Record Surpassed in Petaling Jaya Half Marathon

>> October 01, 2012

Petaling Jaya,  30 September 2012  “Petaling Jaya Half Marathon 2012”

A total of 6,500 runners participated in this edition. The time in the women’s half marathon is obviously better than NATIONAL RECORD (by Norlida Ismail 1:27:15, set in 2005 at Darwin Australia), however the status of the course (and ACTUAL DISTANCE ?) is not yet confirmed. Latest info received stating the course's distance is only 20.7km. Record set pending for ratification. All Malaysian runners except as noted, best results as follows;

MEN / Half Marathon
1.Venugopal s/o Rajendran 1:11:33, 2.Muniandy s/o Ramadass 1:13:59,  3.Shahrudin Hashim 1:18:27,  4.Lili Suhairi Md Yang Ghazali 1:19:04;
*Mok Ying Ren (SIN) finished 2nd (1:13:02), but subsequently disqualified.

1.Mark John Williams (GBR) 1:18:36,  2.Baskaran s/o Kuppusamy 1:20:40,  3.Chuah Kean Kok 1:25:28;

Men / 7km
1.Rubern Kumar 25:15, 2.Karthik s/o Jayamaran 25:53, 3.G.Elangovan 26:47

WOMEN / Half Marathon
1.Sheela d/o Samivellu 1:27:10 (1:27:09.96, NR ??, not known!), 2.Annie Lee 1:41:43,  3.Yee Pei Ni 1:42:12;

1.Julie Foreman (GBR) 1:33:29,  2.Susan Khoo (GBR) 1:37:09,  3.Choong Swee Ying 1:41:13,  4.Sivabhalini d/o Thevendiraraj 1:46:52, 5.Goh Kim Hong 1:48:18;

Women / 7km
1.Geraldine 37:56, 2.P.Rehanah 39:00, 3.A.Hemalatha 39:20;

 Route for 21km / half marathon

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Note: RM 3000 = +- USD 1000

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