Message from Penang Bridge International Marathon Committee
The Penang Bridge International Marathon run has received various awards and recognition, including being named as the “Largest Marathon in Malaysia” by Malaysian Book of Records for 4 consecutive years and attracted over 60,000 participants in 2014. This year, we received 6,000 runners for the Full Marathon (42km) category; 10,000 runners from Half Marathon (21km) and 14,000 runners for 10km run that made up a grand total of 30,000 local and international runners.
The PBIM Committee is proud to note that ASICS has once again taken up the role of Title Sponsor cum official apparel. The committee appreciates ASICS continuous support towards the Penang Bridge run for 5 consecutive years now. ASICS is well known worldwide by supporting various international marathons across the world, including the Gold Coast Airport Marathon, Tokyo Marathon. TCS New York City Marathon and many more.
We would also like to thank SEIKO the official timer for being our Co-Sponsor as well as sponsoring two luxury watching for our lucky draw prizes Aside from that. EMICO the official merchandise is introducing ‘glow in the dark’ materials for the very first time on PBIM finisher medals which is unique and exciting. Not forgetting generous contributions from other sponsors namely 100 Plus the official isotonic drink, Hotel Equatorial Penang the official hotel, Counterpain, Digi, Sports Toto and many more that make the event a resounding success every year.
Furthermore, we are proud to announce that total cash prizes of RM 259,200.00 will be given away to the top 10 winners, the highest prizes since 2008. On the other hand, a lucky draw session was organized on 3rd September during Launching of ASICS Penang Bridge International Marathon with more than 100 prizes given away such as ASICS apparels, SEIKO watch, Firefly flight tickets, hotel stays, lunch & dinner buffet and many more. Fret not, we will have a PROTON car, a luxury watch by SEIKO, flight tickets by China Southern Airlines, China Airlines and Malindo Air for Grand Lucky Draw Prizes to be drawn on 27th November 2016.
Finally thank you for your relentless support towards ASICS Penang Bridge International Marathon. May all runners have a wonderful time and memorable journey in this beautiful State of Penang. Good Luck!