One of South East Asia’s highest mountains, Mount Kinabalu in Borneo, Malaysia plays host to the 26th Annual International Climbathon this October. The event takes place on October 13 and 14 and will see hundreds of mountaineers attempt to complete what is widely known as ‘The World’s Toughest Mountain Race’. The endurance race takes climbers to more than 2,760m above sea level and spans a total distance of 23km. For details see www.climbathon.my
Kuoni is offering a seven-night stay in Borneo on a room-only basis, staying five nights at the Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu in a superior rainforest room and two nights on the Mount Kinabalu Climb, including flights with Malaysia Airlines from Heathrow and transfers.
Prices start from £1,698 per person, based on two sharing.