The Penang Bridge International Marathon (PBIM) is a sports event catered to serious runners as well as amateur ones from both local and international grounds.
Uniting thousands of marathon enthusiasts annually, the run is well known for its captivating sight of the sunrise as it reveals the panoramic view of the “Pearl of the Orient”.
Held every year since 1985, people from all over the world come together to participate in this thrilling occasion of running across the third longest bridge in the world – The Penang Bridge, Penangites very own pride and joy.
Catering to the PBIM event, it is the only time of the year that this honourable national landmark is ever closed from traffic for several hours.
Very popular among sportsmen, school-going youngsters, working adults and families in search of a good time, the PBIM comprises of a full marathon, a half marathon, a quarter marathon and a 10 kilometer fun run opened to those above the age of 13.
The Penang Bridge International Marathon is a much anticipated affair as trophies, finisher medals, and certificates among other prizes are given out to those who have accomplished the race in their best time as well as to those who take part in this enjoyable event.
This renowned event is organized by the Penang State Tourism Development Committee.
For registration and more information about the event, please visit the official website at : http://www.penangmarathon.gov.my