07 / 04 / 2021
Adventure Dash Series 2021 Khao Eto

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#Experience The Real Outdoors

Introduction

The Adventure Dash is back and will bring the excitement of the real outdoor racing experience in touch with nature…A thrilling memorable adventure experience accessible to all levels.

The 1st race of the Series will take place at the magnificent and renowned Khao Eto near Prachinburi, only 2 hrs drive from Bangkok.

August 15, 2021 at 8am

The course is divided into two sections, cross country trail running and mountain biking with some surprise obstacles to challenge you.

  • 9.5km cross country (trail) running 
  • 13km Mountain biking

Location

Khao Eto Forest Park : Prachinburi Province

Google Map

https://maps.app.goo.gl/6BubjTDkkFJGu7Wd6

Registration Fee

Included in Registration

Souvenir t-shirt, race bib, timing chip

Food

Food-box at finish line, Water, electrolyte drinks, energy gels at all water stations.

RACE PACK COLLECTION

Date: Saturday 14 August 2021
Time: 11.00 – 18.00 hr
Date: Sunday 15 August 2021  
Time: 6.00 – 7.00 hr

Location: Khao Eto – start/finish
Direction: Noen Hom, Mueang Prachinburi District, Prachinburi 25000

Steps to pickup your race pack

  • Present your photo-form of identification at the registered table.
  • Identification card, driving license, or passport.
  • If you pick up the race pack for your friend, please show a copy of your friend’s ID or a photo ID.
  • Scan the timing chip to verify your information at the timing chip table.
  • Please note that if you’d like to change or correct the registered name, birthdate, age, and gender please contact the staff at timing chip table.
  • The change of t-shirt size is not allowed.
  • There’s no new BIB given if you change the above information.

Race Schedule

Saturday 14 August 2021

11:00-18:00 Collection of goodie bag and race number

11:00-18:00 Race Expo

Sunday 15 August 2021

6:00 – 7:00 Collection of goodie bag and race number

7:45 Race Briefing

8:00 Race starts

12:00 onward Trophy ceremony

13:15 Cut off time / Race Closes

** The organizer reserves the rights to change the start time as well as cut off time

Awards

Trophy & Medal

The first three winners of each age categories will get trophy and only the first winners of team relay (man, woman & mix). 
All finishers will receive medals

Categories & Age groups

Expo and Merchandise

Date: Saturday 14th. August, 2021

Time: 11.00 – 18.00 hr

Venue: Khao Eto

Athletes, family and friends are encouraged to visit the expo area to check out the last-minute gears, foods and drinks from our exhibitors:

List of exhibitors and expo map

List

Race day parking direction & map

For everyone travelling to the venue, please find instructions & information enclosed

Please try to ‘car pool’ instead of arriving one person per car – and you help save the environment too!

Special groups in large Van will access parking directly at venue.

Try to arrive early for parking – 1:00 hour before your start is recommended. For roadside parking, please ONLY use the LEFT side of road, so not to block through traffic- Very important – please don’t ruin it for everyone!

We thank everyone for your attention and kind cooperation to ensure that parking runs smoothly for all participants.

Please follow the instructions from parking marshals

Course Marking-Navigation

On course, you will notice different kind of signs – these are described below:

RIBBONS – The most noticeable are the thousands of yellow ribbons that we used to mark the course every 30-50m – follow these and you know you are on track!

ARROWS – Direction arrows red on yellow, indicating any turns or junctions to continue, turn left, turn right.

WRONG WAY CROSS– Do not continue in this direction! If you missed a turn you will find a cross marking wrong direction and please turn back until you find the course.

Safety

This is a cross country bike and running event, bringing you in mountains and remote areas. DO NOT expect to be picked up at any point on the course when tired. Only participants sustaining serious injuries will be rescued anywhere on course by our medical teams/medical vehicles.

For people who would like to stop/give up, please walk or trot to the next Water station or follow marshal instructions who may guide you to the pickup/evacuation areas. The safety issue is for us extremely important.

RESCUE TEAM on duty with:

  • with stretchers
  • First aid trained personnel at strategic locations on course.

Ambualnce on duty with:

  • Doctor
  • Nurses

On top of that, 2 ambulances, one doctor and nurses will be on duty that day at the finish line. The race has been specially designed to allow rescue staff on the scene in a matter of minutes in case of an emergency. Cross country running and MTB bike are a challenging sport, but sportsmanship is integral parts of making it a safe event. Pay attention to the needs of other competitors. If someone needs help, help them. Also, please come well prepared: mentally, physically, and logistically.

Mandatory equipment and equipment check

  • Whistle
  • Race Bib
  • 1.5 ltr. of water from start – Hydration pack such a camelback
  • Helmet

Recommended equipment for the run/Bike

  • Cap, bandana or hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun block or Sun Screen
  • Adhesive elastic band for making a bandage or a strapping
  • Some cash
  • Electrolyte powers sachets
  • At least 500 calories worth of energy bars /gels/ food portions at start point
  • Gloves
  • First aid pack (basic: betadine, bandits, small vendage)
  •  Mobile phone (waterproof bag) 

Hydration

Thailand is a tropical and warm country. It is essential to stay hydrated at all times. Safety of our athletes is a priority and we do not want anybody to suffer dehydration. We encourage participants to refill their hydration system and drink/refresh at all water stations.

We also encourage all participants to cool down when and where it is possible (Immerse your body in a lake or in a river for instance. Use the buckets with ice and sponges offered at water stations, etc.)

It is mandatory that EVERY participant must carry a camelback or any other hydration system of minimum 1.5 litres of water on their person – failure to do so by any participant and demonstrate such to organizers will be refused access to start.

  • For the run sections, 2 water stations in total + one at finish line
  • For bike section, water station/refill at finish line

Course Details

  • Cross country trail run 9.5km
  • Mountain biking 13km
  • Surprise obstacles around the course

Rules & Regulations

Rules & Penalties

Rules

  1. Participants must be at least 18 years old on race day: Sunday 20th. June, 2021
  2. Race participants may run, walk or bike, but may not make use of any motorized vehicles during the race. Doing so will be grounds for disqualification.
  3. Race participants must make forward progress exclusively under their own power. Carrying, pulling or pushing by other racers or members of the public is prohibited and is grounds for disqualification.
  4. Racers must follow the marked course route the entire way and register at each aid station and timing checkpoint. Taking short cuts is grounds for disqualification.
  5. Racers wishing to make a protest must notify the race command centre within 60 minutes of finishing the race. Protests will be considered by a three-person committee consisting of the race director, a representative from “Adventure Dash Series” {an independent third party}. Decisions of the committee are final.
  6. Any littering on the course is strictly prohibited. Race participants are responsible for making sure that anything they throw out goes into a trash barrel/bag. Littering on the course is grounds for disqualification.
  7. Your race number must be visible at all times on the outside of your clothing and on the front of your body. Do not cover over your race number with any backpack strap or article of clothing.
  8. If you withdraw from the event, you must inform to the marshal or at the closest checkpoint (unless assisted from the course by First Aid crews).
  9. You must carry the Mandatory Gear at all times during the event. Random gear checks will be performed during the event. Any participant without the mandatory gear will not be able to proceed until they arrange for the missing item to be re-placed. For the sake of fairness to other participants there will also be a penalty ranging from a time penalty to disqualification based on the severity of the breach.
  10. You must obey directions of marshals AND BE RESPECTUL if you miss any time cut-offs. The organization reserves the right to change the cut off time rules due to unexpected circumstances (Weather)
  11. Use of trekking poles is permitted during the running sections.
  12. Race participants may not receive outside support from the general public anywhere along the course other than at check points/aid stations.
  13. There will be water and electrolyte drinks provided at water stations. However, participants should not rely on this only and make sure they carry some nutrition with them as well (Bars, gels, dried fruits, bananas etc.)
  14. The organization reserves the right to shorten/change the course or amend the rules due to unexpected circumstances that may put the safety of the participants at stake (Weather, wild animals on course etc.…)
  15. DNF participants who missed cut off times may be allowed to short cut and therefore cross the finish line. A DNF sign will be stamped on their race BIB at the cut off station. In this case, the DNF participants will not be ranked. They will be marked as DNF.
  16. It is strictly forbidden to exchange race number with another competitor during the event. This is grounds for disqualification.
  17. The timing of the competition begins at the start of the race and officially ends when the competitor crosses the finish line.
  18. The competitor to cross the finish line in the shortest time minus any penalties is declared the winner in that category.
  19. The organizer reserves the right to refuse an application from any participant. All athletes must be in good physical condition. The race is not advised for people that have any medical conditions or disabilities.
  20. All competitors must also inform the medical team of any illness or injury that occurs during or in conjunction with the event.

Penalties

Reasons for Penalties:

  • Disobeying instructions from a race official
  • Being rude and show no respect to a race official
  • Non-assistance to a person in danger
  • Sabotage (of another competitor or the course)
  • Use of an unauthorized means of transport
  • Violation over the identity of a competitor or change of a race number during the race
  • Intervention or assistance from an unauthorized person

Photo & Video

Adventure Dash 2020 Photo 1

Adventure Dash 2020 Photo 2

Adventure Dash 2020 Photo 3

Adventure Dash 2020 Video

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