Run with a real banana baton!
Who wants to run a relay with a real banana as a baton? All you have to do is form a team of three and have fun running a relay with a pisang as a baton in the inaugural Pisang Relay Penang on 22 JUNE 2014, Sunday, 7.00am, Straits Quay. Think of the Pisang Relay Penang as a fantastic opportunity to make friends and strengthen bonds. Get your family members, friends, colleagues to join you & have a great time of fun and laughter! What's more you get to eat the banana at the end, if it isn't squished out of it's skin.
DATE:: 22 JUNE 2014, Sunday
DISTANCE: 4KM per lap X 2 laps per person
MEMBERS PER TEAM: 3 members in a team
VENUE: Straits Quay, Penang, Malaysia
CATEGORIES: Men, Women, Mixed, Boys, Girls
MINUMUM AGE: 13 years old as at 22 JUNE 2014
My Triathlon Shop
Contact Person: Karen Geh or KC
Contact Number: 012-446 8100 or 012-422 8666
RACE PACK COLLECTION:
Date/Time - 21 June 2014, Saturday, 11am - 5pm
Venue - My Triathlon Shop, Lot 112, 1st Floor, Penang Plaza, Burma Road, 10050 Penang. Tel: (604) 228-6100.
- A team of 3 members. Minimum age is 13 years old as at 22 July 2013.
- Each member will take turns to run 2 laps (not-consecutively) of 4km (total 8km).
- Each team shall complete a total of 6 laps.
BOYS TEAM: 13-17 years old
GIRLS TEAM : 13 – 17 years old
MEN TEAM: 18 years and above
WOMEN TEAM: 18 years and above
MIX TEAM: 18 years and above
RACE INFORMATION :
Real Bananas will used as a baton, to be carried throughout the relay by the team member who is running. The 1st runner for each team will collect 1 Banana just before the race commences. The banana baton must be handed over to the next member within the Handover Zone before commencing the next lap.
One Banana baton shall be carried during the 1st to the 3rd lap. For the 4th to the 6th lap, the team has to carry an additional Banana baton. Hence the runner must have 2 Bananas for his/her 2nd lap. The first member to start the 4th lap for his/her team must be ready with the 2nd Banana baton (available at the handover point) prior to the commencement of the 4th lap.
The Banana batons can be carried in any manner but it must be with the member at all times during the run, failing which, the team will be disqualified due to the Banana MIA(missing in action). It should NOT be eaten during the run :)
FORMATION OF TEAMS:
Gather your own team of 3 members (Categories: All Men, All Women, Mixed).
Should any member of the team be unable to take part on event day, you may find a replacement or the remaining members have to run additional laps.
PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE:
- 1 x Bib Number Tag per participant
- 1 x Finisher Medal for every participant
- 1 x T-Shirt for every participant
- Sports Drink & Water
- Professional Ambulance service with medic on standby throughout the event
COST OF REGISTRATION:
MEN, WOMEN and MIX TEAM: RM135 per Team
BOYS and GIRLS: RM105 per Team
REGISTRATION CLOSING DATE/NUMBER OF ENTRIES:
We will cap entries at a maximum of 500 teams to ensure a quality event for everyone.
Registration will close by 22 May 2014 or when we've reached the maximum number of participants, whichever is earlier.
TRANSFER OF ENTERIES:
You may transfer your entry without any fee/charges to another person if you are unable to attend the event. Please inform the organizer at firstname.lastname@example.org by 22 May 2014.
ONLINE REGISTRATION: WILL OPEN BY END FEBRUARY