We know running matters to you and it also matters to us. We all love running and we think it’s a great idea to feature some of the popular running events in Penang that going to happen this year. Primarily, the list covers Penang Run Event from September to December 2017.

Penang Running Events in 2017

Excited to see what we’ve got on the list? Let’s run! Collect your medals and certificate!

1. The Colourful Run 2.0

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The Colorful Run is a fund raising project organised by Penang Deaf Association (PDA) in support to the education and development of deaf society.

Finisher medal and certificate o participation will be awarded upon completion of the run.

Date: 27 August 2017
Time: 7:30am – 12:00pm

Venue: Komtar Walk

For more ticket information, please visit here.

2. Rainbow Fun Run


The Activities On The Day :

  • Fun run with colours
  • Lucky Draw

Flag Off

  • Group A – 8.00am
  • Group B – 8.10am
  • Group C – 8.15am

Date: 1 September 2017
Time: 11.00am – 8.00pm
Venue: Kulim Landmark Central

3. Eco Power Run

Date: 10 September 2017

Time: 7:00 am – 11:00am

For more information, please visit here.

4. Penang Starwalk 2017

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2017 marks 40th edition of Penang Starwalk 2017. This event will once again grace Penang bringing excitement and fun. This annual health and family occasion is one of the most sought-after events by school children and adults alike from all walks of life!

Touted to be one of the most happening event in Penang annually, with approximately 20,000 participations, Penang Starwalk 2017 is organised by Star Media Group Berhad with the cooperation of Penang Amateur Athletic Association (PAAA) and part of the proceeds from entry fees are channeled to the PAAA for the promotion of athletics in the state.

Date: 10 September 2017

Time: 7:00am – 11:00am

Venue: Gurney Paragon Mall

5. Penang Amazing Run 2017

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Finisher medal and certificate will be awarded after the event.

Date: 15 October 2017

Time: 6:15am – 9:30am

Venue: Padang Kota Lama Esplanade

For more information, please visit here.

6. The Great Run Series 2017

great run series 2017 Penang


The Great Run Series is the first ever run to be held in Malaysia. George Town, Penang will be the 2nd venue in Malaysia to have this year run after Setia Alam, Selangor.

This run will be held annually in 3 Cities such as Setia Alam, Georgetown & Johor Bharu. Since the running activities have grown by leaps & bounds and is growing popularity amongst the communities not only the Malaysian vibrant running community, but foreign runners who work in Malaysia.

The Great Run Series is aimed to emphasize healthy living and to bring together communities in support of a good cause and to support run as a sport which helps to foster the spirit of friendship, unity, family and community involvement.

Date: 12 November 2017

Time: 5:00am – 18:00pm

Venue: SMK St.Xavier Penang

For more information, please visit here.

7. Province Wellesley Run 2017

Province Wellesley Run 2017 is a non-profit running event to be held in Butterworth on 5th November 2017. The event will feature two categories namely the 12KM Competition and 7KM Fun Run. Organized by MY CO2 and Safetyware, the event is endorsed by Penang State Government and proceeds will be channelled towards enriching communities in Seberang Prai.

8. Penang Bridge International Marathon 2017


Distance: 42km / 21km / 10km / 8km(fun run)
Fee: RM80 / RM60 / RM50 & RM30 / RM20
Cut Off Time: 7hrs / 3h45m / 1h45m / 1h30m

Date: 26 November 2017

Time: 1:30am – 11:00am

Venue: Penang Bridge

Please click here for registration.

9. KPJ Penang’s Just Run 2017

Date: 5 November 2017

Time: 5:30am – 12:00pm

Venue: KPJ Penang Specialist Hospital

Ticket information, please visit its official website.

10. 2nd Penang Christmas Run 2017

All participant will be wearing santa hat and party gimmick attire to run/walk along 7KM or 10KM competitive route which will make your Christmas in memorable.

Date: 17 December 2017

Time: 7:00am – 11:00am

Venue: Design Village Penang

For ticket information, please visit here.

Penang Run Events List in 2017

In sum, we presented 10 most anticipating Penang Run Events that you can’t afford to miss this year. Did we miss out any great running events? Let us know in the comment section. Thank you!