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The classic Beach Bunch's Trail Challenge is now back for its 4th edition.


Not only will this race be part of the continuation of the Asia Trail Master series for the 3rd consecutive year, it has also now been officiated as part of the Pre-Qualifying Points required for Ultra Trail Mont Blanc (UTMB) under the International Trail Running Association (ITRA) for the 100km and 50km! We are both proud of this and aim to deliver this race according to international standards.
Registration is now open, please have a look at the details below!
A 30km category is also available for novice and intermediate trail runners to take part in the excitement of the Beach Bunch Trail Challenge!

A 10km FUN category is now added for the true beginner!

Registration fees are as follow:

  • 10km at BND35

  • 30km at BND65

  • 50km at BND100

  • 100km at BND130

UPDATES on 19th March

  • Provisional Results can be found here

  • Race Guide is now available for viewing at here

  • Starting List are now available here

  • 2017's BBTC Results can be found here

Important Dates
Route
100km
BBTC2018 100km Route Stats
BBTC2018 100km Services
100km Route Corrected
50km
50km Route Corrected
30km

30km

It's similar to 2017's 30km route. However, an addition of Shahbandar 14 hills will be added to increase the distance to a near 30km mileage.

However, the cut-off time remains the same


Cut-off time is 8 hours from starting time.

Elevation profile, route details and description will be out by December 2017

10km

10km

This will include the distance from Jerudong Primary School to Berakas beach.

There will be buses to transport 10km finishers back to event venue at Jerudong Primary School


Cut-off time is 3 hours from starting time.

Mandatory Kit Requirements
Challenger's Entitlements

Challenger in each category will receive a FREE Event shirt, a timing chip wristband & bib. 
Successful finishers will receive a finisher medal and shirt

Race Schedule

More details on Race day will be available on early February 2018

FAQ
  • What will the weather conditions be like on the event day?
    The month of October is usually the most rainfall of he year. Get ready to slip and slide during the event!
  • What will the terrain be like on the course?
    Please read about the trail description and maps above.
  • What is the minimum requirement for the amount of drinking water between check points for this race?
    The minimum is the ability to carry 0.5L of drinking water either via hydration bladders or waist pouch's with bottles or a combination of a hydration bladder and bottles.
  • Where does the Event START?
    Jerudong Beach.
  • Where does the Event FINISH?
    Jerudong Beach for 20km and Agro Park for 10km
  • Is there food on the race course for this Event?
    No
  • Is there a bus service organized by the organizers to get to the START of the Event?
    No. However there will be bus services to transport challengers from Agro Park back to Jerudong Beach for the 10km finishers.
  • Is there an official briefing for challengers of the Event?
    Bo,
  • Where is the official registration desk for the event?
    None
  • Is there a mandatory kit check before the event?
    No.
  • Is there a drop bag option for the event during the race and after the race?
    No.
  • Will the race course be marked?
    Yes with reflective strips.
  • What happens if I withdraw during the event?
    If you withdraw during the event for whatsoever reasons, you are classified as a DNS or Did not Start and will not earn the finisher package.
  • Who gets a finisher’s medal?
    Challengers who have completed the challenge within the cut-off time and abided to the rules of the race. Detailed terms and conditions can be read here.
  • Will we need to wade across rivers or swim across rivers during the race?
    No.
  • Am I allowed to utilize trekking poles?
    Yes, you may.
  • May I utilize a music player with headphones during the race?
    Yes you may but be cautious with the environment around you especially on the road with incoming vehicle traffic.
  • Should I bring my mobile phone with me in case of an emergency?
    It is part of the mandatory kit. Read more about the mandatory kit requirements section.
  • If I am unwell, what should I do during the race?"
    Ultimately, You are responsible for your own success or failure in this event. Detailed terms and conditions can be read during your registration process.
  • Do the organizers provide accommodation before the event or do I need to do my own bookings?
    No.
  • My friends wish to follow me on the race course and to take photographs and to give me moral support. Can they follow the official vehicles or drive themselves on the race course? Can they provide food and drink and other energy drinks to me on the race course?
    They may not provide or assist you with meals, drinks or energy items at any point in the race. All challengers must be self sufficient throughout the race course otherwise. You may greet them at a check point other than the one's stated but cannot assist or provide them with items which they should already be carrying from the start. Friends or family members are NOT allowed to pace, follow or lead any competitors on foot, on motorized, or non-motorized vehicles throughout the race. Anyone caught doing so will be disqualified. They may move on ahead and pull over to let competitors pass to talk/film or photograph competitors but we ask everyone to be sensible about this please. Non race affiliated photographers are NOT allowed to enter food or check point locations and to consume meals or to take drinking water or other items as these are exclusively for challengers only
  • I am running the event for charity or am raising money for a charity. May I wear a t-shirt to identify myself to other competitors so they know what charity I am supporting and to promote the charity I am supporting?
    Yes, you may.
  • Do I need a medical certificate or a medical fitness of health in order to participate in the event?
    No but a challenger is expected to be aware of their own health conditions prior to the event.
  • I may not be able to make it to the event as I have been sent overseas by my employers. Can I request for a refund?
    All challengers are given 15 days from the date of payment of their race entries to request to withdraw from the race with a full refund if they opt not to proceed for any reason.
  • Are there toilets throughout the route?
    Yes, toilets are located at Jerudong Beach only.
  • Are the finisher medals for sale after the event?
    Don't ask silly questions, you will get silly answers.
  • Is there any hashtag I can use to promote your event?
    Yes. It is #thebeachbunch, #beachbunchbrunei and #bbntc2017
  • Is organizer providing transport to the start venue on the event day?
    No.
  • I've registered for the event but unable to participate due to unforeseen circumstances, am I able to transfer to another person?"
    Yes. However, you're only able to transfer their names and details. Shirt sizes and category will remain the same. The last date to transfer is on the closing of the registration date.
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