4 Trails Ultra Loop, aka 4TUL, was created by Kenneth (nickname PhotoGuava). The loop starts and ends at Tai Mo Shan Lin Jie's kiosk. The loop is about 189km (Route189) in total. Cumulative elevation gain is approximately 5,200m. The 2020 version of 4TUL was a 189km One Go challenge. It ended up with almost 30 participants who attempted the challenge, some succeeded some failed.
2021 4TUL Ultra race was a trail running race based on the original 4TUL concepts. 95% of the 4TUL route falls within Hong Kong 4 major trails (namely MacLehose Trail, Wilson Trail, Hong Kong Trail, and Lantau Trail). The 189km ultra loop is divided into 4 sections.
3 sections are connected with transports (MTR and ferries). The route to be done on foot is about 146km.
2023 4TUL Ultra race has a slight modification from the original course, yet the concepts of the course on 4 trails remains. The course has been extended to 170km running distance which therefore There will be of 4 race categories, namely 100M, 100K, 50K, and 25K, more flexible for runners to choose.
4 Trails Ultra Loop， 簡稱4TUL 的路線是由PhotoGuava 設計。起點及終點均在大帽山郊野公園
Altra 4TUL Ultra race 2021-2022 是一個由4TUL演變出來的越野比賽。
THE FIRST CHALLENGER OF 4TUL
The first One Go challenge of the 4TUL Route189 was made from 28th to 29th November 2020. He is the one who designed the Route189, and the Race Director of 4TUL Ultra race.
2020年11月28到29日期間，首位一次性挑戰4TUL 189公里的挑戰者，亦是Route189 路線的設計者及 4TUL Ultra race賽事總監。
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