Thursday, June 27, 2013

Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2013 postponed to Sept 29

Jay Jayamurugan, a reader, asked here about the Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2013 and whether it is going to happen with its 33,500 participants in view of the haze?

Here is the answer for you, Jay:

The Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2013 which was scheduled for Sunday (June 30), has been postponed to Sept 29 in the interest of public health, due to the haze situation.

The decision was made after discussions between the organiser, Dirigo Events Sdn Bhd, partners of the event and local authorities, including Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL), Department of Environment (DOE) and the Ministry of Youth and Sports. More on Malaysia Chronicle: KL Marathon postponed to Sept due to haze

Race Entry Pack Collection, will however proceed as scheduled on June 27 to 29 at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) for runners residing in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor.

For runners who are not from Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, they may collect their race-entry packs on the week leading to Sept 29, where the organisers will set up a small scale race entry pack collection, only for outstation and overseas runners.

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