RACE TITLE

EVENT: TITI ULTRA 2018

DATE & VENUE

16 – 18 March 2018
Hulu Langat, Selangor, Malaysia

RACE CONCEPT

This is the toughest road ultra marathon in Malaysia. The route runs through a natural landscape along the Malay village Hulu Langat Batu 14, where rainforest jungles greets you along the undulating winding roads. Runners will run up to 2 major hills and pass by a beautiful lake, which is the major source of drinking water supplied to the capital city, Kuala Lumpur. Runner will run pass a fews Orang Asli villages, where some small huts and orang asli are just tugged beside the route. In light of the success of the inaugural event in Feb 2014, the category of 200km and 250km to meet the appetite of those runners who crave for greater challenges. 


Event Details
Race date: 18 March 2018, Sunday
Start time: 1:00 am
Cut off time: 10.00 am
Duration: 9 hours

Registration Fees:
(Non MURA members)
Early Bird: RM 200
Standard: RM 250

Registration Fees:
( MURA members) *
Early Bird: RM 160
Standard: RM 200

Closing of Registration:
Early Bird:
31 Oct 2017
Standard:
31 Jan 2018

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Event Details
Race date: 17 March 2018, Saturday
Start time: 4.00 pm
Cut off time: 10.00 am
Duration: 18 hours

Registration Fees:
(Non MURA members)
Early Bird: RM 310
Standard: RM 360

Registration Fees:
( MURA members) *
Early Bird: RM 260
Standard: RM 330

Closing of Registration:
Early Bird:
31 Oct 2017
Standard:
31 Jan 2018

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Event Details
Race date: 16 March 2018, Friday
Start time: 6.00 pm
Cut off time: 10.00 am
Duration: 40 hours

Registration Fees:
(Non MURA members)
Early Bird: RM 450
Standard: RM 550

Registration Fees:
( MURA members) *
Early Bird: RM 400
Standard: RM 500

Closing of Registration:
Early Bird:
31 Oct 2017
Standard:
31 Jan 2018

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Event Details
Race date: 16 March 2018, Friday
Start time: 4.00 pm
Cut off time: 10.00 am
Duration: 42 hours

Registration Fees:
(Non MURA members)
Early Bird: RM 500
Standard: RM 600

Registration Fees:
( MURA members) *
Early Bird: RM 450
Standard: RM 550

Closing of Registration:
Early Bird:
31 Oct 2017
Standard:
31 Jan 2018

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To be eligible for MURA member discount (for standard rate), applicants need to be MURA members on or before 15 January 2018.  Those who become new MURA members since 16 January 2018 will not be eligible for MURA member discount.

RACE INFO: 50KM

COURSE INFO: 100KM

COURSE INFO: 200KM

COURSE INFO: 250KM

QUALIFICATION

  1. For 50km category, the runners must have completed a few races of a minimum distance of 10km road race a few times in order to be qualified for registration;
  2. For 100km category, the runners must have completed at least one full marathon of 42.2km distance in order to be qualified for registration.
  3. For 200km & 250km category, the runner must have completed a 100km or more related races in order to be qualified for registration.
  4. The Race director reserves the right to reject any application without giving a reason.

AWARD

  1. 250 KM
    • Within 36 hours – Gold Award
    • Within 42 hours – Finisher Award
  2. 200 KM
    • Within 32 hours – Gold Award
    • Within 40 hours – Finisher Award
  3. 100 KM
    • Within 12 hours – Gold Award
    • Within 18 hours – Finisher Award
  4. 50 KM
    • Within 5 hours – Gold Award
    • Within 9 hours – Finisher Award
  • The race winner of each categories will be the runner that takes the shortest time (Gun time) to reach the finish point;
  • Reaching the Finishing Point will be considered as an achievement in itself, and each runner will be given a prize in recognition of his or her efforts.
  • Reaching the checkpoints/water station points along the route does not in itself entitle the runner to a place in the rankings and the corresponding points awarded for a qualifying race;
  • To be awarded, runner must complete the overall race within the final cutoff time of the race;
  • No prize money will be given;
  • Prizes will be awarded to the first Five finishers in 200km & 250km categories. (unisex);
  • Prizes will be awarded to the first TEN MEN finishers and first FIVE WOMEN finishers in both the 50km and 100km categories.

T-SHIRT SIZING

CUTTING STYLE SIZE HALF CHEST LENGTH (inches) HALF WAIST LENGTH (inches) SHIRT LENGTH (inches)
Unisex Athlete-Fit 2XS 17″ 17″ 24″
Unisex Athlete-Fit XS 18″ 18″ 25″
Unisex Athlete-Fit S 19″ 19″ 26″
Unisex Athlete-Fit M 20″ 20″ 27″
Unisex Athlete-Fit L 21″ 21″ 28″
Unisex Athlete-Fit XL 22″ 22″ 29″
Unisex Athlete-Fit 2XL 23″ 23″ 30″

Size Chart & Measurement Guide

  1. All measurements above subject to +/-0.5 tolerance
  2. Tapered curve bottom at the back specially designed for athletic movements, enhancing flexibility and performance.
  3. Half chest to be measured from left to right seam, 1″ down from the armpit joint.
  4. Half waist to be measured from left to right seam on the waist line.
  5. Shirt length to be measured from the highest tip of the shoulder to the bottom hem.

FOOD & BEVERAGE

LOCATIONCHECKPOINTFOOD & BEVERAGECATEGORY
Water View RestaurantStarting PointAll Categories
Lake Side T-JunctionCP1, CP12, CP23Water, isotonic, Coke, bread, snack, fruit, IceAll Categories
Telekom Tower T-JunctionCP2, CP13, CP24Water, isotonic, Coke, bread, snack, fruit, IceAll Categories
Mid way MountainCP3, CP14Water, isotonic, Coke, bread, snack, fruit, Ice, Hot drinksAll Categories
Chennah T-JunctionCP4, CP15Water, isotonic, Coke, bread, snack, fruit, Ice100km, 200km, 250km
PoumCP5, CP16Water, Isotonic, Coke, bread, snack, fruit, Ice,
Soup veges rice, Instance Cup Noodle, Hot drinks
100km, 200km, 250km
Surau T-JunctionCP6, CP17Water, Ice100km, 200km, 250km
Chennah T-JunctionCP7, CP18Water, isotonic, Coke, bread, snack, fruit, Ice100km, 200km, 250km
Mid way MountainCP8, CP19, CP25Water, isotonic, Coke, bread, snack, fruit, IceAll Categories
Telekom Tower T-JunctionCP9, CP20, CP26Water, isotonic, Coke, bread, snack, fruit, IceAll Categories
Lake Side T-JunctionCP10, CP21, CP27Water, isotonic, Coke, bread, snack, fruit, IceAll Categories
Water View RestaurantFinishing Point1am-8am Menu: egg, bread, and hot drinks; 8.30 – 10.00am BreakfastAll Categories

EVENT SCHEDULE

16 March 2018
1.30 pm – 200km & 250km reporting & mandatory item check, race kit collection, drop bag depositing
3.15 pm – 250km category – Race Briefing
4.00 pm – 250km category – Flag off
5.15 pm – 200km category – Race Briefing
6.00 pm – 200km category – Flag off
6.00 – 7.00 pm – Bib collection for outstations runners (100km/50km)
Anytime – Mandatory items check for 200km & 250km runners

17 March 2018
12.00 – 3.00 pm – 100km & 50km Bib collection for outstations runners
12.00 – 3.00 pm – 100km Reporting and mandatory items check
12.00 – 4.00 pm – 100km Drop bag depositing
3.00 pm – Briefing For 100k Runners
4.00 pm – 100km category – Flag off
9.00 pm – 12.30 am – 50km Bib collection for out stations runners
9.00 pm – 12.30 am – Reporting and mandatory items check

18 March 2018
12.30 am – Briefing Session for 50k
1.00 am – 50km category – Flag off
1.00 am – Expected arrival of 200km champion.
2.00 am – Expected arrival of 100km champion.
4.00 am – 100km/200km/250km category – Drop bag at POUM check point Return to finishing line.
5.00 am – Expected arrival of 50km & 250km champion.
8.00 – 11.00 am – Breakfast/brunch served to participants only
7.00 – 8.00 am – Prize presentation ceremony for 50km, 100km, 200km & 250km
10.00 am – Official race cut off

RULES & REGULATIONS

SEMI-SELF- SUFFICIENCY

  1. Runners must complete the set course on foot by their own power and ability within the stipulated time;
  2. No trekking poles is allowed for runners of all categories;
  3. A number of water station points will be set up along the routes, which are from 5.5km to 11.5km apart;
  4. Drinking cups will not be provided at any of the water station points; runners must have their own cup or other personal container suitable for the purpose;
  5. No pacers are allowed to run along with the runners for all categories;
  6. Personal assistance (support crew) along the running route is Not Allowed for 50km and 100km categories. Assistance is permitted at water station points, provided the areas reserved for runners are not encroached upon and that the road regulations are complied with;
  7. Personal assistance (support crew) is allowed for 200km & 250km category only. However, all the mandatory items must be carried by the runners at all time. Support crew is not allowed to carry these mandatory items for the runners.
  8. The support crew is restricted to a maximum of 1 car and not more than 3 crew members per runner. Only two crew teams in total will be allowed to rotate the support duties.
  9. Support cars are not allowed to tail the supported runners. After providing support services to the runners, the support must drive ahead to the front to stop and wait for the runners. This is to avoid other runners being affected by the exhaust discharged from the support vehicles.
  10. The support crew must be registered with the race organizer to obtain approval by TITI Organizer (Register link: bit.ly/titicrewregistration  ). An event sticker will be issued and need to be stuck and displayed clearly on the support car.

RUNNERS RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Runners must understand the unique nature and requirements of competing in an ultra-long distance road running race. He/she will be running all day and night on the road. He/she must have undertaken the necessary training to compete in such a race.
  2. Runners will be responsible for his/her self safety by having the ability and skills to deal with any problems that may be encountered during the race of this nature.
  3. Runners must be able to undertake or deal with on his/her own without any other external assistance during the deteriorating weather conditions (e.g. raining, strong winds, hot sun and etc..) and other unforeseen circumstances arises while running on the road.
  4. Runners must be able to undertake or deal with his/her extreme fatigue, internal organ and digestive problems, muscle pain, mild physical injuries and psychological problems during the race.
  5. Runners who accept any assistance and support from any person may be disqualified.
  6. In the event of a runner meeting another runner who is in health difficulty or injured, he/she must stop to help and inform the race organizer to seek for medical assistance.

MANDATORY ITEMS

By entering the race, each runner undertakes to take with him/her all the mandatory items as listed below throughout the race. Failure to do so will result in application of the time penalties or disqualification;
Mandatory items (checks may be carried out along the route during the race, including the top 10 runners of every categories):

  1. Two working headlamps/torch lights with spare batteries for 200km & 250km participants, and One working headlamp/torch lights with spare batteries for 100km & 50km participants. During the day time, these torchlights may be stored at the dropbags. It is the runner’s responsibility to have the headlamps/torch lights during the night. So do plan the pickup of your headlamps accordingly;  Headlamps/Torch lights must be worn on and switch it on from 7pm to next day morning 7am.
  2. Reflective vest; Must be worn on body from 7pm to next day morning 7am.
  3. Bright back blinking accessories; (During the day time, the reflective vest and blinking lights may be stored at the dropbags, but it is runner’s responsibility to have the reflective vest and blinking accessories during the night. So do plan the pickup of your reflective vest and blinking accessories accordingly.) Blinking accessories must be worn on body and switch it on from 7pm to next day morning 7am.
  4. Water bottles or hydration bag with a minimum capacity of 500ml;
  5. Whistle;
  6. Mobile phone;
  7. Foldable cup or other container suitable for drinking at the water station points; Some aid stations CP3, CP5, CP11 will providing hot drink, make sure your cup is suitable for hot water.
  8. Emergency blanket;

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Before the Race flag off, all participants please reporting to official tent, to perform mandatory items check, successor will receive an unique ribbon, running without ribbon will be disqualified.

Recommended (not compulsory):

  • Sport foods & Gels;
  • Rucksack or waist bag;
  • Elastic adhesive bandage that can be used as a dressing;
  • Head gear or cap or bandana;
  • Sun UV block;
  • Change of clothes and running shoes;
  • Waterproof jacket;
  • Cash;
  • Route Map and Elevation Map.

BIBS

  1. Each bib is given individually to each runner in the Race Pack, upon presentation of suitable identity document;
  2. Each runner will be given one bib number: this must be worn and clearly visible on the chest or stomach or on the back of the backpack carried by the runners;
  3. When passing through a checkpoint, and on arrival, runners must ensure that the timing is recorded by the organizer and that it is registered correctly;
  4. The bib number is required for access to the water station areas, treatment and rest rooms, bags, etc;
  5. The standard online registration for TITI Ultra 2018 will be closed on 31 January 2018. The race organizer will continue to accept late registration after the closing date.  Late registration for a runner is with penalty conditions applied, and with a late charge of hardship fees of RM50 (E.g. Tee size availability, bib written with marker pen…etc)
  6. Registration fees are not refundable;
  7. Registration is transferable until 28 February 2018 (T-shirt size remain unchanged)
  8. Change of category is allowed until 28 February 2018.

RACE COURSE MARKERS

  1. The race course will be marked with reflective tapes or signs for every 1km~2km of the course and at major junctions;
  2. Runners must follow the directions given by the race organizer during the race briefing;
  3. The race markers will be set up before the race and will be removed immediately right after the race.

DROP BAGS (FOR 100KM, 200KM & 250KM RUNNERS)

  1. There is no drop bag for 50km runners;
  2. 100km runner is only allowed 1 drop bag at CP5.
  3. 200km & 250km runner can place up to 2 drop bags during the race, one at CP5 (48km 1st loop & 148km 2nd loop) and starting point of 2nd loop (starting point 100km and 200km);
  4. Runner may choose not to deposit any drop bags. This is not a compulsory requirement;
  5. Drop bag must be clearly labelled (Permanent marker pen) with runner’s name and bib number;
  6. Drop bag size is not more than 2 ft x 2 ft or 5kg;
  7. Fragile or valuable items should not be placed in the drop bags;
  8. Bags with objects attached to the outside will not be transported.
  9. If a runner pulls out of the race, his/her bag will be transported to the race finishing point, where he/she may collect it upon presentation of his/her bib number. The runner shall understand that the timing of the return of his/her drop bag will be subject to the schedule of the race shuttle bus/trucks;
  10. The organizer may not be held liable for the loss or damage of any objects during transport of the drop bags;
  11. Drop bag must be given to race organizer at the start line 1 hour before the race starts;
  12. Any lost & found items will be disposed immediately after 1 hour of race cut off (11pm, 18 March 2018).
  13. The race organizer will NOT be keeping them for the runners.

SAFETY AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

  1. In order to ensure race safety, race organizer will prepare and arrange for rescue and medical assistance during the race. However, each participant must recognize and understand that there are risks of injuries and/or accidents associated with road running. Runners are participating in this race at his/her own risk;
  2. While the race organizer has purchased Public Liability Insurance for this event, it is strongly recommended that the runners have obtained an adequate Personal Medical Insurance coverage;
  3. Medical points will be set up at certain water station points;
  4. If necessary, and in the interests of the person being rescued, at the exclusive discretion of the organizers, the official medical rescue services may be called upon to take over operations, using any means they consider appropriate, including an ambulance. Any costs deriving from such exceptional transport will be charged to the person who has been rescued;
  5. Depending on the runner health conditions, an emergency evacuation may be required. This emergency evacuation will be at the expenses of the person being rescued;
  6. The official race medical assistants are authorized to withdraw from the competition any runners that they consider as unfit to continue or are in danger. The runner bib will be removed as part of the DNF (Did Not Finish) procedures;
  7. If a runner drops out from the race, runner must first inform and register with the nearest checkpoints that he/she is dropping out. Proper “DNF” procedure should be followed and completed before the runner is allowed to leave the event:
  8. In case of an emergency, if you are unable to reach the race headquarters, you can also call the public emergency number ‘999’ directly for help;
  9. The cell phone coverage is limited at certain areas on the race route. However it is still mandatory for runners to carry their cell phone for emergency purpose.

CHECKPOINTS OR WATER STATION POINTS

  1. The timing will be recorded at the checkpoints/water station points established by the organizers;
  2. Only runners sporting their regular bib number will have access to the water station;
  3. Drinks will be provided at every water station;
  4. No water cups will be dispensed to the runners. Runners will need to use their own cups or containers for any drinks served at the check points or water stations;
  5. Food will also be provided at some main water station;
  6. The route map, which can also be downloaded online, will contain accurate indications of the water station points;
  7. The organisers reserve the rights to carry out checks at other points along the route;
  8. Food and water at the water station points are solely for runners and support crews with bibs only.

MAXIMUM RACE TIME PERMITTED AND CUTOFF TIMES

  1. The maximum time allotted for completion of the race are:
    • 50KM – 9 Hours
    • 100KM – 18 Hours
    • 200KM – 40 Hours
    • 250KM – 42 Hours
  2. 250km runner, will be able to down grade to 200km if they failed to meet the 250km cut off time. Please inform on race check point leader for the downgrade.
  3. 200km runner will not be able to upgrade to 250km after the close of the registration on 31st January 2017.
  4. In the event of poor weather conditions and/or for safety reasons, the organisers reserve the rights to suspend the race or to make changes to the cutoff times;

DNF (Did not Finish) PROCEDURES

  1. Runners may DNF voluntarily or by missing the stipulated cutoff times at various checkpoints along the race course;
  2. Runner who decides to pull out voluntarily must proceed to the nearest checkpoint, inform and register with the race staffs by signing a DNF Form, and hand over the bib to the officials.
  3. Runner who fails to notify the organisers immediately, thereby setting in motion a search and rescue operations by the rescue staff, will be liable to pay for any costs deriving there-from;
  4. Runners who fail to arrive at the checkpoints within the stipulated cutoff times will not be allowed to continue running in the race. A DNF Form will need to be signed;
  5. Runner who has DNFed from the race are not allowed to continue his/her run. IF he/she insists on continuing running, he/she is NO LONGER in this event, and will be running entirely on his/her own accord and at his/her own risk;
  6. The DNF runners should rest at a bright, safe place with sufficient phone coverage) and wait for a non scheduled race shuttle for pick up and delivery to the finish point;
  7. If runner is unable to move on his/her own, either return to the nearest water station point he/she has just left or to the next water station point, please contact the emergency number ‘999’ or the race headquarters to seek for assistance.

PROHIBITED ACTIONS

  1. Not carrying the mandatory items during the race, including not wearing reflector vest or bright blinking accessories during the night;
  2. Taking shortcuts and/or running off the track;
  3. Throw any garbage along the running route. This apply to both the runner, race staffs and his/her supporters;
  4. Cheating (e.g. using other means of transportation, using substitute runners and other unlawful actions);
  5. Not abiding by the rules and regulation given by the race organizer and official race staffs including medical assistants, emergency staffs and marshals;
  6. Not wearing the race bib at all times during the race;
  7. Continue to run after the cut off time without the agreement of race officials;
  8. Doping and the use of prohibited drugs;
  9. Sleeping along the route course is prohibited as it will have a large impact on the environment, safety and may also mistakenly lead others to think that you might require emergency medical assistance;
  10. Running with his/her supporters

PENALTIES Breaking of any rules may incur a time penalties or disqualification. Any such penalties are at the organizer’s discretion and are final.

COMPLAINTS Suggestions must be in writing and must be presented after the closing ceremony of the event at the finishing point or send to titiultra@hotmail.com

CHANGES TO THE ROUTE OR TO THE TIME DEADLINES – CANCELLATION OF THE RACE

  1. The organizers reserve the rights, at any time and without prior notice, to make changes to the route and checkpoints/water station points or to the time deadlines;
  2. In the event of adverse weather conditions (a strong depression with heavy rain), the start of the race may be postponed for 6 hours at most, after which time the race will be cancelled;
  3. Where necessary, the organizers reserve the rights to make changes to or eliminate certain stretches of the route.

RANKINGS AND PRIZES

  1. The race winner of each categories will be the runner that takes the shortest time (Gun time) to reach the finish point;
  2. Reaching the Finishing Point will be considered as an achievement in itself, and each runner will be given a prize in recognition of his or her efforts.
  3. Reaching the checkpoints/water station points along the route does not in itself entitle the runner to a place in the rankings and the corresponding points awarded for a qualifying race;
  4. To be awarded, runner must complete the overall race within the final cutoff time of the race;
  5. No prize money will be given;
  6. Prizes will be awarded to the first Five finishers in 200km & 250km categories. (unisex);
  7. Prizes will be awarded to the first TEN MEN finishers and first FIVE WOMEN finishers in both the 50km and 100km categories.

IMAGE RIGHTS
Each participant expressly foregoes his/her image rights for the photos taken for the duration of the race, and undertakes not to take any action against the organizers and their authorized partners for the use of his/her image.

ACCOMMODATION & TRAVEL

STARTING / FINISHING POINT:

 

Race Venue: Water View Thai Cuisine. Lot 1625, Jalan Sungai Tekali, Hulu Langat Batu14, 43100 Selangor D.E., Malaysia.
GPS search name: Water View Thai Restaurant
GPS : 3°06’44.3″N 101°49’36.7″E (http://goo.gl/maps/9c31q)
Direction: when arriving the Balai Polis Batu 14, continue 1km-2km further drive follow the road, the “Water View” will be on your Right.

As the starting point of TITI Ultra, Water View Restaurant, is located at the suburb area without any hotel nor homestay nearby, we suggest foreign runners to stay at Kuala Lumpur city centre, and take either taxi or Uber / Grab to the venue. Depending on the traffic condition, you may reach the starting point in 30 mins to 1 hour from KL Sentral, the largest transit hub in Kuala Lumpur. Simply key in “Water View Thai Restaurant” in google map, you will get the direction & map. It is advisable to reach the starting point 2 hours before the flag off of respective category, especially if you would like to collect your race entry pack onsite.

Check Point GPS location
Lakeside T-Junction: 3.093731,101.894818
Telekom Tower T-Junction: 3.129782,101.907377
Mid way Mountain: 3.116195,101.969922
Chennah T-Junction: 3.082980,102.040960
Poum: 3.075576, 102.107174
Surau T-Junction: 3.032109,102.075478

TRAVELING DURATION:

  1. From Kuala Lumpur, Taxi driving time, it will take about 75mins drive to Race venue.
  2. From KLIA airport, driving time 75mins to Race venue.
  3. From Subang airport, Driving time 100mins to Race venue

AFTER RACE TRANSPORT: Call a taxi service or Uber at the finishing point, there is no Bus or other form of public transportation available here.

RACE VENUE’S FACILITIES:

  1. Luggage lodging service will be provided at the race site. Please note that the organiser is not liable for any loss or damage. 
  2. Shower facilities is available at race site. 
  3. Runners may order food at Water View Thai Restaurant(start & finish point), the race venue, at own cost. (Runners may order food at CP5 Poum at own cost).

CURRENCY EXCHANGE: In Malaysia we are widely accept Malaysia Ringgit (RM), you can easily to get money exchange counter in Airport, Train station, Shopping Mall. The exchange rate is about RM4.50 : USD 1.00.

HOTELS (KUALA LUMPUR CITY CENTRE):

  1. Melia Hotel Kuala Lumpur
    1. Address: 16 Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur 55100, Malaysia.
    2. Tel: +603 2785 2828
    3. Fax: +603 2785 2818
    4. Email: melia.kuala.lumpur@melia.com
    5. Website: www.meliakualalumpur.com.my
    6. Rate: about RM280 per night.
  2. The Federal Hotel Kuala Lumpur
    1. Address: 35, Jalan Bukit Bintang 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    2. Tel: +6 03 2148 9166
    3. Fax: +6 03 2148 2877
    4. Email: thefederalkualalumpur@gmail.com
    5. Website: www.federalkualalumpur.com
    6. Rate: about RM280 per night.
  3. Apple Hotel
    1. Address: No. 78, Jalan Alor, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
    2. Tel: +603 – 2142 7753
    3. Fax: +603 – 2141 1288
    4. Website: www.applehotels.com
    5. Rate: About Rm120 per night.
  4. Cube Hotel Bukit Bintang
    1. Address: 180, Jalan Pudu, , Kuala Lumpur 55100 Malaysia
    2. Tel: +603-2145 1180
    3. Email: cubehotel2010@gmail.com
    4. Website: www.cubehotel.com.my
    5. Rate: About Rm80 for single person room. RM120 for 2 single bed room.