Introducing the Thailand Trail Series – 2017 Championship
AMA Events is excited to announce a new format to our Trail Run events for 2017. Introducing the trail running ‘Championship Series’ with 4 trail runs over the year. Racers compete per race in Male/Female distance classes (3km/10km/25km/50km) to accumulate points and win the ‘Champion of the Trails’ title, podium finishers will receive cash and sponsor prizes for every race class with a value of over 500,000 THB up for grabs!
THE TRAIL RUNS
Registration for the first 3 events are open, so make sure you get in fast and don’t miss out. Racers of the first 3 trail runs will receive a 25% discount on the final XTERRA Ultra trail run.
1. CHALLENGE – January 22, 2017 @ Khao Mai Keaw, Pattaya
The 4-Part race series will kick off with the KMK Trail Challenge, close to Pattaya and easily accessed from Bangkok. Khao Mai Kaew is the birthplace of Trail running in Thailand – so don’t miss the opening race with a 3km, 10km, 25km and 50km
2. COLUMBIA TRAIL MASTERS EPISODE 12 – February 26, 2017 @ Khao Ito, Nakhon Nayok
3. COLUMBIA TRAIL MASTERS EPISODE 13 – July 09, 2017 @ Nong Yai, Chonburi
The second and third Trail runs are our inaugural Columbia Trail Masters events, back again for 2017 in association with Columbia. We have chosen our favourite locations which our trial runners have loved the most.
Challenging trails, through amazing rainforest and jungles, climbing to beautiful panoramas to take in!
The series continues with 3km, 10km, 25km and 50km distances.
4. XTERRA ULTRA TRAIL – November 12, 2017 @ a special undisclosed location !
Closing out the year we bring the ultimate in trail running – the world leading off-road ‘XTERRA Ultra Trail Run’ bringing an Ultra distance trail to challenge the strongest athletes and build up for the final Championship Victory. We are keeping this event a surprise and will launch the big announcement of the location and all details during the 2017 series!
DON’T MISS THE 2017 TRAIL SERIES – The fastest growing sport in Thailand with over 5,000 registered trail runners, this 2017 series is going to prove to be AMAZING! Make sure you spread TELL EVERYONE, not to miss the Thailand Trail Series 2017 Championship!
THE POINT SYSTEM
4 EVENTS – PER EVENT WINNERS / OVERALL WINNERS – PER CATEGORY DISTANCE & GENDER
Points per event: 10km, 25km, 50km, ULTRA Total series points = the overall winners
Highest points available per category = 10km = 100 points for winner 25km = 200 points for winner 50km = 300 points for winner ULTRA = 400 points for winner
All finishers = + 5 points (incentive award / participation / encouragement).
Racers can change categories and points will still accumulate to the total series points.
For a tie in points, the competitor with the lowest time will be the winner.
Disputes can be lodged and reviewed, with all results being timed and released per event and available publicly online.
= 100 points for winner
= 200 points for winner
= 300 points for winner
= 500 points for winner