KUCHING: The Kuching Marathon which will be held on Aug 13 here has been well received by both local and international runners.
Kuching South City Council (MBKS) mayor Datuk James Chan welcomed foreign runners to also visit the Kuching Festival and other tourist attractions here.
He said the council supported the event as it promoted sport activities and healthy living among the public.
He said this when dressing the Padungan cat statue with a Kuching Marathon outfit yesterday.
Also present was Kuching Division Marathon Association secretary Liew Tang Chieh who said that Kuching Marathon was an exciting event incorporating 42km race, 21km, 10km and 5km races.
He disclosed that only 40 per cent of the participants are from Kuching, with the rest from other divisions, states or countries.
The runners will have a great opportunity to enjoy the unique and harmonious atmosphere of the Cat City. Participants will also have the chance to learn the rich culture and history of the city by the Sarawak river.
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