KUALA LUMPUR, May 5 (Bernama) -- The number of participants registered so far for the 2014 Standard Chartered KL Marathon has surpassed 50 per cent of the initial target of 35,000.
Dirigo Events director Gloria Ng said, in a statement today, Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin was the first to sign up upon the official launch of the marathon on April 24.
Dirigo Events is the organiser of the event.
The marathon scheduled for Oct 12 starting at Dataran Merdeka will see the introductions of new routes as well as a 16 per cent increase in prize purse to US$116,740 (RM376,524).
The 2014 KL Marathon themed 'Confident. Committed. Courageous' involves 18 categories, including a full marathon (42km) and a half marathon (21km).....