Friday, November 13, 2009

Sepilok Nature Marathon on Nov 22

Sandakan: The second edition of the Sepilok Nature Marathon will be held on Nov 22 at the Sandakan Sports Complex here, beginning at 5.30am.

The event, which is organised by the Sandakan Municipal Council, is aimed to attract tourists from within and outside the state to visit Sandakan.

The marathon is divided into two main categories, namely the 'Quarter Marathon' (10.5km) for teenagers between 13-16 years, while a half marathon, which covers 21km for those above 17.

For the Quarter Marathon, runners will start at the Sports Complex and head towards St Monica roundabout and then towards the airport roundabout before heading towards Labuk Jaya Mile 7 roundabout towards the Mile 8 Penyu roundabout.

Runners will then head towards the end running the final stretch along the Jalan Lintas Sibuga towards the Taman Mawar roundabout, before returning back to the Sports Complex.

The Half Marathon will also follow the same route, except that runners will proceed to the Taman Mawar roundabout after going through Jalan Lintas Sibuga, before heading towards Bulatan Cecily to continue their run towards the Batu Sapi roundabout and back to the Sports Complex.

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