Langkawi is a popular beautiful island located 30km off the mainland coast of Kedah state of Malaysia, making it a popular travel destination not just for westerners but Asians as well. While it’s in Malaysia, technically speaking it’s in between Malaysia and Thailand and is a part of the Thai state of Kedah. Because of this, it has a tax-free status. The islands are a geopark and UNESCO heritage sites. Once you visit, you’ll love this beautiful islands.
The event will be held in Langkawi Fair Mall (Kuah town), start from the mall main entrance taking runners through the town of approximately 5km on the road before the trail challenge start. Runners will experience a rainforest trail with full of flora & fauna including many amazing animal and bird life.
As you hike the trails of the Gunung Raya Reserve Forest (highest mountain in Langkawi), you will experience one of the toughest never ending uphill (3KM) of Eagle steps approximately 4000 steps before reaching the peak (881M) of wonderful cooling scenery. If you are lucky enough, you will see creatures like the Dusky Leaf Monkeys, Macaque Monkeys, Giant Squirrels. The forest is also home to a large number of birds like the Great Hornbills, Mountain Hawk & White Belly Sea Eagles, Wreathed Hornbills, Butterflies and lot more.