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Penang Run 2020
Date / Time 25-07-2021 , Sunday | 03:00 am
Event Location Esplanade, Padang Kota Lama
Registration Start 24-01-2020 , Friday
Closing Date 31-12-2020 , Thursday
Available Slot Limited To 5000 Only

Objectives of Penang Run 2020 –
  • 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: 26th July 2020 (Sunday) 
Venue: Esplanade, Padang Kota Lama
Events:   Categories Start Time Cut-Off Early Bird Normal Late Bird
George Town Marathon 42km 3:00 am 6.5 hours RM90 RM95 RM105
Penang Run Half Marathon 21km 5:30 am 3.5 hours RM75 RM85 RM95
Penang Run 10km 6:00 am 2.0 hours RM55 RM65 RM75
I Love Penang 4km Run/Walk 7:00 am 1.5 hours RM45 RM50 RM55

Notes:-
  • Age cut-off based on event date 26th July 2020.
  • Online administrative bank fees included.
  • Early bird registration until 16-03-2020, Normal 17-03-2020 until 01-05-2020 and Late bird deadline 07-06-2020.
  • Participants 70 years old and above get a 50% discount. To encourage more senior citizens to exercise for a healthier lifestyle.
  • Veteran Category participant can register Open Category if you would like to challenge the Open Category as "16 years & above".
  • The person who failed to reach the cut-off time will be disqualified, please train well, no excuses or drama.


Race Pack Collection

  • Date: 25th July 2020
  • Time: 10:00AM to 05:00PM
  • Venue: TBD


Participant Entitlements

# Participant Entitle     42km         21km         10km         4km    
1 Event T-Shirts Yes Yes Yes Yes
2 Race Bib Number Yes Yes Yes Yes
3 Timing Chip Yes Yes Yes -
4 Finisher Medal within COT Yes Yes Yes Yes
5 E-Certificate Yes Yes Yes Yes
6 Finisher T-Shirts within COT Yes Yes - -
7 Lucky Draw Chances Yes Yes Yes Yes
8 Light Refreshment Yes Yes Yes Yes
9 Winner Trophy Top 10 Top 10 Top 10 -
10 Cash Prizes Top 8 / 5 Top 8 Top 5 -


Winner Cash Prizes

 #  George Town Marathon Age Trophy Prize
A Men Open 18 years & above 1st~10th Top 8
B Men Junior Veteran 35 years & above 1st~10th Top 8
C Men Senior Veteran 50 & above 1st~10th Top 5
D Women Open 18 years & above 1st~10th Top 8
E Women Veteran 40 years & above 1st~10th Top 8
  Penang Run Half Marathon
F Men Open 16 years & above 1st~10th Top 8
G Men Junior Veteran 35 years & above 1st~10th Top 8
H Men Senior Veteran 50 & above 1st~10th Top 8
J Women Open 16 years & above 1st~10th Top 8
K Women Veteran 40 years & above 1st~10th Top 8
  Penang Run 10km
L Men Open 13 years & above 1st~10th Top 5
M Men Veteran 40 years & above 1st~10th Top 5
N Women Open 13 years & above 1st~10th Top 5
P Women Veteran 40 years & above 1st~10th Top 5
  I Love Penang Run/Walk - 4km
Z Open Fun Run/Walk        9 years & above




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 42km Men Open (18 years & above) 200
B 42km Men Junior Veteran (35 years & above) 200
C 42km Men Senior Veteran (50 years & above) 200
D 42km Women Open (18 years & above) 200
E 42km Women Veteran (40 years & above) 200
F 21km Men Open (16 years & above) 200
G 21km Men Junior Veteran (35 years & above) 200
H 21km Men Senior Veteran (50 years & above) 200
J 21km Women Open (16 years & above) 200
K 21km Women Veteran (40 years & above) 200
L 10km Men Open (13 years & above) 200
M 10km Men Veteran (40 years & above) 200
N 10km Women Open (13 years & above) 200
P 10km Women Veteran (40 years & above) 200
Z I Love Penang Run/Walk (9 years & above) 500

Routes
Route Title / Route for Category
George Town Marathon 42km Competitive Run
Jln Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah – Lbh Light – Jln Masjid Kapitan Keling – Lbh Farquhar – Jln Sultan Ahmad Shah – Jln Penang – Jln Burma –  Jln Dr Lim Chwee Leong  – Jln Ria  – Jln Magazine – Jln Penang – 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 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 Masjid Kapitan Keling – Lbh Farquhar – Jln Sultan Ahmad Shah – Jln Penang – Jln Burma – 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 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


Penang Run 21km Competitive Run
Jln Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah – Lbh Light – Jln Masjid Kapitan Keling – Lbh Farquhar – Jln Sultan Ahmad Shah – Jln Penang – Jln Burma – 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 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

 
Penang Run 10km Competitive Run
Lbh Light – Jln Masjid Kapitan Keling – Lbh Farquhar – Jln Sultan Ahmad Shah – Jln Penang – Jln Burma – 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 Kelawai – Jln Lim Chin Guan – Persiaran Gurney – Jln Sultan Ahmad Shah – Lbh Farquhar – Lbh Light – Jln Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah

I Love Penang 4km Fun Run/Walk
Lbh Light – Jln Masjid Kapitan Keling – Lbh Farquhar – Jln Sultan Ahmad Shah – Jln Transfer – Jln Sri Bahari – Jln Penang – Lbh Muntri – Lrg Steward – 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 26 July 2020.
  • Online administrative bank fees included.
  • Early bird registration until 16-03-2020, Normal 17-03-2020 until 01-05-2020 and Late bird deadline 07-06-2020.
  • Participants 70 years old and above get a 50% discount. To encourage more senior citizens to exercise for a healthier lifestyle.
  • Veteran Category participant can register Open Category if you would like to challenge the Open Category as "16 years & above".
  • The person who failed to reach the cut-off time will be disqualified, please train well, no excuses or drama.

 

Participant Entitlements

# Participant Entitle     42km         21km         10km         4km    
1 T-Shirts Yes Yes Yes Yes
2 Bib Number Yes Yes Yes Yes
3 Timing Chip Yes Yes Yes -
4 Finisher Medal Yes Yes Yes Yes
5 E-Certificate Yes Yes Yes Yes
6 Finisher T-Shirts Yes Yes - -
7 Lucky Draw Yes Yes Yes Yes
8 Light Refreshment Yes Yes Yes Yes
9 Winner Trophy Top 10 Top 10 Top 10 -
10 Cash Prizes Top 8 / 5 Top 8 Top 5 -
Rules & Regulations

Participants’ Guide

1. Collection of t-shirt & running bibs

  • The collection of running t-shirts and bibs and other entitlements shall be held on 25th July 2020 (Saturday) from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at TBD.
  • 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 participants will not be allowed to participate on the 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 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 the participant is compulsory to wear the given timing chip.
  • Registration starts at 6:40 am-6:45 am for the family fun run participants.
  • Latecomers 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 42km Competition participants must be at the starting line at 2:45 am, with flag-off at 3:00 am.
  • All 21km Competition participants must be at the starting line at 5:15 am, with flag-off at 5:30 am.
  • All 10km Competition participants must be at the starting line at 5:45 am, with flag-off at 6:00 am.
  • Family Fun runners must be at the starting line at 6:45 am, with flag-off at 7:00 am.

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 capture 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 chips will be taken away, and they will not be qualified for medals/certificates / lucky draws.

7. Hydration Stations

  • 42km Participants = km2.6, 5.1, 7.6, 10.1, 12.6, 15.1, 17.6, 20.1, 22.6, 25.0, 27.5, 30.0, 32.5, 35.0, 37.5, 40.0 and 42.2.
  • 21km Participants = km4.1, 6.6, 9.1, 11.6, 14.1, 16.6, 19.1 and 21.6.
  • 10km Participants = km3.2, 5.7, 8.2 and 10.5.

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 coupons (if any).
  • Finisher medals are required to redeem on the event day itself, failure to collect on the same day shall be considered 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

  • 42km competition run is 6 hours 30 minutes.
  • 21km competition run is 3 hours 30 minutes.
  • 10km competition run is 2 hours 00 minutes.
  • Family Fun run is 1 hour 30 minutes.

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 the 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, pushcarts, 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 bibs.
  • 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 considered 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. 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 involved 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 overexertion, 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 of 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 on the event day where I participate in an age category.

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

 


Latest Updates
1 02-06-2020 , 18:43:56 Postpone to 25 July 2021
2 05-02-2020 , 17:40:40 Change of date to 26 July
     

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