Penang Hill Heritage Forest Challenge

Padang Serbaguna, Youth Park, Pulau Pinang
18 August 2024

Penang Hill Heritage Forest Challenge



Padang Serbaguna, Youth Park, Georgetown Pulau Pinang

Time & Date

18 Aug 2024 


7.00am - 11.30am

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Race Category

13km, 7km

The highly anticipated annual Penang Hill Heritage Forest Challenge (PHHFC) returns for its 9th edition on Sunday, 18 August 2024.

The Penang Hill Heritage Forest Challenge, which debuted in 2014, is designed to showcase Penang as a premier eco-tourism destination while fostering awareness and appreciation for environmental and heritage conservation within the Penang Hill Biosphere Reserve. This event serves as a testament to sustainable practices and responsible tourism initiatives.

Starting from Penang Youth Park, the 13km route takes the participants onto a run into the Penang Hill Biosphere Reserve, where they will:

a.     go up the Moon Gate Trail,

b.     stop by Station 5 and Station 84,

c.     take the jeep track up further onto Viaduct Road East, Viaduct Road West, and Moniot West,

d.     then ends the run at the Dataran, Penang Hill at atop the hill.

For the 2024 edition, a shorter route of 7kmis introduced to allow casual and fun runners to share the similar terrain and sights around the Penang Hill Biosphere Reserve

Race Venue: 

Location:  Padang Serbaguna, Youth Park, 10450 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Coordinates: 5.430557632886144, 100.29830964621937


Finish Location:  Dataran Penang Hill


13km Route Map


7km Route Map


Registration Fee


Flag Off, Cut Off Time for Different Categories







Venue:   Information Counter, Penang Hill Lower Station
Time:      9.00 a.m - 5.00 p.m from 15 - 17 August 2024.

Event Schedule on Sun 18th August 2024

time of day



Arrival of runners


Race briefing, VIP speech


13km - Flag Off


7km - Flag Off


Arrival of VIP at Dataran, Penang Hill


Speech by VIP


Prize presentation ceremony 


Lucky Draw Session


Group Photo Session

T-Shirt (distances to be corrected) and Medal (to be uploaded later


T-Shirt Sizing Chart


Rules & Regulations

1. The participant needs to be 15 years old and above on the race day. 

2. Age calculation is based on the date of the event.

3. Registration fees are exclusive of online processing fee.

4. Once the registration is completed and payment has been made, the entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE,

5. Participants of this race are doing this at their own risk and will not hold the organizer responsible for any
personal injury, death and all other losses or damages that may be sustained before, during and after the race event.

6. For any change in size of the event tee, change of category, or bib transfer, please contact  No tee size change is allowed after 15th July 2024.

7. Prize money will be given only to podium winners (Top 8) of each of the four 13km categories along
with trophies for the top 3 winners.

8. Trophies and sponsored prizes will be given to podium winners (Top 3) of each of the four 7km categories. 



1.     In submitting my online registration form, I hereby READ and AGREE to ABIDE by the rules and regulations of the race event, including information written on the race event website and race event programme pertaining to the Penang Hill Heritage Forest Challenge 2024.

2.     I DECLARE, UNDERSTAND and ACCEPT that I am participating in this race at my own risk and hereby AGREE TO WAIVE all my rights to any claim of personal injury, death and all other losses or damages that may be sustained before, during and after the race event against the race organizer, sponsors and supporters.

3.     I DECLARE that I am medically and physically fit to participate in this race.

4.     I DECLARE that I have trained sufficiently for this race.

5.     I DO NOT HAVE any cardiac disorders or illnesses and have READ the "Health Checklist" to make sure that I am physically able to participate in this race. If I am NOT FEELING WELL, I will decide NOT TO TAKE PART in the race. If during the race, I become injured or sick or unwell, I AGREE to receive emergency first aid treatment.

6.     I understand SUBSTITUTE RUNNERS ARE NOT ALLOWED and I will not allow any runner to replace me during the race.

7.     I agree that I will withdraw from the race if I miss the official cut-off times at any one of the checkpoints along the route and also at the finishing point.  In such an event, I will surrender my bib to the race officials, sign a Race Withdrawal Form, and discontinue running in the race.  Should I wish to continue running, I agree that this is against the rules and regulations of the race, and I will be running on my own accord which is not part of the race.  I understand that I will not be entitled to any finisher T-shirt, medal, or finisher-related items.

8.     I HAVE NOT provided any false information regarding my race participation qualifications.

9.     I consent to the race organizer using my name, image and likeness in the race event, at any time, to promote the race event for publicity.

10.  I agree and understand that I may be included in the video footage, photographs, articles and race information. I also understand that such photos/footage are owned by the race organizer and may be used in magazines, television, newspapers, internet, posters and pamphlets.

Entry List

Early Bird

26 Mar- 30 Apr 2024


1 May- 20 Jul 2024


RM 55

RM 65


RM 35

RM 45