Q: When is Toraja Ultra Scenic Run?
A: Toraja Ultra Scenic Run will be held on:
- Friday, September 30, 2016 for 165K
- Saturday, October 1, 2016 for 102K, 78K & 50K
- Sunday, October 2, 2016 for 27K
Q: Where will the race be held?
A: From the race central on Toraja Misiliana Hotel we will run through many of traditional Toraja villages such as Baruppu, Mandoangin, Sangkaropi which provide the tracks filled with various scenery, such as run/walk on top altitude at the small path, small village roads, rice paddy-tracks, and coffee plantation along with many of tongkonan (Toraja traditional house).
Q: What race categories are offered?
A: Toraja Ultra offers five race categories, inviting runners of all levels to participate, including: 165K, 102K, 78K, 50K and 27K.
Q: What time does it start?
A: 165K – Start on Friday, September 30, 2016 at 00.00AM
102K – Start on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 8.00AM
78K – Start on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 2.00PM
50K – Start on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 00.00AM
27K – Start on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 6.00AM
Q: Where is the start and finish line of the race?
A: 165K, 102K, 78K, 50K and 27K – Start /finish at Toraja Misiliana Hotel.
Q: Are there specific limit times for event?
A: Yes, there are Race limit times as follows:
- 165K: 36 hours
- 102K: 28 hours
- 78K: 22 hours
- 50K: 12 hours
- 27K: 6 hours
Q: How do I register?
A: Register online through Toraja Ultra Scenic Run website: http://torajaultrascenicrun.com
Q: What is included with registration?
A: Race Registration Includes:
- Race Entry Fee
- BIB number
- Event Jersey
- Medal and Jersey for finishers under stipulated Cut-Off Time
Q: When does the Registration open and close?
A: Registration opens on 22nd of June 2016 and closed on 19th of September 2016, the registration maybe closed earlier when the number of participants is concluded.
Q: I am injured, sick, pregnant or any personal matter, can I get a refund?
A: No. Entry fees are non-refundable.
Q: Can I give or sell my number to another runner??
A: No. Entries are non-transferable. Doing so may result in disqualification.
Q: Can I authorize another person to pick up my race packet?
A: Yes. However, the person you authorize will need to present your confirmation number and your identification, as well as their own picture identification
Q: Can I pick-up my race packet on the same day as the race?
A: Yes. At least 2 hours before the race starts on the runner registration desk
Q: Where can I find the information to become the sponsor of Toraja Ultra:
A: Please contact our team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: Are skates, skateboards, bikes or carriages of any kind allowed on this race event?
A: No. For the safety of the runners, any of these tools are not allowed during the race
Q: Can I have headphones, ipods, and MP3 players on the course?
A: this event and much of the course is off-road where traffic will not be an issue, you can use the above mentioned items to make your experience more enjoyable. That being said, you need to be aware of your immediate surroundings.
Q: Where are the nearest airports located?
A: The nearest airport is Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport Makassar, South Sulawesi INDONESIA. Located 20km northeast of Makassar central city. From Makassar you can rent a car with driver and have an 8-9 trip to Rantepao Toraja. Or get the sleeper bus which depart from Makassar on 9 PM to Toraja
Q: Will I be able to recharge my mobile phone at aid stations?
A: No, You should ensure your batteries is fully recharged and bring spare batteries.
Q: I would like to turn off my mobile phone during the race, however I’ve been told that we may receive emergency messages from race headquarters. Are there any areas where it is mandatory to keep my mobile phone on to receive SMS messages?
A: There are no specific areas where you must be able to receive SMS messages. You must keep your mobile phone on at all times in order to receive messages regarding bad weather, earthquakes and other emergencies.
Q: A mobile phone is included on the mandatory equipment list but my batteries won’t last for 16 hours. Is it okay if my batteries don’t last?
A: You may receive an emergency phone call from the race headquarters so please carry a spare battery and keep the phone on during the race.
Q: What do you mean by adhesive elastic tape/band?
A: This is strong tape that can not only be used for emergencies such as fractures and injuries but can also be used for many things including repairing broken equipment (such as your backpack straps). The minimum length is 80cm x 3cm.
Q: Can I bring a survival blanket in the shape of a sleeping bag? This type of bag is not 130cm x 200cm but if you cut it and spread it open, it is larger than 130cm x 200cm?
A: Yes. You can bring a sleeping bag style survival blanket as long as it meets the size requirements when completely spread out.
Q: Can I just carry a pair of long pants or long tights/leggings that cover the ankles instead of wearing them?
A: Yes – this is okay. The long pants/tights are to keep you warm so if the weather is good and the temperature is high, you can put these items in your backpack. If you feel cold, please take them out of your backpack and wear them.
Q: Does a cap and headband or the hood of my jacket meet the requirements for “warm hat that covers the ears”?
A: Neither a cap and headband nor a jacket hood meet the requirements of “warm hat”. You must bring a warm hat that covers both ears (for example wool or polyester knit cap).
Q: Do I have to wear/put on the mandatory equipment at all times?
A: No. You do not have to wear the mandatory equipment at all times. You can put it in your backpack if you’re not using it. You can run in your bathing suit if you’d like – just make sure you have all the items in the backpack you’re carrying with you during the race or else you will be disqualified. There will be gear checks for this event.
Q: Will there be enough water at the aid stations to refill my hydration bladder?
A: Yes. There will be plenty of water available at the aid stations.
Q: Will you be posting a list of racer names?
A: The racer list will be available in website.