‘I Love Penang Run 2020’ to proceed as usual, exco man says

ONE of Penang’s signature run, the ‘I Love Penang Run’ is back this year and is now open for registration.

State Youth and Sports Committee chairman Soon Lip Chee said that the 5km ‘I Love Penang Run 2020’ would take place as scheduled despite the coronavirus (CoV) scare.

“The situation is still under control at the moment; hence, the run will be held as scheduled on March 29. We will pay heed to the advice by the Health Ministry.

“If there is a need to postpone the run, we will notify the participants,” he told a press conference today.

Participants will be running along Lebuh Pantai, Lebuh Chulia, Lorong Love, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, Lebuh Farquhar, Lebuh Light, Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, Lebuh Light, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, and Lebuh China before ending at the starting point.

The run will begin in Beach Street at 7am.

Participation fee is RM30 per adult or per child, and RM20 for the disabled. Each participant is entitled to a T-shirt, a finisher’s medal and an e-certificate.

Registration closes on March 1.

Visit  https://howei.com/event_details/ilovepenangrun2020#

or https://jomrun.page.link/6aTmxgmBLV6yxnXJ7 for more details and to register.

Story by Tanushalini Moroter
Pix by Noor Siti Nabilah Noorazis