About The Event
The river terrapins are listed as one of the top 25 most critically endangered freshwater turtles and tortoises in the world (Read More). They can only be found in Peninsular Malaysia, southern Thailand and Cambodia. The river terrapin population is facing threats from eggs consumption, fishing gears and habitat destruction.
To date, it is estimated that only approximately 200 wild river terrapins are left in the Kemaman River. The Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia (TCS) initiated a community-based river terrapin conservation project in 2011 and is dedicated to bringing about the recovery of wild river terrapin populations.
Let’s do our part to help save the river terrapins! If you think that your actions won’t make a difference, think again because it will!
Join Us in this inaugural run for the river terrapins in Malaysia! If you're wondering how this works, it's simple.
What you need: Your phone with the BiiB+ app installed
And then? Open the app on your phone, tap the Events tab, search for Run For River Terrapin, sign me up and join or create your own team!
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Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia
Team: You can team up with friends anywhere. Each team may contain a maximum 10 runners.
Goal: Complete the minimum of 50 KM cumulative distance (runners get to decide the proportions of running distance among their team members)
Rewards: Prizes will be awarded to teams that log the most accumulated running distance
(a) Top 3 Teams
(b) Top 3 Individual Runners
Running Period: 1st August (0:00) Malaysian Time - 31st August 2019 (23:59) Malaysian Time
RM48 (Price inclusive shipping fee for Malaysian addresses)
For oversea address shipping, please refer to Q12 in FAQ
P/S: If you do not wish to receive the finisher medal and/or t-shirt, please send us an email at [email protected] indicating your name and request. We will channel the cost of the medal/t-shirt to TCS as a donation. Thank you.
TCS also empowers the womenfolk in the local community by engaging them in making terrapin-themed products such as straw pouches, water bottle holders, and multi-purpose bags. Visit the TCS Store to support the local women.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the reason my BiiB+ app is not tracking my run properly?
A1. It happens to some Android devices' battery optimization process and could be fixed by following these simple steps;
Click "Option" (the 3 dots at the bottom right corner of BiiB+ app) > "Check Device" > Select your phone brand > Follow the displayed instructions.
Other than that, GPS signal might also get affected by the environment when there are tall buildings/mountains or roofed area blocking the signal. You can also use our Strava integration feature to link up with your Garmin, Suunto and other run tracking applications.
Q2. How to submit my result if I am using third party app?
A2. You can link up BiiB with Strava from getbiib.com/me or a manual submission of screenshot after log into our runner dashboard is required.
Q3. How to submit my result if I am using BiiB+ app?
A3. If you're signing in using the registered email address, all your activities tracked between the event period will be automatically synced with the team/individual progress of the challenge. Make sure you have an active internet connection to sync the activity.
Q4. When is the last day to submit the result? Do I need to submit the result daily?
A4. Last day for result submission is on 31st August 2019 23:59:59 (GMT+8). It is recommended to submit your result as soon as you complete your run.
Q5. Can I collect mileage on treadmill?
A5. Yes you can. A manual submission is required. Follow the instruction in A2 for submission.
Q6. Is it limited to outdoor run only?
A6. No. You can run either outdoor (must be GPS tracked) or indoor using treadmill. A step counter result is not acceptable.
Note: BiiB+ app can only track outdoor run due to gps limitations.
Q7. Is walking counted?
A7. Of course! The aim of this event is to motivate participants to stay active. It doesn't matter whether you're fast or slow.
Q8. If I join after the event started, will my mileage collected before the joining date counted?
A8. Yes. As long as it is properly tracked and fall inside the event period. Manual submission is required if the activities are tracked using third party tracker.
Q9. How does the system track the team mileage and how often is the system updated?
A9. System is built to add up all the mileage logged by the team member right after the success sync (LIVE). The mileage display will update as soon as someone in the team has finish a run/walk with a successful sync or submission. You can view it either in BiiB+ App, under event (second tab from the left) or via personal running dashboard at getBiiB.com/me
Q10. Who is eligible to participate in this event?
A10. This event is open to everyone, inside or outside Malaysia
Q11. Can I run outside of Malaysia?
A11. Yes, you may run anywhere in the world.
Q12. What if I want my reward to be shipped to an oversea address?
A12. For oversea address, please contact [email protected] for final costing of shipping price.
Q13. When will i receive the reward?
A13. The finisher items will be shipped out to all our Finishers within 14 working days from the end date of the challenge.
Q14. If I decide to not run, can I get a refund?
A14. Participation Fee is NOT refundable.
Q15. Can i change my team after registration?
A15. No, changing of teams is not allowed.
Q16. Why don't I receive any information from BiiB?
A16. Please check your email or spam mail folder for our email after successful registration. Announcement and update will be informed through email.
For more enquiries on this event, please contact [email protected]
For technical issue with registration, please contact [email protected]