Soochow International Ultra-Marathon

 

Soochow International Ultra-Marathon, is now entering its 16th Anniversary in 2017, is the world’s second and Taiwan’s first competition which is honored with the exclusive IAU Golden Label, each year invites expert runners from all continents, including Europe, Asia, America, Africa, Oceania…

(Japanese expert runners)

Special Feature

You can almost see Soochow International Ultra-Marathon as the best venue race in Taiwan. The 400m track is surrounded by passionate volunteer students, who yell and cheer for all competitors all the way to the end of the race. The organizer also keeps the tradition of manual counting in order to encourage runners to break their own PB.

 

Venue

Soochow University Wai Shuang Hsi Campus Track. On the colorful track, the organizer engraved the 24H PB record of both international and national runners. It truly becomes one of the biggest features of the race.

 

Route

Venue race. The small campus does not lack of passionate students and curious crowd. This would give not just physically, but mentally support to all competitors, making them keep on moving forward.

 

Division

The game is mainly focus on 24H race, but each year the organizer would arrange various divisions, to mention a few: 12H, 1H for faculties and students, relay game... Even in the middle of the night, there could be never a dull moment in the entire 24H race.

Distance 24H
Registrantion Fee Free

18 International Runners

27 National Runners
Eligibility

Invited by organizer

*For latest information, please refer to the website of Chinese Taipei Association of Ultrarunners

 

Traffic

The organizer provides shuttle bus from hotel to the venue for international runners.

 

Sightseeing

Taipei 101, Ximending pedestrian shopping district, Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall… are some famous and historical spots of Taipei city. The Hop on Hop off Bus Tour is another choice for foreign visitors.