Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Press Release: XtraMile Run 2013: Run for Dignity

Kuala Lumpur, 22 July 2013 – The XtraMile Run is back! Themed Run for Dignity this year, the run aims to raise awareness and generate interest from the community to support the Dignity for Children Foundation. This run will also serve as a platform to raise funds from the community through pledges raised by runners, non-runners and corporate entities alike, who believe in the cause.

Keeping to its original fashion, the XtraMile run will cover a 100km route in relay, spanning the Klang Valley, from Putrajaya to Kuala Lumpur to Petaling Jaya. The run is open to all 18 years of age and above.

Details of the XtraMile Run:

Date : 24th August – 25th of August 2013 (Saturday – Sunday)
Duration of the run : Estimated 18 hours. August 24th, Saturday, at 5pm and concluding at 11am the next morning, 25th August, Sunday
Running Route : Around Klang Valley (from Putrajaya, Sunway, Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya)

How to get involved :
1. 500 slots are open for runners to run relay style, at 10km, 13km, 26km and 31km intervals alongside three main runners who has committed to running the full 100km.
2. If you don’t consider yourself as a runner, you can pledge to Dignity for Children Foundation or volunteer to be part of the XtraMile Run crew.
3. Corporate sponsors or any interested parties are more than welcomed to contact Therese at 0379602325 or email to find out more details.

What are you waiting for? Sign up and be an XtraMiler today!

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About the XtraMile Run ( )
“If someone ask you to go with him a mile, go with him two miles”
The XtraMile Run is the brain child of avid marathoner Alex Au Yong, whose heart is to give back to the community through his passion in running. The XtraMile Run is an inspirational 100km charity run which seeks to inspire Malaysians, both individuals and corporate entities, to engage in charitable works to give back to underprivileged communities.

About Dignity for Children Foundation (
Dignity’s vision is to empower underprivileged children to break the cycle of poverty, positively transforming their lives and the lives of the community around them. For 15 years, we have strived to provide long-term quality education and care in a secure environment that meets their fundamental needs.

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