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RACE INFORMATION

Newton Event

ABOUT:
The 2nd Newton Challenge Penang 2015 is back, aim to attract 3,000 runners, underlying Newton’s continuing commitment to helping runners from all ages live well and stay healthy.

The New Slogan You Are Your Limit will be challenging participants to reach a new height in their running achievement. For the coming 2nd edition, runners will be tested to a further distances of 12KM/25KM from previous 7KM/17KM. No doubt will challenge runners to conquer one of the highest road elevations in Penang.

Next Year will see the introduction of 2 new categories called 3.5 KM Dash and 1KM Dash,
1) 3.5KM Dash
     a) Competitive Individual – from 10 till 15 years old
     b) Buddies or 2 in a team; same gender or different genders

2) 1.0KM Dash
     a) Family Package from 2 to 4 – Minimal must be 1 child from as young as 4 till 9 years old

Each participant (12KM/25KM/3.5KM/1.0KM) will entitle 1 pair of either Male/female Newton socks.

OBJECTIVES:
1. To bring runners out from their comfort zone ; to tackle and overcome own fear for greater height in their running experiences
2. To allow runners from other states or countries to experience the feeling on tackling one of the highest road elevation in Penang
3. 1st time allowing younger generations to experience the fun of healthy running lifestyle…encouraging as young as 4 years old

RACE CATEGORIES & FEES (subject to service charges of 6%)

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RACE CATEGORIES FOR BOTH 12KM/25KM:

A) Men Open – 16 till 34 years old
B) Men Veteran – 35 till 45 years old
C) Men Sr Veteran – 46 years old and above
D) Women Open – 16 till 34 years old
E) Women Veteran – 35 till 45 years old
F) Women Sr Veteran – 46 years old and above

SPECIAL PROMOTIONAL PACKAGES:

a) For those whom have joined Newton Challenge Penang 2014. The registration fee will be RM56.00 (12KM) and RM66.00 (25KM) Apply for     Individual Category only.

NOTE : Please Key in the IC number,system will indicate “Loyalty Participant”.If not,please email your personal details to kc@mytriathlonshop.com

b) Buddies / Couple challenge –A person brings in another friend and can be same gender or different gender. RM58.00/person for 12KM and     RM68.00/person for 25KM

c) FLAT Registration fee of RM25.00/person for both 1.0KM and 3.5KM Dash. Register before 31st December 2014

  I. Apply to 16 years and above
II. Register before 30th November 2014

d) Newton shoes promotion- Entitle a FREE slot to 12KM or 25KM for every purchased of Newton shoes.

RUNNERS’S ENTITLEMENT
a) 25KM – Newton Dri fit Running vest, a pair of Newton Socks, 25KM Finisher medal, E-certificates, Timing Chip, Running bib and goodies          
    (if there is any)

b) 12KM – Newton Dri – fit Running vest, a pair of Newton Sock, 12KM Finisher Medal, E-certificates, Timing Chip, Running bib and goodies (if      there is any)

c) 1.0KM Dash – Newton Dri – Fit running vest, a pair of Newton Sock and E-certificates

d) 3.5KM Dash – Newton Dri – Fit running vest, a pair of Newton Sock and E-certificates

RACE ENTRY PACK COLLECTION
Date: 6th & 7th February 2015 from 11.00am until 6.00pm
Venue: Mytriathlonshop, 1st Floor, Penang Plaza, Burmah road, Penang. GPS Location: 5.42152, 100.325198

ORGANIZER:

My Triathlon Shop, Lot 112, 1st Floor Penang Plaza, Burma Road, Penang
Contact Person: KC Tan (012-4228666); Karen Geh (012-4468100)

ROUTE / ELEVATION/ WATER STATION/ MEDIC: 

Download Map (PDF)

Visit us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Newton-Challenge-Penang-2014/ Or official website: http://mytriathlonshop.com/events-newton-challenge/

Event Running Singlet

Kids Singlet size 2014-08-02 at 5.14.28 PM

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Man size2014-08-02 at 5.41.56 PM

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Women size2014-08-02 at 5.42.08 PM

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Newton2015-FinisherMedal-25km

 

FAQs:

A. Registration

Q1. How can I register?
       Need to register online (link to registration portal)

Q2. How do I know if my entry has been accepted?
       Email confirmation form event organizer and PayPal

Q3. Do I get a refund if I chose not to participate after registration?
       NO refund at all circumstances

Q4. Can I transfer my race registration if I wish to withdraw from the race?
       No. All race registrations are strictly non-transferable

B. Event Day

Q5. Will there be shower, toilets and change rooms at the venue?
       Yes there are

C. Personal Belongings

Q6. Can I store my personal belongings?
       NO Baggage counter deposit will be provided during Race Day. Hence, all runners are advised to safeguard own belongings.