The Adventure Race, KAR Ultra

5.STB Photo Credit KAR Ultra_
Photo credit KAR Ultra

Trail runners braving the white rapids of a river with one hand holding on to their hiking poles and another grabbing on to the rope that would assist them across the river. This was my first awareness and first impressions of KAR. But at that time, I did not know what KAR meant, I thought it was just a name. It was only much later that I learnt that KAR stood for Kadamaian Adventure Race.

A quick google look up taught me that Kadamaian is an area in Sabah which is located just west of the Mount Kinabalu mountain range and from that I concluded that the view while running around in the Kadamaian area must be beautiful! It helps that they added the name “Adventure Race”. I mean, which other races in Malaysia do you see with that catchy phrase attached to its name?

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Last reviewed: April 12, 2024

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