

Course marking:
The track is well signaled with labels, ribbons, and arrows, along nearly each 200 meters distance except the road passage. All runners should pay attention to these markings. If no marks found then please walk carefully back to find the right way or you can also call the urgent contact number of the race

Course map 2018

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Profile 100K 2018

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Profile 65k 2018

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Accommodation

The event hotel is called Huaqiao Hotel and you can reach it via ghotels@126.com. 

Please note that Linhai is quite a popular tourist town and you may find other hotel options via booking.com, ctrip.com or elong.net. 

map

 

PDF summary of key information (in English) for 2018 edition

PDF Summary