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Penang Run 2018
Date / Time 01-07-2018 , Sunday | 04:30 am
Event Location Esplanade, Padang Kota Lama
Registration Start 20-11-2017 , Monday
Closing Date 01-06-2018 , Friday
Available Slot Limited To 4000 Only

Objectives of Penang Run 2018 –
  • To adopt healthy living through running activity. Create a community that is physically and mentally balanced to promote good health;
  • Promote Penang state into a running and runners’ state;
  • Promote unity and understanding of different cultures through sports in Penang State as well as Malaysia;
  • To boost the Penang tourism industry to truly showcase the essence of Penang.

Date: 1st July, 2018 (Sunday) 
Venue: Esplanade, Padang Kota Lama
Events:   Categories Start Time Cut-Off Early Bird Normal Late Bird
32km Competitive 4:30am 5.0 hours RM85 RM90 RM100
32km Competitive (Team of 3 together) 4:30am 5.0 hours RM255 RM270 RM300
21km Competitive 5:30am 3.5 hours RM70 RM80 RM90
21km Competitive (Team of 3 together) 5:30am 3.5 hours RM210 RM240 RM270
10km Competitive 6:00am 1.5 hours RM50 RM60 RM70
4km Open Fun Run 6:30am 1.5 hours RM40 RM45 RM50
4km Students Fun Run 6:30am 1.5 hours RM35 RM35 RM35
4km Family Run (2 Adult & 2 Children) 6:30am 1.5 hours RM140 RM160 RM160

Notes:-
  • Age cut-off based on event date 1 July, 2018.
  • Online administrative bank fees included.
  • Team - All 3 runners will start together, add up total time may fastest time win.
  • Team 1 category only - can be Men, Women or Mixed.
  • Early bird registration deadline 31-01-2018, Normal 01-02-2018 until 15-05-2018 and Late bird deadline 01-06-2018.
  • Participants 70 years old and above get 50% discount. To encourage more senior citizen runners participate.
  • Veteran Category participant can challenge the Open Category as "16 years & above".
  • Person who failed to reach the cut-off time checkpoint will be disqualified, please train well, no excuses or drama.


Participant Entitlements

# Participant Entitle     32km         21km         Team         10km         4km    
1 T-Shirts Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
2 Bib Number Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
3 Timing Chip Yes Yes Yes Yes -
4 Finisher Medal Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
5 E-Certificate Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
6 Finisher T-Shirts Yes Yes Yes - -
7 Lucky Draw Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
8 Light Refreshment Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
9 Winner Trophy Top 10 Top 10 Top 5 Top 10 -
10 Cash Prizes Top 10 Top 10 Top 5 Top 5 -


Winner Cash Prizes

 #  32km Competitive Age Trophy 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th Total
A Men Open 18 years & above 1st~10th RM700 RM500 RM400 RM300 RM300 RM200 RM200 RM100 RM100 RM100 RM2,900
B Men Veteran 40 years & above 1st~10th RM700 RM500 RM400 RM300 RM300 RM200 RM200 RM100 RM100 RM100 RM2,900
C Women Open 18 years & above 1st~10th RM700 RM500 RM400 RM300 RM300 RM200 RM200 RM100 RM100 RM100 RM2,900
D Women Veteran 35 years & above 1st~10th RM700 RM500 RM400 RM300 RM300 RM200 RM200 RM100 RM100 RM100 RM2,900
E Team of 3 - Open 18 years & above 1st~5th RM700 RM500 RM400 RM300 RM300 - - - - - RM2,200
  21km Competitve  
F Men Open 16 years & above 1st~10th RM500 RM300 RM200 RM100 RM100 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM1,450
G Men Veteran 40 years & above 1st~10th RM500 RM300 RM200 RM100 RM100 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM1,450
H Women Open 16 years & above 1st~10th RM500 RM300 RM200 RM100 RM100 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM1,450
J Women Veteran 35 years & above 1st~10th RM500 RM300 RM200 RM100 RM100 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM1,450
K Team of 3 - Open 16 years & above 1st~5th RM500 RM300 RM200 RM100 RM100 - - - - - RM1,200
  10km Competitve  
L Men Open 13 years & above 1st~10th RM150 RM100 RM80 RM50 RM50 - - - - - RM430
M Men Veteran 40 years & above 1st~10th RM150 RM100 RM80 RM50 RM50 - - - - - RM430
N Women Open 13 years & above 1st~10th RM150 RM100 RM80 RM50 RM50 - - - - - RM430
P Women Veteran 35 years & above 1st~10th RM150 RM100 RM80 RM50 RM50 - - - - - RM430
  Fun Run  
Z Open Fun Run  19 years & above
Students Fun Run    9 years ~ 18 years
Family Fun Run    9 years & above (2 adults and 2 children)
Total Cash: RM22,520



Recap past Penang Run Series in actions, click on the following videos for sweet memories

 
 
 
 
 
Category
Category Code Category Detail Head Count
Limit
Entry Fee ( RM )
A 32km Men Open (18 years & above) 200
From 27-11-2017 To 31-01-2018 : RM 85.00
From 01-02-2018 To 15-05-2018 : RM 90.00
From 16-05-2018 To 01-06-2018 : RM 100.00
B 32km Men Veteran (40 years & above) 200
C 32km Women Open (18 years & above) 200
D 32km Women Veteran (35 years & above) 200
E 32km Team of 3 (16 years & above) 200
From 27-11-2017 To 31-01-2018 : RM 255.00
From 01-02-2018 To 15-05-2018 : RM 270.00
From 16-05-2018 To 01-06-2018 : RM 300.00
F 21km Men Open (16 years & above) 200
From 27-11-2017 To 31-01-2018 : RM 70.00
From 01-02-2018 To 15-05-2018 : RM 80.00
From 16-05-2018 To 01-06-2018 : RM 90.00
G 21km Men Veteran (40 years & above) 200
H 21km Women Open (16 years & above) 200
J 21km Women Veteran (35 years & above) 200
K 21km Team of 3 (16 years & above) 200
From 27-11-2017 To 31-01-2018 : RM 210.00
From 01-02-2018 To 15-05-2018 : RM 240.00
From 16-05-2018 To 01-06-2018 : RM 270.00
L 10km Men Open (13 years & above) 200
From 27-11-2017 To 31-01-2018 : RM 50.00
From 01-02-2018 To 15-05-2018 : RM 60.00
From 16-05-2018 To 01-06-2018 : RM 70.00
M 10km Men Veteran (40 years & above) 200
N 10km Women Open (13 years & above) 200
P 10km Women Veteran (35 years & above) 200
Z Open Fun Run (19 years & above) 200
From 27-11-2017 To 31-01-2018 : RM 40.00
From 01-02-2018 To 15-05-2018 : RM 45.00
From 16-05-2018 To 01-06-2018 : RM 50.00
Z Students Fun Run (9 years ~ 18 years) 200
From 27-11-2017 To 31-01-2018 : RM 35.00
From 01-02-2018 To 15-05-2018 : RM 35.00
From 16-05-2018 To 01-06-2018 : RM 35.00
Z Family Fun Run (9 years & above) 200
From 27-11-2017 To 31-01-2018 : RM 140.00
From 01-02-2018 To 15-05-2018 : RM 160.00
From 16-05-2018 To 01-06-2018 : RM 160.00

Routes
Route Title / Route for Category
21km Competitive Run
Jln Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah - Lbh Light - Jln Masjid Kapitan Keling - Lbh Farquhar - Jln Sultan Ahmad Shah - Jln Penang - Jln Argyll - Jln Transfer - Jln Sultan Ahmad Shah - Jln Larut - Jln Burma - Jln Pangkor - Jln Perak - Jln Macalister - Lbhraya Peel - Jln Perak - Jln Burma - Jln Kelawai - Jln Tanjong Tokong - Jln Tanjung Tokong Lama - Jln Tanjong Tokong - Jln Seri Tanjong Pinang - Jln Tanjong Tokong - Persiaran Gurney - Jln Sultan Ahmad Shah - Lbh Farquhar - Lbh Light - Jln Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah
 
10km Competitive Run
Jln Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah - Lbh Light - Jln Masjid Kapitan Keling - Lbh Farquhar - Jln Sultan Ahmad Shah - Jln Penang - Jln Argyll - Jln Transfer - Jln Sultan Ahmad Shah - Jln Larut - Jln Burma - Jln Pangkor - Jln Perak - Jln Macalister - Lbhraya Peel - Jln Perak - Jln Burma - Jln Pangkor - Jln Sultan Ahmad Shah - Lbh Farquhar - Lbh Light - Jln Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah
 
4km Family Fun Run
Jln Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah - Lbh Light - Jln Masjid Kapitan Keling - Lbh Farquhar - Lbh Light - Jln Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah

Vest / Jersey Sizing
Prizes
Notes:-
  • Age cut-off based on event date 1 July, 2018.
  • Veteran Category participant can challenge the Open Category as "16 years & above".
  • Team
    • All 3 runners will start together, not necessary cross finishing line at same time.
    • Team 1 category only - can be Men, Women or Mixed.
    • Time will base on total time add up, may fastest team time win.
      • Team A - Runner 1 = 1:00, Runner 2 = 1:00, Runner 3 = 2:00 = 4:00 = 3rd Winner
      • Team B - Runner 1 = 1:15, Runner 2 = 1:15, Runner 3 = 1:25 = 3:55 = 1st Winner
      • Team C - Runner 1 = 1:18, Runner 2 = 1:18, Runner 3 = 1:18 = 3:54 = 2nd Winner


Participant Entitlements

# Participant Entitle     32km         21km         Team         10km         4km    
1 T-Shirts Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
2 Bib Number Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
3 Timing Chip Yes Yes Yes Yes -
4 Finisher Medal Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
5 E-Certificate Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
6 Finisher T-Shirts Yes Yes Yes - -
7 Lucky Draw Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
8 Light Refreshment Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
9 Winner Trophy Top 10 Top 10 Top 5 Top 10 -
10 Cash Prizes Top 10 Top 10 Top 5 Top 5 -



Winner Cash Prizes

 #  32km Competitive Age Trophy 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th Total
A Men Open 18 years & above 1st~10th RM700 RM500 RM400 RM300 RM300 RM200 RM200 RM100 RM100 RM100 RM2,900
B Men Veteran 40 years & above 1st~10th RM700 RM500 RM400 RM300 RM300 RM200 RM200 RM100 RM100 RM100 RM2,900
C Women Open 18 years & above 1st~10th RM700 RM500 RM400 RM300 RM300 RM200 RM200 RM100 RM100 RM100 RM2,900
D Women Veteran 35 years & above 1st~10th RM700 RM500 RM400 RM300 RM300 RM200 RM200 RM100 RM100 RM100 RM2,900
E Team of 3 - Open 18 years & above 1st~5th RM700 RM500 RM400 RM300 RM300 - - - - - RM2,200
  21km Competitve  
F Men Open 16 years & above 1st~10th RM500 RM300 RM200 RM100 RM100 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM1,450
G Men Veteran 40 years & above 1st~10th RM500 RM300 RM200 RM100 RM100 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM1,450
H Women Open 16 years & above 1st~10th RM500 RM300 RM200 RM100 RM100 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM1,450
J Women Open 35 years & above 1st~10th RM500 RM300 RM200 RM100 RM100 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM50 RM1,450
K Team of 3 - Open 16 years & above 1st~5th RM500 RM300 RM200 RM100 RM100 - - - - - RM1,200
  10km Competitve  
L Men Open 13 years & above 1st~10th RM150 RM100 RM80 RM50 RM50 - - - - - RM430
M Men Veteran 40 years & above 1st~10th RM150 RM100 RM80 RM50 RM50 - - - - - RM430
N Women Open 13 years & above 1st~10th RM150 RM100 RM80 RM50 RM50 - - - - - RM430
P Women Veteran 35 years & above 1st~10th RM150 RM100 RM80 RM50 RM50 - - - - - RM430
  Fun Run  
Z Open Fun Run  19 years & above
Students Fun Run    9 years ~ 18 years
Family Fun Run    9 years & above (2 adults and 2 children)
Total Cash: RM22,520
Rules & Regulations

Participants’ Guide

1. Collection of t-shirt & running bibs

  • Collection of running t-shirts and bibs and other entitlements shall be held on 30th June, 2018 (Saturday) from 10:00am to 5:00pm at Town Hall, Esplanade Jalan Padang Kota Lama.
  • Kindly bring your registration receipt as proof of registration - printed copy or soft-copy on mobile phone also acceptable. Show of NRIC or Passport also acceptable.
  • You can also ask your friend to collect on behalf by passing him/her your registration receipt.
  • Failure to collect running bib numbers at the time and place indicated means that participant will not be allowed to participate on event day.
  • There will be NO collection held on the event day itself. Unclaimed race pack shall be donated.
  • 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. There shall be no size exchange allowed during the collection day.
  • Wearing of official running bib during the event is compulsory, while wearing of official event t-shirts is strongly encouraged.
  • Running bib must be visible at all times on the outside of clothing (FRONT of the body). Do not modify, cut or fold the running bib. Do not deface running numbers with stickers, markers, or any writing.
  • Please bring along your own recycle bag for group collection. Go Green!
  • Strictly no exchange of race bib numbers is allowed, and participants who are found to have done so will be disqualified immediately.

2. Registration

  • No registration is required for Competitive runners as participant is compulsory to wear the given timing chip.
  • Registration starts at 6:15am-6:30am for family fun run partcipants.
  • Late comers will be disqualified.

3. Refunds

  • No refunds will be entertained once full payment is received.
  • Confirmed registrations are not transferable to other persons.
  • Registered runners are not allowed to change their categories once the registration is confirmed.

4. Starting Point

  • The starting point will be at Esplanade, Padang Kota Lama.
  • All 32km Competition participants must be at the starting line at 4:15am, with flag-off at 4:30am.
  • All 21km Competition participants must be at the starting line at 5:15am, with flag-off at 5:30am.
  • All 10km Competition participants must be at the starting line at 5:45am, with flag-off at 6:00am.
  • Family Fun runners must be at the starting line at 6:15am, with flag-off at 6:30am.

5. Baggage Deposit

  • The Organiser shall not be liable for any loss and/or damage, whether personal or otherwise, to any items contained in the bag deposit.

6. Route

  • Please refer to the route online.
  • Runners must follow the route at all times and are not allowed to divert or take short-cuts. Participants who do not follow this will be disqualified.
  • For competition runners, there will be timing chip check-point(s) along the route. Failure to captured the timing will be deemed the runner did not run pass-by that check-point.
  • Please follow the directions given by officials along the route at all times. Officials have the right to disqualify runners at any point along the route for not following the rules.
  • Due to traffic conditions, there will be a time limit for all participants. A sweeper vehicle may be utilized to pick up all remaining runners who the organisers feel may not complete the event within the stipulated time.
  • If any participant does not wish to enter the sweeper vehicle when instructed, then he/she is deemed to be no longer a part of the event and their safety will not be the responsibility of the organisers. Their bibs and timing chip will be taken away, and they will not be qualified for medals / certificates / lucky draws.

7. Hydration Stations

  • 32km Participants = TBD.
  • 21km Participants = km4.2, km8.4, km12.5, km15.9, km18.6 and km21.2.
  • 10km Participants = km4.2, km7.4 and Finishing line.

8. Finishing Point

  • The finishing point will also be at Esplanade, Padang Kota Lama.
  • All participants are required to complete their run at the respective categories’ stations.
  • Upon completion, participants are required to show their race bib in exchange for goodies bag / medals at their respective counters.
  • Only finishers who complete within the stipulated time shall be provided with finisher medals and lucky draws coupon (if any).
  • 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.

9. Time Limit

  • 32km competition run is 5.0 hours.
  • 21km competition run is 3.5 hours.
  • 10km competition run is 1.5 hours
  • Family fun run is 1.5 hour.

10. Withdrawal

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

11. 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.

12. Safety

  • Participants are required to run on the road 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.

13. Winner Prizes

  • Cash Prizes for the winners are in Ringgit Malaysia. Runners are ONLY allowed to run in their own running bib and NOT someone else bib.
  • Runners discovered running in someone else bib will be DISQUALIFIED and NOT be entitled to any prizes.
  • Runners spotted having personal unregistered pacer(s) accompanied or any vehicle(s) pacing will also be DISQUALIFIED.
  • Any participant who has been found created/suspended/banned in any event sanctioned by Amateur Athletic Association (AAA) will not be allowed to participate and would be disqualified if they do participate in this event.
  • Winner prizes are required to redeem on the event day itself, failure to collect on the same day shall be consider as forfeited.
  • Winners Age Verification - All winners must produce their identity card (Malaysian) or Passport (Foreigners) for age verification to the organiser before the prize presentation ceremony.

14. Courier Service Fees for Delivery of T-shirt and Running Bibs

  • RM20 - Delivery to Peninsula Malaysia.
  • RM40 - Delivery to Sabah and Sarawak.
  • Please take note that the courier service option will no longer available if register after 21 May, 2018.

15. 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.
  • Cheating is absolutely abhorred. These will be duly disqualified.
  • 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 Run 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 Actife Style 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 competition.

9.  I acknowledge that as a result of my participation in any this event I may be required to submit a drug test sample to the authorised drug testing organisation.

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

11. I understand that should I violate in any rules of others event held in Penang sanction by Penang Amateur Atheletic Association (PAAA), I will not be able to take part in this event.

 


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