Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Press Release: World Diabetes Day 2012 Walkathon and Fun Run To Protect Our Future



In conjunction with World Diabetes Day, which falls on 14 November each year, the Malaysian Endocrine & Metabolic Society (MEMS) will be organising the World Diabetes Day 5km Walkathon and 10km Fun Run 2012 on 11th November to be held at Dataran Merdeka.

Themed “Diabetes: Protect Our Future”, the event is organised with the collaborative effort and support of diabetes care societies and corporate companies with the aim to raise awareness and bring the diabetes epidemic into the public spotlight.

Details of the World Diabetes Day 5km Walkathon and 10km Fun Run 2012 are as follows:

Date : 11 November 2012 (Sunday)
Time : 7.00am – 12.00pm
Venue : Dataran Merdeka, KL
The first 5,000 participants will not only receive a goody bag but a specially-designed T-shirt as well. There will also be attractive prizes up for grabs as well as free glucose test and diabetes risk analysis screenings.

The World Diabetes Day 5km Walkathon and 10km Fun Run 2012 is a perfect chance to spend time with your family while keeping fit and playing your part to increase awareness on diabetes.

For more information about diabetes or to register for the World Diabetes Day 5km Walkathon and 10km Fun Run 2012, please visit www.wdd2012.com or call the Federal Territory Amateur Athletic Association at 03-2715 2843.



Runwitme Says: How about killing two birds with one stone? The Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research will be held on the same morning but at a slightly later time (9am flag off). Why not do both events? :)


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