22,000 Participants This Year!Breaking last year’s record, the Standard Chartered KL marathon announced today that nearly 22,000 runners have signed up to compete on 26 June. Upon the close of registration at midnight on 31 May, runners registered for in each category exceeded those of last year by nearly 4,000 participants.
Runners representing 78 different nationalities and 35 countries worldwide will join the nearly 19,000 Malaysian runners from across the country on race day in the city of Kuala Lumpur. Interestingly, the male to female ratio remains exactly the same as last year, with 38 per cent female and 62 per cent male participants.
The full marathon category achieved a nearly 32 percent growth in participants totaling 2,437 runners in comparison to last year’s 1,855.