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BSN Putrajaya Night Marathon: Runners Set to Light Up the Streets for 5th Time in Malaysia

by On Aug 14, 2014
BSN Putrajaya Night Marathon: Runners Set to Light Up the Streets for 5th Time in Malaysia

BSN Putrajaya Night Marathon already living up to their new tag line "Night Runner, Nulli Secondus (Second to None)", as 10,000 runners are expected for the night run's 5th edition of Malaysia's most sought after night run.

Race Director Mr V. Nithiaseelan is deeply encouraged by this year's registration for the BSN Putrajaya Night Marathon. The target of 10,000 participants have been reached, even though there have been an increase in such events in Malaysia.

New Route and Excellent Perks for Runners

This year is no exception, BSN Putrajaya Night Marathon 2014 features changes which includes a new race route, tag line and insurance coverage for the runners.

Commenting on the route change, Nithi mentions that the new race route will highlight a mix of popular landscapes and the outskirts of Putrajaya.

As an effort to stay true to the stature of being a night run with a difference, BSN Putrajaya Night Marathon 2014 also adds value for the runners with insurance coverage provided by the newly re-branded life insurance company, Gibraltar BSN.

According to Ahmad Latfan Mohd Amran, Deputy Chief Executive (Corporate Support) of Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN), BSN Putrajaya Night Marathon runners will be insured from the starting line up until they finish the race.

CSR Corporate Run will benefit Dyslexic Children in Malaysia

In addition, BSN Putrajaya Night Marathon 2014 also announced the new beneficiary for its 10km Corporate CSR run category. This year the night marathon is set to raise funds for Persatuan Disleksia Malaysia, a non-governmental organisation that helps develop the ability of dyslexic children to learn.

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Last year, the BSN Putrajaya Night Marathon raised RM$100,000 for their beneficiary last year, and is optimistic for even better participation in the 10km Corporate CSR run category for 2014.

The BSN Putrajaya Night Marathon will take place on 11 October 2014.

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