Monday, December 30, 2019

Your 2020 Malaysia's Marathon and Half Marathon Calendar



From Perlis to Johor Bahru to Sabah, these are the marathons, half-marathons, and other races to look forward to in 2020.

Friday, December 27, 2019

More than 7,300 participants ran the distance at the Inaugural Garmin Marathon 2019



Kuala Lumpur, November 2019 – The inaugural Garmin Marathon 2019 took place on the 2nd of November 2019, the first marathon introduced by Garmin in Malaysia. The run was held at the Putrajaya Garden City and was joined by more than 7,300 participants.

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Nike Launches Victory Swim Collection Targeted Specifically for Muslim Women


This season, Nike is excited to introduce its first swim wear collection targeted specifically for Muslim women, the Nike Victory Swim collection.

Asics Introduces New Gel-Nimbus 22 Shoe for the Most Comfortable Ride On The Market To Date



ASICS launches the 22nd iteration of its top-of-the-range, neutral long-distance running shoe, the GEL-NIMBUS™ 22. A trusted training partner for runners’ all of abilities for over 20 years, the shoe incorporates human-centric science and advanced technology to provide long-distance runners with superior cushioning for the most comfortable ride in the series to date. 

PUMA Teases Exciting Collaborations and Collections Set to Drop Next Year


Signing off an eventful year filled with successful campaigns, collaborations and product releases which gained widespread appeal among the fans, global sports brand PUMA ended the year in absolute style – hosting an exclusive preview party for guests across the region in Malaysia. 

Crossing Fitness with Street Style, Celebrity Fitness Fahrenheit88 is now open!


Malaysia’s largest fitness chain, Celebrity Fitness announced the opening of its 24th club located at Fahrenheit88 in an exclusive preview party today. With an aim to bring fun in fitness to the heart of Kuala Lumpur, city dwellers can soak in the breath-taking vista of Kuala Lumpur and stay in the zone with the club’s fresh and inspiring environment. 

Four Hidden Gems for a Relaxing Getaway in Western Australia

Hidden Valley Eco Lodges & Day Spa

Nothing is more fulfilling than embracing the here and now, and catching a breather from our packed schedule, away from the tedium of our everyday lives. With a canopy of blue skies, picturesque green valleys, along with a stretch of spectacular beaches and booming wellness retreats, Western Australia offers the best of wellness retreat holidays by helping one reconnect with nature, all in an idyllic setting. 

Newly Launched Beverly Hills Polo Club Fragrances Now Available Exclusively at Watsons


Beverly Hills Polo Club (BHPC) has currently launched the new series of their fragrances at Kohi Yatta, Kuala Lumpur. The scent is evocative, that it can trigger a memory in an instant and remember the perfume our mum used to wear, or when we get a whiff of freshly printed ink on a new magazine and remember our school days that we really feel it.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Is the Kuala Lumpur Standard Chartered Marathon Really The Worst Marathon in the World?



The Kuala Lumpur Standard Chartered Marathon was recently listed as the world’s worst marathon by a UK-based trainer review site called The Sole Supplier. The study was intended to inform the site’s readers on which were the best marathons in the world to run, and conversely the worst.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

‘NASI MARRYBROWN FAMILY RUN’ Makes A Hit Debut with 3000 Runners



Johor Bahru, 11 December 2019 – After a great and successful 2019, Malaysia’s largest home-grown Halal fast-food restaurant chain Marrybrown began the month of December debuting their very first Nasi Marrybrown Family Run with a bang at Desa Tebrau Linear Park, Johor - receiving vast participation from all walks of life.

Friday, December 06, 2019

Under Armour Announces Second Polartec Collection


Under Armour announces the second delivery of its "UA Trek" collection featuring Polartec fabrics. Pairing its outdoor performance heritage with current style elements for a complete head-to-toe assortment, the collection includes apparel made with Polartec® Micro technical fleece as well as Polartec® Power Fill™ insulation, each made of 100-percent post-consumer recycled content.

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Allianz Pacesetters 4x3KM raises RM28,000 for Down Syndrome


Kuala Lumpur, 19 November 2019 – The Allianz Pacesetters 4x3KM 2019 Relay Run raised RM28,000 for Down syndrome this year. 

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

2019 Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon Attracts Stellar Lineup of Leading International Marathoners

Men's marathon winner, Joshua Kipkorir

SINGAPORE / TAMPA, Fla. (27 November 2019) – With just three days to go, the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) has announced its most competitive field of elite athletes to date. This year’s elite field is the most diverse in the event’s history, boasting a total of 55 athletes from 18 different countries, regions or territories, more than double the 2018 field.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

MRCA CHARITY RUN 2019 @ Summit USJ 14 December 2019



Subang Jaya, 13 November 2019 – The Malaysia Retail Chain Association (MRCA) will be organizing the 6th MRCA Charity Run on 14th December 2019, Saturday at Summit USJ. The theme for this year is “Pre-Countdown 2020” and we are aiming to have 2,000 runners joining us.

MuscleManiaClub Launches the Leading Fitness Supplement Brand, BioTechUSA in Malaysia

Ammar Alfian, Brand Ambassador, BioTechUSA Malaysia;Ulisses Jr. Brand Ambassador for BioTechUSA, Syafiq Jalil, influencer; posing together during the workout session at the event.

Kuala Lumpur, 21 November 2019 – MuscleManiaClub, Malaysia’s largest distributor of premium nutritional products and sports supplements today launched the leading fitness supplement brand – BioTechUSA along with its brand ambassador, Ulisses Jr. Aimed at channeling premium and exclusive sport supplements to Malaysia, fitness enthusiasts and fans will now be spoilt for choice as BioTechUSA enters the shelves of Malaysia. It’s now officially available at MuscleManiaClub’s branches and available for online purchase on their website. 

Friday, November 22, 2019

POTATOES USA Serves Up Some Potato Power at the 1st Ever YAYASAN TM INTERNATIONAL TOWER RUN 2019

Soh Wai Ching with two other US Potato lovers!

The potato may be small in size, but it is big in nutrition! 

Studies have shown that the difference between the athlete’s best performances come down to his or her nutrition intake. Potatoes provide the complex carbohydrates, potassium, fibre and vitamin C required to perform better than ever. More energy-packed than any other popular vegetables, potatoes contain more potassium than a banana. 

adidas Debuts the adidas x Star Wars Space Battle-themed pack, the Second Collection from its Multifaceted Collaboration with Lucasfilm



adidas launches the adidas x Star Wars Space Battle-themed pack, the latest installment of the brand’s collaboration with Lucasfilm. The second offering of the multi-chapter collection comes in three key running models: The Ultraboost S&L, Ultraboost 19 and Alphaedge 4D. Inspired by the starships of the Rebel Alliance and Galactic Empire, the trio celebrates a revered element of the Star Wars story, now in footwear form. 

Thursday, November 14, 2019

A New Book By Datuk Stella Chin - The Art of Position: Change Your Life by Changing Your Position



After the roaring success of her Chinese book which is in its 4th printing, Datuk Stella Chin is back with the English edition of The Art of Position: Change Your Life by Changing Your Position. 

Thursday, November 07, 2019

POTATOES USA Launches the‘REAL FOOD. REAL PERFORMANCE’ Campaign 2019



What cheap wholefood that is dense in nutrients and fueling power that keep you going in your race? The answer is POTATOES! Do you know that potatoes offer athletes a promising race fuel option with the following power?

Sunday, November 03, 2019

Realme XT Camera: First 64MP Snapdragon Quad Camera in Malaysia


realme XT is the latest addition to realme’s range of smartphones. It is equipped with a flagship-level sensor of 64MP offering ultra clarity pictures, 712 Snapdragon, VOOC 3.0 Flash Charge, FHD+ Super AMOLED Display and in-display fingerprint. One of the key features of realme XT is their quad-camera technology featuring Samsung’s 64 MP GW1 sensor for the primary camera, 8MP wide-angle lens, a 2MP macro lens and a 2MP portrait lens.

Let’s have a look at realme XT’s quad-camera technology and effects we’ll get from!



Friday, November 01, 2019

Conquer the 4th Tallest Building in Malaysia with the Inaugural Yayasan TM International Tower Run 2019



Do you want to test your endurance by conquering a renowned landmark in Kuala Lumpur? Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) via its foundation, Yayasan Telekom Malaysia (YTM) will be organising a charity event – Yayasan TM International Tower Run 2019 in conjunction with YTM’s 25th Anniversary celebration. 

realme XT: the First Smart Phone with 64MP Snapdragon Quad Camera in Malaysia




Petaling Jaya, 30 October 2019 – realme Malaysia today officially launched the realme XT, Malaysia’s first 64MP Snapdragon Quad Camera Smartphone. realme’s new line of smartphone promise in providing the best picture resolution with unbeatable details for their users. For realme XT model, it gives the user - the freedom to express their creativity through photography.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

ACSON Launches First Anti VOC Spray in Malaysia To Revitalise Indoor Air



Leading home-grown air conditioner brand Acson Malaysia today announced the launch of its first Anti Volatile Organic Compound (“VOC”) Spray in Malaysia to improve indoor air quality and ultimately leading to healthier lifestyles. 

Monday, October 07, 2019

Run 24-7 with the BH Fitness BT7050 Verano Pro Treadmill



The treadmill is a piece of immensely popular fitness equipment that enables you to exercise in the convenience and comfort of your own home. It is easy to use for losing weight, getting fit, and staying fit.

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Two Winners of the "LuLu Dream Drive Shop & Win Contest" Drive Home a Proton X70 Each



LuLu believes in giving back its loyal customers by rewarding them value for money promotions and easy to win contests. This year, the generous people at LuLu had two unit of brand new Proton X70 cars to giveaway. Not only that, there were other attractive prizes such as six Apple iPhone 7Plus, six Toshiba 49” UHD TV and 100 Lulu vouchers to be won.

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Are you ready for Technology Convergence? International Franchise & Entrepreneurship Conference 2019



Are you a business owner, academician, economist, industry player, or student who have a special interest in franchising and entrepreneurship? Let's assemble with the main players in the franchise sector from all around the world to discuss current franchise issues and focusing franchise as a key strategy in developing entrepreneurship in Malaysia at the International Franchise & Entrepreneurship Conference 2019.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Hit & Run: Two Kuala Lumpur Standard Chartered Marathon Runners Injured

Photo of the injured victim taken by a fellow runner at the scene.
I was shocked to hear about the accident from the running Whatsapp group. Suddenly the memory of the late Evelyn came flooded back to my mind. Evie, was killed from the injuries sustained when she was involved in a hit and run incident in Klang City International Marathon on December 2017.  

Friday, September 27, 2019

Run For Excellence! Make Taiwan Excellence Pavilion a must stop-over place at the KL Standard Chartered Marathon Active Lifestyle Expo



Hey, guys! If you are collecting your Kuala Lumpur Standard Chartered Marathon race kit, do make a point to visit the Taiwan Excellence Pavilion at the Active Lifestyle Expo from the 26th to 28th of September.  There are 95 different innovative products from 27 Taiwanese manufacturers being showcased at the expo. 

Monday, September 23, 2019

The Mid Valley City Charity Run 2019 raised RM100,000 Raised for Teach For Malaysia



Kuala Lumpur, 23 Sept 2019 - Jointly organised by The Gardens Mall and Mid Valley Megamall, the Mid Valley City Charity Run 2019 was held for its sixth consecutive year on 22nd September. However, due to the haze, the organisers made a decision to shorten the route distance and advised all participants to enjoy a walk instead of the planned 5km fun run.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

The Adventure Racing (AR) World Series is Coming to Malaysia!



Kuala Lumpur, 18 September 2019 – Malaysia is announced as new a race destination for the coveted ultimate race of the human race, the Adventure Racing (AR) World Series. Malaysia joins other AR World Series race destinations that include Ecuador, Chile, Paraguay, Brazil, South Africa, Ireland, France, USA, Spain and Belize as an event leading up to its World Championship, making it the first destination set in a tropical climate for the AR World Series.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Asics Malaysia Brings Together 4,000 Runners at the 2019 Asics Relay



Sepang, 10 September 2019 - ASICS Malaysia successfully welcomed the return of its annual ASICS Relay for the third consecutive year last Saturday at the Sepang International Circuit, where approximately 1,000 teams including running communities, ASICS Malaysia’s athletes and local running teams were seen racing the night relay in celebration of fitness, friendship and teamwork. 

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

LuLu Hypermarket & Department Stores Offer THREE Back-to-Back Promotions



You can always count on LuLu Hypermarket & Department Store  to give you best value for your money when it come to shopping for your groceries and also household products. Recently, LuLu Hypermarket & Department Store has launched a three back-to-back price slash promotions – the One Day Wonder (30 August 2019), Flat 40% OFF Promotion (31 August – 2 September 2019) and the currently on going RM5 RM10 RM15 RM20 promotion (3 – 13 Sep 2019) at LuLu Capsquare, KL and the newly opened LuLu 1 Shamelin Mall, Cheras.

Monday, September 02, 2019

Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon Unveils 2019 Marathon Finisher Medal Design



Singapore, 28 August 2019 – Organisers of the 2019 Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon™ (SCSM) unveiled the SCSM medal design for this year’s Marathon category, a second rendition of the “Bold Gold” series. The medal design is fronted by the Merlion, a unique yet deeply-rooted symbol of Singapore, with key elements of the city’s iconic skyline in the background.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

R U Tough Enough Returns to Seek Southeast Asia’s Toughest!

Toughest in Southeast Asia in 2018 - Mohd Saddam bin Mohd Pittli (Malaysia) 

Kuala Lumpur (August 19, 2019) – R U Tough Enough is back to issue a clarion call to all Malaysians to prove they are the toughest in Southeast Asia! Bigger and better than before, this annual challenge by KIX HD (Astro Ch 729) is supported by Fisherman’s Friend, with a grand prize of US$15,000 (RM60,000) awaiting the regional winner who will be crowned Southeast Asia’s Toughest 2019!

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Casio to Release New PRO TREK Smart That Supports Personalized Pacing in Exercise



Tokyo, 20 August 2019 — Casio Computer Co., Ltd. announced today that it will release a new addition to the PRO TREK Smart series for outdoor enthusiasts. The new WSD-F21HR, to be released September 13, 2019, is an outstanding smartwatch for efficient, effective fitness training, as well as mountain climbing and trekking. The heart rate monitor is great for pace management during activities such as road running, trail running and cycling.

Desaru Coast Malaysia to Host Inaugural Desaru Coast Multisport Festival Presented by IRONMAN

Geoff Meyer, Managing Director of IRONMAN Asia_Roslina Arbak, CEO of Desaru Development Holdings One Sdn Bhd_ CG Lim, Regional Director of IRONMAN Asia 

Kuala Lumpur, 27 August 2019 – IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Group company, today announced its event expansion in Asia with a brand-new multisport festival in Desaru Coast, Malaysia. Desaru Coast Multisport Festival presented by IRONMAN will be held from 17-19 April 2020; the festival is the first of its kind in Asia, and will comprise an IRONMAN® 70.3® triathlon, 5150TM Triathlon along with IRONKIDS® and Sprint races.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Exclusive: Meet The Oldest Marathoners in Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2019!



There is a Chinese saying that goes - the older the ginger, the hotter it gets. We believe these two senior veteran runners are super spicy old hot ginger when it comes to marathon running! Hooi Siew Weng, 82 and Lee Swee Luan, 71 will be joining the other 13,000 over full marathon participants in the Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2019 this September. 

Here's an exclusive Q & A session with both of them. Let's learn something from them, OK?

Friday, August 16, 2019

Walk Your Way to Win a HUAWEI P30 Pro and Online Vouchers Worth RM550 this August



Kuala Lumpur, 15 August 2019 – The HUAWEI Steps Challenge August 2019 offers users a chance to win HUAWEI’s bestselling flagship smartphone, the HUAWEI P30 Pro and HUAWEI online vouchers worth up to RM550 by simply walking and tracking your steps with your HUAWEI Health app! 

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Casio G-SHOCK Collaborates with Boxing Brand Everlast



Casio Malaysia released the G-SHOCK made in collaboration with the legendary boxing brand, Everlast. The new GBA-800EL from the G-SQUAD line of fitness watches arrives in a matte red reminiscent of boxing gloves, with the world-famous Everlast logo engraved on the case back. The distinguished logo also appears on the dial and band, and the LED backlight illuminates to show what Everlast has become known for being, the “Choice of Champions.”

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

CARiNG Pharmacy Launches #KamiCaring Run 2019 to Promote "Healthy Life. Happy Life" to the Communities it Serves



Hello runwitme blog readers!

CARiNG Pharmacy has something exciting for you! The inaugural #KamiCaring Run 2019 is coming this 17 November from 6:00am to 10:00am at the Perdana Botanical Garden, Kuala Lumpur. This run is organised to promote "Healthy Life. Happy Life" to Malaysians.

Kordel’s partners with Arthritis Foundation Malaysia to engage prominent sports association and local athletes to raise awareness on joint injuries and early preventive measures



Kuala Lumpur,  13 August 2019 – Kordel’s has been the main sponsor for Arthritis Foundation Malaysia (AFM) for 11 years running and they have recently collaborated with local sports associations, both professional and amateur athletes as well as Sports Medicine Specialist at University of Malaya Medical Centre, Dr. Muhammad Rahmani Jaffar to raise awareness on the threats of silent joint injuries and how to reduce the risks and take preventive measures. 

Monday, August 12, 2019

Samsung and Under Armour Introduce Galaxy Watch Active2 Under Armour Edition



Kuala Lumpur, 8 August 2019 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Under Armour Inc., today introduced an exclusive Under Armour Edition of the newly announced Galaxy Watch Active2. The Galaxy Watch Active2 Under Armour Edition is a new type of smartwatch, designed for dedicated runners, who want to take their fitness to the next level. As an expansion of the partnership with Under Armour, Samsung will provide a connected running experience; unlocking performance advantages that help runners optimize their form and reduce the risk of injury through features only available on the Galaxy Watch Active2 Under Armour Edition.

Watsons' Get Active Fest Returns Even Stronger Than Ever



Kuala Lumpur, 7 August 2019 – Asia’s leading health and beauty retailer, Watsons, will once again hold its annual Watsons #GETACTIVE FEST 2019 this 19 October at Sunway Lagoon Surf Beach, from 4pm right through to 11pm! The fitness festival is open to all, including kids, adults, families, teenagers and senior citizens. 

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Malaysia’s Biggest Night Ride Attracts 4,700 Cyclists



Kajang, 27 July 2019 – The sixth LEKAS Highway Ride, Malaysia’s No. 1 closed highway night cycling challenge, drew close to 4,700 local and international cycling enthusiasts. The event, which is a collaboration between RHB Banking Group and Lebuhraya Kajang-Seremban Sdn Bhd (“LEKAS”, a subsidiary of IJM Corporation Berhad’s Toll Division), was held on 27 July 2019 at the Kajang Selatan Toll Plaza, LEKAS E21. The event was flagged off by YBhg. Dato’ Dr. Syed Omar Sharifuddin Syed Ikhsan, Secretary General, Ministry of Works, YBhg. Tan Sri Azlan Zainol, Chairman of RHB Banking Group and Dato’ Soam Heng Choon, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director of IJM Corporation Berhad. 

Sunday, August 04, 2019

US Highbush Blueberry Council Launched "The Little Blue Champion" Campaign

Linora Low presenting her healthy recipes of Cauliflower Blueberry Muffins and Blueberry Milk as results. 

Hey runners! What is small, yummy and packed dense with nutrients? The answer is blueberries! I’m sure you have tried blueberry cheesecake before, but there are lots of other ways to enjoy the goodness of blueberries.

Why is it great for runners like you and me? For those leading an active lifestyle, it’s a great snack that keeps you feeling full and satiated, reduces inflammation and lowers blood pressure. It also has only 80 calories per cup, virtually no fat and is low in sodium. And it tastes great! 

Saturday, August 03, 2019

Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon Launches Improved Route Aimed at Enhancing Athlete Experience

SCSM 2019 Route Map for Marathon

Singapore, 2 August 2019 – Today, organisers of the 2019 Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) unveiled Singapore’s first evening race routes. The improved routes are built on runner feedback and are intended to deliver a balance of race difficulty set against Singapore’s iconic skyline. The three-day event from 29 November - 1 December will feature a Kids Dash on Friday evening, Marathon and Half Marathon on Saturday evening and conclude with 5km and 10km categories on Sunday morning.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Learn how to prepare The ‘Breakfast of Champions’ from Farah Ann and Peter Davis with Healthy Wraps by Mission Foods



Yay! We had the privilege to learn how to prepare a "Breakfast of Champions" by not only one, but two local sports celebrities, gold medallist gymnast, Farah Ann and MMA fighter/ actor/ model,  Peter Davis at the launch of Healthy Wraps by Mission Foods recently.

Sunday, July 28, 2019

New MILO® PROTEIN UP™ with milk proteins powers up young adults to go further



Kuala Lumpur, 24 July 2019 - The misconception that protein is just for bodybuilders and athletes is common among young adults. Many also do not realise how essential protein is to their daily nutrient intake. Every cell in our body contains protein. Providing our body with a structural framework, protein helps to build tissues in our body and also keeps our immune system working well.

Friday, July 26, 2019

Hit Up Your Squad as PUMA Presents the House of Hustle



Introducing a unique fitness event, global sports brand PUMA is offering two full days of intense fitness session comprising of 3-on-3 Futsal, 3-on-3 Basketball and a challenging training segment. Themed “House of Hustle”, this performance event is different in that it aims to appeal to everyone from football, basketball lovers to fitness freaks.

Saturday, July 20, 2019

A Brand New Phase, A Brand New Look - Signature Market Launches Newly Improved Packaging

Edwin Wang (right) & John Cheng - Co-Founders of Signature Market

Signature Market, a popular natural and organic snacks brand that delivers its orders directly to its customers’ doors today has unveiled the new packaging for its three best-selling products - Healthy Nut Mix, Low Carb Mix and Omega-3 Trail.