If you’re into running, you’re in luck! We’ve curated a list of 10 fun runs and marathons happening for the rest of 2014 for you to check out. Whether you’re looking to win the race, have a good time with your friends or you just want to challenge yourself, these events would be a great opportunity for you to participate in. We’ve only included those with registrations still open under this listing, so do have a look!
Run For the Deaf 2014
To raise awareness on coming to aid of those with hearing disabilities, join the Run For the Deaf 2014 in commemoration of International Deaf Day. This run is perfect for the entire family and there are eight categories available. More info here!
Date: 28th September 2014
Venue: YMCA, Jalan Padang Belia, Kuala Lumpur
Entry Fee: There are only spots left for 10km. Click here to view.
Chardikala Night Run 2014
With glow sticks and awesome music, join the Chardikala Night Run to have fun while staying fit! There are many categories available for this 5km run and all finishers will be given a finisher certificate. Cash prizes and medals will also be given out to the top finishers. Visit this site for more info!
Date: 4th October 2014
Venue: Titiwangsa Park, Kuala Lumpur
Entry Fee: RM23 or RM33 depending on category
Frost & Sullivan Corporate Challenge 2014
This is Frost & Sullivan’s annual corporate charity run. For the fourth year in a row, the run for social responsibility brings more excitement and bigger challenges to look forward to. It aims to enhance teamwork, emphasize healthy living and provide a platform to network with your peers. The participation fee is a little pricey, but you’d be assured to know that 100% of the proceeds go directly to the Shelter Home for Children. The Team category covers 5km whereas the Individual category covers 8km. More information here!
Time: 7am – 10am
Date: 18th October 2014
Venue: Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
Entry Fee: RM300 for Individual category, RM1000 for Team category (Donations to actual shelters)
Locks Of Hope Charity Fun Run 2014 – Run With A Wig, Run For Cancer
Run with wigs to support cancer patients for a distance of 7km and the most outstanding wig worn throughout the run will be awarded. That particular runner will also be invited to model for Locks Of Hope’s upcoming Fashion Show. Registered runners will receive a running T-shirt, medal and goodie bag. For more information, visit this website.
Date: 19th October 2014
Venue: Padang Merbok, Kuala Lumpur
Entry Fee: RM25
PUMA Night Run Malaysia 2014
PUMA is set to light up your night at this unique 10km night run against a backdrop of neon lights. Registration is only limited to the first 3,000 runners and it is open to both men and women categories. Registration closes September 30th 2014. The champions of both men and women categories will receive RM2,500 PUMA vouchers and Power Bar goodie bags; second-placed runners are entitled to RM1,500 PUMA vouchers and Power Bar goodie bags while RM500 PUMA vouchers will be given to the third-placed runners together with Power Bar goodie bags. All registered runners will also receive a race T-shirt, race bib with timing chip, finishers’ medal, race goodie bags, neck towel, race pouch and PUMA vouchers. Register now at myraceonline!
Date: 25th October 2014
Venue: Setia Alam Convention Centre
Entry Fee: RM63 (RM53 for first 300 participants)
MAKNA Founder’s Night Run 2014
It’s time to bust out of the shell and sign up for MFNR 2014! While you’re there at the venue, it won’t hurt to learn a thing or two about cancer besides enjoying all the exhilarating sideshows awaiting you at the event. This event aims to raise cancer awareness and engage the community in a sporting activity with a fundraising element. There are various categories for this event and all finishers will be awarded medals as well as certificates. For the first, second and third place, cash prizes will be given out. Register here!
Date: 1st November 2014
Venue: Putrajaya Water Sports Complex, Precinct 6
Entry Fee: All entry fees vary for each category. Click on this link to view.
Great Eastern Live Great Run 2014
Great Eastern Life wants to inspire you to lead a healthy lifestyle by being physically and mentally fit, hence, they created the Live Great Run. Get ready for a fun-filled and exciting run this year. Test your endurance in the 12km Run or team up with loved ones for a fun-filled 3km Run. For the first, second and third place, there will be a cash prize, some vouchers and a trophy. For more information, visit this site!
Date: 9th November 2014
Venue: Menara Matrade, KL
Entry Fee: There are only spots left for the 12km category – RM50
Parkcity Run 2014
For a fun time for the entire family, Parkcity Run 2014 is back for the fourth year in a row. The event will begin with adult runners and finish with the most exciting part of the event – the kids’ races. All runners who participate in the 5km and 10km run will receive a dry fit T-shirt, quick dry treatment, medals and online personalised certificate. Click here for more info!
Date: 23rd November 2014
Time: Different flag-off for different categories
Venue: The International School @ Parkcity, Desa Parkcity
Entry Fee: RM55 for adults, RM25 for kids
Putrajaya 100 Miles
There are four race categories for this event – 100 miles, 100km, 78 km and 52km. With a cutoff time of 30 hours for all categories, the course will be on the road. This event is only open to Malaysians and overseas runners aged 18 years old and above only. There are no prizes for this run, but it will be great to challenge yourself and witness your own limits. The registration fee includes a personalised race bib and e-certificate. The finisher pack, which includes the event T-shirt and medal, is NOT included in the registration fee, but you are welcomed to purchase this separately. For more information, visit this website.
Date: 22-23rd November 2014
Time: 7am (22 Nov) – 1pm (23 Nov)
Venue: Taman Seri Empangan, Putrajaya
Entry Fee: All entry fees vary for each category. Click on this link for entry fees.
Run For Your Lives Malaysia
Run For Your Lives is the world’s premier zombie-infested 5K obstacle course. Participants must assume the role of either a Survivor or Zombie in this one-of-a-kind event filled with thrilling chases, rocking music and a kick-ass dance party finale. To register and for more information, visit this website.
Date: 13th December 2014
Venue: Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang, Persiaran MARDI – UPM
Entry Fee: Early bird (13th September – 3rd October) – RM89, Normal (4th October – 31st October) – RM109, Late (1st November – 30th November) – RM129