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Wednesday December 30, 2009 Runners to don headlights in Energizer Night Race KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will have a second night marathon with the Energizer Night Race in Cyberjaya on March 27.
Thebrand manager for Energizer, Joshua Leong, said that the race would bedifferent from the Putrajaya Night Marathon, which will be held on Feb6, as the runners would don headlights supplied by the organisers.
“Theheadlights made by Energizer will be distributed to all runners andthis will add to the excitement of running with the crowd at night,” hesaid.
“Our hope is to reach out to recreational runners and we expect about 5,000 runners to take part in the race.”
EnergizerNight Race is a global event held since 2007 and it has created wavesin countries like South Korea, Argentina and South Africa.
However,only the Malaysian edition of the race will feature the full marathon(42.2km) while others featured runs only up to 10km.
The half marathon (21.1km) and 10km race will also be featured in the race in Cyberjaya.
“Wewill also have stage performances by bands to liven up the atmosphereof the event as we expect the last runner to arrive at the finish lineby midnight,” said Joshua.
Runners can register on the official website www.energizernightrun.com.my starting from Jan 10.