Adventure Without Borders 2017

Date: 21st April – 31st December 2017
Entry Fees: RM60
Venue: Anywhere
Time: Anytime
The virtual race (Adventure Without Borders) is held in conjunction with 1000 Adventure's upcoming 2017 event series.

The events include: Sky Walker, Sky Runner, Pre-Johor Bahru International Marathon and Johor Countdown Run 2017/18.

In order to spice up the event atmosphere and to encourage our participants to have proper training and warm up, we developed a virtual race to maintain our participants’ spirit and motivation with a series of events.

The concept "Adventure Without Borders" was inspired by 1000 Adventure as to create a world without strangers, achieving and connecting people towards the same goal.

The virtual race welcomes all to participate, anywhere and anytime in this world.
Event Date
Sky Walker June
Sky Runner August
Pre – Johor Bahru International Marathon October
Johor Countdown Run December

Sky Walker: This event is promote our mountain race-Sky Runner on this September. We are strongly recommend the people who have never hiking before come to join this pre-event. It is also consider as a preparation and warm-up for Skyrunner Panti 2017.

Sky Runner: Gunung Panti, a fascinating 513m mountain that islocated at the heart of a Malaysian jungle, Kota Tinggi. We will hold a mountain race to promote this captivating place in Johor and create an opportunity to everyone who is interested to attempt mountain climbing for the first time.

Pre-Johor Bahru International Marathon: This event aims to promote our next year big project – Johor Bahru International Marathon so that we will hold a pre-running event at Taman Merdeka and Hutan Bandar Mutiara Rini by this year.

Johor Countdown Run: We succeeded in 2016 by spreading the awareness of outdoor activities and attracted more than 5,000 people in participating in the event to join in to celebrate the last day through a run! This year in 2017, a same concept will happen in JB but this year we set our goals high for a bigger and a more happening run filled with activities to end 2017 with glory.
1st series
(in conjunction with Sky Walker)
2nd series
(in conjunction with Sky Runner)
3rd series
(in conjunction with Pre-Johor Bahru International Marathon)
4th series
(in conjunction with Johor Countdown Run)
Period to complete each race21 Apr - 13 Jun 201714 Jun - 11 Sept 201712 Sept - 24 Oct 201725 Oct - 3 Jan 2018
Category:
Road Run144KM234KM114KM180KM
Trail Run96KM157KM77KM120KM
Road Cycling432KM702KM342KM540KM
Off Road Cycling360KM585KM285KM450KM
Hiking3600M Elevation Gain5850M Elevation Gain2850M Elevation Gain4500M Elevation Gain

Categories Ratio: (based on road run)
Road Run
1KM:0.67KM of trail run
1KM:3KM of road cycling
1KM:2.5KM of off road cycling
1KM:25 meter elevation gain of hiking

You can choose either one sport to complete a series or choose different sport to complete it. Different ways, but only through your way!

Example of scenario result calculation:
- 24 April, run a distance of 26KM on road.
- 27 April, cycling distance 120KM on road.
- 14 May, run a distance of 10KM on trail.
- 29 May, cycling distance 100KM on trail.
- 03 June, hike an elevation gain of 600 meter on mountain.

After combining all the result, the participant is qualified for the 1st series finisher because he completed the target distance - 144km. Another balance of 1km cannot be added on to next series results but can be added into the total count into 672km challenge results.

Target distance: 144km (based on road run)
What is 672km challenge? You can get an exclusive medal if you are able to complete 672km from the day of your registration until the end of this virtual race.
1st step: Join and immediate entitle for a T-shirt.
2nd step: Complete each series to get a finisher badge and an e-certificate.
3rd step: Complete 672km (based on road run result) and win a medal and an e-certificate.
Road run & road cycling result
  1. Use apps to track your running or cycling progress.
  2. Screenshot the date, distance, timing of run. Treadmill runner can take photo as result.
  3. Share these result and photos on your Facebook page and hashtag #adventurewithoutborders2017 then email to us:thousandadventures@gmail.com

Off road cycling & trail run & hiking result
  1. Use apps with GPS to track your running, cycling or hiking progress.
  2. Screenshot the date, distance, timing of run and elevation gain.
  3. Screenshot your race map and location
  4. Take 3 activities photo (start, middle of race, finish)
  5. Share these result and photos on your Facebook page and hashtag #adventurewithoutborders2017 then email to us:thousandadventures@gmail.com
Free delivery to domestic area.
RM15 additional postal charges for Singapore runners.
RM25 additional postal charges for Brunei runners.
Please email to the Organizer – thousandadventures@gmail.com for further information if you’re from other foreign country.

T-shirt delivery time:
Within one month after registration (To be confirmed)
*Each runner will only get 1 T-shirt. For more information, please refer to the FAQ.

Finisher Badge delivery time:
a. June 2017 for 1st series finisher
b. September 2017 for 2nd series finisher
c. October 2017 for 3rd series finisher
d. January 2018 for 4th series finisher

Medal delivery time:
January 2018 - for 672km (based on road run result) finisher only.
This Finisher badge is only for series finisher, not for sale.





What is this virtual race all about?
  • Our virtual race –Adventure Without Borders. There is no specific location, just run, walk, jog, bike or treadmill in the specific stated date. It’s your 672km at YOUR PACE. No more waiting in lines, no more cancelled events, just grab your friends, family, create a team and start your 672km challenge anytime, anywhere.

How does this virtual race work?
  • You complete the race distance at a daily basis or distribute it over a few days. It is all up to you. You can complete your miles in any manner you prefer – walk around the block, run on the treadmill, skip down your local trail with friends.
  • ONLY WHEN you register the Virtual Race before any event series happens, then the event series will be counted in the Virtual Race.
  • If you register the event series but didn’t register for the Virtual Race, you are not entitled for the badge and e-certificate.

Why should I join this virtual race?
There are a million reasons to do a virtual race, but here are our favourites:
  1. I really like medals.
  2. A virtual race is much easier to fit into my busy schedule than other races.
  3. I’m feeling lazy and could use a little extra motivation to get off the couch.
  4. My friends will join me for a run or walk if I give them some extra incentive.
  5. I want to support a great cause.

If I am not staying in Malaysia, can I still participate in this virtual race?
  • Absolutely! Make sure to understand the time zone differences. Our virtual race will be done base on Malaysia Time UTC/GMT +8 hours. Shipping is done internationally as well!

How do I participate in the event series?
  • Sign up for the race to receive your T-shirt.
  • Choose your location and distance to run/walk/jog/bike. Your 672KM, your pace!
  • Set a date, open the tracking app and run your race!
  • Celebrate your victory!
  • Upload your results to Facebook page with #adventurewithoutborders2017 and email us at thousandadventures@gmail.com
  • Sign up for the next race and tell your friends

What running apps do you recommend?
  • Runtastic, Runkeeper, Nike+, Garmin Mobile, Strava, Map My Run

How do I register?
  • You can click here to register on checkpointspot.asia for the virtual race – Adventure Without Borders 2017. We will not be offering on-paper registration.
  • ONLY WHEN you register the Virtual Race before any event series happens, then the event series will be counted in the Virtual Race.
  • If you register the event series but didn’t register for the Virtual Race, you are not entitled for the badge and e-certificate.

How much does the Virtual Race cost?
  • Each race registration costs RM60.00.

What is the entitlement if I participate in the 672km virtual challenge?
  • Once register, participants are entitled for the event T-shirt (even if you do not complete the 672km)
  • Participants can get 1 Badge + E-certificate, upon completion of the standard benchmark of every cut off time for every series. (If participants complete ALL the cut off time for every series, they can get 4 different specially designed Badge)
  • Participants will get a Medal upon completion of the challenge before 31 December 2017, via courier, within 1 month after the campaign.

What are the differences between each series?
  • Each series is held in conjunction with 1000 Adventure 2017’s event schedule which includes: Sky Walker, SkyRunner, Pre- Johor Bahru International Marathon and Johor Countdown Run. Hence to encourage participants to be well prepared for each event series, we strongly suggest participants to follow our criteria and proposed distance for the virtual race as a pre-workout for the actual event series.

Is it compulsory to fulfil all series?
  • No, but we strongly encourage you to insist and take up the challenge, as upon completion of each series, participants will get an extra badge as award. Participants who fail either one series will not get the series badge.

If I do not take part in any 1000 Adventure event, can I still participate the virtual race?
  • YES, you are welcome to experience the 1000 Adventure virtual race, nevertheless we encourage you to join either one of the event to experience them.

Is there any incentive if I complete each series’ requirement?
  • In total, there are 4 series, upon completion of each series; participants are entitled for 1 series badge as an award.
  • Participants can get 1 Badge + E-certificate, upon completion of the standard benchmark of every cut off time. (If participants complete within the cut off time for all, they can get 4 different specially designed Badge)
  • Participants will get a Medal upon completion of the challenge before 31 December 2017, via courier, within 1 month after the campaign.

Will I receive any medal if I only fail one series?
  • IF you fail 1 series, you are not entitled for the Badge and E-Certificate. BUT as long as you complete 672km before 3rdJanuary 2018, you are entitled for the Medal.

What will I get once I register for the virtual race?
  • Participants who register will get a T-shirt even without the completion of 672km (T-shirt will only be distributed after 1st series event.) You are NOT entitled for the medal if you do not complete 672km before 31st December 2017.

What will I get once I completed the 672km virtual race within the cut off time?
  • Participants who complete 672km distance (based on road run), will get the medal.
  • Participants who finish any series within the specific time and distance will get the limited-edition badge. There are 4 series, so there will be 4 limited edition badges.

If I register after 1st series, but I complete all the series that I registered, am I entitled for the finishing medal?
  • YES, your challenge starts on the day you register, whichever series that is ongoing or starts after the day of your registration, ONLY when you fulfil the criteria of 672km distance, then you are entitled for the finishing medal.

Will I get an extra T-shirt if I register for the 1st series then register for another series?
  • No, each runner will only get 1 T-shirt even if you register for each series at different times.

If I register another series after I get my T-shirt, will I get an extra T-shirt?
  • No, each runner will only get 1 T-shirt for this Virtual Race no matter how many registrations has been done.

For any general enquiries pertaining to the event,
please contact : thousandadventures@gmail.com

For the registration enquiries,
please contact: info@checkpointspot.asia / support@checkpointspot.asia






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