Kuala Lumpur, 8 October 2014 – the Multi-Purpose Insurans Run (MPIB Run), a community run event will be starting the 1st session of 2 months long of Running Clinics coming Saturday, 18th October 2014 with a talk on “Basic Fitness – Running as a sustainable healthy recreational activity for all / Running Shoes & Feet Types - the right fit”
The Clinics, a 2-month programme aptly named “My First Run Clinic” are for new and interested runners keen to take up running as a keep fit activity. Seasoned runners are welcomed to join at the Padang Merbuk Car Park, Jalan Parlimen to train in preparation for the Race on 4th January 2015.
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. Runners Malaysia will be conducting the 2 months programme commencing on 18th October and ending with a fellowship and trial run on 20 December 2014. All the Clinics will be held on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. and on certain Saturdays after the run, invited speakers and among them, Mr. Mark Williams, Standard Chartered KL Marathon Official Running Coach will share running tips, strength training, running gait, correct running shoes, fitness & performance.
The theme, “Healthy Lifestyle – Work Life Balance” has been adopted and maintained to continue to encourage runners to kick start the new year with living a healthy lifestyle as their new year resolution.
MPIB is expecting 5,000 runners for this 2015 edition of run which will again be held at the Padang Merbuk on 4 January 2015, with 6 competitive categories i.e. 3 categories each for the 12KM and 9KM; a stretched distance from 8KM in the previous Run. There will be 2 Fun Run categories of 5KM and a 3 KM walk is being planned for the Runners’ family members who wish to join in.
MPIB Run 2015 is supported by New Balance, Revive Isotonic as Official Apparel and Official Isotonic respectively together with a Running Malaysia as Media Partner (Magazine), Pacific Regency Hotel as Hotel Partner and a host of sponsors, partners and supporters.
For more info, please visit http://www.mpibrun.com.my/
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