Thursday, September 27, 2012

Medical Forum - Allianz Penang Bridge International Marathon (APBIM)

Join the APBIM committee in a Medical Forum this October as invited speakers with certified backgrounds in Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation and Nutrition share their knowledge in preparation for the marathon and what is considered as a world-standard marathon.

Taking part in a marathon takes intense preparation and skill. This forum will be useful for participants to pick-up tips on how to minimize damage to the body and thus turning the APBIM race into a more pleasant experience.

Topics like "Dos and Don'ts of Marathon", "How to warm up and stretch before the race", and "How to listen to your body and pre medical preparation for a marathon race", “Sports injury prevention” and “Eat Well, Hydrate Well, and Run Well” will be touched upon during the forum.

Medical Forum Programme:
2.15pm - Arrival and registration of participants
2.30pm - Opening address by YB Danny Law Heng Kiang, Chairman of APBIM
2.40pm - Talk by Dato' Dr Yee Thiam Sun, Medical Director
3.10pm - Break session
3.20pm - Talk by Ms Anne Poh, Physiotherapist, on "Spots Injury Prevention"
3.55pm - Talk by Ms Khoo An Jo, Dietitian, on "Eat Well, Hydrate well. Run Well"
4.30pm - Q&A Session
5:00pm - End

No registration is required for the medical clinic. It is FREE for APBIM 2012 participants.

Aside from that, there will still be two more sessions of the ASICS running clinics happening during these times:

Date: 6th Oct 2012 / Time: 5PM – 7PM / Venue: Polo Ground, Ipoh Perak
Date: 14th Oct 2012 / Time: 7.30AM – 10.30AM / Venue: Taman Kelana Jaya, Petaling Jaya

To register for the running clinic, please your Full Name & IC number to

For Fun Run registration or more information on the Allianz Penang Bridge International Marathon, please log on to

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