ASICS Penang Bridge International Marathon 2016

 

Marathon Title ASICS Penang Bridge International Marathon 2016
Organizer Penang State Tourism Development
Date 27th November 2016
Time TBC
Venue Penang Bridge
Categories Full Marathon (Men & Women); Half Marathon (Men & Women); 10 KM Open (Men & Junior Boys); 10 KM Open (Women & Junior Girls); Fun Run (8 KM)
Registration Registration via Penang Marathon
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Categories Minimum Age Requirements Fees
Full Marathon (Men / Women) 18 years old and above RM100
Full Marathon (Men Veteran / Women Veteran) 40 years old and above
Half Marathon (Men / Women) 18 years old and above RM80
Half Marathon (Men Veteran / Women Veteran) 45 years old and above
10 KM Open (Men / Women) 18 years old and above RM70
10 KM Open (Junior Boys / Junior Girls) 13 – 17 years old RM40
Fun Run TBC

 

Comparison Between Penang Bridge & Second Penang Bridge

Comparing 2 Penang Bridges

First Penang Bridge

  • Construction: 1982 – Sept 1985
  • Cost: Ringgit Malaysia 800 million
  • Connecting: Seberang Perai ~ George Town
  • Length over water: 8.4 km (kilometer)
  • Overall length: 13.5 km (kilometer)
  • Main bridge: Cable-stayed bridge with beam and slab deck
  • Approach: Beam and slab deck bridge

Second Penang Bridge

  • Construction: Nov 2008 – Feb 2014
  • Cost: Ringgit Malaysia 4.5 billion
  • Connecting From Batu Muang to Batu Kawan
  • Length over water: 9.4 km (kilometer)
  • Overall length: 24 km (kilometer)
  • Main bridge: Cable-stayed bridge with beam and slab deck
  • Approach: Box girder bridge
  • Main navigation span: 117.5 m + 240 m +117.5 m
  • Main navigation span ship protection: Man-made island
  • Others spans: 55 m
  • Speed limit: 80 km/h