Tag Archives: Trail Running

Jingmei MRT to Houshanpi MRT (15km) City Trail 景美到後山埤

Looking for a trail run that’s easily within city limits? On this route, there is a nice mix of dirt trail (35%), paved trail (55%) and road (15%) and it crosses the brown MRT line so that you can choose to run some or all of it. There are some great city views and you can marvel at how close you are to towering buildings, while still on the trail. That’s not to say this is a walk in the park, the climbs and length…

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Ultra Yilan 50k

The trail running scene in Northern Taiwan has, unfortunately, been greatly reduced over the last few months. Due to permit issues and National Park regulations, scheduled races have not been able to proceed. The much anticipated Charming Trail, Old Northeast Coast Trail and Ultra Taiwan have all been recently cancelled, much to the dismay of trained ultra trail runners, excited to participate in these challenging, exceptional events. It was much to the relief of everyone, that Ultra Yilan continued, as scheduled, on the first weekend…

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