1.What is is Malaysia Women Marathon 2020?
A running event that celebrates International Women’s Day. It is the biggest women event in Malaysia. The Event Director will be IGM Sdn Bhd while the Race & Technical Director team will be handle by Puncak Ventures Sdn Bhd.
2 When is MWM 2020 ? 8th March 2020
3. What arethedistance categories are there ?
Full marathon –42km
Half Marathon –21km
5 km fun run
4.Where is the starting venue?
The starting venue is Padang Timur, Petaling Jaya.
5. What is the start time?
Full marathon: 2.30am
Half Marathon: 4.30am
6.Can Men run in the Malaysia Women Marathon?
Yes but only in the following categories :
(a) They can run in the Full marathon (42km) and Half marathon (21km) categories as personal pacers for the woman pacee.
(b) And the 3 km Individual –adult with children
7. What are the conditions for men to run?
They are entitled to receive Medal, Event Tshirt, Finisher item (full marathon and half marathon), Timing chip (and a timing recorded), E-certificate but will not be entitled to win prizes for their standing or position.
They are not to run ahead of the woman pacer. They have to finish together with their pace. Should the man pacer finish ahead of the woman pacee, both gets disqualified.
They do not need to wear a skirt sports, its not a mandatory even though many of the MWM previous years photos show.
Their role as a personal pacer is to be an assistant to the woman pacee during her journey to complete the distance. Carry her energy gel if need be.
8.What if the woman pacee runs faster?
She can finish ahead of you as her timing chip time will inform so.
She will however, have to wait for you at the finish line to collect the medal together. So you must not let her wait too long.
9. How can the male pacer register?
If the man wants to run the full or half marathon in MWM. He has to look for his woman pacee. In most circumstances, the male pacer is a husband or a friend. Alternatively, it is the woman pacee who looks for a male pacer.
10.Registration for Male Pacers(
a) Once the couple is ready, the woman has to register first to get her registration Id or her order number.
(b) From this number, she shares her registration ID with the male pacer to use it for registration.
(c ) There will be a tab that indicates the need to fill : An order number before the registration can go through.
(d) for the 5km registration : The family register the details but the primary person’s details for the race kit collection will be under the mother’s name.
11. 5km Fun Run Children’s participant
The children must run together with the family. Please ensure that the children are able to run 5km distance. Should they be tired halfway through the run, please stop or slow down.
Children can participate under Category J and there is no age limit except their registration will be dependent on the registration ID of their parent. The maximum number each parent can sign up is 3. Please note we may not be able to cater for children tshirt sizes that are too small hence a lower registration fee. The parents/guardian must accompany the younger child all the time. Marshals will stop any child from running where there is no accompanying adult. Children above 16 years old and above may run the 5km and 10km on their own but their registration requires a consent from their parent. This is only open for Girls as this is a women’s event.
12. Is the Tshirt design for the event tee different for men and women runners?
There is color variation for the sleeves. The women’s tshir tcut will have a waistline cut
Can the women choose the Men’s cut.
Please note the men’s cut will be bigger.
There will be other designs for MWM tshirt sold during the expo for the event.
13. What must you bring for the race kit collection ?
Please print out the receipt order (confirmation slip with the barcode) sent in your email upon registration or download it on your phone. If you are collecting for another person please get a photocopy of their ID or passport so that you may collect on their behalf.
14.Charity Runners Category
(a) From 2020 onwards there will be a Charity Runner category. This is category where the participants would like to run and raise money for the society that we will choose for a particular year.
(b)MWM2020 has chosen The Malaysian Rare Disorder Society.
(c) Charity runners do not have to pay for registration but there have to comply with the following conditions :
(i) Raise a minimum RM200 for the charity or more;
(ii) Top up the amount to RM200 if the amount they raised did not reach RM200.
(d)If these conditions are not fulfilled, the Charity runner will not be able to receive their runner bib.
(e) Charity runners will have a separate page in the registration portal to track the amount that they have raised.
1 How do I register?
Go to www.mwm.my
2. 18yo –34year old –Open category and 35yo and above Veteran category :
Please register in the correct category.
How would I know if my registration is completed?
Successful registrations will receive confirmation in the following manner :
Registration confirmation from Jomrun and Payment confirmation
Do I get a refund if I don’t participate after I have registered?
Will I be entitled to the Medal should I not run the event after registration? No. You will not be entitled to the medal.
Can I downgrade or upgrade the categories after I have registered? You can only do this with the consent of the organiserupon written request to them not later than 1 month prior to the event date. Please write to [email protected]; discretion remains with the organiser whether or not to approve the request. No refunds will be made for any downgrade of categories and for upgrades you will be required to top the additional value.
Can I change the size of my tshirt after registration?
You can only do this within one month from your registration date but not later than one month prior to the event date AND upon a written request to the organiser to request for a change of the t shirt size. The discretion remains the organiser whether or not to allow the change.
RACE KIT COLLECTION AND RACE DAY
1. Venue : Civic Center MBPJ
Date : 6-7th March 2020
Objective : Collection of race bibs and entitlement
Race Day Program : Please refer to www.mwm.myfor race info
How early should I be at the venue for the start? We advise you to be at the venue at least 45minutes to start time.
Is there a drop baggage center? The run at the start line venue. Stay tuned for emails from us or on our FB page.
For Rules and Regulation –Please refer to www.mwm.my