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Recommended Training Venues

This section of the Standard Chartered KL Marathon official website provides you with some training spots in Kuala Lumpur. Descriptions of the training spots will help you decide which is best for your training needs and will suit your preferences.  (Source: http://www.runnersmalaysia.com.my)
 

Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM)

Route:
Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM)
Parking: Plenty around the area
Features: Park surroundings, trail, undulating terrain, can be crowded on weekends and holidays
Surface: Tarred roads and trail
Distance: 10 km and 5 km routes over a variety of surfaces.
Best time to run: Mornings or evenings



Kiara Park

Route: Kiara
Parking: Plenty around the area
Features: Park surroundings, undulating terrain, can be crowded on weekends and holidays
Surface:  Synthetic
Distance: 1.1 km for the small loop, 2.2 km for the larger more challenging loop
Best time to run: Mornings or evenings



KLCC Park

Route: KLCC Park
Parking:   Plenty around the area or simply take the Putra Light Rail Transit (LRT)
Features: Park surroundings, water fountains, undulating terrain, can be very crowded on weekends and holidays
Surface: Synthetic track
Distance: 1.3 km per loop
Best time to run: Mornings after 7am or evenings after 6 pm.   Open from 7:00 am till 10:00 pm daily
Comment: If you want to run in the shadows of the imposing 2nd tallest building in the world, this is the right place. It's central location also makes it an ideal place to run after work



Perdana Botanical Garden (Lake Gardens)

Route:   Perdana Botanical Garden (Lake Gardens)
Parking: Plenty around the area
Features: Park surroundings, undulating terrain, can be very crowded on weekends and holidays
Surface: Synthetic track and interlocking bricks
Distance: 2.3 km per loop
Best time to run: Mornings or evenings



Kepong Metropolitan Park

Route:   Kepong Metropolitan Park
Parking: Plenty around the area
Features: Park surroundings, undulating terrain, toilet facilities (20 cents per entry)
Surface: Synthetic track and tarred
Distance: 3.65 km per running loop, 5 km per bike loop
Best time to run: Mornings or evenings