SUPERACE TAIWAN STATION 2018

Friday 19th January 2018

Pingtung County: Hengchun Township, Pingtung County, Taiwan, Province of China

Running, Distance running, Ultra


Activities

  • 【SUPERACE TAIWAN STATION-3-STAGE RACE】 - Individual
  • 【SUPERACE TAIWAN STATION-3-STAGE RACE】 - Group (3 people)
  • 【SUPERACE TAIWAN STATION-TRAIL RACE】 - Individual
  • 【SUPERACE TAIWAN STATION-TRAIL RACE】 - Group (3 people)

Description

SUPERACE TAIWAN STATION is the beginner station of SUPERACE brand event series. Since the first SUPERACE TAIWAN STATION built up in 2013,

SUPERACE upholds the spirit and obligation to lead runners of ultra- marathon to explore South Taiwan. Within 134 KM during 3 days, crossing the mountains and rivers, all destinations are the campsite in the mountains and by the sea. Runners will challenge the diverse terrain of the coastline, from altitude over 1,000 meters above sea level to the dry flat seabed, where birds and sea breeze will accompany the runners to experience the many different looks of Taiwan. We run therefore we are. Let’s beyond the limit together.

Event details and schedule

What is SUPERACE?

SUPERACE is a include at least hundred kilometers in each race in 3 stages, Racing in SUPERACE, participants must carry a backpack containing the compulsory equipment, food and personal equipment. There are Checkpoints(CP's)  between 10 and 15km apart with water and aid located at each one. Participants must follow the route as marked by the organizers. Every  competitors must pass and register at each CP, falling to do so will result in instant disqualification. Participants are challenged to go beyond the limit of their physical and mental endurance and harvest purest pleasures that running brings.

 

REGISTRATION FEE

【SUPERACE TAIWAN STATION-3-STAGE RACE】

  • Early Bird Special-Individual:300 USD
  • Early Bird Special-Group (3 people):900 USD
  • General Public-Individual:400 USD
  • General Public-Group (3 people) :1200 USD

【SUPERACE TAIWAN STATION-TRAIL RACE】

  • One-day race-Individual:110 USD
  • One-day race- Group (3 people) :330 USD

 

AGE LIMIT

18-65 years old

 

Event Venue and Gathering Time

【SUPERACE TAIWAN STATION-3-STAGE RACE】

  • Date:19th -21st JAN, 2018 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • Check-in Time:18th JAN, 2018 (Thursday) 15:00- 19:00
  • Briefing Session18th JAN, 2018 (Thursday) 19:00
  • Gathering Venue:Kenting Youth Activity Center

 

【SUPERACE TAIWAN STATION-TRAIL RACE】

  • Date:19th JAN, 2018 (Friday)
  • Check-in Time:18th JAN, 2018 (Thursday) 15:00- 19:00
  • Briefing Session18th JAN, 2018 (Thursday) 19:00
  • Gathering Venue:Kenting Youth Activity Center

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED 

【SUPERACE TAIWAN STATION-3-STAGE RACE】

  • Certificate of Race Completion
  • Medal of Race Completion
  • Celebration party(Lunch)
  • Drinking Water during the whole route
  • Camping tent (19th JAN-20th JAN)
  • SUPERACE Finisher T-shirt

【SUPERACE TAIWAN STATION-TRAIL RACE】

  • Certificate of Race Completion
  • Medal of Race Completion
  • Drinking Water during the whole route
  • SUPERACE sport t-shirt
  • Transportation from Finish point to Kenting Youth Activity Center
  • Additional purchase price of Celebration party (Lunch) is 14 USD.

 

 SCHEDULE (GMT+8 Taipei)  

DATE

TIME

SCHEDULE

18th Jan, 2018(Thursday)

18th Jan(Thu)

15:00-19:00

Kenting Youth Activity Center

Check-in & Equipment inspection

18th Jan(Thu)

19:00-20:00

Kenting Youth Activity Center

Briefing Session

19th Jan, 2018(Friday)

19th Jan(Fri)

04:00

Kenting Youth Activity Center

Runners gather and take shuttle bus

19th Jan(Fri)

06:00

Dahan Forest Road

Open Ceremony

19th Jan(Fri)

06:30

Dahan Forest Road

1st day Pistol Start

19th Jan(Fri)

17:30

Xianantian Village Campsite

1st day Closing Hours

19th Jan(Fri)

18:00

Xianantian Village Campsite

“One-day race”-Award presentation ceremony

19th Jan(Fri)

19:30

Xianantian Village Campsite to Kenting Youth Activity Center

“One-day race”-Take shuttle bus

20th Jan, 2018(Saturday)

20th Jan(Sat)

06:00

Xianantian Village Campsite

2nd day pistol Start

20th Jan(Sat)

18:00

Kentington Campsite

2nd day Closing Hours

21st Jan, 2018(Sunday)

21st Jan(Sun)

06:30

Kentington Campsite

3rd day Pistol Start

21st Jan(Sun)

11:30

【Kenting Youth Activity Center】

3rd day Closing Hours

21st Jan(Sun)

12:00

Kenting Youth Activity Center

“3-day race”

 Celebration party& Award presentation ceremony

21st Jan(Sun)

14:00

The End of Event

Accommodation

Tents will be provided by the organizer

Time

“3-STAGE RACE”

Accommodation Location

“TRAIL RACE”

Accommodation Location

18th Jan(Thu)

Runners arrange by themselves

Runners arrange by themselves

19th Jan(Fri)

Xianantian Village Campsite(Tents will be provided by the organizer)

N/A

20th Jan(Sat)

Kentington Campsite

(Tents will be provided by the organizer)

N/A

21st Jan(Sun)

N/A

N/A

 

ROUTE 

Route: Refer to the map and route links

【SUPERACE TAIWAN STATION-3-STAGE RACE】

|Categories:Men, Women, Group (3 people per group)
|Route:134 KM in 3 days, total elevation gain 2359m
Dahan Forest Road【Start point】→Jinshuiying National Trail→Jialuobang→Xianantian Village Campsite→A-Lang Yi→Xuhai→Manzhou→Kentington Campsite→Jialeshui→Longzaipu grassland→Kenting Youth Activity Center【Finish point】

http://tour.xplova.com/routeDetail/?GUID=04E43AC3-F983-A52C-6386-D37C026AD818

|1st day:distance 50K, total elevation gain 2271M, 3CP stationsDahan Forest Road 6K【Start point】→Jinshuiying National Trail→Taidong Jialuobang→Daren Township→Xianantian Village Campsite

http://tour.xplova.com/routeDetail/?GUID=75ECAAA6-07A2-8591-542D-F690975FF65D

2nd day:distance 64K, total elevation gain 841M, 5CP stations

Xianantian Village Campsite→Provincial Route No. 9 Branch→Provincial Route No. 9→Shouka Bike Station→Dongyuan(County Highway No. 199)→Xuhai Prairie→County Highway No. 26→Manzhou Township→Kentington Campsite

http://tour.xplova.com/routeDetail/?GUID=DF8D15EF-5433-981F-A52D-E6124D2FFC6A

3rd day:distance 20K, total elevation gain 115M, 1CP station

Kentington Campsite→Jialeshui→Fengchuisha→Longzaipu grassland→→Pinger Highway→Kenting downtown→Kenting Youth Activity Center【Finish point】

http://tour.xplova.com/routeDetail/?GUID=7A5F6138-16B0-45FD-5C13-131843DB6E9C

【SUPERACE TAIWAN STATION-TRAIL RACE】

Categories:Men, Women, Group (3 people per group)

Route:distance 50K, total elevation gain 2271M, 3CP stations

Dahan Forest Road 6K【Start point】→Jinshuiying National Trail→Taidong Jialuobang→Daren Township→Xianantian Village Campsite【Finish point】

http://tour.xplova.com/routeDetail/?GUID=75ECAAA6-07A2-8591-542D-F690975FF65D

 

WATER DEPOTS

Water depots are located approximately every 10 kilometers (6 miles) along the route. 

At each depot, competitors must:

  • Be logged on arrival by event staff
  • Take a minimum allocation of drinking water for the next section of the route
  • Abide by any instructions given by the event staff due to changing route conditions (e.g. thunderstorms, sandstorms, fog, terrain changes, etc.)

 At each depot, competitors can: 

  • Rest for a short period of time
  • Take advantage of the shade that the checkpoint tent provides
  • Seek advice and treatment, if appropriate, from the medical doctor at the depot

Please note that adverse weather conditions and other factors can result in changes being made to the route.

 

COMPETITION TIME

【SUPERACE TAIWAN STATION-3-DAY RACE】

  1. This event adopts central timing system. Please wear the BIB number. If you don’t, you will not be included in ranking.
  2. This event adopts the aggregated scores in 3 days as the final ranking. The organizer will adopt central timing for the departure time for these three days. Runners should pay attention to the departure time to avoid affecting the total personal scores. Runners should also carry their own luggage and related items according to the regulations specified by the organizer, thereby avoiding the penalty of additional hours from the organizer.
  3. This event does not include age group and take top three winners in men, women and groups (3 people) to present trophies and certificate as rewards.
  4. There will be a CP station providing drinking water for runners in about every 10KM. Due to the actual terrain, there will be a little terrain obstruction gap, so players must fill up their bottles with water.

【SUPERACE TAIWAN StTATION-TRAIL RACE】

  1. This event adopts central timing system. Please wear the BIB number. If you don’t, you will not be included in ranking.
  2. This event adopts the scores in one day as the final ranking. The organizer will adopt central timing for the departure time. Runners should pay attention to the departure time to avoid affecting the total personal scores. Runners should also carry their own luggage and related items according to the regulations specified by the organizer, thereby avoiding the penalty of additional hours from the organizer.
  3. This event does not include age group and take top three winners in men, women and groups (3 people) to present trophies and certificate as rewards.
  4. There will be a CP station providing drinking water for runners in about every 10KM. Due to the actual terrain, there will be a little terrain obstruction gap, so players must fill up their bottles with water.

 

INDIVIDUAL EQUIPMENT REQUIRED

【SUPERACE TAIWAN STATION-3-STAGE RACE】

No.

Personal equipment

Required

1

Sleeping bag (compact and light types recommended with applicable temperature between 0~15 degree Celsius).

V

2

Mobile phone and backup batteries

(signal is instability, not mandatory phone is switched)

V

3

Headlights, warning lights and battery (the General Assembly mandatory provisions to carry items, headlights and warning lights need both carry)

V

4

Water bottle or water bag at least two liters or more

(CP station provide water and hot water can be brewed food)

V

5

Food at least 2800 calories a day

V

6

Other non-staple food

V

7

Watch (the General Assembly mandated to carry items, we recommend to use of GPS or electronic form)

V

8

Jacket & Clothes for changing (Attention to the bugs there)

V

9

Compass

V

10

Whistle

V

11

First Aid Kit & Personal Medicine

 (gauze, bandages and iodine disinfection)

V

12

Number BIB

V

13

Eating utensils

V

14

Sunglasses

V

15

Sun care & talcum

16

Herbal insect repellent

17

Camping mat

18

Earplug

【SUPERACE TAIWAN STATION-TRAIL RACE】

No.

Personal equipment

Required

1

Mobile phone and backup batteries

(signal is instability, not mandatory phone is switched)

V

2

Headlights, warning lights and battery (the General Assembly mandatory provisions to carry items, headlights and warning lights need both carry)

V

3

Water bottle or water bag at least two liters or more

(CP station provide water and hot water can be brewed food)

V

4

Food at least 2800 calories a day

V

5

Other non-staple food

V

6

Watch (the General Assembly mandated to carry items, we recommend to use of GPS or electronic form)

V

7

Jacket & Clothes for changing (Attention to the bugs there)

V

8

Compass

V

9

Whistle

V

10

First Aid Kit & Personal Medicine

 (gauze, bandages and iodine disinfection)

V

11

Number BIB

V

12

Eating utensils

V

13

Sunglasses

V

14

Sun care & talcum

15

Herbal insect repellent

 

 Check-in

  1. This event adopts postal mail for check-in. Foreigner will receive their packages on-site on the check-in day(18th Jan, Thu).
  2. The organizer will collectively send out race packages on 3rd Jan. Runners will need to carry all items for the whole race and the organizer reserves the right to cancel runner qualification in case the runners fail to carry relevant items.

 

REGULATION & RULES

  1. You must take out and maintain your own insurance for any risks associated with the race, including personal travel insurance which covers your whole trip in the host Country. This must cover you fully against the costs of hospitalization, medical care and repatriation if you were not able to continue the race, including the cost of air or other forms of evacuation and or repatriation should sickness or injury necessitate such a course of action.
  2. The event routes are tough and high level, so cardiovascular patients are not suggested to attend the event. We specially remind you to evaluate your health and physical conditions on your own. You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for obtaining and taking all necessary inoculations and medications (and have taken them in accordance with your doctor's instructions) relevant to the country in which the race is held . You also acknowledge that it is your sole responsibility to carry your personal medications with you throughout the Race. Our medical staff will not be able to, nor will it be liable for failing to, supply personal medication during a race should a competitor fail to carry his or her own.
  3. On the right day of event:Please follow the staff’s guidance in terms of parking, check-in, warm-up and preparatory activities to make sure the event goes smoothly. 
  4. The event will be held as scheduled unless works and classes are suspended due to storm warning and hurricane or the organizer announced to postpone the event. In case of event postpone due to fire, the paid entry fee will be refunded minus certain service charges and expenses.
  5. Participant engaging in the event shall promise that his physical conditions meet the requirements for the event. Any accident occurred during the race due to physical discomfort shall be the responsibility of the participant and is under no circumstances the responsibility of the organizer. Participants shall be willing to attend the race in line with the event regulations.
  6. The participants agree to authorize the organizer to take videos of them, also authorize organizer to use their photos for promote SUPERACE events on-line and off-line for publicity. 
  7. If it is necessary to change the participant’s name list, please apply to the organizer before the deadline of registration.
  8. After the payment is finished, if participant who needs a refund applies to the organizer before the registration closed, 20% service charges will be subtracted, please cooperate with us.
  9. After the payment is finished, if participant who needs a refund applies to the organizer after the registration closed, 50% service charges will be subtracted, please cooperate with us.
  10. Participants have to consider about the flight schedule and how you can arrive at the specific location before your registration. If you can’t check-in on time, we have no obligation to refund to you.
  11. For issues not mentioned above, the organizer will revise and announce after the resolution at any time.
  12. In case of any questions, please contact the organizer

 Transportation Information

TAIWAN TAOYUAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTTAIWAN HIGH SPEED RAIL- TAOYUAN STATION

  • Take TAXI to TAIWAN HIGH SPEED RAIL- TAOYUAN STATION (More expensive)
  • The other way, first you need to arrive at Terminal 2, then take Ubus 705 to TAOYUAN TAIWAN HIGH SPEED RAIL

TAIWAN HIGH SPEED RAIL- TAOYUAN STATION→TAIWAN HIGH SPEED RAIL-  ZUOYING STAION

Take TAIWAN HIGH SPEED RAIL from TAOYUAN STATION to ZUOYING STAION

TAIWAN HIGH SPEED RAIL- ZUOYING STAION→KENTING CHINA YOUTH CORPS

Go to the Exit 2 of TAIWAN HIGH SPEED RAIL- ZUOYING STAION first, then buy KENTING EXPRESS ticket at the KENTING EXPRESS counter, and take KENTING EXPRESS - 9189. And get off at the last stop “XIAO WAN”, then walk about 9 minutes you will arrive the destination KENTING CHINA YOUTH CORPS.

 

Organised by

KEVINLIN

Rm.1, 4F., No.669, Sec. 5, Zhongxiao E. Rd., Xinyi Dist, Taipei

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