Malaysia – Penang Starwalk 2013; Along Georgetown Heritage Trail (1)

Last weekend, I had the chance to participate in a walk organized by a local newspaper in Malaysia. It was held in Georgetown, Penang and in the heart of the Heritage trail.

This is a yearly event that the local Malaysian newspaper; The Star who organized it around this time of the year.  . This years’ response will overwhelming; the participation was more than 22,000 people of all ages and races. It consist of a competitive walk of 10km and non-competitive walk of 7km.

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I went there early (very early in fact – arrived at 5.30am) so that I was able to park nearby the event area. When I arrived at the registration area, there were already quite a number people in the area.The Start and Finish was at the shopping mall in the heart of the Georgetown.

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Shot taken from the 2nd floor of the shopping mall.

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People wandering around…..

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Sponsors setting up stalls for lucky dip draw for the participants before the race; Freebies!!!

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… the sun is rising

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More daylight….

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Look at part of the 22k crowd heading to the Starting line.

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All waiting for the the start…..

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What happens after the start? Join me in the next series…. =)

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