Event Info


Date
13 January 2018 Saturday

Start Time
7am

Cut Off Time
7pm

Maximum Duration
12 hours

Venue 
MacRitchie Reservoir (Map)

Distance 
4km per loop

Format 
Complete as many loops as you wish on foot within 7am till 7pm*  
*Note: Any loop completed AFTER 7pm will NOT be counted.

Garang Warrior Level
Garang: 1* to 12 loops (4km to 48km)
Very Garang: 13 to 24 loops (52km to 96km)
Extremely Garang: 25 loops & beyond (100km & beyond)
*Note: The minimum requirement is 1 loop (4km)

Prizes
(A) The Male & Female champions
(based on the most number of laps completed in the fastest time) 
will be conferred the title of 
Most Garang Warrior

(B) The overall top 5 Males & top 5 Females
(based on the most number of laps completed in the fastest time) 
will win prizes from the sponsors
Prizes to be updated

Event Day Schedule
13 Jan 2018 Saturday (Race Day)
  • 5.00am
    • Race Number Tag collection at the Event Site
    • Bring Your Own Bottle/Special Needs deposit opens
    • Bag Deposit counter opens
  • 6.45am
    • Group Photo & Race Briefing
  • 7.00am
    • Race Flag Off
    • Collection of pre-ordered event Singlet and/or pre-ordered Finisher Pack can be done anytime
    • Please return your timing band to the timing team/volunteers AFTER you have finished.
  • 6.30pm
    • No participant will be allowed to start another loop from the start line/event site after 6.30pm.  Participants who are still out on the course can continue. 
  • 7.00pm
    • Cut Off Time (Any loop completed after 7pm will not be counted)
  • 7.15pm
    • Prize presentation to the top 5 Males & top 5 Ladies
  • 7.30pm
    • All BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle)/Bags/Special Needs must be collected or they'll be disposed after 7.30pm

Drinks & Food
Drinks
Water, Sports Drink, Coke, Milo, Coffee, Ice
*Note: 
- Only iced water will be available at the mid-point 2.6km water station and it'll operate on a self-service concept as we do not wish to 'torture' any volunteers to be stationed there.  We will pop over occasionally to refill supplies (water & ice).
- If you need to drink/refill at the mid-point 2.6km water station, please bring along your own bottle/hydration bladder.  There will not be any place available to store/keep your bottle at the mid-point water station. 

Food (available only at the main event site start/finish)
Watermelon, Banana, Bread, Nutella, Chips, Snacks
*Note: subject to availability/changes

Terrain
A Garang mixture of Trail, Footpath & Road (View HERE)


Compulsory Items
  • You MUST Bring Your Own Bottle.  Plastic/paper cups will NOT be provided by the organiser.  This is in line with our "Go Green" practice to reduce wastage/recycle your bottle.   
    • You may place your own bottle at the main event site (start/end of every 4km loop).  Please label it under your name/bib number so it'll not cause confusion. 
    • No cups will be provided at the mid-point (2.6km) water station so you may wish to carry a bottle/hydration flask/bladder with you throughout the loop if you need to refill/drink at the mid-point.
    • You may also bring your own cup/bottle suitable for hot drinks such as coffee, milo, tea.  
Recommended Items
  • Trail running shoes (Road running shoes are also fine.  Barefoot/Slippers for the very Garang Warriors. Whatever that works for you.)
  • Whistle (for emergency)
  • Mobile Phone (in good working condition)
  • Change of clothes/shoes/socks
  • Shower items (Shower facility is available at the Amenities Centre)
  • Cash (A cafe is adjacent to the event site)
  • Sunglasses
  • Cap
  • Sunscreen lotion/spray

BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle)

  • We WILL NOT be providing any cups (except foam cups for hot drinks at the event site)
  • We love to Reduce/Reuse/Recycle for a 'Greener' environment.
  • Let each of us play a part to reduce waste from disposable plastic/paper cups by  bringing along your own bottle/hydration bladder for refilling of drinks.
  • You may leave your bottle/hydration flask/bladder at the Event Site (Start/Finish area) whilst you are out on the 4km route or carry it with you to refill at the 2.6km water station.
  • You may wish to 'self-mark' your bottle/hydration flask/bladder with your bib number/name to avoid a mix-up with others' bottles/flask/bladder.
  • All your belongings are to be collected by 7.30pm.  Any unclaimed belongings will be disposed after 7.30pm.

Special Needs Station

  • This facility is for items which you need during the race (e.g. sunglasses, cap, sunblock, own nutrition, etc).
  • This facility will operate on a self-service mode.  
  • There will be a few tables near the Main Event Site where you can self-deposit/self-retrieve your 'special needs' bag/item at any time during the event.  The tables will most likely be in the open as the space in the tentage area is limited.  Hence, please ensure your items are 'weather-proof'.
  • You may wish to 'self-mark' your own 'special needs' bag/item with your bib number/name to avoid mix-ups with others' bags/items.
  • Please do not place any valuables/fragile items as this area will not be manned.   The organiser, volunteers & contractors will not be liable/responsible for any damage/loss of your item(s).
  • All Special Needs bags/items are to be collected by 7.30pm.  Any unclaimed bags/items will be disposed after 7.30pm.

Bag Deposit

  • This facility is for items which you do not need during the race, e.g. shower items, post-run clothes/slippers.  For items which you need during the race (e.g. sunglasses, nutrition, etc), please use the 'Special Needs' area.
  • Complimentary for all registered participants at the Event Site.
  • Please refrain from placing valuables/fragile items.  The organiser/volunteers will not be liable/held responsible for any loss/damage.
  • Limited space is available.
  • Open from 5am till 7.30pm on event day.
  • All bags are to be collected by 7.30pm.  Any unclaimed bags will be disposed after 7.30pm.  
  • You may also use the lockers located at the Amenities Centre, chargeable at $1(small locker) & $2 (large locker).  Only $1 coins are accepted by the lockers.

Littering

  • To preserve & protect the nature reserve/trails, all litter/waste (including gels, wrappers, packaging, unwanted food, etc) are to be disposed into proper waste bins/trash bags at the event site.  
  • There are no waste bins along the route so please carry your waste/wrappers/litter with you until it can be disposed into proper waste bins/trash bags.
  • If you are caught littering along any part of the route, you will be fined by the staff of NParks/PUB/Authorised Officers.
  • As we take a serious view on littering, you will be disqualified (DQ status) if you are spotted littering at any part of the route.