GEORGE TOWN, July 1 (Bernama) -- The sixth ASICS Penang Bridge International Marathon scheduled on Nov 16, has attracted 60,000 participants.
State Tourism and Culture committee chairman Danny Law Heng Kiang said the organisers would offer special prices for students from the state who wished to join the event.
"We hope school children will take the opportunity to join the run since it is being held during the year end school holidays," he told reporters here Tuesday, adding that the organisers were expecting 80,000 participants.
Law said the run, being held at the new Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Bridge for the first time, was open to school children aged between 13 to 17 and that they can take part in the 10km run.
The run, featuring five categories - men's and women's full marathon, (42.195km); men's and women's half marathon (21km); men's and women's open (10km).....