Penang International Marathon In November To Kick Off With 60,000 Participants

Last update: 01/07/2014

GEORGE TOWN -- Approximately 60,000 participants have confirmed to take part in the sixth edition of the Penang Bridge International Marathon scheduled on 16 November organized by Penang Tourism.

"The company is targeting 80,000 participants this year at the first race at the Jambatan Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah," said its Committee Chairman Tourism and Culture, Danny Law Heng Kiang.

The runner divided into five categories including men's and women's full marathon 42.195km, half of the men and women's marathon (21km) and 10km open (men and women 18 years and older).

He added that the 10km category and Fun Run is to be held for students aged 13 to 17 years, with each entry fee is RM40 and RM20 respectively.

The closing date for entries is by 30 September 2014
For more information, can visit the website or call 016-4110000 www.penangmarathon.gov.my.

-- BERNAMA