The Magnificent Merapoh Trail 2018

The Magnificent Merapoh Trail (TMMT) is back for its 4th year for 2018 and registration for the ultra trail race will be closing soon. A few more slots are available for interested participants to register, before slots are sold out or by July 20th, 2018 (whichever comes first).

The Magnificent Merapoh Trail (TMMT) is founded as a Trail Running event to save Merapoh Caves. Back for its 4th year and still with their main objective is to preserve national heritage and save Merapoh Caves also to develop local economy through eco-tourism.

To date, the people involved in this project had discovered more than 150 caves in Merapoh and tey believe there are more than 200 cave not discover yet. These national heritage are under the threat of destruction from planned big-scale cement production project and logging in Merapoh.

TMMT 2018 will have 35km, 70km and 100km categories. Participants will run through the beautiful trail of Merapoh, caves and wade through rivers. The race is a fast course with less technical sections and caters for beginner trail runners. Cut off time 20 hours for 100km, 13 hours for 70km and 10 hours for 35km category.

Details of the race:
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100km - 10th August 2018, 9pm
70km - 11th August 2018, 4am
35km - 11th August 2018, 7am

Race Kit Collection
Date: 10th August 2018
Time: 10:30AM - 7:00PM
Venue: School Hall, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Merapoh.

Mandatory race briefing will be held on 10th August 2018, Friday, 4pm at school hall, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Merapoh.

Mandatory Gears
Hydration Bag / Bottles with at least 1 liter of fluid
Food / Energy Gels / Energy Bar with at least 300 calories at start line
Mobile phone
Medical Kit (small)
Personal cup (no cups will be provided at the Check Points in the principle of protecting the environment and to have NO garbage in the trail)
All participants (the meat eaters) will also enjoy kambing golek (roasted lamb) in the evening, after their run just like previous editions.

For more info on the race and also for registration, visit:

If you want to check out some photos of 2017's edition, please visit our Facebook Page Cik Arnab & En Kura-Kura where we have a few albums of photos taken during TMMT 2017.

We will also be having a giveaway for a slot of either 75km or 100km there. So do LIKE and FOLLOW our page and stay tuned!


  1. OMG, why everything in August? Time birthday se lagi tu.

    1. Ha! Come and celebrate birthday sini la! ;)

  2. Hadoi! The kambing golek is enough motivation for me hee..hee...


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