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What Can I Still Register For? (June 29th Edition)

It might be hot out now, but perhaps training for a major race is just the thing to keep you motivated throughout these tough summer months. Shuangxi Trail Run – 7/31, 2016 (20k, 12k) Registration ends 6/30. This race is sponsored by Inov8. It’s out of the city but you can still catch the train to arrive at the start line in the morning, just be sure to also apply to take the shuttle bus from Shuangxi station (250Nt each way). There will be a…

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Peiying Park to National Palace Museum Loop (Dazhi MRT area) 7.5km, 420m+ 培英公園到國立故宮博物院循環 (大值MRT)

If you are in the Dazhi area and looking for a great shorter run, with sufficient uphill to get your heart pumping, this is an excellent option. With 420m in elevation gain, this challenging route is 50% trail and 50% road, and not technical enough to require trail running shoes or a hydration bag. It can be completed in an hour to an hour and a half. Starting at Peiying Park follow Bei’an Road north past Shih Chien University towards the mountains of Neihu. Soon…

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