PUTRAJAYA, July 12 (Bernama) -- The Malaysia Marathon 2017 will be open for registration on July 10, 2017 on its official web site at www.Malaysia-Marathon.com. The registration will close on September 1, 2017.
Malaysia Marathon 2017 will be held on October 1, 2017 at Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur which targets 27,000 runners including 5,000 runners from China.
This event is jointly organised by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia (MOTAC) and Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) together with Wisdom Sports Group based in Beijing, China.
Those who are interested in participating in the run are encouraged to register early to receive a 50% discount on the registration fee.
Malaysia Marathon 2017 comprises 4 categories:
i. Full Marathon - 42 km
ii. Half Marathon- 21 km
iii. 10 km
iv. Belt & Road Unity Run 8 km
The event is the continuation of the 29th SEA Games from 19 to 31 August and the 9th Para-Asean Games scheduled from 17 September - 23 September 2017.
The marathon event is expected to attract more than 10,000 tourists from China to Malaysia including 5,000 Chinese runners. Malaysia is the first country outside China to hold the international marathon event under the Belt and Road Marathon Series, a Belt & Road Initiative.
For details, public are welcome to visit the official website of this event at www.Malaysia-Marathon.com