Penang Bridge International Marathon:
The Penang Bridge International Marathon (PBIM) is a sports event catered
to serious runners as well as amateur ones from both local and
Uniting thousands of marathon enthusiasts annually, the run is well known
for its captivating sight of the sunrise as it reveals the panoramic view
of the "Pearl of the Orient".
Held every year since 1985, people from all over the world come together
to participate in this thrilling occasion of running across the third
longest bridge in the world - The Penang Bridge, Penangites very own
pride and joy.
Catering to the PBIM event, it is the only time of the year that this
honourable national landmark is ever closed from traffic for several
Very popular among sportsmen, school-going youngsters, working adults and
families in search of a good time, the PBIM comprises of a full marathon,
a half marathon, a quarter marathon and a 10 kilometer fun run opened to
those above the age of 13.
The Penang Bridge International Marathon is a much anticipated affair as
trophies, finisher medals, and certificates among other prizes are given
out to those who have accomplished the race in their best time as well as
to those who take part in this enjoyable event.
This renowned event is organized by the Penang State Tourism Development Committee.
2013 starting point - Queensbay Mall
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