Sunday, April 12, 2009


More updates on Standard Chartered Kuala Lumpur Marathon:

Calling all new runners!
Join the Running Clinics to help get you started!

Kuala Lumpur, 10 April 2009 - The Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2009 is proud to bring you the first in a series of clinics to prepare participants for the big event. The Marathon plans to host 3 clinics and they will be run in partnership with Pacesetters Malaysia. These running clinics are designed for all levels of runners and will cover all aspects from training, diet and nutrition to injuries and safety tips.

The first clinic, “Back to Basics” is designed for beginners and will be, led by elite runner and coach, Mark Williams, who is well-known in the running community. He will lead runners in a practice run at Lake Gardens whilst sharing his insights with the group. The Q&A session will address topics such as pacing, hydration, stretching, and specific goal setting among others.

Come and join us at these clinics to pick up valuable tips from elite runners, coaches and other industry specialists as they present informative and useful topics at the sessions. Details of the first session as below:

Date: Sunday, 19 April 2009Venue: Tapak A, Taman Tasik Perdana (Lake Gardens)
Time: 8.00am-10.00am

Attendance is free but you will need to register beforehand.

The clinic will only be able to accommodate a maximum of 200 participants so hurry and email us at:

Please be sure to include your full name, age, IC number, contact details and your registered race category.

At the same time, mark these dates in your calendar for the next two running clinics happening on 24 May - Injury Prevention and 14 June - Countdown.

For more details or to register for the marathon, please log on to

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