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 http://score.my/the-score-cupid-dash-2015/


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 http://www.myraceonline.com/

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 http://www.mpibrun.com.my/

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 http://www.marathonsingapore.com/

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: http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman/world-championship.aspx#axzz3G9Hr5tgj

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 http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/emea/ironman-70.3/zell-am-see-kaprun.aspx#axzz3G9Hr5tgj

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.

Schedule
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 www.penyayang.org.my

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Olympic Council of Malaysia set to present Malaysian International Marathon in Penang in 2015



Wow! Wow! Wow! We can't believe our eyes when we saw this news. Two marathons in Penang on the same bridge?!!!

According to The Star, the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) will be organising the Malaysian International Marathon (MIM) in Penang in conjuction of its 60th anniversary celebrations.

The MIM will be held at the Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge, Penang on March 22 in 2015. As we already knew, Penang Bridge International Marathon is also making use of the same bridge starting this year on 16 November.

OCM has teamed up with the Malaysian Athletic Federation (MAF) and Mega Visual to make the event an exciting and interesting one with an offering of total prize money amounting to RM600,000!

Stay tuned while we find out more info about this event! For updates, do follow our tweet HERE and LIKE us on our Facebook HERE.

Source of info: The Star

Monday, October 13, 2014

Photos & Top 3 Results: Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2014



Full Marathon Men’s Open

1st Kennedy Kiproo Lilan (Kenya) 02:17:47
2nd Geoffrey Birgen (Kenya) 02:17:48
3rd Chelimo Luka Kipkemoi (Kenya) 02:18:45

Full Marathon Women’s Open

1st Mugo Hellen Wanjiku (Kenya) 02:43:22
2nd Demes Alemtsehay Mefsin (Kenya) 02:43:59
3rd Ruth Chemisto Matebo (Kenya) 02:44:32

Full Marathon Veteran Men
1st Jonah Kipserem Tarus (Kenya) 02:28:11
2nd Charles Kimingi Thaiya (Kenya) 02:37:56
3rd David Kuino (Kenya) 02:40:59

Full Marathon Veteran Women

1st Margeret Njuguna (Kenya) 03:03:36
2nd Takeuchi Keiko (Japan) 03:22:41
3rd Chotip Kan-Uam (Thailand) 03:22:53

Full Marathon Malaysian Men

1st Muhaizar Mohamad (Malaysia) 02:41:11
2nd Shaharudin Hashim (Malaysia) 02:46:24
3rd Tan Huong Leong (Malaysia) 02:47:23

Full Marathon Malaysian Women

1st Loh Chooi Fern (Malaysia) 03:25:52
2nd Yuan Yu Fang (Malaysia) 03:34:27
3rd Adele Wong Li-Peng (Malaysia) 03:35:07

Honda Half Marathon Men Open
1st Peter Kipleting Keter (Kenya) 01:06:48
2nd James Maregu (Kenya) 01:07:48
3rd Paul Kimani Kiragu (Kenya) 01:09:00

Honda Half Marathon Women Open
1st Jackline Musyawa Nzvio (Kenya) 01:20:01
2nd Peninah Kigen (Kenya) 01:20:50
3rd Kiguru Mary Wangui (Kenya) 01:22:03

Honda Half Marathon Men Veteran

1st Jean-Pierre LautReDoux (France) 01:16:07
2nd Mizukoshi Tomohiro (Japan) 01:19:51
3rd Mark Williams (Great Britain) 01:20:26

Honda Half Marathon Women Veteran

1st Tani Mami Japan 01:30:00
2nd Joanna Louise Dent Australia 01:32:33
3rd Rachel Pepper New Zealand 01:39:04

Honda Half Marathon Malaysian Men
1st Mohd Jironi Riduan (Malaysia) 01:15:21
2nd Venugopal A/L Muniandy (Malaysia) 01:17:22
3rd Murali A/L Muniandy (Malaysia) 01:23:12

Honda Half Marathon Malaysian Women

1st Noor Amelia Musa (Malaysia) 01:27:31
2nd Lee Khum Chiew (Malaysia) 01:44:19
3rd Lim Ai Lin (Malaysia) 01:48:17

10km Speed Men Open
1st Andri Dauni (Malaysia) 00:36:53
2nd Tim Garret (Australia) 00:37:02
3rd Chew Jee Keng (Singapore) 00:38:08

10km Speed Women Open
1st Emebet Hailu Mulate (Ethiopia) 00:39:38
2nd Sheela A/P Samivellu (Malaysia) 00:40:02
3rd Jessica Ng Sze Chia (Malaysia) 00:52:16

10km Speed Men Veteran

1st Prabakharan A/L Madhavan (Malaysia) 00:37:31
2nd Lim Khon Seng, Casey (Malaysia) 00:38:52
3rd Chai Yit Shang (Malaysia) 00:42:27

10km Speed Women Veteran

1st Lai Yook Ching (Malaysia) 00:50:24
2nd Tan Pei Ling (Malaysia) 00:50:53
3rd Tina Munro (Great Britain) 00:51:27

Corporate Challenge
1st Mercedes-Benz Malaysia 02:44:51
2nd Hwang Investment Management 02:58:05
3rd Curtin University, Sarawak Campus 03:00:48

Ministries Challenge
1st Jabatan Pengairan Dan Saliran Malaysia 02:46:16
2nd Kementerian Sumber Asli Dan Alam Sekitar 03:00:34
3rd Jabatan Imegresen Malaysia 03:06:32

Universities Challenge
1st Taylor’s College Sri Hartamas 02:32:34
2nd Methodist College Kuala Lumpur 02:41:49
3rd Monash University Malaysia 02:51:43

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