Mount Rinjani Ultra (MRU) creator, Hendra Wijaya, is taking the race to new level,
and has announced the all new Rinjani Ultra.
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FAQ



QUESTION :

Will I be able to recharge my mobile phone at aid stations?

ANSWER :

No, You should ensure your batteries is fully recharge and bring spare batteries.


QUESTION :

I would like to turn off my mobile phone during the race, however I’ve been told that we may received emergency messages from race headquarters. Are there any areas where it is mandatory to keep my mobile phone on to receive SMS messages?

ANSWER :

There are no specific areas where you must be able to receive SMS messages. You must keep your mobile phone on at all times in order to receive messages regarding bad weather, earthquaeks and other emergencies.


QUESTION :

A mobile phone is included on the mandatory equipment list but my batteries won’t last for 16 hours. Is it okay if my batteries don’t last?

ANSWER :

You may receive an emergency phone call from the race headquarters so please carry a spare battery and keep the phone on during the race.


QUESTION :

What do you mean by adhesive elastic tape/band?

ANSWER :

This is strong tape that can not only be used for emergencies such as fractures and injuries but can also be used for many things including repairing broken equipment (such as your backpack straps). The minimum length is 80cm x 3cm.


QUESTION :

Can I bring a survival blanket in the shape of a sleeping bag? This type of bag is not 130cm x 200cm but if you cut it and spread it open, it is larger than 130cm x 200cm.

ANSWER :

Yes. You can bring a sleeping bag style survival blanket as long as it meets the size requirements when completely spread out.


QUESTION :

Can I just carry a pair of long pants or long tights/leggings that cover the ankles instead of wearing them?

ANSWER :

Yes – this is okay. The long pants/tights are to keep you warm so if the weather is good and the temperature is high, you can put these items in your backpack. If you feel cold, please take them out of your backpack and wear them.


QUESTION :

Does a cap and headband or the hood of my jacket meet the requirements for “warm hat that covers the ears”?

ANSWER :

Neither a cap and headband nor a jacket hood meet the requirements of “warm hat”. You must bring a warm hat that covers both ears (for example a wool or polyester knit cap)


QUESTION :

Do I have to wear/put on the mandatory equipment at all times?

ANSWER :

No. You do not have to wear the mandatory equipment at all times. You can put it in your backpack if you’re not using it. You can run in your bathing suit if you’d like – just make sure you have all the items in the backpack you’re carrying with you during the race or else you will be disqualified. There will be gear checks for both the UTMR and RAR during the race.


QUESTION :

Will there be enough water at the aid stations to refill my hydration bladder?

ANSWER :

Yes. There will be plenty of water available at the aid stations.


QUESTION :

Will you be posting a list of racer names?

ANSWER :

The racer list will be available in web site.

 

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NORTH LOMBOK, WEST NUSA TENGGARA - INDONESIA – This race starts from Senaru (600 masl) through dense forest vegetation with ground track along the 8.5 km and next 2 km will cross rocky hill with views of the savanna in along the way to Plawangan Senaru.

At sunrise, when you reaching Plawangan Senaru (2600 masl) you will enjoy the stunning panorama of Lake segara anak and Summit of Rinjani in the distance.

The following route is down the hills into steeply rock boulders whit ground track ground interspersed pine vegetation along the 3 km to Lake Segara Anak.

From Lake Segara Anak (2000 masl) towards Plawangan Sembalun (2600 masl) you will enjoy running at the edge of the Lake with a track stones and you will be presented with a beautiful view of the light reflection along the 3 km hills while crossing the weed and grass with a land track. Boulder rock and incline steep is along the way 1 km ahead of Plawangan Sembalun.

Reaching Plawangan Sembalun, you will see a wonderful landscapes facing lakes, Mount Rinjani peak and Sembalun village’s surrounded hills.

The real challenge and the heaviest part of this race are 5 km away to the top of Rinjani (3726 masl), starting with solid sand track with the tilt angle of gentle incline ramps, then passes through a thick and depth smooth sand track, changed to solid sand track and gravel. The last 2 km towards the Summit, around above elevation 3400masl you will be challenged to climb the Summit of Rinjani with mixed between sand and gravel track that is quite deep to submerge your step (approx. 15 cm). This part of the racetrack will be tougher especially if the wind was blustery and foggy.

At the nice and clear weather when reaching and standing at the dense sandy rock plate about 4 x 12 square meters at the top of Rinjani you can see magnificent and beautiful panorama of Rinjani region, you will be able to see clearly the views of Lake Segara Anak and the incline black yellow and red path you are recently going through. And you will be able to see Bali's highest mountain Gunung Agung (3142 masl).

The route will bring you down from the Summit back to Plawangan Sembalun regions, and you will be faced with a challenge as well as the sensation of running on the decline sand in steep slope and the other side you will enjoy sliding like sledding above the snow but on the other hand it is endanger ourselves. Dangerous because the tracks that you are going through very narrow between 1.5 m to 4 m and on the left and right side is deep ravine.

Upon Plawangan Sembalun regions you heading to Pos 2 (1500 masl) you down the hill with moderate dense of pine vegetation and you will be treated to panoramic views of the hills of the beautiful savannas colored golden yellowish.

From The Pos2 then you have to go back to the previous route to return to Senaru.

 

PROPINSI NUSA TENGGARA BARAT PEMKAB LOMBOK TIMUR PEMDA LOMBOK UTARA MT.RINJANI NATIONAL PARK

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