Monday, March 31, 2014

IRONMAN 70.3 Putrajaya Professional Start List Announced



Kuala Lumpur, 31st March 2014 - Two-time IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion and three time IRONMAN World Champion Craig Alexander headlines the men’s professional field for IRONMAN 70.3 Putrajaya on Sunday, April 13.

Alexander recently announced his retirement from IRONMAN racing to focus more time to the shorter 70.3 distance and also allow more time for the father of three to spend with his family and building his coaching business.



Australian based, British born athlete, Liz Blatchford spearhead’s the women’s field. After a long and distinguished career in Olympic distance racing and just two years competing in Ironman Blatchford currently holds three IRONMAN 70.3 titles and will be keen to add a fourth.



2013 was a big year for Blatchford with her first IRONMAN win at IRONMAN Cairns, Australia. She then went on to take third place at the 2013 IRONMAN World Championship, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii and justifying her pre-race favourite status.



About Putrajaya
Situated just 23 miles from the country’s capital of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya is the federal administrative centre of Malaysia and a dynamic celebration of an intelligent new city flanked by a breathtaking homage to new world and traditional architecture.

The Event Experience
The 1.9km swim takes place in the centerpiece of the city, a 650-hectare, man-made lake that stretches across the urban area. Dotted with botanical gardens and smooth, wide, fast-rolling roads on the perimeter, the run and bike courses have already become a popular training ground for many of Malaysia’s local triathletes.

IRONMAN 70.3 Putrajaya has 25 qualifying slots to to the 2014 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Mont-Tremblant, Québec, Canada.

For additional information on IRONMAN 70.3 Putrajaya, please visit www.ironmanputrajaya.com.

ADIDAS = PHARRELL WILLIAMS



Kuala Lumpur, March 27th – adidas announced yesterday a long term partnership with Oscar nominated, Grammy Award winning super star Pharrell Williams. The first adidas Originals x Pharrell Williams products will debut in the Summer of 2014.

This is also the first time adidas has partnered with a designer who owns their own textile company. adidas will collaborate with Williams' Bionic Yarn coming from The Vortex Project; an initiative with Parley for the Oceans to turn plastic debris from the oceans into yarn and fabric. Bionic Yarn will be used in some of Pharrell's upcoming adidas Originals products.

"Working with an iconic brand like adidas is such an incredible opportunity. From the classic track suit, to growing up in Virginia wearing Stan Smiths, adidas has been a staple in my life. Their pieces are timeless. This is an exciting partnership for both me and for Bionic Yarn." Pharrell Williams.

adidas welcomes Pharrell into its family and is looking forward to a long lasting relationship with this extraordinary artist.

"I am truly thrilled to work with Pharrell. He is a pop-culture icon that never fails to inspire, not just through his musical talent and craft, but through his many other interests. He is the perfect fit for the multi-faceted company that is adidas." Dirk Schoenberger, Global Creative Director, adidas Sport Style Division.



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Sunday, March 30, 2014

Let's Support Ralph Dixon and Jeff Lau in the Marathon des Sables 2014 Challenge To Raise Fund For Malaysian AIDS Foundation



Ralph Dixon and Jeff Lau, the only two Malaysians competing in the Marathon des Sables 2014 – a seven-day ultra-marathon across 250km of harsh arid terrain in the Moroccan Sahara Desert – from 4 April, is set to raise the bar high for the country’s AIDS awareness and fundraising efforts.



The MAF Marathon des Sables 2014 Challenge will see the two runners compete in ‘the toughest footrace on earth’ in their bid to raise much-needed funds for two charitable initiatives under MAF; the Treatment, Care and Support Programme benefitting underprivileged women and children living with HIV to improve their access to lifesaving HIV medicines and care, and the Red Ribbon Youth Club which is an HIV education, empowerment, advocacy and leadership programme designed for young people.



Help Jeff Lau and Ralph Dixon in their quest to end stigma and raise money to provide HIV medical care for our women and children.

Make your generous contribution to the Malaysian AIDS Foundation via: http://www.simplygiving.com/event/MdS4maf



Malaysian AIDS Foundation Marathon des Sables 2014 Challenge
Facebook: www.facebook.com/MAFMdS2014
Twitter: via Red Ribbon Youth Club @RRYouthClub
Hashtags: #MAFMdS2014 #RRYC

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Be A Runner Charity Run in support of Society of the Blind, Malaysia.



What? Be A Runner 2014

When? 20 April 2014 (Sunday)

Where? Astaka, Taman Tasik Titiwangsa, KL

Who? Organized by MEGA, and supported by The Faculty of Medicine of UKM. This event has been organized, in collaboration with the Society of the Blind, Malaysia.

How far? 8km, 5km and 2.5km (OKU)

How much? RM40(8km), RM35 (5km) and RM30 (2.5km)



How to register? Online Registration link : https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1krsFMDSq-XkUYv5Vw0SuaA2OR6v_7HX-JlO6vSgyBJY/viewform

Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/bearunner2014
Official website : http://www.bearunnerukm.blogspot.com/ or http://megagempak.blogspot.com/2014/02/be-runner-marathon.html

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Let's Support Our Running Doctors to Run for Health in the 38th Paris Marathon



Hi everyone. This is a plea from three Malaysian doctors, (L to R) Mohd Yani, Rafidah and Imelda. They will be running Paris Marathon on 6th of April. It will be Rafidah's 8th, Yani's 5th (he aims for sub-4 hopefully) and Imelda's first ever marathon.

They have just recently launched a webpage for fundraising under The Run for Health Team. Funds raised will be donated fully to National Kidney Foundation Malaysia to ease suffering of kidney patients on dialysis. All donations will be tax exempted.

Any little amount will help their journey even RM10! Payment is through Paypal with Credit card.

Do support The Run for Health Team is Fundraising for National Kidney Foundation of Malaysia by donating generously at www.simplygiving.com

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The Milo Malaysia Breakfast Run 2014




What? The Milo Malaysia Breakfast Run 2014

When? 20 April (Sunday) 7:00am

Where? Perbadanan Putrajaya

Who? Organised by Nestle Malaysia Sdn Bhd.

How far? 8 km Competitive Run or the 3km Family Fun Run (Team of 4)

How much? RM20 & RM40 (Family) (by 6 April), RM30 & RM50 (7-13 April)

How to participate? Click HERE.

Runwitme Says: As a continuation of last year’s successful Malaysia Breakfast Day, MILO® reignites the largest breakfast gathering to rally the nation in adopting the healthy habit of having a balanced breakfast and active lifestyle. This year MILO® is bringing a new spin to Malaysia Breakfast Day by introducing the benefits of Positive Energy from having a well-balanced and nutritious breakfast together with an active lifestyle.

Runner entitlement - MILO t-shirt, Race number bib, Timing chip, Finishing Medal, E-certificate, Refreshments and MILO Goodie bag.

For more information on Malaysia Breakfast Day and its activities, please visit: www.milo.com.my/breakfastday

Monday, March 24, 2014

First Look: Guocoland Run 2014 Medal Design


Size: 8cm x 7cm x 3mm

What? Guocoland Run 2014

Where? Pantai Sepang Putra

When? 25 May 2014 (Sunday) POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE

How far? 5km & 12km; 2km Under 13 & 1km Under 9.

How to register? Stay tuned. Info coming soon!

Note from the organiser: The 12km has nice route: kampung road & trail, 1.5km along the beach in front of Avanis. Cash prizes up to RM 21,000.



Top 10 Reasons Why The Music Run by AIA Is The Most Happening Fun Run This Year!



Music volumes soared to unprecedented levels in Kuala Lumpur as over 8,000 participants – dubbed Music Runners – walked, ran, and danced for 5km to their favourite beats at the inaugural The Music Run™ by AIA at the Selangor Turf Club!

The 5km fun run is the first-of-its-kind in the World and encourages anyone to have a run out whilst immersed to music tracks voted by the Music Runners themselves.

We ditched our MP3 player at home and ran the whole 5km with our camera to capture you the music runners along the course. Here are the reasons why we think The Music Run is the most happening fun run this year!



Reason 1: For a fee of RM70, you get such awesome race pack even before the event! We love the funky event Tee by New Balance and the drawstring bag filled with sponsored goodies.



Reason 2: Powered by Spotify, Music Runners i.e we voted for our favourite tracks across five genres: Pop Divas, Indie Rock, Pop Kings, Dance Music, and Hip Hop to be played at the run. One Republic’s ‘Counting Stars’ emerged as the playlist’s top voted song.



Reason 3: Among the Music Runners were many familiar faces such as DJ Linora Low; TV hosts Azura Zainal and Michelle Lee; singer Poova Plachciak; DJ couple Patricia K and Joey G, and the RED FM team comprising JJ, Jeremy, Mynn, Fiqrie, Melissa and Terry.



Reason 4: Fun facts, trivia and memorable quotes for music lovers aplenty. Do you ever know that Madonna, Gwen Stefani & Celine Dion are distant relatives? LOL!



Reason 5: The electrifying atmosphere, thanks to the cheerful cheerleaders along the route. If you are lucky, they might do a little “stunt: for you!



Reason 6: Pose dan dance with your favourite “celebrities”, dead or alive. Okay, they are cardboard cut out and impersonators, but hey it is still fun! Perhaps next year, they’d bring the real McCoys to the run!




Reason 7: The Hip Hop Tunnel! Thumping music and colour changing lights in the tunnel bring out the swag as we run in it. Next year, they should throw in some glitter balls, smoke machines and laser lights here!



Reason 8: The Music Run venue itself is a win! The Selangor Turf Club. You can pretend to rungallop like the race horse around the race track. The down side is sometimes you get a whiff of the horse shit. But hey, it’s not every day you get to run in a horse racing track!



Reason 9: The lively atmosphere was not confined to the running track alone, as Music Runners were treated to a plethora of interactive games and activities at each of the music zones. World renowned hip-hop group Elecoldxhot and Asia’s champion beat-boxer Shawn Lee were the highlight showcase events, each receiving rapturous support from the crowd.

After completing the run, the party continued at the Finish Zone as DJ couple Patricia K and Joey G laid out their grooviest beats.



Reason 10:The finisher wristband (that comes in black or red) is a keeper for sure.

For more photos from The Music Run, click HERE.

Kordel's Charity Walk 2014



What? Kordel’s Walk For Healthier Joints. Walk for Charity

When? 21 September 2014 (Sunday); 7.00am

Where? Padang Merbok, Jalan Parlimen, Kuala Lumpur

Who? Organised by Cambert (M) Sdn. Bhd.

Why? Kordel's Charity Walk 2014 is a charity drive to increase public awareness on joint health and raise funds for Arthristis Foundation Malaysia (AFM).The donations received will help to improve the welfare of arthritis patients.The donations received will help to improve the welfare of arthritis patients. All proceeds from this charity walk will be donated to AFM.

How much? RM30 per person (All donated to AFM)

How far? 7km

How to register? Click http://www.kordels.com.my/charitywalk/


Runwitme Says: Participants are entitled to:
Goodie Bags worth over RM100
Light breakfast (1 food item + 1 drink)
Finisher medal and certificate
Chance to win prizes and lucky draws
T-shirts & Bibs (participant numbers) will be given upon presentation of approved entries on 20th September 2014 (Saturday) @ Padang Merbok, Kuala Lumpur between 2 - 5pm

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Press Release: NIKE FREE 2014 Running Collection Revolutionizes Natural Motion Flexibility


L to R: Nike Free 3.0 Flyknit, 4.0 Flyknit and 5.0 Men

Nike Free 3.0 Flyknit, Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit and Nike Free 5.0 feature biggest natural motion advancements in Nike Free since its 2004 launch.

Malaysia, 18 March 2013 – The 2014 Nike Free running collection makes a performance statement echoing those famous words from coach and Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman. Bowerman’s belief was that design should focus on the athlete’s body and movement. His convictions inspired a design philosophy around the concept of natural motion and sparked the idea for the paradigm-shattering Nike Free introduced in 2004.

Ten years later, advancements in technology and product engineering continue to push the boundaries of footwear design even further in the all-new Nike Free 3.0 Flyknit, Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit, and Nike Free 5.0.


L to R: Nike Free 3.0 Flyknit, 4.0 Flyknit and 5.0 Women

“After 10 years of continual innovation, we've truly revolutionized the way these shoes work,” said Rob Dolan, Senior Footwear Design Director, Nike Running. “By utilizing new technologies and the principles of natural motion, we’re really able to allow the foot to move for the runner in a way we’ve never been able to do before.”


The Nike Free 3.0 Flyknit

A key breakthrough came from Nike’s sport research lab data, athlete insights and studying the foot in motion. While runners move forward linearly, their feet don’t move in a perfectly straight line – they tend to roll slightly when striking the ground. The design team knew multi-directional flexibility was key to delivering natural motion in a shoe. To achieve this, the 2014 collection features three of the most significant developments in Nike Free since its 2004 launch.


Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit

HEXAGONAL FLEX GROOVES
Data gathered at Nike’s sport research lab and insights from athletes helped inform Nike’s first-ever outsole with a hexagonal flex-groove pattern, delivering multi-directional flexibility and helping enable the runner’s foot to move more freely in all directions.

ANATOMICAL SHAPE
A more anatomically-shaped heel is designed to roll as the athlete’s foot hits the ground. This body-led approach to designing footwear focuses on mimicking the shape of the foot and aims to allow the foot and body to move more naturally.

NIKE FLYKNIT TECHNOLOGY
An ultra-light Flyknit upper provides a supportive, contoured fit in the Nike Free 3.0 Flyknit and Free 4.0 Flyknit. Securing the foot over the low profile sole, the upper complements the flexibility of the Nike Free platform, allowing the foot to move more freely in all directions. Nike Flyknit technology enables designers to micro-engineer areas of stretch, support and breathability, and to seamlessly integrate Nike Flywire support where needed.


Nike Free 5.0

The collection allows runners to choose the desired level of flexibility and close-to-the-ground ride. The Nike Free 3.0 Flyknit offers the most flexibility and a four-millimeter heel-to-forefoot offset, the Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit provides flexibility with more cushioning at a six-millimeter offset, and with an eight-millimeter offset the Nike Free 5.0 is a happy medium between natural flexibility and a traditional running shoe.

The Nike Free 3.0 Flyknit, Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit and Nike Free 5.0 will be available on Nike.com and in stores beginning April 3.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

EduCity Sundown Johor Malaysia 2014: Registration Is Now Open!



What? EduCity Sundown Johor Malaysia 2014

When? 21 June 2014 (Saturday) 8pm

Where? EduCity Sports Complex, Nusajaya, Johor Bahru

How far? 21 & 12km

How much? Early bird RM80 (21km) & RM50 (12km) till 31 March. Regular fee RM90 (21km) & RM60 (12km)

How to register? Click HERE or HERE.

Press Release: Local Acts And Celebrities To Groove It Out At The Music Run KL!



KUALA LUMPUR, 13th March 2014 – Participants taking part in the inaugural The Music Run™ by AIA 5km fun run – dubbed ‘Music Runners™’ – are in for a musical treat as organisers unveiled a programme loaded with feature acts, interactive activities, and lucky draws for the event day on 23 March at the Selangor Turf Club in Sungei Besi.

Starting at 7.30am, the Music Runners will walk, run, or dance their way through five eclectic music zones pumping out their top voted songs across genres such as Pop Kings, Indie, Hip Hop, Pop Divas, and Dance. Being an interactive run, Music Runners should also keep their eyes and ears peeled to surprises along the course!

Special guest features will include Asia’s champion beat-boxer Shawn Lee; who placed 4th in the 2012 Beatbox Battle World Championship, and hip-hop group Elecoldxhot; Bronze medallists at the 2013 Hip Hop International Adult Division World Hip Hop Dance Championship Finals!

As a non-competitive run, The Music Run encourages anyone to take a run out to bolster their health. One motivation for Music Runners would be the opportunity to run alongside their favourite local celebrities such as DJ Linora Low, TV hosts Reem Shahwa and Michelle Lee, singer Poova Plachciak, and DJ couple Patricia K and Joey G – who will also be spinning at the Finish Zone festival!



Presenting sponsor AIA Bhd. is also organising a AIASuperstar ‘Best Dressed’ competition on the day, whereby participants dressed creatively stand a chance to win 15 iPod Shuffles. Other partners are also providing exciting prizes.

The Music Run also focuses on giving back, and 10% from entry fees will be donated equally to two charities: Purosangue (http://www.purosangue.eu), a not-for-profit organization, with the objective to spread a culture of NO DOPING in sports through the development of coaching, education and healthcare facilities in Africa for young athletes; and AIA Touching Lives, a CSR Programme by AIA which focuses on healthy living with an emphasis on activation and programmes that help the community lead better and healthier lives..

Registrations close on 18th March and interested participants can register online at http://www.themusicrun.com. Each ticket is priced at RM70. Group registrations of four members and above are entitled to a 5% discount.



Each participant will receive a running pack that includes a New Balance Official Dri-Fit T-shirt & drawstring bag worth RM118, The Music Run branded wrist band, car sticker, and temporary tattoo, Fitness First 3-day pass and health screen voucher, and other vouchers for use at Thai Odyssey, O’Brien’s, and Boost Juice.

The Music Run is the first-of-its-kind 5km music fun run, held for the first time in Malaysia. The event is supported by AIA Bhd (Presenting Sponsor); Spotify (Official Digital Music Partner); Hotlink (Official Telco); Huawei (Official Technology Partner); New Balance (Official Apparel); RED FM (Official Radio Station); 100Plus (Official Beverage); Air Asia (Official Airline); Fitness First (Official Fitness Partner); Men’s Health, Time Out KL, and Expatriate Lifestyle (Official Media); and Boost Juice and O’Brien’s Irish Sandwich Café (Official Partners).

For more information, kindly visit the http://www.themusicrun.com or our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/themusicrunglobal.

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Press Release: Malaysia Women Marathon 2014



SOLE SISTERS COME TOGETHER DESPITE THE HAZE

MWM 2014 was converted to non-competitive marathon, prize-money to be donated to charity

16th March 2014, Shah Alam – About 3,500 runners, 80 percent of the 4,400 who registered for the race turned up at Dataran Kemerdekaan for the marathon early this morning, braving the haze situation in Shah Alam.

They were undeterred by the haze and were hoping it will clear up in time for the flag off. But as Mother Nature would have it, the haze cloaked the flag off and assembly area. The organisers took the consensus from the runners and decided to convert the 42km (full marathon) and 21km (half-marathon) runs into a non-competitive half-marathon. 10km and 5km fun run were maintained.



Runners took the news in high spirits and were flagged off from the Dataran Kemerdekaan Shah Alam at 4.45am. The runners ran along the scenic route of Shah Alam including the Blue Mosque, the park, Stadium Malawati and Istana Bukit Kayangan, along the residential areas of Shah Alam.

Cheryl Chou, 34, Accountant said that MWM2014 was organised very well with water stations found at every 2km of the route. “It was just too bad that the haze did not clear. I still was happy to be here as I wanted to support the event and still be able to keep fit,”she added. Cheryl was accompanied by her husband, Donny Chong, 33, as a pacer throughout the 21km run.

Although there were no winners, the prizes were given away as lucky draw prizes to those who completed the race within the qualifying time. Prize money of about RM18,000 will be given to charities at a later date which will be announced.



Prizes that were given away as lucky draw prizes included jewellery from Habib Jewels worth more than RM10,000 and 2xu Compression Wear and a Doof Duffle bag, as well as AirAsia air tickets to Lombok, Phuket and Siem Reap for the best‐dressed runners.

Many runners completed their runs within time and were very proud to collect their finisher skirts,bracelets and pendants.

YB Elizabeth Wong, Chairman Standing Committee of Tourism, Consumer Affairs & Environment of Selangor and YB Dr Daroyah binti Alwi, Chairman Standing Committee of Health, Development Entrepreneur, Science, Technology & Innovation joined the women in the morning race and were very satisfied with the event despite the last minute changes.

MWM 2014 this time was a three-day event where the 1st day started with Dialogue Sessions with some very accomplished women in their chosen fields, such as YB Rodziah Ismail, Selangor Exco for Women Affairs, Miss Airin Zainul, Group General Manager of NTV7 & 8TV, Eliza Nordin and Alecia Heng of Gorgeous Geeks.



The highlight of the dialogue was a special guest speaker, Catherine Ndereba, 2 time World Marathon Champion and 4 time Boston Marathon Champion who shared her experience as a woman runner.

Nicknamed “Catherine the Great and a cili padi at only 5’3”, Ms Ndereba also conducted a workshop the following day, 15th March 2014 for women runners at the Royal Theatre in Shah Alam.

She not only flagged off the event, she also ran with the runners during the morning
race. There was an expo on the mezzanine floor and 1st floor of the Royal Theatre Shah Alam, where representatives from other marathons from around the region had been invited to support MWM as well as promote their runs such as Melbourne Marathon, The Great Ocean Road Marathon, Gold Coast Airport Marathon and Laguna Phuket Marathon. Likewise, MWM will also be presented at their marathons.

There were other partners and sponsors who had exhibition booths displaying their products such as Nashata Lifestyle, Avon and Prudential, just to name a few. “The race is gaining much recognition in Malaysia as it has received an increased participation of 250 percent. We hope to become an International event very soon,”quipped Karen Loh, Race Director and Founder of Malaysia Women Marathon.

She also added that they be doing the necessary promotions in countries like Taiwan and Japan to gain more international participation in future and for next year’s MWM2015 on the 8th March 2015.

“We will continue to support Malaysia Women Marathon and even more next year as it coincides with Visit Selangor Year 2015. We hope to hold it in Shah Alam as it is the best venue as we have received very good feedback from the runners during these events,” said Puan Noorul Ashikin Mohd Din, General Manager of Tourism Selangor.

Sponsors of MWM2014 included Prudential, General Electric (GE), KT Tape, AVON, Nashata, Perodua and many more.


Saturday, March 15, 2014

Marathon Queen, Catherine Ndereba Visits Gold Coast Airport Marathon Booth at MWM Race Expo



Guess who popped by at the Gold Coast Airport Marathon (#GCAM2014) at the MWM race expo yesterday afternoon! She is none other than Catherine Ndereba.

Catherine is one of the greatest female distance runners from Kenya whose success in the marathon is incredible. She is a former World Record Holder in the marathon and the only woman to win two World Championship Marathon Gold Medals in 2003 and 2007. She is the only woman to win the Boston Marathon four times and twice won the Chicago Marathon.

So, it is not surprising to see some elated faces at the booth when Catherine turned up.



Sue and Andrew O'Brien (extreme left) or better known as “Couple on the Run” are not missing out the chance to meet Catherine. Do meet Sue and Andrew at the expo. Their booth is located adjacent to the #GCAM2014's.



Tan Sri Dato' Seri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim, the current chief minister (Menteri Besar) of the state of Selangor also made a brief visit to the #GCAM2014.



Find out everything you want to know about the Gold Coast Airport Marathon from these two ladies at the booth. :)



If you are lucky, you might win some awesome prizes from Gold Coast Airport Marathon like this lady! Congratulations!



Don't fret if you can't make it to the race expo, you can out more about Gold Coast Airport Marathon at http://www.facebook.com/GCMarathon and http://www.goldcoastmarathon.com.au

For those keen to run #GCAM14, there is a special 5/7DAYS RUN GOLD COAST tour package fr RM2,358 which includes:

Accommodation @ Wyndham apartment or similar (3 or 5 nights)
Return airfares to Gold Coast with AirAsia X
Applicable government/airport taxes and fuel surcharge *
20Kg checked in baggage & 7kg hand-luggage
Return airport transfer at Gold Coast
Return transfer to Sport Expo (collection of race kit)
One-way transfer to race starting point on 06th July
For details, click HERE.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

How To Get 10% Discount for The Music Run by AIA!



To share the excitement of the coolest 5km fun run with AWESOME music, here’s a special treat for you, loyal readers of this blog.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR 10% Code = "FriendsofTMR" REGISTRATION

Click on "Sign Up Now" (top right corner) to create your Music Runner™ account.

If you already have an account simply sign in.

Click on the "Register Now" link and create a new log in account for registration.

** Use the same email address as your Music Runner™ account and choose a password unique for this registration. Note: This will allow you to log in later to preview and vote for songs!

Select Individual Runner (70RM).

A box will appear for you to enter your discount code. Enter: "FriendsofTMR"

Proceed to complete your online registration form.

When you check out, your amount will be less 10% - RM63.

Congratulations, you are now a Music Runner™ and have registered for your selected event.

Look out for a confirmation email in your inbox. Print it out for run pack collection from 20th - 22nd March at Fahrenheit88 Shopping Mall!

Choose your favourite track for each music genre and cast your 5 votes online.

You may log in to your Music Runner account to preview more tracks and change your vote later.

Share your status with your friends on Facebook to earn more points

Collect your run packs using your confirmation email on 20th, 21st or 22nd March at Fahrenheit88 Shoping Mall

Turn up to The Music Run™ by AIA on the day and run, dance, laugh and sing your way to the finish zone

Come join in the fun happening this 23rd March at Selangor Turf Club!

The Music Run. Your Music Your Beat.

Get updates from www.facebook.com/TheMusicRunGlobal and Twitter @TheMusicRun

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Notice: Official Statement from Malaysia Women Marathon Regarding The Haze



Shah Alam, 11 March 2014 - We have had discussion with the Selangor Standing Committee for Environment. We discussed the situation of the haze in Shah Alam yesterday. The utmost importance was the health factor for the runners. Yesterday, It looked dreary. Today, its beautiful clear blue skies. What a relief. BUT we know this haze is a recurring one.

Hence we would like to make this Announcement :

a. The MWM Pre event program 14th -15th March 2014 will proceed as scheduled.

b. The MWM Race Day program 16th March 2014 will proceed with a condition that we will observe the API reading index on Saturday 6pm by the Meteorogical Department of Malaysia. If the Index is more than 110, MWM reserves the right to cancel the race.

c. Should the race be cancelled, we will make the announcement via our facebook and website. We will also be at the Venue to make the announcement.

d. You will be able to take your pendants and any finisher items at the Race Venue should that happen. Preferably be at the venue to collect the items.

Apart from this, Ladies, Lets pray for good weather and clear blue skies for us to feel good in the run. And see you all soon.

Source: MWM Facebook Page

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Malacca River International Marathon 2014



What? Malacca River International Marathon 2014

When? 8 June 2014 (Sunday) 4:00am

Where? Jalan Merdeka, Melaka

How far and how much?




What are the prizes?






Note: Manual registration available NOW. Please email heritageinrun@gmail.com for entry forms. Online registration will be made available soon.

Sundown Is Crossing the Causeway to Johor!



Good news to fans of Sundown Singapore. Now, you do not have to cross the border to run Sundown in Singapore because it is happening in Johor on 21 June.

Yes, mark that race calendar of yours. We anticipate the registration will be opened in a few days time.

Do follow our blog, Twitter or Facebook page for updates.

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