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KLSCM 2022 Welcomes Over 34,000 runners to Dataran Merdeka

More than 34,000 runners converged on Dataran Merdeka last weekend to take part in the Kuala Lumpur Standard Chartered Marathon (KLSCM) 2022. The 12th edition of the premier distance running event in the country made a triumphant return after a…

Doctor Ng Shu Hui Runs Virgin Marathon In Support of Hospis Malaysia

Everyone starts Running For A Reason. Doctor Ng Shu Hui will be running her first marathon, 42.195km in support of Hospis Malaysia. In her line of service, the 31-year-old doctor has witnessed their amazing work and is driven to play a…

Eliud Kipchoge improves marathon world record by 30 seconds – 2:01:09

Eliud Kipchoge smashed his own world record to win the BMW Berlin Marathon, at 2:01:09. He improved his timing by 30 seconds at the World Athletics Elite Platinum Label road race last Sunday (25th Sep). Meanwhile in the women’s race,…

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…