Sarawak Adventure Challenge 2018: Sacred Mountain

The Sarawak Adventure Challenge 2018 is a one-day multi-sport adventure race showcasing some of the best rainforests, rivers and caves of Western Borneo.

The Sarawak Adventure Challenge is back. Billed as one of the toughest adventure challenges in the region in 2017, the second edition in 2018 continues as a one-day duathlon adventure race showcasing some of the best rainforests, rivers and trails of Western Borneo.

 Individuals can now be part of Sarawak Adventure Challenge. Image: Bombastic Borneo

Individuals can now be part of Sarawak Adventure Challenge. Image: Bombastic Borneo

With the theme “The Sacred Mountain”, this year’s challenge combines the excitement and demands of cross country mountain bike (XC MTB) and trail running and a river (run / float) section. In the main team events, there will be a Men and Mixed Gender division categories. In response to requests for more variety in the format, for 2018 the Sarawak Adventure Challenge has expanded to include an individual duathlon, as well as individual MTB and individual Trail Run categories.

This year’s route will cover an exhilarating 52 km (40km MTB – 12km trail run ) in the vicinity of Kuching, with the perfect brew of Sarawak’s spectacular nature, scenic tribal villages and a mysterious ‘sacred mountain’.

Registration is still open. Overseas participants welcome. Sign up now. Organiser: Draco Action Sports, Sarawak

About Sarawak

If adventure had a home, it would be the vast wilderness. Grand, green, awesome! Like no other place on earth. If adventure had a home, it would be filled with the friendliest people on earth. People of different races, religions and cultures. If adventure had a home, it would be here when one arrives as a guest and leaves as family. If adventure had a home, its home would be Sarawak. Come and explore our vast wild home of adventure. Sarawak, where adventure lives.

Welcome to the land of the hornbills! Sarawak is located on the island of Borneo, the third largest island in the world, north of the Equator. With its beautiful blue skies and tropical breeze you can bathe in the sandy beaches and palm-fringed state of Sarawak. Tropical showers cool the land with heavier rainfalls during the monsoon months from November to March. We hope you enjoy your stay in our vast wild home.

Visit Sarawak Tourism Board to find out more about the land of the hornbills.

 

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