Half Marathon 21 km Nuang Jungle Marathon
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21 km - advised 10 hours What’s included...? registration fee goodies bag race pack event T-shirt transport from and to the car park water supply along the track isotonic drinks along the track fruit and energy gel along the track first aid stations and standby rescue team one cooked meal finisher’s medal finisher’s T-shirt certificate
21 km - advised 10 hours Be Part of the Legend...!  
This jungle marathon requires a serious level of fitness and endurance. I you are unable to meet the intermediate cut-off times, you will not be allowed to continue the race and you might be asked to turn back. If you are fit, take up the challenge . It’s the only way to find out whether you are up to it or not.
The 21 km event is a half marathon set in the dense jungles of Hulu Langat. It is a race against time and against yourself. Participants have to cover the half marathon distance of 21 kilometers preferably in less than 10 hours. Internediate cut-off times will safeguard participants from underestimating the challenge or overestimating their physical and mental capacities. Unlike other marathons, which are run on hard or sealed road surface, the Nuang Jungle Marathon, is a marathon on jungle trails. There is no tarred road surface. The Nuang Jungle Marathon includes the treacherous climb of Gunung Nuang, which is the second highest peak in the state of Selangor and one of the main icons amongst the hiking and trail running communities. The half marathon will start in Kampung Pangsoon (Hulu Langat). It will follow the trail to Kem Lolo with several small stream crossings, Kem Pacat and Puncak Pengasih before reaching the summit. The summit will be the half way point. Participants will make a U-turn and head down for Kampung Pangsoon and the finish line. Marshals will monitor the event and participants have to register at the several checkpoints along the track in order to avoid disqualification. The 21 km trail will follow well-trodden as well as short stretches of new trails passing numerous streams and waterfalls. Rocky tracks, root sections, red clay (mud) and dense jungle trails will alternate with nice distinguishable trails, favoured by trail runners. Although runners and hikers are expected to be self-sufficient during the event, along the track are several water stations where participants can fill their water bottles and hydration packs. Most water stations will also supply isotonic drinks. Some stations will have fruit and after the finish line, a cooked meal will be served. As the start is scheduled for 7:30am and the advised finishing time for this race is 10 hours, all participants should have reached the finish line by the time darkness sets in. At the moment we are still working on the prize monies for the top-ranked participants. Drop us a line if you want us to keep you informed. There is a mandatory kit for this event, and more details can be found on this web page. If you have more questions, please check out the FAQ web page. If you can’t find an answer to your question, please contact us. Asian Trail Explorers is supporting the Olive Project. The organisers will donate a part of the paid participation fee to this charitable organisation. Participation fees (excl. GST): 24/03-13/05/2016: RM130 14/05-13/07/2016: RM140 14/07-13/08/2016: RM150 14/08-13/10/2016: RM160 Slightly different fees in S$,  and US$ apply for participants not residing in Malaysia.

21 km - 10 hours 

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Optional transport from Kuala Lumpur to the venue in Hulu Langat  
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