Thursday, 5 July 2018


More than 500 tough men and women sweat it out and challenge their physical strength to beat the 10 obstacle laid out by the organiser of BDB Extreme Jitra Challenge 2018 on 30th Jun 2018.  While majority of participants are local Kedahans, the event also attracts those from other states such as Penang, Perlis, Klang Valley  and as far as Johore Bahru.

Bina Darulaman Berhad (BDB) host the event at the scenic Darulaman Lake in Jitra and were divided into four categories - Elite Open (Male/Female) General Individual (Male/Female), General Team of 5 (Mixed) and General Team of 5 (students/IPT). Participants has to complete all obstacle laid out and is dubbed as the first and only obstacle run in Kedah.  

The 10 obstacles laid out along the 8km route includes Monkey Bar, Tyre Flip, A Frame and Cargo Net, Tyre Wall, Commando Crawl, Balance Beam, Mud Hills, A Frame Wall Crossing, Lake Run and Ninja climb. All these obstacle test participants their physical limits, fitness level and mental toughness,

The course was laid out within the Bandar Darulaman Lake vicinity and also covers the hiking trail of Darulaman Hills. The 8km obstacle run also covers the beautiful and scenic view of the lake's jogging track.    

BDB Challenge Jitra 2018 is a sporting event that has the potential of attracting tourist to this northern part of Kedah and can be promoted as a state sporting event with the cooperation of Kedah State Government and Tourism Kedah/Malaysia in future.

 This years' event is the third organised by Bina Darulaman Berhad since 2016 and new obstacles are replaced from year to year to provide more challenging task for participants.  
 Top: Winners of Mens Elite 
Bottom : Winners of womens Elite
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