Ruhiang Kiulu Adventure is one of Malaysia yearly competition which is held in Kiulu, state of Sabah every month of April. The race include bamboo-crafting, runing, bike, cycling and slinghot within the Kuilu district. This events is located 40km from Kota Kinabalu, capital of Sabah. This events was introduced by Sabah Tourism authority to promote traditional games in Sabah to the participants worldwide.
By Daily Express:
"Kota Kinabalu: Some 100 participants are expected to compete at the Ruhiang/Kiulu Adventure Challenge 2011, which is happening this Sunday at Ruhiang Hill, Kiulu. The event, which is jointly organised by the Tamparuli and Kiulu Assemblyman Offices, would see participants running uphill, cycling, crossing rivers, slingshot shooting and doing merampanau (walking on bamboo stilts) to cover an overall distance of 30-40km."The merampanau event was introduced to promote traditional games to the participants," said organising spokesman, Steve Datuk Johnny Mositun, yesterday.He also revealed several new challenges that newcomers would contest namely the Ride for the Nature and Fun Run events, which require participants to dress up as creative as possible for the run."This is aimed at generating awareness about the environment and the beauty of Tamparuli such as its clean river and green forest," Steve said. Due to the encouraging response, the Sabah government has listed the event in the state tourism calendar and put Kiulu on the world tourism map."