Tag: Penang

Complete Your Full Sundown Marathon Journey From Singapore to Taipei and Penang

Complete Your Full Sundown Marathon Journey From Singapore to Taipei and Penang

If you have been participating in the Sundown Marathon Singapore over the last 9 years, you soon will have the chance to step out of Singapore and enjoy the same…

Penang Bridge International Marathon 2015: Panoramic Views from World's Third Longest Bridge

Penang Bridge International Marathon 2015: Panoramic Views from World’s Third Longest Bridge

Come Sunday, 22 November 2015, the Asics Penang Bridge International Marathon 2015 will be expecting a staggering 27,000 and counting runners. The third longest bridge in the world, the Penang Bridge is renowned for its panoramic view of the “Pearl of the Orient”. Carrying on the tradition since 1985, traffic to the Penang Bridge will be closed for this special event.

Want to Be the Top Banana at This Year’s Pisang Relay Penang?

Want to Be the Top Banana at This Year’s Pisang Relay Penang?

Quick: When you see bananas, what comes to mind? If you’re a runner, you know this fruit is loaded with potassium to keep your body firing on all cylinders. If you’re a race observer, a cold banana smoothie during the hot Malaysian summer makes an ideal refresher. But one group of event planners found a more ingenious use for the iconic yellow fruit—you’ll be seeing bananas everywhere if you decide to participate in the 2015 Pisang Relay Penang where standard relay batons are replaced by the tropical fruit! Hand-offs can get messy if runners don’t keep that grip light enough to keep skins intact, but perhaps that’s where the most fun lies. Just don’t be surprised to spot competitors licking their fingers at the finish line!

Paint the Town Rainbow at the Penang Rainbow Run

Penang Rainbow Run: Paint the Town with Lovely Rainbow

After a successful inaugural event last year, the Rainbow Run is back in Penang with its 2nd edition! Promising more fun, laughter and, of course, colours, the fun run will be held in Botanical Garden, Penang, Malaysia on Sunday, 12 April 2015.

Running Vacation: Where to Explore After Your Next Penang Race

Running Vacation: Where to Explore After Your Next Penang Race

Penang is fast becoming one of the world’s premier running sites, and if you’re preparing to visit for an upcoming race, factor in extra time to see the sites, taste the food and relax at beautiful hotels and resorts in this tropical paradise. Sure, you’re coming to run, set a personal best or test your mettle, but that doesn’t mean you can’t collect medals and memories during an extended visit to Penang. To help plan your schedule around your race and training obligations, we focus our recommendations on the geographic area around George Town so you can maximize your free time enjoying as many experiences as possible in close proximity.

Walk the Talk: Earth Hour 2015 Night Walk

Walk the Talk: Earth Hour 2015 Night Walk

By now, you’ve heard how Earth Hour works. Everyone—individuals, businesses, governments, communities—kill all the lights for an hour at night to take a stand against climate change. Instead of sitting around twiddling thumbs in the dark, let’s walk the talk. Literally. Make this year’s Earth Hour a meaningful one and join a Night Walk organised by WWF-Malaysia and Sunway Shopping Malls.

The Second Newton Challenge Penang 2015: Where Runners Wear their Hearts on their Sleeves

The Second Newton Challenge Penang 2015: Where Runners Wear their Hearts on their Sleeves

How is it that runners, a corporation, an organiser and some of the most deserving kids on the planet are coming together in February 2015 to make an international statement that promotes both healthy athletic competition and “doing the right thing”?

Newton Challenge Penang 2015 is Back and Challenges Runners to Test Their Limits!

Newton Challenge Penang 2015 is Back and Challenges Runners to Test Their Limits!

Aiming to attract 4,000 runners, the second Newton Challenge Penang 2015 is coming back bigger and better, underlying Newton’s continuing commitment to helping runners from all ages live well and stay healthy!

Lion Dash Penang 2015 Challenges Runners with Devilishly Difficult Obstacles

Lion Dash Penang 2015 Challenges Runners with Demanding Obstacles

Summon your inner lion at the first ever obstacle race in Penang! On 8 January 2015, not only will you have to navigate through 10km of treacherous hills and trails of Penang, you will embark on an adventure like you have never seen before.

Trail in Twilight Stars 2014: Rock the Trails from Dusk Till Dawn!

Trail in Twilight Stars 2014: Rock the Trails from Dusk Till Dawn!

Rock the trails under the twilight stars as you tackle 7km worth of challenging trails & asphalt in the forest of Penang Hill in the Trail in Twilight Stars endurance race.

Starlight ULTRA 2014: Strive for the 84 KM Ultimate Challenge Around Penang Island

Starlight ULTRA 2014: Strive for the 84km Ultimate Challenge Around Penang Island

Striving to challenge the indomitable spirit of a runner, the Starlight ULTRA in Penang seeks to create a fascinating running experience in Penang where individuals can opt to take on an easy Fun Run (7km), a Half Challenge (21km), or the Ultimate Challenge (84km).

Pisang Relay Penang 2014: Doing it the Banana Way!

Pisang Relay Penang 2014: Doing it the Banana Way!

900 participants took part in the 2nd edition of Pisang Relay Penang at Straits Quay on Sunday, 22 June. The race aims to raise the awareness of teamwork has successfully encouraged participants to run as a team and finish the race strong regardless of the slightly hazy weather and humid conditions.