Kuala Lumpur, 28th July 2016 (Thu) —The 29th Seremban Half Marathon 2016 will be held on Sunday, 4th September 2016 at the MPS Padang in Seremban town, Negeri Sembilan Darul Khusus. This is the 29th year that the event is organised and SHM continues. to be longest organised half marathon in the Malaysia. It is held in commemoration of the 10th Yang Di Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan Darul Khusus, Almarhum Tuanku Ja'afar ibni Almarhum Tuanku Abdul Rahman.
The main corporate sponsors for the coming events are :
1. Matrix Concepts Holdings Berhad
2. Sport Toto
3. Sunrise MCL Land Sdn Bhd (Forest Heights)
4. Bata Malaysia Sdn Bhd
A cheque presentation ceremony was held today at the royal patron's office at Wisma UOA in Damansara Heights and representatives from each of the companies made official presentation to the Patron of the Seremban Half Marathon, Y.A.M. Tunku Naquiyuddin ibni Tuanku Ja'afar.
Media Sponsors: The Sun & Nanyang Siang Pau will be the media sponsor for the event.
Major Sponsors: Matrix Concepts Holdings Berhad is taking part for the first time in the event as major sponsor with cash contribution and cash in kind. Sport Toto continues to pledge the support as major sponsor with a cash donation while Sunrise MCL Land continues to support SHM as the major sponsor with cash donation and T-shirts. Bath, as major sponsor, will be providing cash contribution as well.
Donation and contributions by the sponsors aro usod to promote activities for Junior and Disabled Athletes In Weed Sembilan. All surplus funds received are placed in a Junior Athletes' Development Fund,
In support sports activities and potential talented junior athletes from Negeri Sembilan. It is also donated to the patron's charitable organizations such as Yayasan Tunku Naqulyuddin and Yayasan Tunku Nurul Hayati that has a home for 40 underprivileged children.
Co-Sponsors: Antah Health Care Group, Orix Leasing, Permanis, Delfi, Royal Selangor Pewter, Ixora Pewter, Milo
Multi-Sponsors: Royal Bintang Hotel, MyLap, Westport, Bigera Alliance, Ultron, Loreal, BP Lab, Best Art Run Route
The annual event will commence from MPS Padang, off Jalan Yam Tuan in the middle of Seremban town with more than 8000 participants. The run route covers Seremban town, Rahang, Forest Heights, Paroi-Ampangan, Lake Garden area and back to MPS Padang.
Categories: There will be five (5) categories of run for adults in 21km which including categories 2 specially designed for foreign male and female runners, six (6) categories for 10km. School children participants are aged between 13 and 18 years and SHM is one of the half marathons that include in its activities four categories in the competition for disabled people and those requiring special needs.
Prizes: This year, 520 adults will be awarded with Royal Selangor Pewter. On top of this, there are total of 660 additional IXORA quality medals will be given to all winners in 9 categories. 3000 quality medals will be awarded to school children as well.
The Registration Fee: Adult : RM 50 Children : RM 10 Special Categories : FOC To register.
The Organizer: Persatuan Olahraga Amatur Negeri Sembilan Majlis Perbandaran Seremban Syarikat Pesaka Antah
To register, please log on to http://www.themarathoshop.com.my or through link from www.serembanhalfmarathon.com.my.
Closing date: 31st July 2016
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