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Malaysians, here’s a list of 8 running events you can still join before December

Did you wake up this morning thinking, “Wait, how is it October already??” And, we’re guessing you’ve not been hitting the gym as much as you said you would on the 1st of January this year.

Fret not, there’s still time. We’ve searched high and low for some exciting marathons that you can be a part of from now until the end of the year. There are easy ones, competitive ones, tough ones, take your pick!

5km Bubble Dash 

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Photo: Facebook

What: It’s a running event filled with ‘Foam Zones’, where you will be showered with foams and bubbles. There is no age limit to this marathon, just sign up, claim your T-Shirt, sunglasses, face mask, number bib; and show up. It’s all about the fun!

When: Sunday October 23, 7.30 am

Where: Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur

How much: RM 65. Click here to register

21km Live Great Run

What: A half-marathon test your fitness and commitment to training and overcoming adversity.

When: Sunday October 23, 5.30 am

Where: Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur

How much: RM 85 Click here to register

Putrajaya Night Marathon

What: A night marathon at the heart of Putrajaya to test your endurance while encouraging you to push past your limits

When: Saturday, November 12, 8pm

Where: Dataran Putrajaya, Presint 3, Putrajaya

How much: Depends on the distance. RM 80 (42km), RM 70 (21km), RM 60 (10km), RM 50 (5km fun run). Click here to register

Halloween Night Run 2016

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Photo: Facebook

What: A spooky night run at Putrajaya with surprises waiting for you at each corner. Are you brave enough for this?

When: Saturday, November 5, 7pm

Where: Taman Wetland, Putrajaya

How much: Starts at RM 80. Click here to register

Green Neon Run 2016

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What: Exclusively organised by The Green World for Pokemon lovers, this is a fun combination of night run and Pokemon Go game play to help trainers discover a new way to enjoy the game.

When: Sunday, November 20, 6pm

Where: Setia City Convention Center  (SCCC)

How much: Depends on the number of people. Click here to register.

Pink Charity Run 2016

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Photo: Facebook

What: You can guess from the name; it’s organised by the Breast Cancer Wellness Association for fundraising and breast cancer awareness. Perfect for a morning out with your girls for fun and fitness.

When: Sunday, 23 October 7 am

Where: Taman Tasik Cyberjaya

How much: RM40 (5km), RM 45 (7km). Click here to register

HIIT The Obesity Charity Run

What: HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training, and it’s a 7km marathon with the objective of raising awareness of World Anti-Obesity Day. The marathon is curated with 6 HIIT stations, where participants can earn a total of 6 Warrior Wristbands, and eventually become a HIIT Warrior. There will also be lucky prizes!

When: Sunday December 4, 7 am

Where: Kota Kemuning Lakeside Park

How much: Starts at RM 49. Click here to register

Bee Storm Trail Run 2016 

Photo: BeeStorm
Photo: BeeStorm

What: If you’re tired of conventional marathons, especially the ones in the city, your wish has been granted. This trail run is off-the-roads, meant for the tough and adventurous.

When: Sunday, November 20, 6.30 am

Where: Kepong Botanical Garden, FRIM

How much: RM 65. Click here to register.

Good luck 🙂

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