top of page

ROUTE 68 ULTRA

R68-Logo-2019_(WithoutShadow).png

Follow us on our

Facebook page

Welcome to the Route 68 Ultra. 

This road ultramarathon traverses through the beautiful and scenic landscape of remote Gombak, Selangor. The race route will start and end at an orang asli settlement, winding through hilly roads surrounded by lush green forests - promising to bring you some of the most unique ultramarathon race experience. Participants signing up to this road ultramarathon will come face to face against a challenging route with an elevation gain of 1,900m and a competitive cut off time. We welcome you to be part of this  road ultramarathon in Malaysia and we thank you for your participation.

See you there.

EVENT INFORMATION

Date :    2 - 3 March 2024

Time :    5:00am ( Saturday, 2 March 2024 ) - 1:00pm ( Sunday, 3 March 2024 )

Venue :    Dewan Serbaguna Komuniti Orang Asli km24, Gombak, Selangor

GPS : 3.295415, 101.731870

Highlight video of Route 68 Ultra 2022

Route 68 Ultra Event Tee 2023 ( 2024 Coming soon )

event tee r68.jpg

 EVENT SCHEDULE

Coming Soon

Remark:

Schedule is subjected to change when deemed necessary by the organizer.

Event categories flag off time will be remain unchanged and strictly on time. 

 EVENT CATEGORIES

R68ultra category.png

168km Age Category

Men / Women Open : 39< Below

Men / Women Veteran : 40-49

Men / Women Senior : 50> Above

168km Category

Date : 2-3 March 2024

Start Time : 5:00am (Saturday)

End Time : 11:00am (Sunday)

Cutoff : 30 Hour

168km Podium

Men / Women Open : Top 10

Men / Women Veteran : Top 10

Men / Women Senior : Top 10

168km Race Format

Participants of the 168km category will do 2 loops of the entire race course of 84km. A single 84km loop will cover 5 waterstations and make a U-turning at waterstation located in The Waterway Villa, covering approximately 42km one way. At The Waterway Villa station you will be allowed access to your drop bag. You will then take the same route back towards the Multi Purpose Hall before heading out for the second loop. You have access to your second drop bag at Multi Purpose Hall event site.  Total elevation for 168km runners is about 4000m gain. 

Route 68 Ultra 168km Finisher Medal 2024

Route 68 Ultra Finisher Medal Ranking 2024

R68-Medal.jpg
360_F_344965936_8MbG0Ebyg2qDB5bFOZ0cZdOnRPomgYgf.jpg

Gold Medal

168km - All Finisher

100km - Top 10

50km - Top 10

30km - Top 10

360_F_344965936_8MbG0Ebyg2qDB5bFOZ0cZdOnRPomgYgf - Copy.jpg

Silver Medal

100km - 11th -50th

50km - 11th - 50th

30km - 11th - 50th

360_F_344965936_8MbG0Ebyg2qDB5bFOZ0cZdOnRPomgYgf - Copy (2).jpg

Bronze Medal

100km - 51th above

50km - 51th above

30km - 51th above

Route 68 Ultra 168km Finisher Hoodie 2023
( 2024 Coming soon )

Route 68 Ultra 168km Finisher Tee 2023
( 2024 Coming soon )

r68 168km.jpg
88600-Adult-Full-Zip-Hooded-Sweatshirt_Gildan-Heavy-Blend-Royal.jpg

Design to be finalized

 Route 68 Ultra168km Race Course 2024

168km map.png

 Route 68 Ultra168km Check Points 2024

168 table.png

MANDATORY GEARS

all.jpg
Screenshot 2023-01-28 214316.png

Reflective Vest

Hydration Bag / Belt

168km , 100km , 84km, 50km , 30km

Compulsory to wear throughout the event 

168km , 100km , 84km, 50km , 30km

Minimum 500ml-1000ml water
Compulsory to wear throughout the event 

sg-11134201-22120-3b9lfy3rfplvf6.jfif

Headlamp with spare battery

168km, 100km, 84km, 50km, 30km

Wear between 7:30pm - 7:30am

Compulsory to wear during low visibility and night time.

498840a0841d8d84d92eeab5c6dbe5a3.jfif
Screenshot 2023-01-28 214536.png

Blinker

Emergency Blanket 

168km, 100km, 84km, 50km, 30km

Turn on 7:30pm - 7:30am

Compulsory to wear and turn on during low visibility and night time.

Emergency blankets come are vital when facing chaos and life-threatening situations also referred to as first aid blankets, thermal or weather blankets, these tiny blanket are design to drastically reduce your body heat loss.

iphone-card-40-iphone14pro-202209_FMT_WHH.jfif

Mobile Phone

Turned on and reachable

  1. All participants must adhere to the mandatory items as instructed by The Organizer, throughout the race period of the event.

  2. The Organizer or Organizer’s appointed race crews have the rights to perform random mandatory items gear check on the participant at any point of time or place throughout the race event.

  3. All mandatory items MUST be carried at all times by yourself even when not in used.

  4. Should the participant to be found with any amount of incomplete item from the mandatory item list, the participant will not be allowed to continue the race course.

RECOMMENDED GEARS

for safety or comfort

energy-gels-f.jpg
972291aa11c68b94caa9a952d17fc58d.jpg

Sport Nutrition / Food / Saltstick

First aid kit

4722327c263ef49847320bd4d682a3d9.jfif

Spray Gel / Gel 

a63f4d89157ab6f72384f52252af27c8.jfif
15a626ee67d8d91f24aeb4ddc1a1c2c7.jpg
372085_30115_L.jpg

Sunscreen

Sun hat / cap

Wind / Rain jacket

anti-chafing-sticks-1629829862.jpg
719hsWxOPuL._AC_SL1500_.jpg

Anti-Chafing 

Utensils (cup, bowl, fork, spoon)

1056ed934f338870103119cc5a4eb0dc.jpg

Sunglasses

BAGGAGE SERVICE

Bag Deposit / Drop Bag

All participants are entitled to 1 bag deposit at the event site of Dewan Serbaguna Komuniti Orang Asli Gombak. All participants may proceed to the bag deposit booth on event day for bag registration. 

Participants of 168km, 100km & 84km categories are entitled to an additional drop bag service at CP5 of respective categories. Participants may proceed to the bag deposit booth on event day for bag registration. 

* All participants are encouraged to read the event's rules and regulations on baggage services. 

Screenshot 2023-01-28 225339.png

SHUTTLE SERVICES

Bus transportation service is available for participants on race day

Two-way transportation fee : RM80 per participant

Pickup & Drop off location : Nu Sentral, Under-pedestrian bridge

(in front of Nu Sentral Mall)

Arrival destination : Dewan Serbaguna Orang Asli Gombak (race site)

Participants who registered for shuttle services are required to wait at the pick up location as mentioned and highlighted at the image as below. Participants will receive the shuttle car plate registration number via email. 

We urge all participants to use this bus transport service as we expect heavy build-up of traffic on race day due to :

- Single lane roads leading into race site

- Parking spaces limited to approximately 100 - 200cars at the site

Screenshot 2023-01-28 231957.png

Pre-Race Departure ( Nu Sentral - Gombak )                                         

nu-sentral_orig (1).png

NU SENTRAL MALL

PICK UP AND
DROP OFF POINT

Post-Race Departure ( Gombak - Nu Sentral )                                         

Remark:

Only paid participants that are in the booking list are allowed to board the shuttle services. Shuttle service will depart on time as per scheduled. Shuttle service will not wait & be responsible for any late participants that delays and affects the departure & arrival time. 

REP

Race Entry Pack Collection

REPC TBC

24-25 February 2024

Date : 11:00am - 7:00pm

Venue : TBC

ITEMS TO BRING:

 

For self –collection :

1. A signed & complete details filled in of your Indemnity Form. Indemnity Form to be downloaded here.

 

For collection on behalf:

1.Your collector has the Letter of Authorization collecting on behalf  for verification. Letter of Authorization be downloaded here.

2.  A signed & complete details filled in of your Indemnity Form. Indemnity Form to be downloaded here.

It is your responsibility to ensure your collector provides the complete and signed Indemnity Form is true and accurate.

Please print out the Indemnity Form and/or Letter Of Authorization collection on behalf for Race Bib collection. Failure to provide the required forms for Race Bib collection will be charged RM2.00 per copy for printing charges.

EVENT RULES AND REGULATIONS

General

  1. All participants must be 18 years old or above. The Organizer has the right to verify age of participants before, during and after the race.

  2. The rules and regulations are designed to safeguard the safety of all participants, volunteers and the Organizer as well as to ensure the event runs as smoothly as possible during and after the race day with minimal disruptions. It is the participants’ responsibilities to read and understand the set of rules listed below. Failure to adhere to these rules may result in the disqualification of the Participant.

  3. The Organizer reserves the right to modify or substitute any of these Rules and Regulations from time to time as they deem fit. If there is ambiguity in any of the provisions, the Organizer shall be the authority to interpret and in doing so, the Organizer will take into account the interests of all the affected Participants. It is the responsibility of the affected Participant to keep abreast with any changes. Please check back regularly for updated Rules and Regulations.

  4. Registration for the race is only confirmed upon payment made and upon issuance of a race identification number.

  5. The participant agrees to:

    1. provide true, accurate, current and complete information contained in the event’s registration form.

    2. Maintain and promptly update the registration data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. The Organizer may contact the participant from time to time by email and/or mobile device. Any notice sent to the email address and mobile device registered with the Organizer shall be deemed as received by the participant. If the participant provides any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, the organizer has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete. The organizer may suspend or terminate the participant’s registration and refuse participant any and all future use of the event.

  6. The Participant is expected to obey and adhere to the instructions of the Organizer and the Organizer’s appointed race crews at all times throughout the race event. If any participant is deemed to disobey, disrespect, and failure to cooperate with the Organizer and the Organizer’s appointed race crews, the Organizer reserves the right to withdraw the Participant’s entry without compensation.

  7. Littering is strictly prohibited at the race event. If any participant is found or seen or reported by anyone at the race event or along the race course, the Organizer reserves the right to penalize the Participant of an additional of 1 hour to the Participant’s race time as time penalty. If the Participant’s race time exceeds the official cut- off time, the Participant will be automatically disqualified.

  8. The Organizer reserves the right to cancel, modify, suspend or delay the event of unforeseen circumstances or in the event of natural disasters or extreme weather for example (but not limited to) heavy rain, thunderstorm, haze, landslide, high winds, bush fires).

  9. If the event is cancelled, re-routed or shortened, no refund or transfer to another event will be made.

 

Mandatory Items

  1. All participants must adhere to the mandatory items as instructed by The Organizer, throughout the race period of the event.

  2. The Organizer or Organizer’s appointed race crews have the rights to perform random mandatory items gear check on the participant at any point of time or place throughout the race event.

  3. All mandatory items MUST be carried at all times by yourself even when not in used.

  4. Should the participant to be found with any amount of incomplete item from the mandatory item list, the participant will not be allowed to continue the race course.

Cut Off Time

  1. All participants must adhere to the cut-off times enforced throughout the race.

  2. There is cut-off time enforced in water stations, checkpoints and at the finishing line. Participants must check out from the water station or checkpoints before the enforced cut-off time of that water station or checkpoints. Participants must also cross the official finishing line for the event before the cut-off time to be considered as an event finisher.

  3. All decisions by the Organizer are final and non-negotiable.

Race Course

  1. All participants must follow the marked path by the Organizer along the race course and are expected to stay on the official race course throughout the event.

  2. All participants are not allowed to take any shortcuts in attempt or to complete the race course. Shortcuts in race course includes of going off route that is not part of the event race course, getting vehicle aid (hopping into a vehicle for example (not limited to) a car, motor, bus, truck etc.

  3. Any participants caught violating this rule by taking a shortcut will be disqualified of their race entry.

  4. There will be no road closure for the event unless stated otherwise. All participants must aware and acknowledge that there will be motor vehicles utilizing the road during the event. Please be courteous to the other vehicles and let them pass through before continuing your journey.

  5. All participants are expected to always run on the shoulder on the road be careful of the approaching vehicles. Participants are responsible for your own safe-being on the race course.
     

Additional Unofficial Aid

  1. All participants are expected to participate and complete the event without getting aid from unauthorized support. This includes but not are not limited to, unauthorized aid stations being set up by anyone along the race course, and unofficial pacers (either in the form of foot or vehicle).

  2. Any participants caught with participating the event with unofficial aid, will be disqualified immediately.

  3. We welcome supporters to provide moral or additional self-support items to desired participants at the official water stations or starting/finishing line, without disrupting the race event and other participants.

  4. The Organizer is not responsible for the safety of the support crews/supporters. The Participant is responsible for the actions of the participant’s support crews/supporters. The support crews/support must comply to all the rules and regulations and instructions from the Organizer and the event officials. The participant may be penalized or disqualified for the actions or breaches of the rules by their support crews/supporters.
     

Race Bib

  1. Participants must ensure that their race bib must be worn and visible from the front view.

  2. Participants are not allowed to manual edit the race bib in any way, for example ( but not limited to ) obscuring / handwritten editing of participant info / removing sponsor’s identification ) will result in your disqualification.

  3. Participants without race bibs on the event day will not be allowed to start the event.

  4. The Organizer do not condone and allow unofficial bib exchange or bib transfer. Whoever found to be running with another person’s race bib other than his/her own will be subjected to disqualification, and possible banned from the event for a period of time. 

  5. The Organizer is against the unlawful transfer of bib. The Organizer will bear no responsibilities and insurance coverage for any participant with illegal bib for the event. Any transfer must be made known and be authorized by the Organizer. This is to ensure that should there be any incidents, the right person is contacted and the right treatment to be administered in some cases.
     

Medical assistance & Insurance coverage

  1. There will be several medical stations along the route and at the event race site. All participants are covered by the insurance bought by the Organizer for the event. Further details of each event’s insurance details will be sent out to participants via each event’s race briefing information document. It is strongly recommended that participants have obtained an adequate personal medical insurance coverage.

  2. It is the Participant’s responsibility to inform the Organizer during your event registration, of any pre-existing medical illness from which you suffer that may affect your performance. In addition, you agree to inform the Organizer of all medications that you are currently taking or you will be taking while you are participating in any event. The Organizer reserves the rights to review your medical condition and decides to reject your application if you deemed unfit to participate for the event.

  3. If any participant suffers from any sickness for example (but not limited to) fever, flu, cough, diarrhea, vomiting on the event period, the Organizer does not recommend the Participant to participate in the event. The Participant agrees to be responsible for his/her own risk should the Participant proceeds to participate in the event.

  4. If you need any First Aid assistance on the race course, you must contact the emergency number printed on the race bib. You will be in contact of the Organizer team to assist you on your situation.

  5. Participant is required to identify himself/herself with bib number, along with the current location and situation to the Organizer during the emergency call.

  6. 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.

  7. Participants are not to misuse this emergency number with general enquires or requests on personal benefits. The Organizer reserves the right to ignore or close the call if it is not an emergency call for medical assistance.   

  8. Depending on your condition, an emergency evacuation may be required. This evacuation will be at the expense of the person being rescued. For overseas racers, it is strongly recommended that you obtain adequate travel insurance coverage.
     

Bag Deposit / Drop Bag

  1. The definition of the Organizer for Bag Deposit is the bag that Participant wish to place at the start/finish line during the event period.

  2. The definition of the Organizer for Drop Bag is the bag that Participant wish to place at the selected water station or check point during the event period.

  3. It is participant’s responsibility to be aware from the event’s website or race briefing information documents if the event provides bag deposit or drop bag services.

  4. It is also participant’s responsibility to self-register the bags at the event’s bag deposit/drop bag counter with the event officials. The Organizer will transport your registered drop bag to the designated water station or check point of the event, and transport it back to the start/finish line after the event.  

  5. As there will be no bags supplied by the Organizer, participants are welcome to use your own bag in any form, but not larger than 12”x18”.

  6. As the Organizer will not check or control the items in the bag, it is strongly advised not to leave any valuable items or cash in the bag. The Organizer shall not be responsible for the loss of any bag and any spoilage.

  7. All participants are encouraged to retrieve their bags at the start/finish line, no later than 2 hours after the end of the race. The bags can be retrieved by either the participant, or a family member or friend, by showcasing the Participant’s race bib.

  8. Any uncollected bag from the event will be disposed by the Organizer after 48hours from the event.

  9. If the Participant wishes to collect the uncollected bag from the event, the participant must come, in person to retrieve their bag at their own cost.
     

Participant’s Responsibilities

  1. All participants are to understand the unique nature and requirements of competing in an ultra-long distance running race. Participants will be running all day and have undertaken the necessary training to compete in such a race.

  2. Participant will be responsible for yourself and have the ability to deal with any problems that may encountered during the race.

  3. Participant are able to deal with, on your own without assistance, deteriorating weather conditions for example (but not limited to) raining, strong winds and other troubles when running in the event.

  4. Participant will be able to deal with extreme fatigue, internal organ and digestive problems, muscle pain, mild physical injuries and psychological problems on your own.

  5. Participant is fully aware that when participating in an outdoor activity such as this event, your safety depends on your own skills and abilities.

Participants classification

  1. Participants who dropped out from the race: Did Not Finish (DNF)

  2. Participants who missed the cut-off time in checkpoints or finishing line: Did Not Finish (DNF)

  3. Participants who registered and not start the race: Did Not Start (DNS)

  4. Participants who ran without a bib or mismatched bib information: Disqualified (DQ)

  5. Participants who did not have the complete mandatory items: Disqualified (DQ)

  6. Participants who took a shortcut or did not pass the checkpoint: Disqualified (DQ)

  7. Participants who received assistance or support from non-official pacers: Disqualified (DQ)

SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS

images.png
checkpoint-spot.jpg
download (5).png
bottom of page