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Marathons in Malaysia - Which One Will Inspire You?

Marathons in Malaysia - Which One Will Inspire You?

Malaysia is a country located in Southeast Asian, and it encompasses the island of Borneo and the Malay Peninsula. Due to the abundance of beautiful, white, sandy beaches, it is a tourists' favorite.  Malaysia has cultural influences from many of the surrounding countries including China, Europe, and India. And although it is seeping with rich historical significance, many of its major cities mimic modern cities around the globe.  Whether you are a seasoned marathoner looking for your next desti ... Continue Reading

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Borneo Marathon

Malaysia, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah 21 June, 2020

Twincity Marathon

Malaysia, Cyberjaya 19 January, 2020

Miri Marathon

Malaysia, Miri 22 March, 2020

Southern Twincity Marathon

Malaysia, Nusajaya 02 November, 2019

Malaysia Women Marathon

Malaysia, Shah Alam 08 March, 2020

Sibu Marathon

Malaysia, Pekan Sibu 03 November, 2019

Cat City Marathon

Malaysia, Kuching 05 July, 2020

Score Marathon - Run The Night

Malaysia, Presint 3 13 April, 2019

Kuching Marathon

Malaysia, Kuching 16 August, 2020

Perlis Marathon

Malaysia, Kangar 04 April, 2020

Melaka Marathon

Malaysia, Malacca 27 July, 2019

Hulu Langat Marathon

Malaysia, Hulu Langat 07 July, 2019

Things To Think About

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Although the cities have public transportation, to travel outside of them, you might want to rent a car or book a guide

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If there are other attractions that you want to see when visiting, make reservations. That way you won't miss out on seeing it all!

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Be careful when taking a taxi, otherwise you can get taken for a ride!

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Does your event have a participation limit? If so, consider pre-registering so you have a space

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How long will it take you to train for your race? Give yourself enough time to be race ready



Malaysia Marathons - There a Perfect one Waiting for you!

Held in Miri, Malaysia, the Miri Marathon is a perfect fit for someone searching for a coastline trail with scenery abound. The path races through the city center, small quaint villages, and has sea views from start to finish. It is one of the most beautiful marathons you can participate in, and one that should definitely be on your bucket list!

The Twincity Marathon is runs through Cyberjaya, Malaysia. It is a flat and fast course that touts about 8,600 participants and counting. It is one of the most popular races held in Malaysia. Not as competitive as other comparable events, for the first time marathoner, it is a race to get your feet wet. The Twincity Marathon is run in January when the weather is perfect, which makes it a must event to participate in!

The Hulu Langat Marathon is considered a "boutique road marathon". The racecourse runs through the heartland of Hulu Langat, which is famous for its kampung setting. And it is still inhabited by the indigenous Malaysian tribe. The cut off is 8 hours, which is about enough time for everyone to finish. That also makes it a perfect race for someone who wants to finish a marathon, just to say they did.

Whatever inspires you to run, it can be found in Malaysia! And with so many Malaysia marathon events to choose from, it is a perfect marathon destination! Find the one for you today!


Good to Know

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You can rent and drive a car in Malaysia with an International Driver's License

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The best time to visit Malaysia are the months of March to September on the east coast, and November to August for the west coast. So know where the event is located to determine what to wear!

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Although there are no required vaccinations to enter Malaysia, there are several recommended ones. So make sure that your shots are up to date before you travel!


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To travel to Malaysia you will need a passport that is valid for a minimum of 90 days post-entry date

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The official currency of Malaysia is the ringgit

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