Rules & Regulations

The organizer reserves the right to amend the Rules and Regulations without giving prior notification or any reasons thereof.

  1. The race is open to individuals 18 years of age or older as of race day who are in good health and can complete the race without getting lost. Runners under 18 must provide parental/guardian permission. Registration will require participants to provide details of their qualifying event name and time result record.
  2. For participation in the 85 KM category, completion of at least one of the following is required:
    • A trail run with a minimum distance of 55 KM in the past 4 years
    • A road ultra marathon of 100 KM in the past 4 years
  3. For participation in the 55 KM category, completion of at least one of the following is required:
    • A trail run with a minimum distance of 30 KM in the past 4 years
    • A road full marathon in the past 4 years
  4. For participation in the 30 KM category, completion of at least one of the following is required:
    • A trail run with a minimum distance of 15 KM in the past 4 years
    • A road half marathon in the past 4 years
  5. No qualification is required for the 7 KM and 15 KM categories. However, please note that the race has a challenging route, and runners are encouraged to prepare themselves physically and psychologically. It is highly recommended to read the course map thoroughly.
  6. Organizers reserve the exclusive right to approve or deny registration, including the right to award dispensation (with careful consideration) for those who do not meet the qualification criteria.
  1. The park entrance fee which is included in the race fee is only valid for the runner (1 person).
  2. The entrance fee for foreigners is IDR 100,000 per day. The entrance fee for Indonesians is IDR 25,000 per day.
  3. These prices are based on the rules provided by The Association of Mount Batur Trekking Guide.
  1. Participants must provide a health certificate indicating they are physically fit to join the race.
  2. Providing a health certificate confirming your physical fitness is required for participation. This ensures your safety and well-being, and is a key element of the regulations when applying for permits from the authorities. This requirement also helps guarantee a smooth and enjoyable race experience for everyone.
  3. The certificate must be valid in the two weeks before the race. It can be collected at your clinic, hospital, or doctor.
  4. The race organizer will also provide the service to get a health certificate at the Race Pack Collection Day.
  1. You understand the unique nature and requirements of competing in a trail running race. You will be running in the dark of early morning and all day through mountainous terrain and have undertaken the necessary training to compete in such a race.
  2. You will be responsible for yourself and have the ability to deal with any problems that may be encountered during the race.
  3. You are able to deal with, on your own without assistance, deteriorating weather conditions (low temperatures, strong winds, and rain) and other troubles expected when traveling across mountainous terrain.
  4. You are able to deal with extreme fatigue, internal organ, and digestive problems, muscle pain, mild physical injuries, and psychological problems on your own.
  5. You fully understand that you are responsible for overcoming the above conditions 1 to 4 on your own and that it is not the responsibility of the race organization.
  6. You are fully aware that when participating in an outdoor activity such as this race, your safety depends on your own skills and abilities.
  7. Video/television footage, photos, articles, race results, etc. may be used and/or shown in newspapers, television, magazines, the internet, pamphlets, etc.
  8. You understand and agree that these rights belong to the race organization and may be used for these purposes.
  1. Please refer to the course map for mandatory equipment required for each category.
  2. Not having all mandatory equipment for your category will cause a penalty.
  3. Failure to bring your mandatory equipment will mean you receive a penalty.
  4. Please note that random checks for mandatory equipment will be conducted before the start and after the finish line.
  1. Entry Cancellation or Refund is not allowed when your registration status is approved and paid.
  2. In case of an entry transfer, when approved by the race organization, there will be an extra charge of IDR 100K per participant. Entry transfer is not allowed after the registration period is over (18 March 2024) and there will be no changes in jersey size.
  3. We are prohibited to use other runners’ BIB for safety and qualifications reasons. You will be disqualified when you are running with another runner’s BIB number.
  1. Upgrade is allowed during the registration period. If you wish to upgrade to a higher category, please register and pay the full amount for the higher category. We will then process a refund for the lower category, minus any processing fees (e.g. bank admin).
  2. Downgrade is allowed during the registration period. To do this, please register for the lower category and send us an email to notify us of the downgrade. However, there will be no refund for the difference in fee.
  1. If during the race, you encounter another runner or staff member who is injured or sick and unable to move on their own, please give priority to assisting that person by telling race staff for assistance.
  2. The race is located on geopark and other public/private property places. Please be mindful and share the trail with others at all times.
  3. Do not damage any property located along the race course.
  1. Food and drinks will be provided at selected Water / Aid Stations. Please refer to our Course Maps for such locations.
  2. Outside support by family and friends is not allowed.
  3. The food and drinks at the aid stations are only for the racers.
  4. Non-registered racers may not run alongside racers. (No pacers allowed).
  1. In order to ensure race safety, the race organizer will prepare and arrange for rescue and medical assistance during the race. However, each participant must recognize and understand that there are risks that may result in injuries and/or accidents associated with trail running. You are responsible for yourself and will be participating in this race at your own risk.
  2. Emergency and first aid tents staffed by a doctor and/or nurse will be located at pointed aid stations. All aid stations will have radio communication to race headquarters.
  3. Emergency rescues/procedures will be available to racers as well all those involved in the race (e.g. staff, supporters).
    • Please note that, depending on the area, it may take a long period of time for help to reach you.
    • If you receive emergency medical assistance from a rescue crew and/or doctor, please make sure that you get examined by a medical expert at a hospital after the race. Please contact the race organizer center to let them know of your condition after the medical examination.
  4. Doctors and rescue staff have the authority to stop a racer from continuing the race.
  5. If you drop out of the race, you can continuing walk by taking a shorter path to the pick-up point that will take you back to the finish line.
  6. Depending on your condition, an emergency evacuation may be required. This evacuation will be at the expense of the person being rescued.
  7. In the case of an emergency, if you are unable to reach the nearest Medic aid station, pick up point, or finish line, the committee will give assistance.
  1. The race course will be marked using marking tapes, shredded paper, and signs. Race staff will also be positioned along the course.
    (Note: Permission has been obtained from the local villages to put up temporary signs and marking tapes).
  2. Racers will be stopped at road intersections. Please follow the directions given by the race staff at these intersections.
  3. The above signs and markers will be set up just before the race and will be immediately removed after the race.

If you decide to drop out of the race, you must notify race staff. Please remove your race card/bib and report to a race staff member so that the race Organizer Center can be notified. Once you’ve dropped out of the race, you will not be able to re-start.

Dropping out at an aid station

  1. Tell an aid station staff that you’ve decided to drop out of the race.
  2. You will be able to return to the finish line area with one of the marshalls.

Dropping out along the course

  1. If you are able to move on your own, please make your way to the closest aid station (either return to the aid station you just left or go to the next aid station). If you are unable to move without assistance, please call the race official and follow their instructions. It will take time to get help out to you if you are out on the race course. If you are not feeling well, it would be best to make your decision to drop out at an aid station.

A racer may be disqualified or penalized at any time during the race for the following reasons:

  1. Taking shortcuts and/or running off the trails.
  2. Not carrying the mandatory equipment.
  3. Throwing garbage onto the course (this applies to both the race and his/her supporters).
  4. Running with people who are not officially registered in the race as racers.
  5. Cheating (e.g. using other means of transportation, using substitute runners, and other unlawful actions).
  6. Not abiding by the instructions given by official race staff including doctors, nurses, and emergency staff.
  7. Continuing to run after the cut-off times.
  8. Doping and the use of prohibited drugs.

Racer Responsibilities

  1. You understand the unique nature and requirements of competing in a trail running race.
  2. You will be responsible for yourself and have the ability to deal with any problems that may be encountered during the race.
  3. You are able to deal with, on your own without assistance, deteriorating weather conditions (low temperatures, strong winds, and rain ) and other troubles expected when traveling across mountainous terrain.
  4. You are able to deal with extreme fatigue, internal organ, and digestive problems, muscle pain, mild physical injuries, and psychological problems on your own.
  5. You are fully aware that when participating in an outdoor activity such as this race, your safety depends on your own skills and abilities.

Race Organization Responsibilities

  1. Tell an aid station staff that you’ve decided to drop out of the race.
  2. Non-deliberate damage to property by race participants (e.g. plants and animals, objects, trails, etc.)
  3. Marking and location of signs identifying the race course.
  4. Race safety management.

The race organization reserves the right to cancel or cut-short the race for the following reasons:

  1. Weather warnings sent by the meteorological agency
  2. The inability to ensure runner safety due to risks such as landslides and rockfalls along the course.
  3. Natural disasters (or declared warnings issued by the “BMKG-Badan Meteorologi dan Klimatologi dan Gempa) In such a case, the race course cannot be changed to continue the race, nor will the race be postponed to a later date.
  4. The decision as to whether or not the race will be canceled will be made on the day before the race or on the day of the race. This will be communicated via the official race website.
  5. In the event of an earthquake, hurricane/typhoon, flood, incidents, accidents, and/or epidemics, the race organization reserves the right to make judgments and decisions regarding the shortening/canceling of the race, whether or not there will be refunds, the amount, and the method of communication.