Penang Hill Heritage Forest Challenge 2017 

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Penang Hill Heritage Forest Challenge 2017
Date / Time 20-08-2017 , Sunday | 07:00 am
Event Location Taman Rekreasi Kuari, Taman Botani Penang
Registration Start 19-06-2017 , Monday
Closing Date 10-08-2017 , Thursday
Available Slot Limited To 1200 Only

Date : 20 August, 2017 (Sunday)
Time : Flag-off, 7.00am
Start Point : Taman Rekreasi Kuari, Botanical Garden, Penang.
Registration is for MALAYSIAN Only
Categories :
  • Men Open (Aged 18 ~ 44)
  • Women Open (Aged 18 ~ 44)
  • Men Veteran (Aged 45 & above)
  • Women Veteran (Aged 45 & above)
Registration :
  • Walk in For Registration at: Penang Hill Corporation (Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera, Ayer Itam, 11500 Pulau Pinang)
  • From : 8.00am to 5.00pm (Only On Weekdays)
Visit for more information.
Closing Date : 1 August, 2017

T-Shirt & Goodies Collection :
  • All participants shall collect their t-shirt & goodies on from 16th August – 19th August, 2017.
  • Venue collection : Penang Hill Corporation Office, Level 7, Penang Hill Corporation Building (from 8.00am to 5.00pm)
Event Details :
  • All participants must check-in not later than 6.30am during event day.
  • All participants will be receiving a e-certification of recongnition and finishing medal.
  • All participants who successfully completed the run will be entitled for lucky draws.
  • While every possible step is taken to ensure the safety of all participants, the organizer will not be responsible for any incident, injuries / death however caused before, during or after the event.
  • If there is any dispute in the interpretation of Rules and Regulations, the descision of the Organizing Committee shall be final and conclusive. No appeal or correspondence will be entertained.
  • Age calculated as of 31st December, 2017.
  • If less than 50 entries were received on closing date, the organizer reserve the rights to re-categories the said participant to another category.
  • For further inquiries, kindly contact :
    • Ms. Prescilia +6017-4439 450
    • Ms. Janani +6017-4020 390
Winner Prizes :
  • Men Open : 1st Rm2,000, 2nd Rm1,500, 3rd Rm1,000, 5x Consolation Rm300.
  • Women Open : 1st Rm2,000, 2nd Rm1,500, 3rd Rm1,000, 5x Consolation Rm300.
  • Men Veteran : 1st Rm2,000, 2nd Rm1,500, 3rd Rm1,000, 5x Consolation Rm300.
  • Women Veteran : 1st Rm2,000, 2nd Rm1,500, 3rd Rm1,000, 5x Consolation Rm300
All the payment is non-refundable upon payment received.

Category Code Category Detail Head Count
Entry Fee ( RM )
A Men Open (18 years old ~ 44 years old) Unlimited
From 20-06-2017 To 01-08-2017 : RM 40.00
B Women Open (18 years old ~ 44 years old) Unlimited
From 20-06-2017 To 01-08-2017 : RM 40.00
C Men Veteran (45 years and above) Unlimited
From 20-06-2017 To 01-08-2017 : RM 40.00
D Women Veteran (45 years and above) Unlimited
From 20-06-2017 To 01-08-2017 : RM 40.00

Route Title / Route for Category
14km Route
Vest / Jersey Sizing

Rules & Regulations

Participants’ Guide

1. Collection of T-Shirt & Bib #

  • Collection of event T-Shirts and Bib # shall be held from 16th ~ 19th August, 2017 from 8:00am to 5:00pm at the Penang Hill Corporation Office, Level 7, Penang Hill Corporation Building.
  • Kindly bring your registration receipt as proof of registration - printed copy or soft-copy on mobile phone also acceptable.
  • Strictly NO collection held on the event day itself, you can collect for your friend(s) or ask your friend to collect on behalf by passing him/her your registration receipt.
  • Please bring along your own recycle bag for group collection. Go Green!
  • There shall be no size exchange allowed during the collection day. The organisers will try to fulfill the T-shirt sizing indicated by participants on the entry form. However it is not a guarantee that participants shall be provided the “correct” sizes if any discrepancy occurs that is out of the organisers’ control.
  • Wearing of official event T-shirts strongly encouraged.

2. Refunds

  • No refunds will be entertained once full payment is received.
  • Confirmed registrations are not transferable to other persons.

3. Starting Point

4. Route

  • Please refer to the route online.
  • Please follow the directions given by officials along the route at all times.
  • Due to safety for the participants, there strict 4 hours cut-off time will be imposed.

5. Finishing Point

  • The finishing point will be at Penang Hill.
  • Upon completion, participants are required to show their Bib # in exchange for medal at their respective counters.
  • Only finishers who complete within the stipulated time shall be provided with finisher medal.
  • Finisher medals are required to redeem on the event day itself, failure to collect on the same day shall be consider as forfeited.
  • Please do not crowd the finishing area and make your way to the drink / rest areas as soon as possible.

6. Time Limit

  • The time limit is 4 hours.

7. Withdrawal

  • Any participant who wishes to withdraw during the event is required to hand in their Bib # to any official along the route.

8. Medical Advice

  • As a precaution, all participants are advised to undergo a check-up one month prior to the date of the event.
  • Medical assistance where possible, organisers shall attempt to have medical teams along the route. However, participants are requested to take care of their own safety before, during and after the event.
  • In the event that participant requires medical assistance, please seek the help of the nearest official.

9. Safety

  • Participants are required to run on the road and/or path of the trail excepts as directed by the official or police.
  • Unauthorized vehicles are NOT allowed to accompany the runners.
  • Pets, bicycles, in-line skates, prams, push carts, shoes with built-in or attached rollers and any other wheel-run objects are not allowed on the course other than official race and medical vehicles.

10. Others

  • This is only a guide, and organisers are not responsible for any injuries, losses, damages, death and other undesirable occurrences before, during and after the event.
  • The organisers reserve the right to amend and/or make changes to the event rules, terms and conditions, race routes and/or other arrangements as they deem fit/appropriate, to cancel, to postpone or reschedule the event date to a later date for the safety of the participants and/or to prevent any potential hazards in the running of the race, at any time without prior notice to the participant. In such cases, every effort will be made to inform the participant prior to the date of the race. The organiser shall not be held liable for any loss or inconvenience caused due to such changes.
  • All participants, crew and staff must display courtesy, good taste, decorum, and sportsmanship at all times. Nudity is specifically not allowed.
  • All decisions by organisers are final, and no disputes shall be entertained.

I agree to participate in Penang Hill Forest Challenge 2017 on the following basis:

1.  By participating I accept all risks necessarily flowing from my participation, which would result in loss of life or permanent injury. Accordingly, I release all people associated with the conduct of events and will release them against all matters arising out of my participation in events. For clarification, the people released include event organisers, promoters, sponsors, managers, officers, employees, agents, contractors and volunteers including event medical and paramedical personnel and every personnel invite and ask to be in involve in the event by the organisers. This release and indemnity continues forever and binds my heirs, executors, personal representatives and assignees.

2.  I understand that I park my vehicle at my own risk and assumes organisers have no responsibility for loss or damage.

3.  I acknowledge that events involve the real risk of serious injury, or risk of death, from various causes including over exertion, equipment failure, dehydration, accidents with other competitors, spectators and road users, the course and weather conditions, just to name a few.

4.  I understand that I should not participate in events unless I have prepared appropriately and my physical condition has been verified by a medical practitioner.

5.  I understand that the information that I have provided herein will be included in the organisers database. I also understand that information of a biological nature including my name, date of birth, home state, results, career highlights and interests may be released to the media in response to general requests.

6.  I agree to abide by all the Rules of organisers which relate, in part, to safe and fair sporting practices.

7.  I grant organisers the unconditional right to use at their discretion photographic pictures and personal information in any form of media, art, advertising, trade, visual documentary, promotional material, merchandise or film coverage of any kind without compensation to me. I also waive the right to inspect and/or approve the finished product or the copy that may be used in connection therewith, or the use to which it may be applied.

8.  I have permission from my family and related sport associations to compete in this event.

9. I am of the correct age at the event day where I participate in an age category.


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