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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!