Monday, June 21, 2010

KL Marathon Newsletter June 2010

Dear Runners,

The excitement is mounting with just less then a week to go before the big day! This last e-mail newsletter contains a ton of info to help you prepare and plan for 27 June.

Registration Closed

We are thrilled to announce a total of over 16,500 runners have registered for Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2010. This marks an incredible 30%+ over last year’s event. Thank you all for participating and being a part of Malaysia’s biggest running event and let’s all RUN AS ONE !!

Race Entry Pack Collection

You can pick up your Race Entry Pack containing - your Race Bib, timing device (if running 10KM, Half or Full Marathon), runner’s singlet, Runner’s Guide Book and sponsors’ goodies - at Stadium Titiwangsa (click here for map and address details) on the dates and times as follows:

  • Thursday 24 June 12pm – 8pm
  • Friday 25 June 12pm – 8pm
  • Saturday 26 June 11am – 6pm

IMPORTANT, Please Note:

  • You will need to bring your NRIC/Passport to collect your Race Entry Pack
  • Parking is limited at Stadium Titiwangsa and we encourage you to take public transportation. There will be a shuttle service from Monorail Station Titiwangsa to the Stadium.
  • If you are collecting Race Packs for others, please be sure to complete and bring the Authorization Letter (download Authroization Letter here)

Route Video – Full Marathon

Back by popular demand, we have prepared a 7-minute video of the Full Marathon Route. We encourage all Full Marathon runners to have a look especially with about 50% of the route new this year! Highlighting this year’s video is an interview with Mark Williams who adds his technical expertise on the route. Click here to view the Route Video!

Pace Makers

And no, this is not the one for your heart! Our 14 Pace Makers are all experienced runners, setting the pace for the Full Marathon at 3 hours, 3.5 hours, 4 hours, 4.5 hours, 5 hours, 5.5 hours and 6 hours. All Pace Makers will have helium inflated balloons tied to them so determine your desired finish time and follow your Pace Maker! Check the Runner’s Guide Book for time/colour breakdown and click here to check-out your Pace Makers.

Rapid KL Bus Service on Race Day

We are pleased to announce, with the great cooperation of Rapid KL, there will be a special bus service on Race Day. Please click here to see the schedule and how to purchase bus tickets.

Special Promotion for all Runners

Thank you NEW BALANCE and POLAR – they offer great promotions for all the registered runners.

30% discount on New Balance Products

Get 30% discount on the regular price of New Balance products – bring your valid race confirmation slip for the Standard Chartered KL Marathon and you are entitled for the discount! Promotion ends on 27 June – so hurry!

15% discount for POLAR products

In support of the Standard Chartered Marathon KL 2010 (SCKL 2010), POLAR will be giving out 15% discount to all the participants of SCKL 2010 for the purchase of Polar Heart Rate Monitors (any model) from the participating outlets. The participants must present their valid race confirmation slip in order to enjoy this special discount. Promotion period: 10th – 27th June 2010. Click here for the list of participating outlets. (Terms & conditions apply. While stocks last.)

Thank you and Good Luck!

Golazo Team

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