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Best Rates for Early Birds on La Promenade's School Holiday Night Run & HSL Samarahan Marathon

Hock Seng Lee (HSL) announced two fitness events, a fun run in Dec 2023, and what will be Samarahan’s first ever full marathon in May 2024.

The 2023 School Holiday Night Run will be on Dec 16, the first Saturday of the school holidays, while the 2024 HSL Samarahan Marathon will be on May 11-12.

Prizes for the 2024 event is over RM50,000 combined, for men, women, and veteran categories.

Uniquely, there will be top 15 prizes in most competitive categories, ensuring more people are winners.

Notable marathoner Anthony Lee and Malaysia’s leading female ultra trail marathoner Sally Yap, who is a HSL sponsored athlete attended the press conference.

Here are media highlights:

DayakDaily, Sept 27

Get ready to put on your runny shoes and embark on a journey towards better health with Hock Seng Lee (HSL) as it announces two upcoming fitness events: the La Promenade School Holiday Night Run on Dec 16, 2023 and the 2024 HSL Samarahan Marathon, Samarahan’s first-ever full marathon, which will take place from May 11 to May 12 , 2024.

The Borneo Post, Sept 28

“This is the cheapest marathon event in town, partly because we (HSL) are subsidising,” said Yu.

Sin Chew Daily, Sept 28


Translation: Timing chips will be provided to participants in the 10km, half-marathon and full-marathon. There will be categories for men, women and seniors, with a total prize fund of over RM50,000, and the most competitive categories will have top 15 prizes to encourage more people to become winners.

Utusan Sarawak, Sept 27

Pengarah HSL, Yu Ji berkata, HSL menyasarkan seramai 3,000 ke 4,000 peserta bagi marathon. “Untuk larian malam sempena cuti sekolah, kita menyasarkan seramai 600 ke 700 peserta.”

New Sarawak Tribune, Sept 28

“Registration for both of the fitness events has opened starting yesterday (Sept 26) including all enquiries regarding the events can be accessed through QR codes in the posters and link provided in the event websites,” Yu explained.

See Hua Daily, Sept 28


Translation: In addition, Anthony Lee, Event Director of the 2024 HSL Samarahan Marathon, pointed out that the route planned by the authorities concerned is perfect for both amateur and professional marathon runners because the routes are the flattest and smoothest, with a low elevation of the course, and there are no sharp turns in the roads.


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