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Standard Chartered KL Marathon Eyes 35,000 Runners

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Standard Chartered KL Marathon (SCKLM) this year scheduled for April 8, aims to attract up to 35,000 participants. The SCKLM will mark its 10th edition this year and return to its spiritual home, Dataran Merdeka. Its project director, Rainer Biemans said they were very fortunate to have been able to cultivate…

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Tengku Permaisuri Of Selangor Runs In Marathon

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SHAH ALAM – The Tengku Permaisuri of Selangor, Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin today today took part in the Malaysian Women’s Marathon which started the compound of the Shah Alam Stadium here. Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin flagged off the participants before joining the 5km category run. Also present were Selangor Menteri Besar Selangor Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali…

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Kenyan Runners Continue To Dominate SCKLM2016

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KUALA LUMPUR – Kenyan runners as predicted continue to dominate the Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2016 when they won most of the open class in both the men’s and women’s categories, which starts and ends at Dataran Merdeka, here today. Defending champion Kenya’s Kennedy Kiproo Lilan clinched the men’s open full marathon (42 kilometre) title…

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SCKLM: 24 Main Roads To Be Closed In Stages On Sunday

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KUALA LUMPUR – The AKLEH and DUKE highways as well as 22 other main roads in the city centre will be closed in stages in conjunction with the Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2016, this Sunday. Kuala Lumpur police chief Datuk Amar Singh Ishar Singh said AKLEH would be closed from 2am to 9am, while DUKE…

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RapidKL Train Service Starts Early On Sunday For KL Marathon

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KUALA LUMPUR – In support of the Nike We Run KL Marathon 2016 this Sunday, LRT and Monorail services will be commencing early from 3.30 am, providing free services for officials and participants until 6 am. Rapid Rail Sdn Bhd spokesperson Lim Jin Aun said with a frequency of 10 minutes all the rail facilities…

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Melaka River International Marathon Targets 6,000 Participants

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MELAKA – The 2nd Melaka River International Marathon to be held on Dec 20 is expected to attract about 6,000 local and foreign participants, including from Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore. State Exco for Housing, Local Government and Environment Datuk Ismail Othman said the Marathon would be held in conjunction with the Melaka International River Festival…

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AKLEH Closes For 12 Hours This Weekend

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THE Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway (Akleh) will be temporarily closed from 11pm this Saturday until 10am on Sunday to facilitate the Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2015, the highway’s managing authority said. “The closure will affect the entire length of the highway and all exits and entrances to the highway,” said Projek Lintasan Kota Holdings Sdn…

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Standard Chartered KL Marathon Remains On Oct 4

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Standard Chartered KL Marathon (SCKLM) will be held on its original date of Oct 4. “Many of the runners have voiced out their fear and thought if the event would be held on Oct 10. Based on public interest, the decision was made between the organiser and Youth and Sports Minister…

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Putrajaya Night Marathon Runners Covered By Insurance

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KUALA LUMPUR – All BSN Putrajaya Night Marathon 2015 (BSNPNB) participants are covered with insurance during the event that would be held in Putrajaya on Oct 24. Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) Head of Strategic Communications, Puspa Marina Omar, said Gibraltar BSN Life Bhd would provide the coverage for the runners of the annual marathon, now…

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Penang Bridge HM Expected To Attract 12,000 Runners

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GEORGETOWN – The Penang Bridge Half Marathon to be held on June 14, are expected to attract 12,000 participants, said organising chairman Danny Law Heng Kiang. He said the 21km run at Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Bridge, featuring six categories – men’s and women’s open; men’s and women’s veteran; and boys and girls junior.…

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1,500 Participants Expected To Take Part In Anti-Corruption Run On Sunday

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SEREMBAN: About 1,500 participants are expected to participate in the Anti-Corruption Run to be held at the Paroi Youth and Sports Complex, here, on Sunday. Programme chairman Ahmad Mahathir Abdul Mulok said the programme, held for first time, was jointly organised by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and Negeri Sembilan Gerakan party. “The programme aims to educate the…

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