Date    : 13 August 2017 (Sunday)
Time    : 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Venue  : The Light Hotel Seberang Jaya

2.00pm                : REGISTRATION
2.30pm                : “Health Issues and Injury Prevention in Marathon Training” by Dr Ng Cheok Man, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Penang Adventist Hospital
3.15pm                : “S.M.A.R.T. Running” by Ms Angie Ng, Senior Physiotherapist, Penang Adventist Hospital
4.00pm–4.15pm  : BREAK TIME
4.15pm                : “Powerfuel Your Body For The Run”
by Ms Mah Joh Ying, Dietitian, Penang Adventist Hospital
5.00pm                : END

Speakers’ Profile:

Dr Ng Cheok Man FRCS (Edinburgh)
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Dr Ng is a practicing neurosurgeon, a unique specialty dealing with diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system including the brain and spine. In his spare time, Dr Ng has special interest in endurance sports. He has participated in full and half marathons at the Penang Bridge International Marathon since 2011. Besides this, he has also competed in other memorable events like the Kapas Marang Open Sea Swimathon, Penang Aquathlon, 21 km Performance Series Penang and 26 Km King Of Bukit Larut. He was previously awarded the Malaysian Life Saving Society’s Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross and Instructor’s Certificate and also practices martial arts and self-defence.

Ms Angie Ng Chin Meng BPhty (Hons) (UKM)
Senior Physiotherapist
Ms Angie Ng is a senior physiotherapist based in Adventist Physiotherapy Centre in Bukit Mertajam. She graduated with Bachelor of Physiotherapy from UKM and has been working with Penang Adventist Hospital since 2009. She specializes in musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Ms Ng is also an active person who likes to exercise and practises Pilates and mix martial arts training.

Ms Mah Joh Ying BHSc (Hons) Dietetics (USM)
Ms Mah Joh Ying is a clinical dietitian in Penang Adventist Hospital. She graduated from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in 2014 with Bachelor of Health Sciences in Dietetics (Hons). She joined Penang Adventist Hospital since qualifying as a Dietitian in 2014.
Ms Mah’s core expertise includes practical personalized dietary counselling for patients and clients from all walks of life in the area of disease prevention, weight management, diabetes mellitus (type 1 and 2), hypertension, heart diseases, high blood cholesterol, high blood uric acid, kidney impairment, gastrointestinal tract diseases, cancer prevention and management. Ms Mah is also actively involved in public and corporate health talks.

For those who are interested, kindly send in your full name and Identity Card number to for registration. Hurry up and secure a place NOW!

Dear runners,
Introducing Fun Run category T-shirt by Brooks for Penang Bridge International Marathon (PBIM) 2017.
Hope you like it!

The PBIM committee is proud to announce that we had received 28,600 participants since the early bird registration started on 16 February 2017. Therefore, please take note that fees will be increased to Stage 3 automatically once we hit 30,000 participants.

Then, Stage 3 fees will be applicable as per below:

Full Marathon – RM110
Half Marathon – RM90
10km Run (Open) – RM80
10km Run (Junior) – RM45
Fun Run – RM35

The slots are filling up fast so do register at Stage 2 prices now! Those who yet to make payment kindly complete it as soon as possible as all payments must be cleared during registration to confirm your participation under the current Stage.

Do not miss out the opportunity to register with a cheaper price now!

Vistana Penang Bukit Jambul

Room rate starting from RM350++ per room night

Brisk, efficient service; be it at check-in or departure. Comfortable rooms with practical amenities suited to work or relaxation plus complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel. Pause at Barista, the coffee bar, and adjacent communications centre, Hub 24/7, for a quick business breakfast, or sit down to fresh hot meals at Cafe. Be it for work, rest or leisure, Vistana Hotels is always welcoming, always connected, Always Here

Book direct to enjoy a pre and during the marathon special room deal for all participants at or via WhatsApp Booking at 018 688 0010.

Dear runners,

After considering all your opinions and comments, the PBIM committee has decided to change the Finisher Tee colour.

Hope you guys will like it. Thank you.

NOTE: Is not black colour but Army Green with Yellow stripes.

Date : 28 May 2017 (Sunday)

Time : 7.30am – 10.00am

Venue : Penang Botanic Gardens

*FREE admission but registration is required, for PBIM 2017 participants only

The very first PBIM 2017 Running Clinic will be happening on 28 May, from 7.30am -10.00am at the Penang Botanic Gardens!

Experience running instructors will be invited to guide runners on the Do’s and Don’ts in marathon. This FREE Running Clinic is held to provide marathon beginners a basic kick-start on running and to encourage runners to improve their running performance and training style.

First Session, 7.30am – 8.00am (Warm Up session)

Instructor: Ms Lisa Lim


The first Zumba licensed instructor in Penang.

Second Session, 8.00am – 10.00am

Instructors by Brooks:

1. Mr Govinda Murali


Experienced in mid to long distance running

Year 2017 coach for Kelantan state

Best Personal Timing

: 1hour 8minutes in PBIM Half Marathon category (2nd Placing)

: 31 minutes 16 seconds for FT Open Category in 10000M

: 14 minutes 18 seconds for Malaysia Open in 5000M

: 3 minutes 57 seconds for Malaysia Open in 1500M

2. Mr A.Jegatheesvaran


Experienced in mid to long distance running

Currently is the head of the USM Athlete Coach

Best Personal Timing

: Champion for PBIM Half Marathon category

: Gold Medalist in MSSM 5000M & 3000M

: Gold Medalist for ASEAN School 3000M



Programme for Penang Bridge Run,

Workout programme for full marathoners, half marathoners and 10km runners,

Sharing session on running experiences with runners


This is also a great opportunity for participants to get to know other PBIM2017 runners and exchange their experiences and knowledge on running or marathon.

Kindly send in your full name, IC number, contact number and email address to for registration.

Dear runners,

The Penang Bridge International Marathon (PBIM) committee had already received 23,000 participants for all categories which comprises of Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km run and Fun Run (8km) since the early-bird online registration started on 16 February 2017.The committee is thankful for receiving such wonderful response.

Therefore, Stage 1 registration will be closed once we hit 24,000-participant mark so hurry up and REGISTER NOW under Stage 1 fees as we still have 1,000 slots available but filling up fast, it will be on first come first served basis.

Latter, Stage 2 fees will be applicable as per below:
Full Marathon : RM 100
Half Marathon : RM 80
10KM : RM 70
10KM Junior : RM 40
Fun Run (8km) : RM 30

Please be reminded to make your payment for those who are still pending at Stage 1 registration. Should you require further assistance, please do email your name and IC number / group name to

Stay tune for more updates.

Dear runners,

Announcing Penang Bridge International Marathon (PBIM) 2017 official apparel for both Men’s and Ladies running vests. Check it out now!


Dear Runners,

Good news! The PBIM Committee had welcome Brooks onboard to be our official apparel. Please refer to the measurement charts comprises of Running Vest and Finisher Tee to make your selection.

*Round Neck Size refers to Finisher Tee
*Singlet Size refers to Running Vest

Do not fret for those whom already registered as you may send in to to have your running vest / finisher tee size change to your preference.

For more information on Brooks apparels or products, kindly check them out at the links below:
Official FB Page:
Official Website:

Pictures are for illustration purpose only, please take note that these are not PBIM 2017 official design.

Dear runners,

Please be informed that early bird registration will be closed on 2 March 2017 as we had received almost 13,500 participants since the early bird registration started on 16 February 2017.

Stage 1 registration fee will be applicable starting from 3 March 2017 with an increase of RM10 for every category except an increase of RM5 for 10KM Junior and Fun Run (8km) categories.

Full Marathon    : RM 90
Half Marathon   : RM 70
10KM                : RM 60
10KM Junior     : RM 35
Fun Run (8km)  : RM 25

The slots are filling up fast so do register at early bird price now and for those who yet to make payment kindly complete it or your registration status will be auto-delete once change to Stage 1.

Thank you for choosing Penang Bridge International Marathon (PBIM) 2017.