Thursday, May 02, 2013

Official Press Release: Borneo International Marathon 2013 Postponed

KOTA KINABALU: Kinabalu Running Club, organizers of the Borneo International Marathon has postponed the event scheduled to be held 4-5 May 2013.

Race Director, Dr Heng Aik Cheng said in a statement, "It is with great regret and sadness that I write this letter. We received a letter from the Police advising us to postpone the Borneo International Marathon (BIM). We will advise everyone on the next date of the BIM which will be held in 2013. All entries will be deferred till then,"

He added, "the Committee understands the disappointment of participants and sponsors and we feel exactly the same way too. The stress, the hard work, and the time we have had to put in has resulted in tears and heart wrenching reflections of our volunteers, supporters and Committee. We have tried our best against all odds,"

Kinabalu Running Club expresses their gratitude to all our supporters, sponsors, the Police, Ministry of Sports, Ministry of Tourism and Dewan Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu for all their help and encouragement.