Ultra Trail Chiang Rai 2021

6:00am 23 Oct - 6:00am 25 Oct, 2021

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Chiang Rai, Thailand

Ultra Trail Chiang Rai: An Electrifying Trail Running Race In Northern Thailand

The Ultra Trail Chiang Rai is one of Thailand’s major sporting events, a long-distance trail run for passionate runners. The race is part of the Asia Trail Masters series, an annual series of runs that are open to the public and takes place in various beautiful locations in Asia. This is your chance to compete in a thrilling new series of international trail running races! 

Come see the Kingdom of Thailand from a new perspective, one that will leave you with a robust sense of inspiration long after the race is over.

‘Runners and spectators alike are ensured an adrenaline-filled adventure at the Singha Ultra Trail Chiang Rai.’

Photo Credit: Asia Trail Master

Ultra Trail Chiang Rai Schedule

Runners can apply for the 7KM, 20KM, 38KM, 68KM, 124KM and 230 KM categories. Anyone over 18 years of age can join. The route takes you through the scenic Chiang Rai jungles, while runners on the Ultimate 220 will pass through routes passing through the legendary Doi Mae Salong mountain with an elevation of 9,500 meters, giving you lots of fresh air and picturesque nature that will have you pulsating with energy.

All races will begin and end at the Singha Park in Chiang Rai, and you’ll get to see first-hand the charming rural lifestyle and local landmarks along the way. For the fast runners, the 230 km and 124 km distances are points races for the Asia Trail Master Championship, an annual series of 32 races in 14 Asian countries.

Photo Credit: Asia Trail Master

Best views at the Ultra Trail Chiang Rai

The race will be held at the Barn House at Singha Park, Chiang Rai.

Photo Credit: Asia Trail Master

How to get around Chiang Rai

The event organizers are providing a shuttle service from King Mengrai Monument in the Chiang Rai city center.

If you’ll be exploring Chiang Rai after the race, you’ll be glad to know that getting around downtown Chiang Rai is easy because it’s rather small and compact. The best way to visit further areas located north or south is by hiring a bicycle, motorcycle, tuk-tuk, or songthaew (the local version of taxis).

Photo Credit: Asia Trail Master

Where to stay in Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai is part of Southeast Asia’s backpacker trail, so budget accommodations and inexpensive hotels are abundant. It also has a good selection of mid-range and luxury hotels around town.

The best place to base yourself in town should be near the Clock Tower. For awesome hotel deals and Airbnb’s in Chiang Rai be sure to check out the map below.  

Photo Credit: Asia Trail Master

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai is Thailand’s northernmost province, one that is steeped in so much nature and culture. Most travelers often treat it as their last stop in the country or take a day trip from Chiang Mai to see the famous White Temple. But Chiang Rai has so much more to offer than meets the eye, so your best bet is to stick around for a few days and explore.

The mountainous area of northern Thailand has tons of waterfalls, but don’t forget to check out Khun Korn, perhaps the most majestic in the area. Walk around the night markets and get your fill of delicious, affordable local cuisine. Visit the breathtaking Choui Fong Tea Plantation, a tea farm surrounded by pineapple plantations. Get a tour of the tea factory and learn about the ancient tea-making techniques of the Thais. 

South of the Clock Tower is a 300-meter stretch of road that’s filled with bars, perfect for having some fun after sunset. Getting your boozy fix is cheap here, so you won’t break the bank when you want to knock back a few Singha beers or tequila shots.

Photo Credit: Asia Trail Master

Ultra Trail Chiang Rai 2021 Dates

The race will take place from October 23-25, 2021.

Photo Credit: Asia Trail Master

Thailand Travel Tips:

Plan ahead: Book your perfect trip with our Thailand travel guide and destination information. Does Thailand require a visa? Check the visa requirements before you get caught up during your travel.

Spend money wisely: Take public transport and dine in from time to time are common saving tips during traveling. How to spend money wisely in Thailand? Make use of technology. There’s an app for everything.

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