Malaysia Eco 100 2016
|Start Date||May 14, 2016|
|End Date||May 15, 2016|
|Address||Jalan Sungai Lembu, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia|
|Distance Type||100 miles 100km 13km 50km|
Malaysia ECO 100 is the 1st ever ultra trail event in West Malaysia with 50km and 100km category. The race to be held at Bukit Mertajam (Penang, Malaysia) will start from the eco village of Sungai Lembu, taking runners through oil palm plantations, rubber plantations, pineapple plantations, several Malay kampungs Chinese new villages, and Indian temples, paddy fields and of course the challenging hills of Tokun.
This is a race which will showcase the typical Malaysian geographical, social and cultural heritage where the runners will meet and see ordinary Malaysian people and wild lives, flora and fauna in the rural settings with a distinct small town feel. During the race, the runners will be sampling the local cuisines in the food and drinks provided at the aid stations along the course of the race. This is designed to be an international race, with the objectives of attracting foreign and out of state runners to visit Bukit Mertajam.