Standard Chartered KL Marathon Announces New Route For 2014

SCKLM Full Marathon Route

Official press release: Kuala Lumpur’s most iconic long distance running event has a new route for the second time in six years

Kuala Lumpur, 6 September 2014 – For the second time in six years, the Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2014 will have a new route to test runners’ endurance and skills on more elevated roads.

Scheduled to …

The Half Marathon at SCKLM 2013

My favorite photo from SCKLM - this is me just minutes after finishing the 21km. Could hardly keep myself upright!

My fifth half marathon. And counting.

Let’s write this blog entry Mahathir-style, shall we. Point form and efficient – both for writer and reader. OK here we go.

1) Sunday, 29 September 2013. Standard Chartered KL Marathon (SCKLM). My third entry in SCKLM (did two 10k’s in previous years). Also my fifth half marathon since October 2012.

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My Sophomore SCKLM 10k

Fairy at SCKLM 2012 start/finish line

Date of run: 24 June 2012

I shaved off 8 minutes from last year’s debut – what’s not to like?

But first, I endured the “sweet” sensation that is… thigh chafing.

Yup. It was during my 2nd attempt to run in KL’s most colorful and biggest marathon event that I first experienced chafing. My chafe-free days are officially …