Gold sponsor of Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2014

offer runners Take It Easy KL Marathon Personal Accident Insurance


Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2014 and gold sponsor, MSIG Insurance, are offering participants a one-day Personal Accident insurance coverage on Race Day which falls on October 12.

Named the Take It Easy KL Marathon Personal Accident (PA) Insurance, the product is specially designed for distance running with the objective of encouraging runners to protect themselves against any unforeseen circumstances on event day.

“As the organiser of one of Kuala Lumpur’s most celebrated marathons, we have witnessed over the past years that many types of accidents can happen,” said Rainer Biemans, Director of Dirigo Events, event owner and organiser of the Standard Chartered KL Marathon.

He continued, “As MSIG Insurance has been our sponsor for the past five years; we truly appreciate their efforts of supporting our runners through this tailored insurance product,”

The Take It Easy KL Marathon PA Insurance does not require any medical examination. For as low as RM3, runners will be able to purchase the basic cover online. The benefit of event cancellation will be given to runners who choose the Upgrade Plan for only RM5. This offer is limited on first come first served basis and must be purchased 30 days before the event day.

Some other benefits of Take It Easy KL Marathon PA:

  • Can be purchased anytime using either a smartphone, tablet or PC
  • Personal Accident covers Accidental Death of up to RM50,000
  • Permanent Disablement of up to RM50,000
  • Medical Expenses of up to RM3,000


*Terms and conditions apply

MSIG Insurance CEO, Chua Seck Guan, said working with the organisers and growing with the event had provided the company with insights of what runners required for a safe and fun marathon.

“We realised that the runners’ needed to protect themselves as accidents can always happen on Race Day. Hence our value added product is one way for us to give back to the runners and thank them for their support for the event through the years.”

To learn more on Take It Easy KL Marathon PA Insurance, visit or for information on Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2014.

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