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Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2022 Returns to Full Event

This year’s event, scheduled for 3 and 4 December, marks the return of road racing and the Marathon 42.195km and Half Marathon 21.1km. Priority registration for SCSM2022 will kickstart on 23 June, with public registration starting on 24 June. Standard…

Garmin Run Asia Series 2022 Launches Physical and Virtual Marathons in Malaysia

Garmin Malaysia today announced the much-awaited Garmin Run Asia Series 2022 – Malaysian Marathon, taking participants on a journey from ‘Zero to Hero’. The Garmin Run Asia Series is back with race categories ranging from 5km, 10km, 21km and a…

Penang Bridge International Marathon makes a comeback on 11 December

The highly anticipated and largest annual running event in Northern Peninsular Malaysia – ‘Penang Bridge International Marathon (PBIM)’ makes a great comeback with a physical run after a 2-year hiatus. PBIM Chairman, YB Yeoh Soon Hin today announced that the…

Safiah Galgo Ran 42km With 1000m Elevation Gain But Did Not Complete the KLSCM Virtual Marathon

When is a run not counted as a marathon? Avid runner Safiah Galgo had previously completed a few marathons, but she made a crucial mistake and failed to complete the marathon in the Kuala Lumpur Standard Chartered Marathon Virtual Race…

Start Running with KL, Penang and Singapore Marathon Plus ASICS Ekiden Relay

If you miss racing, this is your chance to nail your Personal Best (PB) running time in one or more races offered in the Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Singapore marathon or the ASICS Ekiden Relay. Earn your bragging rights as an…

Accountant Iris Yeoh Looks forward to Running Pacer Duties Again When Races Resume

A self-confessed “interesting yet boring” accountant, Iris Yeoh Ching Ya usually runs with team Speediators for weekend training and Long Slow Distance (LSD) runs. The Speediator captain has come full circle in the running community by leading marathon races as…

Kuala Lumpur Standard Chartered Marathon Goes Virtual Again in 2021

Lace up your running shoes, and head for the finish line. Kuala Lumpur Standard Chartered Marathon (KLSCM) will go virtual for the second year running, between 20 – 28 November 2021.  The premier virtual running event in Malaysia is organised…

Khairul Munir Went From Near Obese To A 3h 43m Marathon In First Attempt

  Everyone needs a wake-up call once in a while. For father-of-four Khairul Munir Bin Md Hanif from Kuala Lumpur, put on his running shoes, once he found realised was inching towards obesity. The 37-year old did not like running,…

Azrul Osman Rani Hopes To Return To Running Marathons Soon

Sometimes all it takes is a gadget to spark our interest. For Azrul Osman Rani, all it took was a watch to ignite his running spirit and set his feet pacing to the finish line of a marathon. Initially, the…

Running Pacer Kartini Misses Her Marathons

Running was not part of Kartini Ahmad Kamal’s life until 2012. However, since then you can spot her as a marathon pacer and on podiums too. The running stars must have been aligned for the 42-year old administrative & accounts…