Kuching Marathon

13 August 2017

See you at Padang Merdeka!

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Registration

Upon happening closing date or allocated slots have been fully taken (whichever come earlier) for each category. The closing for each and every category of runs will be announced by the Organiser.
Yes, up to 10 participants at one time.
For corporate registration, kindly email us at kuchingmarathon@gmail.com
No refund allowed for any cancellation for whatsoever reason.
No. All registrations are non-transferrable.
42KM Full Marathon, 21KM Half Marathon, 10KM Run, 5KM Run.
Yes, we can resend to you. Kindly email us at support@marathonkuching.com
No. You just have to provide us the estimated finishing time for 42KM only.
Other than credit card, you can use Internet Banking for major Malaysia banks and PayPal.
For any group registration of 50 participants and above, please email to kuchingmarathon@gmail.com to find out more about special offer/discount.

Courier Services are limited to Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei only. For courier charges other than Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei, kindly email the Organising Committee at kuchingmarathon@gmail.com. Race kits for Virtual Runners will be couriered directly to the address provided during online registration. In the event that you do not receive the Race Kit the Organising Committee will not be held liable. Please ensure that the address provided is accurate. POSTAL BOX addresses are not valid.

  • Within Malaysia (RM 30.00)
  • Brunei (RM 60.00)
  • Singapore (RM 60.00)
Price is not inclusive 6% GST

Category

  • Full Marathon – 18 years and above as of 13 August 2017
  • Half Marathon – 16 years and above as of 13 August 2017
  • 10KM Run – 15 years and above as of 13 August 2017
  • 5KM Run – 7 years and above as of 13 August 2017
  • All participants aged 12 years old and below must be accompanied by parents and guardian who is participant of 21 years old of age and older.
  • Veteran (applicable to Full and Half Marathon only) – 45 years and above as of 13 August 2017
  • Full Marathon – 6.5 hours
  • Half Marathon – 3.5 hours
  • 10KM Run – 2.0 hours
  • 5KM Run – 1.0 hour

Race

It would be a typical tropical weather with estimated temperature ranging from 24 degree Celsius to 32 degree Celsius.
There would be a minimum of 18 water stations for full marathon route. The actual number will be announce prior to race day.
Estimated 2.5KM – 3.0KM apart of each water station.
There would be a minimum of 12 aids station for full marathon route. The actual number will be announce prior to race day.
Yes. Certain designated station which will be stated in the route map.
Please refer to Rules and Regulations of Kuching Marathon.
You can store at the Drop zone area.
Yes but we highly recommend you to wear the official running vest.
No. You just have to provide us the estimated finishing time for 42KM only.
You may park at certain designated car parks nearby the race venue.

Running Vest & Finisher T-Shirt

Please refer to the T-Shirt page.
Yes and it must be done within the timeline given. No running vest size change allowed after the timeline.

Volunteer

Please click here to register yourself as KM2017 Volunteer.
You will be assigned the tasks such as to handle race pack collection, medal/finishers tee distribution, prize presentation ceremony, water station, cheer group and etc.
Yes, you will be entitle to a Volunteer T-Shirt, Free Meal and Certificate.
We will contact you for the briefing.

Bib, Timing & Results

Prizes

Hotel & Travel

There are plenty of hotels, motels, BB within the walking distance from race venue; Padang Merdeka for you to choose.
No VISA is required for Singaporean, Bruneian to enter Sarawak. Kindly check the Official Website of Department of Immigration of Malaysia for full details on which countries are exempted from applying VISA for entering Malaysia
Not true. West Malaysian can use NRIC to enter Sarawak.
It’s approximately 10KM apart.

Race Pack Collection

Race pack collection will take place 3 days before race day from 10 till 12 August 2017.
You can self-collect or get your friends and families to collect on your behalf. If your friend is collecting on your behalf, kindly get your friend to bring a copy of your registration confirmation chit and present at race pack collection centre. Your friend will be given a copy of Collection On Behalf Form to be completed before he/she is allowed to collect the race pack on your behalf

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