Saturday, October 25, 2014

What To Expect From Puma Night Run Malaysia Based on the Taipei (Taiwan) Edition

Following successful runs in Seoul and Taiwan, PUMA brings this experience to Malaysia for the first time ever this evening!

Thanks to Puma Malaysia, we have the chance to run the Taipei edition of the Puma Night Run first. Based on our experience in Taipei, here are some of the stuff you might expect from Puma Night Run in Setia Alam Convention Centre later.

Please take note, some of the events depicted here may be different from our local edition but generally you will get to enjoy the similar experience the joy of running and to work hard in completing the night course.

Fusion of fitness together with fun.
What do you get when you bring all 3,000 runners together? Other than sweating it out pounding the tarmac, we get to connect with each other and share our love for running. The fun begins when the sun has set!

Celebrities sighting!
PUMA is not short of celebrity supporters whom are known as friends of PUMA. We are sure you can spot at least one or two donning their running shoes for the run. In Taipei, we bumped into actor Adrian Tan and Ernest Chong.

From Zero to Hero
In conjunction with the inaugural PUMA Night Run in Malaysia, the PUMA Night Cat Club Malaysia is launched where eight personalities led by Coach Ian Cheang undergo a 6-week intensive training focusing on fitness and techniques to complete the PUMA Night Run. Similarly in Taiwan, they also have a bunch of celebrities training together for the Puma Night Run.

The PUMA Night Run practically sums up everything about PUMA. Being brave, determined, confident and joyful defines PUMA. Let's cheer for that! ;)

Fabulous warm up!
Get those muscles stretched and warmed up before the run. Let the Taiwan edition, we expect a great warm up session with great music before we hit the road!

Forever faster
3...2...1...GO!!!!! Go for your personal best. There are prizes for both men and women categories in the PUMA Night Run including PUMA vouchers and Power Bar goodies bag.

Beautiful night scenery
One of the most memorable moments in Puma Night Run Taipei was her beautiful skyline. Nicely lit buildings, a Ferris wheel, magnificent bridges.

We have not run at night in Setia Alam before but it is said to be one of the best locations for the PUMA Night Run this time around due to its beautifully planned and designed infrastructures and environment. This place comes with good security and the roads vary in inclination which leads to a more exciting run.

Well, we will find out soon enough! ;)

Happy runners!
Yeah! Must be the endorphins or happy hormones released during the exercise. We runners, be it from Taiper or Kuala Lumpur are generally happy people. Heheh!

A gorgeous finisher medal
You gotta earn it! The joy of being presented with a piece of metal on a lanyard after you crossed the finish line is indescribable! *Insert excited squeal here*

Photo booth with timing
OK. Honestly, we are not sure if they have it in Malaysia but we think this is kinda cool and we just have to highlight it. Once you scanned your timing chip, your completion time will appear on the photo booth. Now you can relish your finishing moment while your photo being taken. :)

A climatic concert
Enjoy the rest of the night with special performances from various local artistes. We heard DJ Anowl and many more will be performing. We do not have the confirmed list as yet.

A handsome goodies bag!
All runners who have registered for the PUMA Night Run will also receive a race t-shirt, race-bib with timing chip, finishers’ medal, race goodies bag, neck towel, race pouch and PUMA vouchers. There might be some slight differences in term of colours and contents but you will love your loot! Note: Shoes and running shorts are not part of the goodies ya!

A big appetite after the run!
A big guarantee for that! LOL! After the Puma Night Run in Taipei, we explored the world famous night market in search of food, glorious food! We were not disappointed! Similarly here, we can "explore" our 24 hours Mamaks or hawker stalls! Heheh!

Hope you enjoy reading this post! Good luck and all the best for your run tonight! :)

Friday, October 24, 2014

Press Release: 26 Malaysian Artists Join Forces for Air Force 1 Theory

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 7th, 2014) - Nike Air Force One Theory (#AF1Theory) will be honouring the launch of the reworked classic All White Air Force 1 (Lunar Force 1) this November 18th, 2014 by bringing together 26 Malaysian Artists in this ground-breaking event, held at Hundred% in Lot10 Shopping Complex. The hand-picked artists will be showcasing their creativity by putting life and characteristics of who they are and what they do onto a plain white pair of AF-1.

Designed by Bruce Kilgore, the Nike Air Force 1 was the first basketball shoe that uses the Nike Air technology. Nike Sportswear‘s Lunar Force 1 has been reworked for 2014, resulting in the brand new Lunar Force 1 ’14. Ditching the Hyperfuse construction that marked past releases like the Lunar Force 1 Fuse LTHR and “White Ice,” the new version of the silhouette retains the leather upper of the original Air Force 1, coupling it with an updated Lunarlon midsole and an icy translucent rubber outsole.

The artists, ranging from Rappers, Producers, Photographers, Tattoo Artists, Graffiti Artists, Fashion Designers and many more will be customising the brand new Lunar Force 1 in the month of October that can now be seen on their instagrams or those with a hashtag of #AF1Theory.

The launch happening this November 18th, will showcase not only the brand Nike Lunar Force 1 2014 but also the 26 pairs of customized work of art by the local artists and influencers. One can anticipate the different touch given to a plain white pair of sneakers from the influencers of different scenes and walk of life.

About Hundred%Shop
HUNDRED% stands out as one of the Premium Lifestyle Store. With a premium footwear line under its belt, like the Nike NSW line, Kobe Line, Lebron, Kevin Durant line, and Air Jordan brand, plus with other lifestyle shoemakers. Besides the Footwear section, HUNDRED% also stock some of the most renown streetwear brands in the world like Undefeated, Stussy and Us Versus Them. With all this available at HUNDRED%, the store is definitely a must-visit for any streetwear and lifestyle clothing enthusiast, sneakerheads, or just anyone looking for a good variety of things to shop.

Friday, October 17, 2014

The SCORE Cupid Dash 2015

What? The SCORE Cupid Dash 2015

When? 14 February 2015 (Saturday) 6.00am

Where? Kepong Metropolitan Park

Who? Organized by Mantra Experimental Sdn Bhd.

How far? 3.5km

How much? RM70

How to register? Click

Runwitme Says: Love is in the air! Time to profess your love to the thing you love most - RUNNING. Hahah! A short run, about 3.5km but packed with love-theme activities like photo booth. rose giveaway, wishing pond, photo contest etc.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Salomon X-Trail Run 2014 @ MAEPS/ MARDI Pintu 2, Serdang

What? Salomon X-Trail Run 2014

When? 210 December 2014 (Sunday) 7:00am

Where? MAEPS/ MARDI Pintu 2, Serdang

How far? 10km

How much? RM60 inclusive of a Salomon ACTI LITE running Tee worth RM79

How to register? Register on line at

Runwitme Says: All participants are entitled to 30% discount on Salomon products. Registration starts NOW and closing date is 7 December or upon reaching 2,500 runners. Race pack collection will be at World of Sports, Paradigm Mall on 18 - 20 December.

Press Release: Multi-Purpose Insurans 2015 Run Clinics

Kuala Lumpur, 8 October 2014 – the Multi-Purpose Insurans Run (MPIB Run), a community run event will be starting the 1st session of 2 months long of Running Clinics coming Saturday, 18th October 2014 with a talk on “Basic Fitness – Running as a sustainable healthy recreational activity for all / Running Shoes & Feet Types - the right fit”

The Clinics, a 2-month programme aptly named “My First Run Clinic” are for new and interested runners keen to take up running as a keep fit activity. Seasoned runners are welcomed to join at the Padang Merbuk Car Park, Jalan Parlimen to train in preparation for the Race on 4th January 2015.

The concept of My First Run Clinic is to help individuals who are now not running to take up running as a sustainable healthy recreational activity. Runners Malaysia will be conducting the 2 months programme commencing on 18th October and ending with a fellowship and trial run on 20 December 2014. All the Clinics will be held on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. and on certain Saturdays after the run, invited speakers and among them, Mr. Mark Williams, Standard Chartered KL Marathon Official Running Coach will share running tips, strength training, running gait, correct running shoes, fitness & performance.

The theme, “Healthy Lifestyle – Work Life Balance” has been adopted and maintained to continue to encourage runners to kick start the new year with living a healthy lifestyle as their new year resolution.

MPIB is expecting 5,000 runners for this 2015 edition of run which will again be held at the Padang Merbuk on 4 January 2015, with 6 competitive categories i.e. 3 categories each for the 12KM and 9KM; a stretched distance from 8KM in the previous Run. There will be 2 Fun Run categories of 5KM and a 3 KM walk is being planned for the Runners’ family members who wish to join in.

MPIB Run 2015 is supported by New Balance, Revive Isotonic as Official Apparel and Official Isotonic respectively together with a Running Malaysia as Media Partner (Magazine), Pacific Regency Hotel as Hotel Partner and a host of sponsors, partners and supporters.

For more info, please visit

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Anyone wanna Run with Haile Gebrselassie?

Haile Gebrselassie, the man widely regarded as the greatest ever long distance runner, will be gracing this year's Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore and running alongside thousands in the 10km race category - will you be one of them?

The 41-year-old Ethiopian has also won two Olympic gold medals and four World Championship titles over the 10km distance and as recently as 2008, broke the Marathon world record with a time of 2:03:59 in Berlin.

This year's race will mark the running legend's first visit to the Lion City and his first major Marathon event in South East Asia. If you haven't done so yet, make sure you register before our last few slots run out!

REGISTRATION UPDATE: To allow runners to run with the 'Greatest Ever', registration will remain open until midnight on Friday, 31 October.*

*Late registrations will still be accepted after 31 October, with a $20 late fee and a non-personalised race bib.

For more info, please click

Press Release: Sign up and save! 250 Bundles available for registration to 2015 edition of IRONMAN 70.3 Putrajaya and IRONMAN Malaysia

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia (Wednesday October 15th, 2014) Bundle registration is now open for IRONMAN 70.3 Putrajaya and IRONMAN Malaysia. There are just 250 bundles available for athletes looking to sign up for both events for a special price. Normal registration for individual events will start on October 22.

The individual registration for each event will be available from 22 October onwards.

After a highly successful return of the IRONMAN brand to Malaysia, athletes can now start planning for 2015. IRONMAN 70.3 Putrajaya will take place on Sunday April 5, 2015. The race consists of a 1.9km swim, 90km bike and 21.1km run. IRONMAN Malaysia will take place on Saturday November 14, 2015. The race consists of a 3.8km swim, 180km bike and 42.2km run.

Limited Bundle packages available.

250 bundles available from October 15 to October 21 at USD795*

IRONMAN 70.3 Putrajaya Individual Registration

- 500 Early Bird entries available from October 22 to October 26 at USD225*
- Registration fee from October 27 to January 17, 2015 at USD265*
- Registration fee from January 18 to March 6 at USD295*
IRONMAN 70.3 Putrajaya Team Registration
- Early Bird entries available from October 27 to January 17, 2015 at USD320*
- Registration fee from January 18 to March 6 at USD360*
IRONMAN Malaysia Registration
- Early Bird entries available from October 22 to August 15, 2015 at USD600*
- Registration fee from August 16 to October 16, 2015 at USD650*

*The prices above is excluding 6% Malaysia GST and 6% Active admin fees

IRONMAN World Championship Qualifying Race
There are 40 qualifying slots offered in the 2015 IRONMAN Malaysia, Langkawi to the 2016 IRONMAN World Championship in Kaliua-Kona, Hawaii.

For more information, please visit:

IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship Qualifying Race
There are 30 qualifying slots offered in the 2015 IRONMAN 70.3 Putrajaya to the 2015 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Zell AM See-Kaprun, Austria.

For more information, please visit

Press Release: Batik Fun Walk 2014

Let’s get busy and be creative for a Sunday morning walk !!

Sunday mornings are always the best time for some vigorous exercise! And this year’s 2.3 km walk will surely get the blood pumping.

Yayasan Budi Penyayang Malaysia (PENYAYANG) is pleased to announce that the Batik Fun Walk will be held on Sunday, 30 November 2014 at 6:30 am at Lanai, Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTiC), Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur.

The Batik Fun Walk is an annual event of the Malaysia Batik: Crafted for The World Movement. It is good wholesome fun that everyone in the family can take part in and enjoy. Over the past years, this fun event has grown, with added interest from sponsors and walking participants alike.

The Prizes
Prizes will be awarded for the following:
1. Youngest Participant
2. Oldest Participant
3. Largest Group
4. Individual Most Creatively Dressed in Batik
5. Family Most Creatively Dressed in Batik
6. Lucky Draws

The Route
The route for the Batik Fun Walk will be 2.3 km. It will start and end in Lanai, MaTiC. The route will take you down to Jalan Sultan Ismail, then right up to Jalan P. Ramlee and back to Jalan Ampang.

6:30 am Registration starts
8:15 am Warming-up Session
8:30 am Flag Off by YB Encik Khairy Jamaluddin Minister of Youth and Sports Malaysia
9:15 am Entertainment by ASTRO
10:00 am Prize Giving Ceremony Participation Fee

For a fee of RM15, participants get a batik sarong, a goodies bag of mineral water and buns and the chance to take part in this healthy, fun event. Children under 12 can join free of charge.

In Support Of Penyayang Pesakit Kanser
Participants can help a cause while having fun as proceeds from the walk will be channeled to Penyayang Pesakit Kanser (PPK). PPK serves as a support group for cancer patients at Putrajaya Hospital and National Cancer Institute. PPK organizes and manages volunteers and activities to serve as an effective cancer patient support team and provides relevant support for cancer patients and their families.

For more information, call the organizer, Yayasan Budi Penyayang Malaysia at 03-8946 0222 or visit

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