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APBIM 2012 Running Clinic at Penang Botanic Gardens
29.07.2012 - 29.07.2012 07.30 h - 10.00 h
Penang Botanic Gardens - George Town
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Event: Allianz Penang Bridge International Marathon 2012's running clinic

Venue: Penang Botanic Gardens

Date: 29th July 2012

Time: 7.30am to 10am

Join the Allianz Penang Bridge International Marathon 2012’s first running clinic this Sunday, in collaboration with ASICS, for tips and advice on the upcoming marathon happening this November. The running clinic is aimed to provide marathon beginners a basic kick-start on running and to encourage both beginners and experienced runners to improve their running performance and training style. The first hour will consist of a run around Botanic Gardens led by trainer Frank Chong, followed by a Q&A session in the next hour.

The running clinic is free of charge. So far, we have already recieved more than 300 participants for the first Running Clinic at Botanical Gardens.

The rest of the running clinic schedule is as follows:





29 July 2012

7.30am - 10am

Penang, Botanical Garden

26 Aug 2012

7.30am - 100am

Taman Bukit Jalil, Selangor

9 Sept 2012

7.30am - 10am

Taman Rekreasi Tasik Y, Batu Pahat

7 Oct 2012

7.30am - 10am

Polo Ground, Ipoh

14 Oct 2012

7.30am - 10am

Taman Kelana Jaya, Selangor


Google maps:

Taman Bukit Jalil:    

Tasik Y, Batu Pahat:

Polo Ground, Ipoh:

Taman Kelana Jaya:


For more information please e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 016-411 0000.



Trainers for APBIM Running Clinics:


Frank Chong has pursued courses in fitness and sport science certification and actively participates in running events since year 2007. Addition to his running milestone, he has recently successfully completed the Comrades Marathon 2012, the world’s oldest and also regarded as the world’s toughest road race at South Africa with a distance of 89.28KM.


With the knowledge and certification acquired, Frank has successfully trained 43 normal individuals in tackling their first marathon distance in a short span of just 2 years. Frank also supports his charity cause for cancer research together with CARIF (Cancer Research Initiatives Foundation).




Andy Neo started social running with SAFRA Running Club in 2006 and has built a good running foundation over the years. He later joined another self-formed team known as ‘Team Runfanatics’ while working at a running specialist store ‘Running Lab’  as a retail associate in 2008. After recovering from chronic plantar fasciitis injury towards the end of the same year, he began to train under structural running program.


In 2011 he completed his fifth Standard Chartered marathon in 3hour 14min and 1 hour 24min for SBR/AHM half marathon. In the same year he also came in 4th in Adidas King of the Road (Malaysia) against in the open category. Currently 2012, he recently clocked 38:21 for SIS 10k race and is currently preparing for Gold Coast Marathon in July. With his Bachelor Degree in Sports Education from Monash University plus his profession as ASICS regional senior technical representative, his role is to continue preaching footwear education to all levels.


Note: All participants of the running clinic will receive a 25% discount vouchers from ASICS.




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