MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL (MMTF) is co-organized by MMTF Consultant, Jabatan Perhutanan Negeri Perak and Larut Matang Hash House. The race takes place in the small historical town of Taiping, Malaysia every December since 2018.
MMTF is certified by International Trail Running Association (ITRA) and International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). It is also one of the qualifying races for Ultra Trail Mont Blanc (UTMB) besides being an Asia Trail Master (ATM) point race. MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL is committed to create a sustainable event and are affiliated to VISION 2025, PENGHIJAUAN MALAYSIA, TREE-NATION and MALIM GUNUNG PERHUTANAN.
The physically demanding race covers 4 distances namely 84KM, 50KM, 25KM and 13KM which offers the runners a once in a lifetime experience to run through the pristine “virgin jungle reserves” (VJR) trails surrounding Taiping. For this reason, MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL, is not your average trail race. It’s a race that will certainly test not only your physical ability but also your psychological preparedness for the race.
MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL VIRTUAL TRIAL RUN 002 @ Rising To the New Normal is created as a yardstick to see where everyone stands physically in preparation towards race day. It is created to also help runners remain competitive during these uncertain times created by the pandemic. You would have 7 days (8 – 14 November 2021) to complete the challenge. We will take into account the “kilometer effort” for those of you who cannot integrate elevation gain in your run. Hence for any gain of 100m in elevation, we add 1KM to the distance of the route you cover.
By participating in MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL VIRTUAL TRIAL RUN 002 @ Rising To the New Normal, you stand the chance to check not only where you stand against other runners but most importantly you are able check your physical fitness towards race day.
All registered runners for MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL 2021 enters for free (FOC). If you are not a registered runner for MALAYSIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL FESTIVAL 2021, you may register at https://mmtf.my/events/mmtf2021/ between 7 October – 7 November 2021. A small admin fee will be charged (84KM and 50KM runners will be charged RM20, whilst every 13KM and 25KM runners will be charged RM10).