Introduction

FGV Tekam Forest Trail 2018 will offer the latest trail running experiences in Jerantut, Pahang. The race will start in the heart of Pusat Penyelidikan Pertanian Tun Razak (PPPTR) at Felda Residence Tekam. It will take runners along palm oil plantation and the historical Taman Warisan Gua Kota Gelanggi Caves, which includes Tongkat Caves (Gua Tongkat), Balai Caves (Gua Balai) and Penyu Caves (Gua Penyu) inside the Taman Warisan Gua Kota Gelanggi.

There are three categories; 50km, 25km and 10km (We are currently developing the 100km race for 2019).

The race venue in Felda Residence Tekam is about 2 1/2 hours’ drive from Kuala Lumpur and easily accessible by road. For the runners that prefer not to drive, we offer shuttle bus service from Kuala Lumpur to the Felda Residence Tekam. Hotel rooms, chalets and camping site are the types of accommodation available.

FGV Tekam Forest Trail offers a unique challenge for avid and fast runners as it will be a mixed of 70% trail and 30% road covering areas including palm oil plantations, replanting areas, a golf course and caves around Kota Gelanggi. The start and finish point of the race will be at Dataran KMK at Felda Residence Tekam. The cut-off time for each category (COT) is three hours, six hours, 10 hours for 10KM, 25KM, and 50KM, respectively.

RACE DATE

4 – 5 August 2018

RACE KIT COLLECTION

Date 4th August 2018 (Sat)
Time 10:00 AM – 4:00PM
Venue Felda Residence Tekam

RACE BRIEFING

Date 4th August 2018 (Sat)
Time 2:30PM
Venue Felda Residence Tekam

RACE DAY ITINERARY

4th August 2018 (Sat)
8:00 am Running Clinic (Felda Residence Tekam)
9:00 am Shuttle Bus departure from KL Sentral
12:00 pm ETA Felda Residence Tekam
2:30 pm Race Briefing
10 am – 4 pm Race Pack Collection & Mandatory Gear Check
5th August 2018 (Sun)
7:00 am 50km Race Start
7:30 am 25km Race Start
8:00 am 10km Race Start
11:00 am Award Ceremony for 10km & 25km
2:00 pm Award Ceremony for 50km
5:00 pm Race End
7:00 pm Shuttle Bus departure from Felda Residence Tekam
10:00 pm ETA KL Sentral

RACE CATEGORIES

All race categories will start and finish at the same venue at Dataran KMK, Felda Residence Tekam. Only 50km category will run through the caves section at Taman Warisan Gua Kota Gelanggi.

The race course will be a mixed of 70% trail and 30% road covering areas including palm oil plantations, replanting areas, a golf course and caves around Kota Gelanggi. The start and finish point of the race will be at Dataran KMK at Felda Residence Tekam. The cut-off time for each category (COT) is three hours, six hours, 10 hours for 10KM, 25KM, and 50KM, respectively.

  • 10KM
    Category
  • Cut-off Times: 3 Hours
  • Start time: 8:00 AM
  • Cut off time: 11:00 AM
  • Entitlements: Finisher Medal & Event T-Shirt
  • 25KM
    Category
  • Cut-off Times: 6 Hours
  • Start time: 7:30 AM
  • Cut off time: 1:30 PM
  • Entitlements: Finisher Medal, Event T-Shirt & Finisher T-Shirt
  • 50KM
    Category
  • Cut-off Times: 10 Hours
  • Start time: 7:00 AM
  • Cut off time: 5:00 PM
  • Entitlements: Finisher Medal, Event T-Shirt & Finisher T-Shirt

ENTRY FEES

Category

Early Bird

Normal Fees

Late Fees

50KM

RM178

RM218

RM258

Register

25KM

RM128

RM158

RM188

Register

10KM

RM68

RM78

RM88

Register

REGISTRATIONS

If you pay via bank deposit, please upload your proof of payment into your race yaya account. Don’t be alarmed if your name is not in the Start List immediatey. We will update start list every Saturday, contact us if your name is not updated in the Start List.

If you use bank transfer, please write “fgv50” or “fgv25” or “fgv10” on the details before tranferring your registration fee. You also need to upload your proof of payment into your race yaya account.

TRANSPORT & ACCOMODATION

Shuttle bus service will be available from Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Felda Residence Tekam and vice versa. The cost for return tickets are RM80 (not included in race fee).

You can book your accommodation online at http://feldatravel.com.my/felda-residence-tekam-pahang/

Contact : Felda Residence Tekam – 09 4718300

BUS SCHEDULE

DEPARTURE TIME

 DESTINATION

FEE

4th August 2018 (Sat)

9:00 AM

KL Sentral – Felda Residence Tekam

RM40

5th August 2018 (Sun)

7:00 PM

Felda Residence Tekam – KL Sentral

RM40

Special Price for FGV TFT participants

Cost per night

Breakfast Entitlement

Executive Suite

RM250

2

Superior Room

RM110

2

Family Room

RM170

3

Deluxe Room

RM170

2

Deluxe Chalet

RM180

4

Superior Chalet

RM100

3

Dormitory

RM35/bed

1


Source: http://feldatravel.com.my/felda-residence-tekam-pahang/

MANDATORY GEARS

  • Hydration Bag / Bottles with at least 500 liters of fluid
  • Food / Energy Gels / Energy Bar with at least 300 calories at start line
  • Mobile phone
  • Whistle
  • Personal cup (we will not provide cups at the Check Points in the principle of protecting the environment and to have NO garbage in the trail)

PODIUM WINNERS

  • 1st Place for each category Cash Price RM300 and Winner Trophy
  • 2nd Place for each Category Cash Price RM200 and Winner Trophy
  • 3rd Place for Each Category Cash Price RM100 and Winner Trophy
  • 4th Place Winner Trophy
  • 5th Place Winner Trophy

RACE MAP

TSHIRT & MEDAL DESIGN

REGULATIONS

  1. By signing up for the Event, the Participant agrees to follow all the race rules and regulations set by the Organizer.
  2. Only participants with the age of 18 years and older are allowed to enter this race. If any participants deem to violate this rule, then the registration will be disqualified and there will be no refunds of fee.
  3. Registration is valid once payment received and VERIFY by the organizer. Any incomplete entries or non compliance, will NOT be valid.
  4. Once registration has been processed, there will be no refunds of fee.
  5. Participants are not allowed to transfer their race entries to another party or change race categories after their registrations are confirmed, unless allowed by organizer in written form.
  6. Participants run solely at their own risk and the organizers will not be responsible or held liable for any injury or death during or after participation in the event. Participants are strongly encouraged to go for a medical examination and/or consult their medical practitioner prior to registration and before race day.
  7. All participants need to obtain Personal Accident insurance for their own protection for this race.
  8. Only registered participants are allowed to participate in this event, no other person besides the registered participants can use the race bib to enter and run this event. Any person violates this rule will be DISQUALFIED and BANNED from future events.
  9. All participants are NOT allowed to use bicycles, motorcycles and any other vehicles during the race. If you get lost during the race, you need to get back to the right track by your own effort (your own two feet). Getting lost in trail races is part of the adventures.
  10. Participants found guilty of cheating during the race will be DISQUALFIED.
  11. Race organisers (Malatra Ventures), has the right to reject registration from any individual or groups without giving any reasons.