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.

Ministry of Health and CSR participate in MediRun 2019 & Health Carnival

Health Minister Yang Berhormat Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad and Central Sugars Refinery Sdn Bhd (CSR) Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer Hishammudin Hasan ran with participants of the MediRun 2019. 

Kuala Selangor, 17 July 2019 -  Recently, Health Minister Yang Berhormat Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad and Central Sugars Refinery Sdn Bhd (CSR) Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Hishammudin Hasan participated in a 3km run in support of the MediRun 2019 & Health Carnival in Kuala Selangor.

Friday, July 19, 2019

GMBB Balance & Well-being Festival [Free Admission] 27 July @ 1PM – 8PM & 28 July 11AM – 8PM



Don’t stress your life away. Learn how you can gain peace and happiness through Yoga and meditation! 

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Gamers Rejoice! YOODO Extends FREE PUBG Mobile Data Add-On to December 2019!



Even though the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) Mobile Malaysia National Championship (PMNC) 2019 has just come to a close last weekend, PUBG Mobile fans can keep the excitement going with the free 20GB data add-on exclusively from Yoodo. New and concurrent Yoodo subscribers will be able to make use of the add-on until December 2019.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

#irunsoicaneat - Shiang Hai Vegetarian Sushi Rolls



Love to try sushi but don't like to eat raw fish? Let's tickle your taste-buds with some amazing tasting (and looking) vegetarian sushi rolls from Shiang Hai Vegetarian Restaurant.

Monday, July 15, 2019

It's My Third Time Running the IJM-Allianz Duo Highway Challenge and Why I Keep Returning to the NPE...



I always love running on New Pantai Expressway (NPE) ever since the adidas King of The Road (KOTR) series in the year 2011, 2012 & 2013. After that, it stopped when adidas decided to focus on other stuff (like football) and abandon the immensly popular running event, KOTR altogether.  I couldn't be happier when IJM-Allianz revived the run on the NPE in 2017. Nothing beats the freedom of running on a car-free highway with thousands of other runners on a Sunday morning! 

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Garmin Marathon Inaugural Full Marathon Calls for Runners to “Go Beyond Ordinary”



Kuala Lumpur, 1 July 2019 - AECO Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd, Garmin’s official distributor in Malaysia today announced the official registration for the upcoming Garmin Marathon 2019. Set to take place on 2nd November 2019 in Putrajaya, this is Garmin Malaysia’s inaugural marathon following a successful half-marathon conducted previously.

Sunday, June 30, 2019

MILO® Malaysia Breakfast Day 2019 kicks off in Putrajaya attracting 50,000 participants



Putrajaya, 30 June 2019 - MILO® kicked off the return of its signature breakfast event, MILO® Malaysia Breakfast Day into high gear as it continued to encourage Malaysians to make the most important meal of the day wholesome and nutritious for the family. The event, which spanned two days at Dataran Putrajaya, Presint 3 attracted a total of 50,000 early risers who took part in an array of fun and educational activities including 3km and 5km fun runs and set into motion a nationwide activation tour covering six other locations. 

Friday, June 21, 2019

Nike Air Max 270 React Available in Malaysia 5 July



Nike’s first lifestyle Air unit, the 270, joins with the brand’s softest, smoothest and most resilient foam, Nike React, to form a new articulation of Air Max, the Nike Air Max 720 React.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Under Armour's TEST OF WILL Returns for its 4th Edition with New Elite Challenge Category



Kuala Lumpur, 20 June 2019 – Under Armour’s popular annual urban fitness challenge, Test of Will returns for its fourth edition this year on 3 and 4 August. Back for its fourth edition, the event saw 4,100 participants last year from around the region.

Get Your Game On with DISTRICT RACE by AIA

District Launch (1): (L-R) Heng Zee Wang, Chief Marketing Officer of AIA Bhd, and Ben Pember, Chief Executive Officer of District Technologies

Kuala Lumpur, 20 June 2019 – District Race, the world’s greatest urban exploration race, presented by AIA Vitality made its Malaysian debut in Kuala Lumpur today. First launched in Singapore in 2018, District is a ground-breaking technology platform that encourages people to lead active, healthy lifestyles by providing an engaging and fun urban exploration experience through the District Race app. 

Thursday, June 13, 2019

UNIQLO to Launch Peter Saville Collaboration Collection on July 15th



UNIQLO, the Japanese global apparel retailer, today announces that it will introduce a collaboration collection with internationally renowned graphic artist Peter Saville. The new line will launch at UNIQLO stores and through UNIQLO.com/my from Monday, July 15th, and will comprise highly functional apparel from DRY-EX, AIRism leggings, and other pieces to sportswear. In keeping with its LifeWear concept, UNIQLO continues to offer an array of items for active lifestyles.

Sunday, June 02, 2019

The Second Selena Gomez x Puma Collection Is Inspired by Her Life’s Journey



Selena Gomez and PUMA are back with a second collection: inspired by Selena’s rise from her hometown of Grand Prairie, Texas to her fast-paced life today based in Los Angeles, the SS19 collaboration features two brand-new shoe styles, laidback apparel and travel-ready accessories. Made for move makers, influenced by the global girl who doesn’t just travel the world, but fearlessly leaves a mark on it. 

Friday, May 31, 2019

Celebrate World Ocean Day This June 8 by Joining the Run For The Oceans



Kuala Lumpur, May 28, 2019 – Today, adidas Running shares the impact of the $1 million raised in 2018 from Run For The Oceans, and announces that the global initiative will return once again on World Oceans Day, June 8, 2019 with the increased goal this year of raising $1.5 million to continue to invest in the education of future generations on the issue of marine plastic pollution. 

Thursday, May 30, 2019

World-Class Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon Announces New Evening Race Format For 2019; Bolsters Ambition for Abbott World Marathon Majors Bid

From Left to Right: Mr Goh Beng Kim, Head of Commercial Banking, Singapore, Standard Chartered Bank; Mr Keith Tan, Chief Executive, Singapore Tourism Board; Mr Baey Yam Keng, Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Transport & Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth; Mr Lim Teck Yin, CEO Sport Singapore; Mr Geoff Meyer, Managing Director, Asia, IRONMAN Group

Singapore, 28 May 2019 – At a launch event today, the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) announced that the 2019 edition of the race will upgrade the athlete experience with a new 6:00pm evening flag off on Saturday 30 November for the Marathon, Half Marathon and Ekiden distances while shifting to a three-day event format. 

Friday, May 24, 2019

Justice For Evelyn Ang Gek Suan



The 2017 Klang International Marathon saw an incident that has changed many lives forever. Teoh Thiam Lim, 28, who is currently being charged under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987, drove into three people. The final result of his reckless driving was two injured and one dead. Evelyn Ang Gek Suan died two months later, after not being able to pull out of a coma due to the result of the incident. This death has left family and friends shattered. There is still no closure as yet, as the outcome of the case against Mr. Lim is yet to be determined. 

Monday, April 29, 2019

Malaysia’s First MARVEL RUN Comes to Putrajaya on 7 September 2019



Kuala Lumpur, 29 April 2019 – Fans are in for an epic treat as Malaysia’s first-ever MARVEL RUN comes to Putrajaya on 7 September 2019. Themed around “Choose Your Mark”, the race will focus on four Marvel Super Heroes -Black Panther, Captain America, Captain Marvel and Thor. Race participants will be able to choose the Super Hero that best inspires them and receive an exclusive race tee themed to their favorite characters. Registration is now open at www.marvelrun.my

Friday, April 26, 2019

Fitness Rebels Studio Grand Opening Celebration on 27 April 2019 @ Greenhill, Ipoh



Fitness Rebels Studio, a personal training fitness center for people whom has the passion for functional fitness, is pleased to announce the grand opening of Ipoh’s very first, one and only personal training fitness center at Greenhill, Ipoh. A grand opening celebration will take place on Saturday 27th April 2019 10am to 12pm.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Nike opens largest partner-owned store in Southeast Asia and India at Jewel Changi Airport



Singapore, 18 April 2019 – Nike officially opens its doors to their largest partner-owned store in South East Asia and India at Jewel Changi Airport today. Spanning more than 1,000 sqm, the store aims to provide a unique and interactive retail experience for locals and travelers at Changi Airport Terminal 1.

Friday, April 05, 2019

IFLIX exlusively premieres A BROKEN CRAYON – An Inspiring New Documentary About AZRAN OSMAN-RANI’s Road to Recovery and Return to Triathlon Racing



On the morning of May 27, 2018, while on a routine training ride in Kuala Lumpur, a cyclist was hit by a fast-moving vehicle. His injuries were extensive and severe, and the outlook was uncertain when he was rushed to the hospital.