Date: 20/21 April 2019
Race venue: Linhai, Zhejiang Province
Event organiser: LeRun Sports
Race Director: Kein Yu Cai
Race distances: 110 km / 80 km / 50 km
Elevation gain: 6400 hm (110 km)
Highest point: TBC
Start time: 6:00 a.m. / 7:00 a.m.
Cut-off time: 28 hours for 100k
Asia Trail Master finisher points: 100 (100k), 80 (80km)
Grandmaster Quest: Yes (100k and 80k)
Event website: [LINK]
Event registration: Open
International gateway: Ningbo Airport (Hangzhou and Shanghai not far away)
2018 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 still a very tough race that will please the ultra runners and mountain goats. Asia Trail Master fans may remember this event was part of our championship also in 2015 and 2016, when it was still labelled as Tsaigu Tangsi Plus. Now back in 2018 as Ultimate Tsaigu, this is one of the genuine and more international trail events in mainland China. The 100K is tough and you need to complete it in 28 hours. There is also a 65K with nearly 4000 Hm, to be done in 18 hours. Better come prepared!
Start place: Plaza of XingShanMen of Temple LongXingSi in Linhai.
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
The event hotel is called Huaqiao Hotel and you can reach it via email@example.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.