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COURSE

MOUNTAIN TRAIL RACE

The Taiping Lake 100 features 3 courses with distances ranging from 21K, 50k, and up to 100K. Each route provides a unique challenge that becomes harder the longer you go, yet every course gives you the incredible breathtaking experience of Taiping Lake and the Yellow Mountain in the Anhui province of eastern China. Hands down, this is a dream adventure race that must be experienced by adventure runners around the world!

The course has been improved and optimized starting in 2019. Featuring ancient road, mountain trails, canyons, tea gardens, farms, and villages as you traverse from Taiping Lake to the Yellow Mountain and back in loop courses.

A DREAM RUNNING ADVENTURE

21K COURSE

While not an easy challenge, the 21K race is the easiest and shortest route available to participate at the Taiping Lake 100. The course terrain features a blend of trails, dirt roads, and stone and paved pathways. The entire 21K course gives participants the incredible breathtaking views of Taiping Lake and Yellow Mountain.

DISTANCE
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INTERACTIVE MAP

View the 21K course in detail through Google Maps.

GPX TRACK

Download a GPX track file of the 21K course.

MOBILE USERS ROTATE TO LANDSCAPE VIEW FOR TABLE DATA

CHECKPOINT STATIONS

Below is a breakdown of the checkpoint and supply post stations on the 21K course, the total distance to each from the start, the gap between, the elevation ascent and descent between each station and the required cut off time to each.

SITE NAME DISTANCE (KM) CUMULATIVE (KM) GAIN (M) DESC (M) TOTAL GAIN (M) TOTAL DESC (M) CUT OFF
START 太平湖绿地/Taiping Lake 0 0 0 0 0 0 8:30
CP1 黎家村/Lija Village 4.5 4.5 348 280 348 280
CP10 纪家坞/Jijiawu 6.4 10.9 277 323 625 603
SP 百步岭/Baibuling 7.1 18 23 47 648 650
FINISH 太平湖绿地/Taiping Lake 4.1 22.1 38 36 686 686 16:30

50K COURSE

The 50K course takes participants deeper into the mountains to increase the challenge by adding longer distance and more elevation gain. The course terrain features a blend of trails, dirt roads, and stone and paved pathways. The entire 50K course gives participants the incredible breathtaking views of Taiping Lake and Yellow Mountain.

DISTANCE
K
ASCEND
M
DESCENT
M
CHECKPOINTS
CUTOFF
HRS

INTERACTIVE MAP

View the 50K course in detail through Google Maps.

GPX TRACK

Download a GPX track file of the 50K course.

MOBILE USERS ROTATE TO LANDSCAPE VIEW FOR TABLE DATA

CHECKPOINT STATIONS

Below is a breakdown of the checkpoint and supply post stations on the 50K course, the total distance to each from the start, the gap between, the elevation ascent and descent between each station and the required cut off time to each.

SITE NAME DISTANCE (KM) CUMULATIVE (KM) GAIN (M) DESC (M) TOTAL GAIN (M) TOTAL DESC (M) CUT OFF
START 太平湖绿地/Taiping Lake 0 0 0 0 0 0 6:30
CP1 黎家村/Lija Village 4.5 4.5 348 280 348 280  
CP2 长芦村/Changlu Village 13.9 18.4 611 642 959 922  
CP9 桥源/Bridge Source 9.5 27.9 464 484 1423 1406  
CP10

纪家坞/Jijiawu

8.7 36.6 105 100 1528 1506  
CP11 黎家村/Lija Village 6.4 43 323 277 1851 1783  
FINISH 太平湖绿地/Taiping Lake 4.5 47.5 280 348 2131 2131 19:30

100K COURSE

The ultimate challenge at the highest elevation is the 100K mountain race pushing to 110K in actual distance. The 100K extends off the 50K course, giving participants the ultimate ultramarathon challenge on one of the most beautiful mountain regions in the world.  The course terrain features a blend of trails, dirt roads, and stone and paved pathways. The entire 100K course gives participants the incredible breathtaking views of Taiping Lake and Yellow Mountain.

DISTANCE
K
ASCEND
M
DESCENT
M
CHECKPOINTS
CUTOFF
HRS

INTERACTIVE MAP

View the 100K course in detail through Google Maps.

GPX TRACK

Download a GPX track file of the 100K course.

MOBILE USERS ROTATE TO LANDSCAPE VIEW FOR TABLE DATA

CHECKPOINT STATIONS

Below is a breakdown of the checkpoint and supply post stations on the 100K course, the total distance to each from the start, the gap between, the elevation ascent and descent between each station and the required cut off time to each.

SITE NAME DISTANCE (KM) CUMULATIVE (KM) GAIN (M) DESC (M) TOTAL GAIN (M) TOTAL DESC (M) CUT OFF
START 太平湖绿地/Taiping Lake 0 0 0 0 0 0 6:30
CP1 黎家村/Lija Village 4.5 4.5 348 280 348 280
CP2 长芦村/Changlu Village 11.9 16.4 681 742 1029 1022
CP3 桃坑/Taokeng 12.5 28.9 329 420 1358 1442
CP4 郭村/Guocun 7.7 36.6 293 231 1651 1673
CP5 九龙峰/Jiulong Peak 13.3 49.9 778 642 2429 2315
CP6 武备村/Wubei Village 5.6 55.5 365 408 2794 2723
CP7 房车营地/RV Camp 9.9 65.4 410 427 3204 3150
CP8 章村/Zhangcun 16.5 81.9 1001 1040 4205 4190
CP9 桥源/Bridge Source 7.8 89.7 169 167 4374 4357
CP10 纪家坞/Jijiawu 7.7 97.4 105 100 4479 4457
CP11 黎家村/Lija Village 6.4 103.8 323 277 4802 4734
FINISH 太平湖绿地/Taiping Lake 4.5 108.3 280 348 5082 5082 次日12:30

SUPPLIES AT CHECKPOINTS

Each station will have the following essentials to help you rehydrate and refuel during the race.

  • Water
  • Sports drink
  • Fruit
  • Vegetables
  • Nuts
  • First Aid

Some stations may have additional food items including:

  • Hot food
  • Bread
  • Soda
  • Beer
  • Noodles
  • Pickles
DISCLIAMER

Please note that event information here represents what is planned for the event. Locations, routes, hotels, schedule, adjustments, and changes may apply depending on conditions, availability, late participation entries, and improvements. The event strives to improve for the best experience.

Race Date: October 26, 2019

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