Points System and Rules

Vietnam Trail Series (VTS) is comprised of three Topas races:

  • Vietnam Trail Marathon (VTM)
  • Vietnam Jungle Marathon (VJM)
  • Vietnam Mountain Marathon (VMM)

As a series, these three events provide contrasting mountain running tests.

Categories

Entrants can race to become the annual Vietnam Trail Series Champion in three categories:

Ultra
Marathon
Half Marathon

The 2019 VTS Champions will be crowned in Sapa in September following VMM.

VTS Ultra Championship races

Vietnam Trail Marathon 70km
Vietnam Jungle Marathon 70km
Vietnam Mountain Marathon 70km
Vietnam Mountain Marathon 100km (includes 300 bonus points)

VTS Marathon Championship races

Vietnam Trail Marathon 42km
Vietnam Jungle Marathon 42km
Vietnam Mountain Marathon 42km

VTS Half Marathon Championship races

Vietnam Trail Marathon 21km
Vietnam Jungle Marathon 25km
Vietnam Mountain Marathon 21km

Points System and Rules

Kindly see the points table below.

Points gained in each of the VTS categories (Ultra, Marathon and Half Marathon) can only be used toward the championship for that category, ie runners cannot combine Ultra points and Marathon points.

Scenario A
Runner A wins VTM 70k and earns 1000 points, then wins VJM 70km and earns 1000 points, then wins VMM 70km and earns 1000 points. Runner A’s total VTS points for 2019 = 3000.

Scenario B
Runner B wins VTM 70k and earns 1000 points, then wins VJM 70km and earns 1000 points, they then win VMM 100km and earn 1300 points (including bonus 300 points for 100km). Total VTS points for 2019 = 3300

Ultra: VMM 70; VJM 70; VTM 70
Marathon: VMM 42; VJM 42; VTM 42
Half Marathon: VMM 21, VJM 25, VTM 21

RankingUltra - Marathon - Half Marathon pointsUltra bonus points VMM 100
110001300
28601160
37801080
47241024
5680980
6645945
7615915
8589889
9566866
10545845
11526826
12509809
13494794
14479779
15466766
16453753
17441741
18430730
19420720
20410710
21400700
22391691
23382682
24374674
25366666
26358658
27351651
28344644
29337637
30330630
31324624
32318618
33312612
34306606
35300600
36295595
37289589
38284584
39279579
40274574
41273573
42272572
43271571
44270570
45269569
46268568
47267567
48266566
49265565
50264564
51263563
52262562
53261561
54260560
55259559
56258558
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58256556
59255555
60254554
61253553
62252552
63251551
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71243543
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73241541
74240540
75239539
76238538
77237537
78236536
79235535
80234534
81233533
82232532
83231531
84230530
85229529
86228528
87227527
88226526
89225525
90224524
91223523
92222522
93221521
94220520
95219519
96218518
97217517
98216516
99215515
100214514
101213513
102212512
103211511
104210510
105209509
106208508
107207507
108206506
109205505
110204504
111203503
112202502
113201501
114200500
115199499
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119195495
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125189489
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130184484
131183483
132182482
133181481
134180480
135179479
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139175475
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141173473
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143171471
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150164464
151163463
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155159459
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159155455
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161153453
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165149449
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168146446
169145445
170144444
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172142442
173141441
174140440
175139439
176138438
177137437
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179135435
180134434
181133433
182132432
183131431
184130430
185129429
186128428
187127427
188126426
189125425
190124424
191123423
192122422
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194120420
195119419
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203111411
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3059309
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3131301