Pipa Picker

The main run will take place on Sunday the 11th starting at Yingchuan Village. There will be a approx 10km, 20km and 30km run options. Routes are different to previous Yepao runs but elevation and distance is approximately the same!

GPX Files will be provided a few days before the event. There will be a brief the day before the run. If you want to understand more about the races feel free to ask us questions, check out the below photos or search us and Yepao on social media.

Awards & Prize

There should be some fun prizes provided by kind supporters for the top female and male runners along with some fun segment prizes. Details to follow.


Friday – Optional
Bus leaves Shanghai 17:00 sharp. We need a minimum of 15 sign ups for the bus or else it will be cancelled. Final bus booking will be one week before the event. 4-5h to get here by bus.
2h by train. Direct and non-direct train options and the station is 10 minutes from Wildhomestay. Pickup from other train stations such as She County and Jixi North are easy to arrange. Pickup from Huangshan airport is easy enough. For those driving Sanyang exit of the G56 motorway is also 10 minutes from Wildhomesestay, but be careful, dont miss the exit (very easy to do so).

Saturday – Optional
Morning Breakfast, Registration, Gear Check
AM fun chilled runs, hike or bike.
PM Recovery, stretch, chill and recycle your old jersey.
6:00 pm BBQ

5am Breakfast and last minute registration.
6:30 am Challenge Start
2:00 pm Challenge Ends
2:30 pm Results & Awards
3:30 pm bus leaves.


First please choose a place to stay. Our rooms are for a minimum of two nights. If you are booking one of our stays then we suggest you get some friends and book one of our houses which offers the best value or book one of our twin / queen or family rooms through the stay section of our website. We also offer same sex shared rooms which you can book below. If we are full or you only want to stay for Saturday night we can help organize other places in the area and please email booking@wildhomestay.com or contact our service wechat account with any questions. It’s also ok not to stay in our area and just turn up for the run Sunday morning. Just make sure you here before 6am.

Then choose your challenge entry type, and bus and Saturday BBQ options if required. Add items to your cart and then checkout with your preferred payment type. Confirmation will be emailed and please make sure you leave your wechat id when you checkout. We will add you to a wechat group and the final itinerary, GPX / waiver and info will be provided through that group and during the briefing. We will provide full refunds if cancelled two weeks before the event.

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Please see last years pictures & the Hickory Battle runs.