03 Dec, 2017

8 Days

2017 - MSIG Lantau 50

  03 Dec, 2017
  Lantau, Hong Kong   Trail hike and run options

Course 比賽路線

16km - elevation gain 931m & elevation loss 918m (Max elev 684m) - 6 hour cut-off

27km - elevation gain 1922m & elevation loss 2032m (Max elev 934m) - 9 hour cut-off

54km - elevation gain 3500m & elevation loss 3500m (Max elev 934m) - 12 hour cut-off

 

Start & Finish - Man Tung Road Park - (next to Novotel Hotel) - Tung Chung, Lantau Island, HONG KONG SAR

Course marking - Yellow A5 size signs and bright pink/bright orange ribbons

 

54km route description (3500 elev gain & 3500 elev loss) (Max elev 934m) - 12 hour cut-off (total 5 water cps)

Start (Tung Chung) to CP1 Ngong Ping (9.5km - total distance 9.5km) 730m elev gain & 385m elev loss - Max elev 564m - cut-off 2.5 hrs - Bananas, Oranges, Bread & Peanut Butter / Water

CP1 Ngong Ping - CP2 Catchwater - (14.8km - total distance 24.3km) 645m elev gain & 977m elev loss - Max elev 525m - cut-off 6 hrs - Bananas, Oranges, Bread & Peanut Butter / Water

CP2 Catchwater - CP3 Shek Pik BBQ -  (7.8km - total distance 32.1km) 320m elev gain & 340m elev loss - Max elev 324m - cut-off 7.5 hrs - Bananas, Oranges, Bread & Peanut Butter, Jam / Water

CP3 Shek Pik BBQ - CP4 Pak Kung Au - (9.6km - total distance 41.7km) 875m elev gain & 593m elev loss - Max elev 934m - cut-off 9.5 hours - Bananas, Oranges, Bread & Peanut Butter,Jam / Water

CP4 Pak Kung Au - CP5 Pak Mong (9.1km - total distance 50.9km) 560m elev gain & 844m elev loss - Max elev 790m - cut-off 11 hrs - Bananas, Oranges, Bread & Peanut Butter / Water

CP5 Pak Mong to Finish Tung Chung) (3.8km - total distance 54.8km) 110m elev gain & 120m elev loss - Max elev 58m - cut-off 12 hrs - Meat/Veggie Meal & Bananas, Oranges/ Water

Map 50km - http://www.actionasiaevents.com/assets/images/Events/HK50_Series_Lantau/2015/2015-Lantau-50-50km--map54.jpg

 

27 km route description (1922m elevation gain & 2032 elevation loss) (Max elev 934m) - 9 hour cut-off (total 3 water cps)

Start (Tung Chung) to CP1 Ngong Ping (9.5km - total distance 9.5km) 730m elevation gain & 385m elevation loss - (max elev 564m) cut-off 3 hrs 15 min - Bananas, Oranges, Bread & Peanut Butter / Water

CP1 Ngong Ping to CP4 Pak Kung Au (skip CP3&4) (4.8km - total distance 14.3km) 465m elevation gain & 589m elevation loss - (max elev 934m) cut-off 5 hrs 15 min - Bananas, Oranges, Bread & Peanut Butter / Water

CP4 Pak Kung Au - CP5 Pak Mong (9.1km - total distance 23.5km) 617m elevation gain & 938m elevation loss - (max elev 790m) cut-off 7.5 hrs - Bananas, Oranges, Bread & Peanut Butter / Water

CP5 Pak Mong to Finish (Tung Chung) (3.8km - total distance 27.3km) 110m elevation gain & 120m elevation loss - (max elev 58m) cut-off 9 hrs - Meat/Veggie Meal & Bananas, Oranges/ Water

Map & elev 27km - http://www.actionasiaevents.com/assets/images/Events/HK50_Series_Lantau/2015/2015-Lantau-50-27km-map.jpg

 

16km route description (931m elevation gain & 918 elvation loss) (Max elev 684m) - 6 hour cut-off (total 1 water cp)

Start (Tung Chung) to CP5 Pak Mong (via Wong Lung Hang, skip CP2,3,4 ) (12.7km) 894m elevation gain & 889m elevation loss - (max elev 682m) cut-off 4 hours - Bananas, Oranges, Bread & Peanut Butter / Water

CP5 Pak Mong to Finish (Tung Chung) (3.8km - total distance 16.5km) 110m elevation gain & 120m elevation loss - (max elev 58m) cut-off 6 hrs - Meat/Veggie Meal & Bananas, Oranges/ Water

Course Design:
Designed by Michael Maddess (Race Director & Course Designer) who's organized over 190 events with Action Asia Events and one of the most experienced Race Directors in Asia. Michael Maddess an active trail runner, originally from Vancouver, Canada who was Race Director of the World Police Fire Games Triathlon in Canada before moving to Asia, has worked on over 17 Action Asia Challenges across Asia including Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, 3 Vietnam adventure races and 3 day stage marathon races, 1 Laos 100k ultra event, regional MSIG AA 50 series, 2 Himalayan Mtn Bike races, over 25 Action SPRINT HK adventure races, 8 Action Asia Off Road HK bike races, worked/competed in numerous other road races/triathlons including completing 3 Ironman triathlons (10hrs 52min), 1st runner-up in 100km trailwalker in 11hrs 16min (record for HK resident) 3x in 13 hrs 25 min, 12hrs 44min, 12hrs 39min, 3rd in HK100 in 12hrs 30min, winner of Sabah 3 day adv race 3x and 8th overall Gobi 250km race. He's also coached dragonboat, soccer and baseball teams, climbed to 15,000+ft Annapurna Basecamp, made it up to 5000m in Sichuan within 24hrs of getting off plane and jumps off bridges in Nepal for fun. If he's not outside designing a course, he's not having fun.

 

Insurance - The event has its own public liability insurance coverage, but we recommend that all participants get their own personal accident coverage to cover any personal accidents.

Medical - As this event involves going into the mountains we recommend all particpants to have gone to a medical checkup before the event to make sure you are physically fit enough to handle this kind of physical challenge.

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