Thursday, December 15, 2011

First Look: Mizuno Wave Run 2012 Official Vest Design

It's RED! Very auspicious, eh? The run will be happening on 15 Jan 2012. A week before the Chinese New Year weekend. :D

So, it's a good event to train up and get your body fabulous-looking for CNY! Heheh!

We attended the press launch of the event at Mizuno outlet (Lot T225A, 3rd Floor. The Gardens Mid Valley City) just now.

FYI, Mizuno Wave Run was 1st initiated in December 2005 as a fun running event to compliment the many other existing high profile performance running event in the country with an objective to create a healthy lifestyle activity for all.

The 1st event in 2005 was held at Padang Merbuk Kuala Lumpur & attracted about 900+ runners. The following years have seen the event growing with the following participations 900 (2005), 1,300 (2006), 1,900 (2007), 2,800 (2008), 3,800 (2009) and 4,400 (2010). For the year 2012, Mizuno's target is 5,000 runners.

Mr. Glenny J Da Costa - Sales & Marketing Manager as the emcee of the day.

Mr. Joachim Heng - Marcom Manager giving the opening speech.

Mr Rustam Razaihan (President, Pacesetters Athletic Club Malaysia) promises a fun yet challenging route for the runner. He added, "Runners can expect a hill in the route because hill is a "trademark" of any Pacesetters events."

Dato’ Sieh Kok Chi (Secretary General, Olympic Council Malaysia) lamented about lack of great runners in our countries and hoped events like The Mizuno Wave Run could promote and produce better runners to represent the country in the future.

ALL Finishers in will receive a FINISHERS MEDAL & a FINISHERS CERTIFICATE with their name, timings & position printed on the certificate.

Both Starting & Finishing will be held at Stadium UPM & the entire 10km route will cover most part of the UPM campus site & runners will be running in a chartered route specially catered to give runners enjoyment & safety route.

After the race, light breakfast from the sponsors will be served to participants while waiting for the announcement of the final results of winners.

Mr Kiyoshi Tatani (Business Manager, Mizuno Corporation Japan)

Over the past few years, we notice that sports activities especially the running event has attracted a lot of interest from the public & we in Mizuno felt that its our responsibility as a an International Sports Company to further support these enthusiast & passionate public by organizing a running event to give them opportunity to gauge their capability & to maintain the legacy of “To Enjoy Running”

Title Sponsor: MIZUNO

Main Sponsor : WORLD OF SPORTS

Co-Sponsors : SUUNTO, GATORADE, POWERBAR, PHYSIOGEL, NESTLE FITNESS CEREAL, PERSKINDOL

Official Venue : UNIVERSITY PUTRA MALAYSIA, SERDANG

Event Organizer : PACESETTERS ATHLETIC CLUB MALAYSIA

A quick reminder, slots are running out fast. Do register on-line HERE now!


2 Comment Wit Me:








Haja

said...

Just noticed today that my vest doesn't have the wave run logo on the back. It looks like a normal vest sold at Mizuno outlets, even has a price tag sticker showing RM59.90 on it.

Any idea if it's the same for everyone and if it isn't, can I get it replaced? It sucks that there aren't any official website or FB page for this event.





RunWitMe

said...

Hi Haja, I hv passed your comment to Mizuno and here's their feedback: On the running vest, reason why there was no printing is; we had an overwhelming response & have run out of sizes for some of the vest required. In order to provide the actual sizes as per runners request upon registration, we have decided to re-produce additional running vest but unfortunately, due to time constraint, the printing could not be done on time. The price tag is normal for all Mizuno attire produced & be rest assured that this model is NOT available for sale in all our outlets.




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