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.