Beaufort Ultra Marathon 2017 will organized at Kuala Penyu, Sabah on 12 March 2017.
The Beaufort 75k Ultra Marathon 2017 is an extreme, outdoor ultra marathon on the plains of Klias taking runners from the town of Beaufort to the beach's of Kuala Penyu, rated as one of the most beautiful in Malaysia under hot and difficult conditions with temperatures routinely surpassing 40 degrees Celsius in a race founded in 2011.
Runners are however expected to be conditioned, medically fit and mentally prepared for the challenges ahead as runners on this race course and this is a race not to be taken lightly without proper training and proper training and preparations.
Runners are required to carry the mandatory kit we have listed for the event and to respect the race rules and regulations.
Competitor Responsibilities and Requirements
Runners are required to be self sufficient with water stations set up to cater for re-filling of hydration packs or bottles along the entire race course. These water stations, or WS also act as check points for runners to sign in and confirm they have passed through the WS before proceeding on the race course.
Runners upon registering for the event agree to:
- Adhere to the event rules and regulations at all times during participation
- Adhere to the mandatory kit and the rules pertaining to the use of the items
- Accept the risks associated with ultra running
- To compete in a fair and sensible manner without resorting to any form of cheating or going against the spirit of the race
- Not to accept any race support from non competitors on the race course from start to finish
Runners suffering the following medical conditions ARE NOT ALLOWED to participate in this event:
1) Congenital or rheumatic heart conditions
3) Myocarditis and other heart conditions
4) Coronary heart disease, coronary arterial disease
5) Serious arrhythmia
7) Any other disease which can be aggravated by running
8) Allergic reaction to bee stings
Race Start Point: Beaufort Town
Finish Point: Borneo Tempurung Lodge, Kuala Penyu
Race Course Details: 80% asphalt, 10% soft beach sand
75km Race Course:
Note: WS4 has been dropped from the race course and runners will progress from WS3 to WS5 via CP1/CP2 before proceeding on to WS6. WS7 & WS8 have been dropped and runners will pass through CP3 on their way to WS9, WS10, doing a loop and returning back to WS9/WS11 on their way to CP4 and then onward to the finish line at Tempurung Beach Resort.
51km Race Course:
Note: WS4 has been dropped from the race course and runners will progress from WS3 to WS5 via CP1/CP2 before proceeding on to finish at Tempurung Beach Resort.
39km Race Course:
Cut off times:
75k - 15 hours*
51k - 12 hours*
39k - 9 hours*
Cut off time decision will be implemented at the 30k mark for all categories with a 6 hour cut off time for runners to pass through the 30k mark. Runners must leave this check point before the 6 hour cut off time or they will be stopped from progressing on.
Itinerary of Event
Saturday, 11th March 2016
Optional Bus transfer from Mega D'Aru Hotel, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu to River View Hotel, Beaufort
Departure time: 12.00pm
Registrations and mandatory kit inspection at River View Hotel, Beaufort (Main ball room, level 1)
Briefing for all competitors covering itinerary, rules and regulations: 3.00pm (expected to last 1 hour)
Sunday, 12th March 2016
2.20am All runners meet down at lobby of Hotel and pass both drop bag (75k) & finish bags (all categories) with baggage tags attached
2.45am Final check in by all 75k & 51k runners at start line
3.00am Start of Beaufort Ultra Marathon at River View Hotel parking area in Beaufort
3.15am Start of Beaufort 39K Run at River View Hotel parking area in Beaufort
Click here to download Mandatory Kit.
Pre-Race Accommodation at River View Hotel
Runners should book to stay at River Park Hotel in Beaufort by contacting the hotel directly and booking your room:
The hotel has twin rooms, double bed (queen bed) rooms and family rooms. For exact pricing and availability of rooms, please contact the hotel directly as rates may have changed since 2013.
For overseas runners outside of Malaysia or Brunei, email us at [email protected] if you need us to help make a reservation for you.
Kindly state what type of room you want us to book for you (i.e. double bed or twin bed).
You can complete payment directly to the hotel upon check in. Please do not book a room and not show up as this reflects badly on.
Bookings must be done in advance as this hotel is very popular in Beaufort for visiting families attending weddings and functions at the hotel and in the town to avoid disappointment of rooms not being available on the day before the race. I
f you must withdraw, please call and cancel your room booking so the hotel may offer the room to other guests. The organization is not responsible for handling your room bookings unless you have requested us to assist specifically for you and you are flying in from outside Malaysia for the event.
Race singlet: Each runner is allocated:
- 1 race bib
- Halfway Drop Bag Tag x 1 per competitor for 75k category / Finish Baggage tag x 1 per competitor
- Official 2nd Skin 2016 Beaufort Ultra Marathon Tee (see picture below)
(click here to view 2ndSkin size chart)
All runners are allocated a race finishers' medal and finisher tee for all official finishers of the 75k, 51k and 39k categories. The shirts are generic shirts and do not feature a category printed on the shirt.
All runners can download an official e-cert stating their official time and standing in the event 7 days after the event. Activation of the e-cert folder will be announced to all runners via our updates page on our website and on our group Facebook page.
Transfers, Cancellation & Refunds
We offer a 7 day refund policy whereby a runner may request a full refund within 7 days of paying their entry fee for the event. No refunds are possible after this 7 day grace period. For bib swaps and bib transfers, you may however transfer your bib with the permission of the organizer up to 30 days before the event. However please note we cannot amend the event shirt size for transfers less than 60 days from the event date. The replacement runner will receive the shirt size you had ordered for the event as we cannot promise spare shirts are available for bib swap runners.
REFER TO THE FAQ OR RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR MORE DETAILS. THE BEAUFORT 75KM ULTRA MARATHON 2017 DOES NOT OFFER REFUNDS ON CANCELLATIONS OF ENTRIES FOR THIS EVENT.
For more information, please visit website at http://www.surc.asia/beaufort/index.php/race-information