About the Course.


This year’s course will take place in the beautiful hills of Tucheng. The venue is next to a beautiful temple walking distance from the Dingpu MRT station (Blue Line). Just as last year, we’ve prepared three beautiful courses for 2017 Edition.

16 Km Trail Run


This distance is designed with experience trail runners in mind. It will feature total elevation gain of around 1000m with a mix of mountain roads, trails, technical assent, descent and 2 checkpoints. There will be 1 ITRA point awarded for finishers of this distance. Top finishers in the Female and Male categories will receive prizes based on fastest finishing time.

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10 Km Trail Run


This shorter distance is designed for people who have experience with running on trails in Taiwan. The total elevation gain will be around 600 meters with a mix of hilly roads, trails, technical assent, descent and 2 checkpoints. Top finishers in the Female and Male categories will receive prizes based on fastest finishing time.

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7 Km Fun Run / Hike


This course is designed for hikers and short trail runners. It will be short but still technical and challenging. The aim is to show you some beautiful spots in the hills of Tucheng. You can race it if you want to challenge yourself based on speed, however, prizes for this course will be given out to those who successfully find hidden RUNIVORE-BEAST RUNNER – TOKENS hidden throughout the course.

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Explore Your Backyard Schedule.


4/6、4/7

Registration Packet Pickup at Runivore HQ (Details and Times to be updated)

4/8

  • 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM Registration Pack Pickup for out-of-town participants
  • 7:00 AM – 7:45 AM Bag Dropoff
  • 7:30 AM – Warm Up Yoga Session
  • 7:50 AM Final Pre-Race Instructions
  • 8:00 AM 16KM Trail Race Starts
  • 8:30 AM 10 KM Trail Race Starts
  • 8:45 AM Fun Run/Hike Starts
  • 11:00 AM Lunch is Served
  • 12:00 PM Award Ceremony

Explore Your Backyard Schedule.


4/6、4/7

Registration Packet Pickup at Runivore HQ (Details and Times to be updated)

4/8

6:30 AM – 7:30 AM Registration Pack Pickup for out-of-town participants

7:00 AM – 7:45 AM Bag Dropoff

7:30 AM – Warm Up Yoga Session

7:50 AM Final Pre-Race Instructions

8:00 AM 16KM Trail Race Starts

8:30 AM 10 KM Trail Race Starts

8:45 AM Fun Run/Hike Starts

11:00 AM Lunch is Served

12:00 PM Award Ceremony

Everybody is a Winner

All finishers will received an Explore Your Backyard 2017 Medal, The 2017 Edition of the EYB T-Shirt (Sky Blue), Special gift from Runivore and additional gifts from supporting sponsors.

Healthy Lunch is Served

Eat Well Run Well is our motto, that's why we take a lot of time and energy to select a great post-race meal for all participants.

Memories To Last Forever

We'll have a couple of great photographers on site to make sure that the memories of your achievements are recorded forever.

2017 EYB T-Shirt


Check Out Last Year’s Explore Your Backyard


Key Race Info At a Glance


What is it?

A race/hike with 3 distances. 16km challenge course or 10km option for runners comfortable running in the hills. And 7km fun hike/treasure hunt.

Where is it?

The race will start at a temple walking distance from Dingpu MRT. The trails are in the hills of Tucheng.

When is it?

April 8, 2017. The race will start at 8AM and festivities will end at 2PM.