Last Update : 01/03/2020
Thailand by UTMB, the new trail running event on the roof of Thailand!
Thailand by UTMB course will be based around the highest mountain of Thailand, Doi Inthanon, also known as the roof of Thailand. The route showcases the local biodiversity and the forest changes with the gradual climb elevation from 400 to 2100 meters above sea level. The journey will take runners to experience the peaceful Hmong, and Pga-Gan-Yaw, Karenic tribe ways of life, the awe-inspiring views of terrace paddy field, where the entire area is brightened by golden ears of rice, as well as the picturesque montane farms.
The start and finish line is at Doi Inthanon National Park HeadQuarters (GPS 18.536585, 98.521445), Chom Thong District, Chiang Mai Province. Doi Inthanon is one of the most popular national parks in Thailand, famous for its waterfalls, trails, remote villages, sunrise/sunset watching, birdwatching and the all year round cold weather on higher elevations.
Thailand by UTMB will have 4 distance races: 175K, 120K, 80K, and 25K. Each will gain iTRA points and Running Stones which will bypass the lottery for entry to UTMB.