Friday, September 30, 2011

Celebrunners @ Nike We Run KL 10K

Hey! Hey! Hey! Wanna sweat it off alongside local celebrities? These celebrunners will be painting KL red this coming 27 Nov 2011 in the Nike We Run KL 10K. We met them at the launch of the Nike We Run KL 10K yesterday and asked them to give us their best running poses. :D

Ean of Hitz FM.

Gan Mei Yan (顏微恩) of ASTRO, MY FM.

Koe Yeet (高艺), actress

Arabyrd, singer. Check out her fabulous running pose! :D

Kyoto Protocol, alternative band. We are not sure if that is called running. LOL!

Mizz Nina. She is not gonna run though. Instead, she will "TAKE OVER" the stage at the end of the run. So get ready to party with her.

Joe Flizzow will be joining Mizz Nina on stage!

Like last year's run, Nike will bring you live entertainment along and at the end of the run. But, there will not be any pop/ rock act along the route. We heard, it will be a more cultural and historical infused run this year. :D

What you waiting for? Sign up quick at https://www.werunkl10k.com/

Pernod Ricard Malaysia ‎(PRM)‎ launching their global Responsibl​e Drinking Campaign

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Thursday, September 29, 2011

First Look: Nike We Run KL 10K T-Shirt (Malaysia)

Looks like Nike is gonna paint our beloved city Kay EL red this year! The T-shirt design for The Nike We Run KL 10K was revealed this afternoon at Nike outlet at The Curve.

The run will be on 27 November 2011, starting at Padang Merbok.

We asked Nike what will be the finisher token this year. Good news, no more toys...you will get a Nike thumbdrive for your effort. Wah....Cool eh? You heard it here first! :D

This is Lunar Glide+3..One of the shoes highlighted at the launch.

Nike also offers some cool "We Run KL" merchandise. Check it out...

Registration starts on 30 September 2011 at http://facebook.com/NikeRunningMY

Do register fast because last year, the race was sold out in less than a month. Don't say we didn't warn cha!

We will post more pics from the Malaysian media launch tomorrow! Do comeback because we got lots of running poses from celebrities like Mizz Nina, Joe Flizzow etc. :D

Walk of Hope (Hope For Our Children) 2011

What? Walk of Hope 2011

Where? Taman Metropolitan Kepong

When? 8 October 2011 (Saturday) 5:30pm

Who? Organised by National Cancer Society Malaysia & Courts

Why? In aid of National Cancer Socity Malaysia

How far? 5km

How? For more info, please click HERE.

Runwitme says: Walk for a good Cause. The “Walk of Hope” ...reaching out to kids with Cancer. The registration fee is RM20 and it gets you a mystery bag with goodies worth more than RM50 and it’s all for Charity. Please support something that is close to all your hearts.

News: Multi-Purpose Insurans Run 2012

The run will take place on Sunday, 8 January 2012, at Padang Merbuk, Jalan Parlimen, Kuala Lumpur; the first kick start for Year 2012 Running Calendar in Malaysia.

The Multi-Purpose Insurans Run marks a significant history in the general insurance industry as MPIB is the pioneer general insurance company organizing a public run in Malaysia. It is the 1st time MPIB is organising a public run but targets to make the Multi-Purpose Insurans Run a regular feature in the annual Malaysian Running Event Calendar.

The theme for this Run is based on “Healthy Lifestyle” and with this 1st Run, MPIB aims to make running a sustainable healthy recreational activity among its staff, associates, business partners and in the course of it, connect with the growing running enthusiasts in our country.

First time runners are encouraged to participate in “My First Running Clinic” to be conducted by Runners Malaysia, 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. It will be held at Bukit Aman Car Park, Taman Tasik Perdana, Jalan Tanglin, every Saturday at 7.30am from 8 October 2011 to 31 December 2011, a 3 months program. On certain Saturdays, after the run at about 8.30am, selected speakers will be invited to give a talk to impart knowledge on running.

The fun and challenge route distances of 6km and 12km respectively are specially designed for all runners; from first time runners to running enthusiasts. The winners’ prize packages are worth a total of RM25,000.00 in New Balance product vouchers.

Source: Pre-launch press release by MPIB

Runwitme Says: We are invited for the launching of the Multi-Purpose Insurans Run 2012 (“The Run”) at the Olympic Council of Malaysia on 7 October 2011 (“The Launch”). We will keep you updated with more info after the launch. Stay tuned! Anyway, if you guys are already "itchy" to know more about this event, click HERE.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Anyone Want A Sponsored Trip to Penang Bridge International Marathon?

The search is on!

Do you have what it takes to be a member of Team Century Marathoner?

Century is on the search for 2 guys and 2 girls, whom we will sponsor to take part in an international marathon in Penang. The event will take place on 20 November 2011. (You should know by now the race is The Penang International Bridge Marathon)

The sponsorship reward is valued at RM1,400 and includes

•marathon entry fees

•2 nights accommodation

•meals

•travel allowance

•special-edition race gear

If you are selected as a Team Century Marathoner, you will get to bring along a supporter (e.g. spouse, family, friend, or colleague) to the event. Your supporter's meals and accommodation will be covered (based on twin-sharing basis with you). Your supporter will cheer you on at the event while wearing the team gear.

If you're interested, click HERE.

Runwitme says: Anyone of you who want to take me as your supporter? You will get a full coverage (photo and video) in my blog if you do. Heheh! Contact me at runwitme@gmail.com

Photos: Dato' Siti Nurhaliza New Album "All Your Love" Launch

We are super excited for this event – finally an English album from Dato’ Siti Nurhaliza, the no. 1 singer in Malaysia!

Check out the pics we took from the launch at Shook Restaurant, Starhill Gallery recently. Siti look erm...gleaming in her red outfit. We are guessing here but we think that is a Valentino trench coat coupled with an Alexander McQueen belt.

All Your Love is available for RM29.90 at music stores nationwide and can be digitally downloaded at http://www.sitidigital.com/

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Nike We Run KL 10K (Kuala Lumpur) 2011 is Going to Happen!

With more than 8,000 runners descending into the heart of Kuala Lumpur city last year, Nike’s We Run KL 10K will once again be looking to conquer the streets of KL in 2011 in what could possibly be its most historical and culturally infused run to date with the route for this year’s run including some of the most scenic and iconic paths.

The Nike We Run KL 10K is hosted by 3 countries across South East Asia with Malaysia, Singapore, and Philippines carrying the banner. With an aim to cultivate the passion of running amongst young runners in Malaysia, Nike has over the years played a significant role in spurring growth amongst the running community within the country.

We just got the invitation for the media launch at Nike which will be happening within a few days. (Insert excited squeal here)

Please stay tuned for the announcement soon at http://runwitme.blogspot.com ! :D

News: Over 7,700 will swarm the New Pantai Highway for adidas King Of The Road 2011

PETALING JAYA – The countdown to the adidas King Of The Road Marathon 2011 has begun! Coming in just a little under three weeks, the run will be see over 7,700 runners participating in this year’s most highly talked about running marathon at the New Pantai Highway. It will kick-off at Sunway Pyramid in the early morning of Sunday 2 October.

The theme for this year’s race is ‘Colours’ and is set to be the most brilliant run of the year. With the aim to ‘colour your run’,the theme will be represented through the variety of different coloured adidas racing bibs that participants will don. The mesmerising multi-colours to be showcased are meant to demonstrate the vibrancy of the sports scene across Southeast Asia.

With state of the art tracking equipment and the latest in technology set to monitor the race, the adidas King Of The Road 2011 will be held over a 16.8KM and a 10.0KM stretch of the New Pantai Highway.

The adidas King Of The Road is part of a regional running initiative by adidas which sees five countries (Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines and Malaysia) organise the same race which ultimately leads up to a grand finale that will be hosted in the Philippines on the 23rd of October.

The run is opened to all who are interested in running - from social runners to serious athletes.The marathon will comprise of two categories - the ‘Closed’ category (Men / Women) is opened to local runners (Malaysians and Permanent Residents) and the ‘Opened’ category (Men / Women) for international participants. The winner of each country’s Closed categories (Men / Women) will represent Malaysia in an all-expenses paid trip to compete in the adidas KOTR Southeast Asia

Championship to be held in this year’s host country, the Philippines, in a bid to be crowned the adidas South East Asia ‘King of the Road 2011’. “As a global leader in running, adidas is geared towards helping runners all over the world perform better with the introduction of products, technology and platforms designed purely with a runner’s needs in mind.

The organisation of running events such as the adidas King of the Road championship is meant for runners to challenge themselves and to achieve personal breakthroughs,” said Ng Chee Loon, Country Manager of adidas Malaysia.“This event comes at a time when running is becoming increasingly popular among Malaysians and across Southeast Asia.

Keeping up with this fitness trend, we hope to contribute to the vibrant sports scene in Malaysia and the region by cultivating sporting habits and an active lifestyle. In addition, we hope that the adidas KOTR will offer runners the opportunity to run different routes across the region that will ultimately enhance their running experience”.

The 2011 ‘King Of The Road’ in Malaysia is supported by the Ministry of Works, concessionaire New Pantai Expressway Sdn Bhd and the Sunway Group. It marks the 13thedition hosted by the world’s leading sports brand, ‘adidas’ with a whopping confirmed 7,700 runners participating in Malaysia and up to a total of 45,000 participants across the region.

The flag off for the 16.8KM category is set at 6:45am on 2 October and at 7:15am for the 10KM category. Participants are advised to carpool and come early to prepare for the run. With great prizes to be won such as over RM35,000 worth of cash and vouchers from adidas Malaysia the adidas King Of The Road 2011 is an event for runners not to be missed.

Source: Press Release prepared for adidas Malaysia.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Photos: Mizz Nina @ GUESS Watches Party Ahead of Time 2011

We love Mizz Nina latest single "Take Over" featuring Flo Rida. It is super catchy and gets us tapping our feet at no time. We managed to catch this hip hop diva at the GUESS Watches Party Ahead of Time 2011 in 1Utama last Thursday. It was the first time we see her performing it live.

Enjoy the photos!

Check out the official video below! It was shot in Miami and all sunny!

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Red Bull Monkey Run 2011

What? Red Bull Monkey Run 2011

Where? Penang Times Square

When? 13 - 23 Oct 2011

Who? Organised by Red Bull

How? For more info and registration, please click HERE.

Runwitme Says: What Happens When Monkey Meets Bull??? The MONKEY will RUN... 6 obstacles and 1 winner. Are you game enough? Challenge the time and overcome your fears. Red Bull Monkey Run, the first obstacle race in Penang. RM5000 for the Grand Prize and take part in Men's Open and Women's Open with total prizes worth RM12,000!

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

News: PIKOM Charity Run 2011 In Aid Of National Cancer Society Malaysia

Six kilometer run is divided into six categories including a category for corporations

Kuala Lumpur, Tuesday (September 13, 2011) – Put on your running shoes, come and have fun and at the same time, do your part for charity. The national ICT Association of Malaysia, PIKOM, is calling out to all Malaysians aged 16 and above to participate in its PIKOM Charity Run 2011 that will be held on October 9, 2011.

The run is supported by the Federal Territory Amateur Athletics Asssociation (FTAAA) and Menara Kuala Lumpur, and funds collected will be channelled to the National Cancer Society Malaysia.

Covering six kilometres, the charity run will take participants through the heart of Kuala Lumpur along Jln Ampang, Jln Sultan Ismail, Jln P Ramlee, pass Menara Kuala Lumpur, Jln Changkat Raja Chulan and Jln Gereja, starting and finishing at the grounds of PIKOM ICT Mall@Cap Square at Jalan Munshi Abdullah.

The PIKOM Charity Run 2011 is one of the highlights on the association’s calendar this year as it celebrates its 25th anniversary. No newcomer to charitable work, PIKOM has been contributing to needy organisations for many years now but this will be the first time that it is initiating such a big-scale charity event involving the public.

“We are very excited about the run and hope that Malaysians will give their full support. There are various categories for different age groups so families can participate and have a fun day outdoors knowing that they will be doing a good deed at the same time,” said PIKOM Chairman, Dato’ Wei Chuan Beng.

The five categories of the charity run for individuals are Men’s Open (16-39 years); Women’s Open (16-39 years); Men’s Junior Veteran (40-49 years); Men’s Senior Veteran (50 years and above); and Women’s Veteran (40 years and above). Entry fee is RM30 each. The first five winners in each category will receive cash as well as a medal.

PIKOM CHARITY RUN 2011 IN AID OF NATIONAL CANCER SOCIETY MALAYSIA 2 The sixth category, Corporate Challenge, is aimed at encouraging companies to fulfill their CSR role by sending teams of three to five participants each. Companies can opt for either the RM2,000 or RM5,000 registration fee package. The top three teams in this category will each receive a trophy. Participants who complete the run within the stipulated qualifying time will each receive a certificate.

Registration is open now and will close before September 30 2011 or once the number of participants reaches 3,000, whichever comes first. Entry forms can be downloaded from the following websites:

www.ftaaa.org.my

www.pikom.my

www.hooha.asia where online registration and payment is available

For more details, please contact either G’ny or Alex at tel: (03) 7955 2922 or email: gny@pikom.org.my or alex@pikom.org.my.

Source: Official Press Release from PIKOM. Thank you PIKOM and Nexus PR!

Monday, September 12, 2011

Happy Mid Autumn Festival

Today's moon is going to be the roundest because it is the Mid Autumn Festival or also known as the Mooncake Festival and sometimes, Lantern Festival. We would like to wish everyone Happy Mid Autumn Festival.

We had an early celebration with 8TV in the 8TV Mooncake Carnival last Saturday at Berjaya Times Square. Check out the pics :D

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Photos: Huang Xiao Ming 黃曉明 TISSOT Ambassador @ Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur

Dang! No, We didn't manage to get China's No.1 Heartthrob, Huang Xiao Ming to do a running pose. LOL! Too many bodyguards and too many screaming eagar fans around....but we did manage to get his arrival photo in a luxurious sport car though! He drove it himself. :D

Driving in KL at night with sunglasses on? Wow! What a daredevil, eh?

Huang Xiao Ming was in twon yesterday to launch a new range of diving watch by TISSOT. Enjoy the pictures, OK? :D

An autographed postcard.

Lucky fans who got close enough to touch Huang Xiao Ming! (Insert jealous eyes of all the other ladies out there. LOL!)

"Jumpa lagi", said Huang Xiao Ming in Malay before he walked down the stage.

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