Monday, April 30, 2012

First Look: MCS Fun Run 2012 T-Shirt Design



We can see a lot of creative efforts being put into the T-shirt. Do you like it?

For more info on MCS Fun Run, please click http://runwitme.blogspot.com/2012/03/mcs-fun-run-2012.html

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

News: Standard Chartered KL Marathon Closes Registrati​ons almost TEN Weeks Ahead of Race Day


Registration closes early with target 27,000 runners signed up.

Kuala Lumpur, 23 April 2012 – Upon receiving such overwhelming response from the running community, the organisers closed registrations after reaching the targeted number of 27,000 runners by 17 April 2012, almost ten weeks ahead of the estimated closing date of 31 May. Participants from around the country and the world will converge at Dataran Merdeka on 24 June 2012 to run for a reason at the Standard Chartered KL Marathon.

“We are truly happy and humbled by the overwhelming response from the running community, both local and abroad. To be able to close registrations almost ten weeks ahead of race day clearly shows that the Standard Chartered KL Marathon continues to be an iconic event, attracting top runners from around the world and country to compete for the largest prize in Malaysia. On behalf of the entire organising committee I am thrilled to welcome all participants to Dataran Merdeka on 24 June 2012,” said Rainer Biemans, Director of Dirigo Events Sdn Bhd.

“Closing the registrations early definitely positions the Standard Chartered KL Marathon as the biggest and most anticipated running event in Malaysia. Looking back on the past four years, we are proud to be the title sponsor of a landmark event that touches the lives of Malaysians as we all run for a reason.,” said Osman Morad, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad.

Even though registration for the Standard Chartered KL Marathon is closed, those interested can still get involved in a variety of ways – these include:-

Donating to ‘Run for a Cause’ – This programme is a platform for runners to compete in the race, while also giving back to the community by raising money for charity. Donate to a registered runner today to raise money for a worthy cause.

Volunteers – Sign up as a volunteer. More than 2,000 persons are required to help on the big Race Day and you can be one of them! Help monitor the race route and distribute beverages and bananas to runners, among other activities throughout the race.

Supporters – Simply come to Dataran Merdeka on 24 June to cheer and support your friends and families during their race and enjoy yourselves at our sponsors’ booths and kids’ zone.

For more information on registering to be a volunteer for the Standard Chartered KL Marathon, or donating for ‘Run for a Cause’, please visit: www.kl-marathon.com.

Also, connect with other runners through the Standard Chartered KL Marathon Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/SCKLmarathon and keep up-to-date via twitter at www.twitter.com/scklmarathon

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Energizer Night Race 2012 - List of Winners



Category A: Full Marathon – Men Open
Name Country Official Time
Kipchumba Abraham Kenya 02:50:06
Eng Hup Boh Malaysia 03:17:19
Tang Yew Choy Malaysia 03:21:45

Category B: Full Marathon – Women Open
Name Country Official Time
Yee Pei Ni Malaysia 03:51:35
Brittany Malaysia 04:10:23
Lee Siak Yeng Malaysia 04:17:31

Category C: Full Marathon – Men Jr Veteran
Name Country Official Time
Junichiro Adachi Japan 03:06:12
Chan Kean Siew Malaysia 03:41:58
Aung Moe Burma 03:53:13

Category D: Full Marathon – Men Sr Veteran
Name Country Official Time
Khor Ngee Leong Malaysia 03:32:07
Tan Wah Sing Malaysia 03:44:25
Tang Chee Choon Malaysia 03:49:24

Category E: Full Marathon – Women Veteran
Name Country Official Time
Deborah Chinn United States 03:33:04
Ewe Bee Hong Malaysia 03:59:01
Yuka Takehiro Japan 03:59:26

Category F: 15.5km – Men Open
Name Country Official Time
Arul Thever@Ganesan a/l Muniandy Malaysia 01:00:40
Prabakharan a/l Madhavan Malaysia 01:00:41
Jasni Khairul bin Jamaluddin Malaysia 01:01:22

Category G: 15.5km – Women Open
Name Country Official Time
Sheela a/p Samivellu Malaysia 01:11:15
Norliza Mohd Khalid Malaysia 01:27:20
Natasha Hritzuk Canada 01:34:41

Category H: 15.5km – Men Jr. Veteran
Name Country Official Time
Lautredoux Jean-Pierre France 00:54:14
Mark Williams United Kingdom 00:58:00
Casey Lim Khon Seng Malaysia 01:04:17

Category J: 15.5km – Men Sr. Veteran
Name Country Official Time
Ramakrishnan Malaysia 01:03:23
Wong Weng Seng Malaysia 01:14:56
Muniandy A Shunmugam Malaysia 01:23:06

Category K: 15.5km – Women Veteran
Name Country Official Time
Susan Khoo United Kingdom 01:13:56
Rachel Pepper New Zealand 01:16:39
Lian Bee Hoon @ Lian Bee Fong Malaysia 01:21:43

Photos coming soon! :)


Thursday, April 19, 2012

News: Feel Good Run 2012 celebrates 5,000 registrations in 4 short weeks. Registration now CLOSED!

The registration for Feel Good Run 2012 is now officially CLOSED! Since the official opening of its registration on 21st March, the charity fun run has achieved its targeted number of 5,000 participants within only four weeks, breaking last year’s record time. The original closing date was 1st June.

Airin Zainul, Group General Manager of ntv7 & 8TV said, “We are pleased by the extraordinary support we’ve received from the public and hope to continue the momentum of excitement in the coming months leading up to the event day on 8 July. We would like to thank all parties who have supported and contributed to this run and for those who have missed the registration this year, be sure to join us in 2013!”

Proceeds from the run will be channeled equally to four participating beneficiaries – Kiwanis Down Syndrome Foundation, Pure Life Society, PAWS Animal Welfare Society Malaysia, and Yayasan Chow Kit.

For more information on the run, participants can email their enquiries to feelgoordun@ntv7.com.my or call Hooha.Asia at 03-56373821.

Source: ntv7 Official Press Release.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Celebrunner: Upin & Ipin - The Musical @ Istana Budaya

The popular characters from Upin & Ipin, the most successful Animated Series in South East Asia are being fleshed out in a musical at Istana Budaya! The lovable identical twins take centrestage in Upin & Ipin The Musical starting from yesterday, 14 April to 6 May.

We managed to got two pairs (yes..two) of Upin & Ipin to do a running post for our blog.

How cute, eh? FYI, the producers decided to have two pairs of Upin & Ipin because the musical is quite strenous and demanding. Each pair will alternate in the 30 shows lined up for them.

The cast is made of young adorable and talented kids like this...

Upin & Ipin and their friends take the audience along to a two hour adventure in their village, Kampung Durian Runtuh and through the jungle, spider infested caves, the ocean, Pulu-pulu tribe and to space!

Upin has a strand of hair on his bald head, while his brother Ipin is completely bald.

For the musical, the "strand" of hair has the be glued onto the shaved head of the actor.

Meet Dr. Ravi (Mazhar Mahathir, Dr. M youngest son) who will be teaching the kids how to brush their teeth properly in a song! Incidently, I can't brush my teeth without having the song bulat-bulat-bulat, playing in my head! LOL!

Open up and say ah......

Upin, Ipin, Mei Mei, Jarjit, Ehsan, Mail, Fizi, Ijat, Opah, Kak Ros, Tok Dalang, Rajoo, Sapi and more.

Upin & Ipin is proudly Malaysia made. In this musical, those old enough will remember the traditional kampung games played by the children in the field before the invasion of video and computer games.

Meet the princess of Cinonet Kingdom who summoned Upin and Ipin to teach her about happiness.

The kids in the audience screamed when the giant spiders started to appear from the ceiling!

The adorable masked Pulu-pulu tribe.

The musical was quite a joyride!

The show is filled with infectious songs and colourful characters. If you like the animated series, you will fall in love with Upin & Ipin - The Musical too.

It is as enjoyable as Siti Di Alam Fantasi.

Yay! We love Upin & Ipin!

Don't miss out on the show and book your tickets at http://www.ticket2u.biz/

Like Upin & Ipin The Musical on Facebook HERE.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

First Look: Energizer Night Race 2012 Medal & Finisher T

The race is a week's time away! Are you guys ready to rock Sepang International Circuit?

What do you think of this year's medal design and finisher's Tee? Luv or hate it? Comment please.

Note: All runners will get vest, headlight, medal, cert and Finisher Tee!

Happy? Heheh!

News: Energizer Night Race Demonstrates “Positivenergy” with Charity Contribution

KUALA LUMPUR, 14 April 2012 – Energizer Malaysia today hosted a public briefing for the Energizer Night Race to cover race details, route highlights and safety precautions, in conjunction with the race kit collection weekend at Wisma OCM here.

The event also gave Energizer Malaysia the opportunity to acknowledge the sponsors, business partners and participants who together contributed a whopping RM140,000 in a heart-warming cheque handover ceremony to the Malaysian District of Kiwanis, the official race charity partners.

Kiwanis Malaysia is an international not-for-profit organisation well-known for its established initiatives such as the Kiwanis Down Syndrome Foundation and the Service Leadership Program (SLP), an international youth development program that provides leadership training for young people.

At the cheque presentation ceremony today, Energizer contributed RM10 per successful registration in the Energizer Night Race to children with disabilities and learning difficulties as well as children development and learning programmes under Kiwanis Malaysia, totalling RM50,000 from the 5,000 participants.

The other RM90,000 presented today was pledged by 27 of Energizer’s key distributors throughout Malaysia and Brunei as well as Energizer’s business partners, who collectively contributed RM54,000 and RM36,000 respectively.

Mike Foong, managing director of Energizer Malaysia Sdn Bhd, said, “With one week left to the Energizer Night Race 2012, we are as excited as the runners to see all our preparation and hard work come to fruition. Today’s briefing is to ensure runners are prepared and confident so they can finish strong while enjoying the experience of running on the world-famous Sepang International Circuit.”

“We are extremely grateful to our sponsors and participants for the support and trust that they have invested in the race this year. We at Energizer Malaysia will follow through with the promise for an improved night race that will impress participants and stakeholders with our motto of Keep Challenging, Keep Growing,” he added.

To allow participants themselves to make personal contributions, Energizer also put up 12 special bib numbers in a charity option, with all proceeds going to Kiwanis Malaysia’s programmes for children. The generosity of participating runners put an additional RM5,700 to the charity fund.

Energizer Malaysia will also enhance the contribution by aiming to raise another RM210,000 through the sales of Energizer products from March to May this year, where every pack sold contributes 30 sen to Kiwanis Malaysia. The total charity contribution target at the end of the campaign is an impressive RM345,000.

The various fund-raising initiatives will benefit Kiwanis Malaysia’s 20 permanent Kiwanis Centres that serve and educate children and youths living with disabilities, as well as Kiwanis’ Going to School with Kiwanis programme that equips primary schoolchildren from poor families with a dictionary to inspire them to excel in school.

The event saw the attendance of Dato’ Ahmad Razlan Ahmad Razali, the chief executive officer of Sepang International Circuit, Kiwanis Malaysia, and representatives from Energizer’s key distributors, business partners and sponsors. Representatives from brand sponsors including Schick, Brooks, Salonpas, Ovaltine, PowerBar, 100Plus, 2XU, and Fitness First were also present to receive acknowledgements.

The Energizer Night Race 2012 is Energizer Malaysia’s third night running event, and has been held annually since the inaugural night race at Cyberjaya in 2010. This year’s race will be held at the Sepang International Circuit on the 21st of April this year and will see runners from three categories – 42km, 15.5km and 5.5km – competing on the iconic Sepang International Circuit racetrack in part or in its entirety.

Since the official launch on the 15th of February, a total of 5,000 places in all categories were filled by the 6th of March in an amazing display of participant support since last year’s event. Energizer Malaysia also hosted an exclusive running clinic led by national marathon coach P. Sidamparam on the 31st of March to prepare and train participants for race day.

“We at Energizer Malaysia recognise how we can do better than before and deliver a sporting event that embodies our aspirations and corporate responsibility. We sincerely thank all parties for their support and input since last year’s race and look forward to a better and improved Energizer Night Race 2012 that truly brings Energizer’s That’s Positivenergy campaign to life,” Foong added.

While registrations are now closed, the public are still welcome to come along to the Energizer Night Race as spectators for the one-of-a-kind night running event to be held at Sepang International Circuit. Visitors and supporters can expect grandstand seating to cheer runners on and a family-friendly carnival from 6pm until late on race day.

Foong concluded, “We strongly urge participants, our trade partners and consumers to support the Energizer Night Race and the life-changing opportunities it will provide for children throughout Malaysia, giving them the power for a brighter future.”

More information on the Energizer Night Race can be found by visiting the website at www.energizernightrace.com.my, and updates for the race are available on Facebook at www.facebook.com/EnergizerNightRaceMalaysia.

SimplySiti Masquerade Ball & Siti Nurhaliza Eau De Parfum Launch

Who is the woman behind the mask?

For the launch of her new line of SimplySiti Eau De Parfum, Dato' Siti Nurhaliza (DCT) has sprinkle a little mysterious charms into the night by masking all the guests in a masquerade!

Hunny Madu plays the emcee to the event.

The TV and print ad campaign of this SimplySiti fragrance line features Khairul Fahmi Che Mat (National goalkeeper), SM Khalis SM Zul (Young enterprenuer from Naza Italia), Adam Yahya (Director of Ibex Group) and also introducing a new gorgeous female talent, Leuniey Natasha.

SimplySiti line of Eau De Parfum offers three distinct fragrances - Pure, Precious dan Memoire.

Each fragrance embodies different feminine personalities. Pure is for those active, vivacious dan out-going. Precious is more suited for those who are glamourous, confident and smart while Memoire encapsulate those who are romantic ladylike and sweet.

Each bottle retails at RM 69.90.

At the launch, DCT also reveals that she will launch a more premiun limited edition of her fragrance later this year. A men version of the perfume will also be launched dan will be handpicked by none other than her hubby, Datuk K!

Would you rush out to the store and get a bottle of DCT in a bottle? :D

The night was so much fun. DCT performed two songs - Biarlah rahsia and Ku Mahu.

Check out the video - DCT samba-ing away with some guests she picked up from the floor, including blogger Budiey, Yana her stylist, Faizal ENF Magazine Editor etc.

ENJOY!

Friday, April 13, 2012

PJ Dawn Run 2012 Press Conference

What? PJ Dawn Run 2012

Where? Stadium Kelana Jaya, Petaling Jaya

When? 13 May 2012 3:00am!

Who? Organised by Outbox Production

How far? 21 and 12km

How much? RM50 and RM55 for 21 and 12km respectively

How to register? Click HERE.

Andrew Nato - Outbox Project Manager

En. Rustam - Management Team, Pacesetters Athlete Club

Josie Huang Wan Ling - Outbox Branding & Communication Manager

More info coming soon! :D

Pssst...Putrajaya Dawn Run is in the making too. Mark your calendar 12 May 2013. Very confident, ah? Heheh!

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