To the “adventure racing” fans, the foremost adventure racing event in Malaysia IRON BOUND CHALLENGE to appear once again hosting the 7th edition, this time it was more physical and mental challenge, this time the challenge will be hosted for 2 days in stages “weekend warriors”, it will be held on 6-8 July 2012, the location set in Lumut, Perak, Malaysia.

The challenge was organized to commemorate the Perak visit year 2012 this inaugural tournament was brought to the attention of adventure racing lovers every year, Perak Iron Bound Challenge has received awards by the MALAYSIA SPORT TOURISM COUNCIL, as the most successful sport Event in Malaysia 2003. @ The Palace Golden Horses.

What is certain is organized at this time is very interesting and different from the previous edition.

Discipline at this time (Adventure Race Team – 2 Days stage Race)

1. forest runoff
2. mountain bike
3. high ropes
4. discover scuba diving (DSD) —> are you scared?..don’t worry peeps!!
5. kayaking
6. orienteering
7. test mystery
8. river runoff

Participants have a healthy body and should be competent in each discipline (skills test will be charged to each participant to ensure eligible to enter this challenge, COLUMBIA SPORTS WEAR will become the main sponsor in the tournament for the first time in Malaysia, the brand known for Eco Challenge series.

Categories offered (team of two)

1. Open men (2 days race)
2. Open mixed (2 days race)

Offered cash prizes for both categories
1st place RM 5,000.00 + products
2nd place RM 4,000.00 + products
3rd place RM 3,000.00 + products
4th-5th RM 1,000.00 + products

Presents a special award

– Courteous team
– Sporting team

RM 300.00 per team, the package includes

– Goodies Bag
– Event Shirt
– Finisher shirt
– Finisher medals
– Certificates
– Buffet breakfast (carbo loading) 7th July
– Buffet Dinner 7th July
– Breakfast (carbo loading) 8th July
– 8th Hi Tea


5-6 July 2012 : arriving international participant (shuttle KLIA to LUMUT,PERAK)
6 July 2012 (10am-05pm) : registration/skill test @ Best Western Hotel Lumut, Malaysia
6 July 2012 (08pm) : race briefing (day 01 – compulsory)
7 July 2012 (06-07am) : breakfast
7 July 2012 (09am) : first stage (day 01) flag off – COT 6hrs (first team finish)
7 July 2012 (07am) : dinner
7 July 2012 (08am) : race briefing (day 02 – compulsory)
8 July 2012 (06-07am) : breakfast
8 July 2012 (09am) : second stage (day 02) flag off – COT 6hrs (first team finish)
8 July 2012 (04pm) : prize giving / closing ceremony / culture performing
9 July 2012 (07pm) : shuttle to KLIA (international participant)

For more information Click Here. And to participate, Click Here for Entry Form.

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