KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 (Bernama) -- More than 30,000 runners are expected to take part in the Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2014 scheduled for Oct 12 at Dataran Merdeka here.
Standard Chartered Bank Chief Executive Officer Osman Murad said the marathon, themed 'Confident, Committed, Courageous' is all about encouraging commitment to achieve the goal of finishing the race, building confidence and celebrating the courage of runners right from beginning.
"Although running is primarily a solitary endeavour, the marathon is a monumental social event.
"As the oldest bank in Malaysia, it gives us tremendous pride to be the title sponsor of such an iconic event that has come to symbolize the coming together of the community and the spirit of the nation," he said in his welcoming speech at the official launch of the Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2014, here Thursday.
The event was officially launched by Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.....