Kuala Lumpur (16 August 2015) - Mohd Azhari, 29, Ahmad Helmy Ahmad Kamal, 32, Khairul Hafidz Zamri, 29 and Claudia Ong, 31 emerged as champions for the first ever PUMA Trainathon Series to take home RM 11,000 – cash prize of RM 5,000 and RM6, 000 worth of PUMA vouchers.
Meanwhile, second placed team consisting of Samuel Lee, 29, Tung Xing Zhong, 24, Ee Wui Yang, 24 and Cheah Xin, 21 took home PUMA vouchers worth RM5,000. Lastly, Matthew Heller, 36, Sunil Bangah, 39, Raj Ahmed, 37 and Pasree Lee, 41 bagged the third receiving RM 4,000 of PUMA vouchers.
The champions will now compete in the PUMA Ignite XT 24-Hour Trainathon finale in Hong Kong on 12 September, 2015 as a reward for emerging victors.
The Trainathon series, which kicked off simultaneously here and in Beijing, China today, is the first of its kind challenging participants to endure training for 24 hours.
Those who sign up for the challenge are required to demonstrate extreme determination and strength in various obstacles. For example:
Tim Tham, Assistant Marketing Manager of PUMA Malaysia, said: “I am very delighted to see a huge response for the first ever Trainathon in Malaysia.”
“It was amazing to see all the participants giving their best no matter what the whole time during this event.” He added.
Claudine Ong, 31, team captain of the champions said: “This 24-Hour Trainathon was amazing. It pushed all participants to their limit.”
“We are looking forward for the Trainathon Finale in Hong Kong.” she added.
The 24-Hour Trainathon marks PUMA latest marketing campaign focusing solely on training and featuring top brand ambassadors and unveiling a new high intensity training shoe, Ignite XT.
The much anticipated Puma ‘IGNITE XT’ is available in all PUMA outlets. The PUMA ‘IGNITE XT’ is priced at RM399.
For more information about PUMA Training visit puma.com/training.