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Calling all runners and marathon enthusiasts!! The Standard Chartered Marathon Kuala Lumpur is back for the 7th year!

This marathon has garnered a lot of fans and this year, they’re expecting as much as 35,000 runners from all around the world to participate in various distance categories. Fondly known as the SCKLM, it is not just another run because it’s become an international sporting event that is accessible not to just seasoned runners and marathoners, but it’s become accessible for everybody.

Since its inception 7 years ago, there have been over 115,000 runners from more than 48 countries that have participated in the Standard Chartered KL Marathon. The Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2015 is once again sponsored by Standard Chartered Bank. The event owner and organizer is Dirigo Events Sdn. Bhd. and the co-organizer is Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur.

Apart from the main sponsor, Standard Chartered Bank, the event is also supported by returning gold sponsors, MSIG Insurance and Honda Malaysia, official partners, Seiko, Pacific Regency Hotel Group and 100 Plus. Adidas is also the official apparel brand for Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2015 and official suppliers, Salonpas, 2XU, GP Battery and Repucom completes the list of supporting brands.

Registration is now open to the public and you can register for it here. If this is your first run, we congratulate you on taking up the challenge. It’s important to be safe while training for the marathon and even during the marathon. These tips for running a marathon will help get you on your way.

For more information, visit the website or follow them on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram for more updates.

The details of the marathon are as follows:

Date: 04-10-2015 (Sunday)

Venue: Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur

Distance: 42km / 21km / 10km / 5km

Fee: RM80 / RM70 / RM60 / RM50

Start Time:

42km: 4:30am
21km: 6:00am
10km: Speed 6:45am / Cruise 7:15am / Leisure 7:45am
5km: 8:45am

Cut Off Time:
42km: 6 Hours
21km: 3 Hours
10km: Speed 1H15M / Cruise 1H30M / Leisure 2 Hours
5km: 1 Hour

There are also these following categories:

5KM Fun Run
3KM Kid’s Dash
1KM Kid’s Dash
10KM Ministries Challenge (Team Challenge)
10KM Universities Challenge (Team Challenge)
10KM Corporate Challenge (Team Challenge)


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