Please be informed that the Mt. Kinabalu International Climbathon will be held on the 16 October this year with a modifications to the route and for only 120 participants, despite initial proposals to postpone the event due to the earthquake and current economic conditions. Participation would be by invitation to Elite runners for the summit race only that will start and ends at Kinabalu Park.

  1. The invitation will be for runners that has participated and completed thesummit race within the time in the Climbathon 2013 or 2014.
  2. Or completed in any of a recognisable mountain or adventure race event thathas a race route reaching up to or beyond 1500 meters (with proof of results).
  3. Or recommended (in writing) by their country’s national mountain race / athleticbody or any other organisation that the Climbathon organiser will recognise.


  1. Elite Men
  2. Elite Women

-potspone until further notice-

Will be held on 18th October 2015. The race course will start from Kinabalu Park entrance, to Layang-Layang Hut (half way up Mt. Kinabalu 2760.3 m) then down to Mesilau and finishing at Kundasang town. This race course is 23 Km long running on 15 Km of tarmac road and 8 Km of forest trails. This category is open to all men and women age 18 years and above, men veteran age 40 years and above, women veteran age 35 years and above.


  1. Men Open
  2. Women Open
  3. Men Veteran (40 above)
  4. Women Veteran 35 above