Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Kelantan Half Marathon 2017 - Top 10 Results

Date: 22 Apr 2017
Distance: 3km, 5km, 10km and 21km

This is the 1st Kelantan International Half marathon with 7300+ participants, where 400+ were 21km runners. The main international runners were African and Thai with minimum local elite runners. 21km started at 6:30am and weather was burning hot when runners approaching finishing line. There were many lucky draw prizes, however it took too long to draw the lucky winners, should have pre-draw in advance.

21km prize presentation was fast by Minister of Youth and Sport KJ. However the top 3 result did not show winner name and time, only category and bib number. There was also no top 10 winners listings, no checking on winner's identity and cash prize was given based on winning tag.

The route was quite flat but challenging due to hot and humid weather. There are many aspects need improvement should they wish to organize it annually.

Check your result here
More photos here
















Thursday, April 20, 2017

IJM Allianz Duo Highway Challenge 2017



1st Series @ Besraya Expressway E9
Event date: 30 July 2017 (Sunday)
Event time: 6am-10am
Distance: 13KM Competitive Run & 6KM Fun Run

2nd Series @ New Pantai Expressway E10
Event date: 10 September 2017 (Sunday)
Event time: 5.30am-10am
Distance: 21KM Competitive Run & 10KM Competitive Run



Medal: Finisher medal
Cash prize: Top 10 winners
Trophy: Top 10 winners

Online registration here
Details here
Facebook here


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Hot & Cold Charity Run 2017


Malaysian AIDS Foundation (MAF) together with Faculty of Medicine of University Malaya (UM) are jointly organising a charity run on 16 July 2017 (Sunday). The Hot & Cold Charity Run is going to be held at the main campus of University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur is to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of Jeff Lau and Jerry Song, two young Malaysian runners that will take part in two ultra marathon events -- the 9th Arctic 6633 and Gobi March Challenge -- in their bid to inspire young Malaysians to erase stigma and lead the fight to end AIDS also to raise funds for Malaysian AIDS Foundation and the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya.

Date: 16 July 2017 (Sunday)
Time: 7.00am
Venue: University Malaya, Main Campus, Kuala Lumpur
Categories & Fees:
  • 3km : RM35
  • 5km : RM50
  • 10km : RM70
Medal: Finisher medal
Contact: 012-9594596
Closing date: 1500 runners
Online registration here

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

PUMA INTRODUCES THE IGNITE 3 PWRCOOL


Global Sports Brand PUMA understands that each runner is unique and are motivated by their personal goals. Whether for long distance runs or sprints, every runner makes their own rules. To smash records or to win that medal that’ll earn them bragging rights. That’s why PUMA continues to create innovative running products that suit every need and enable runners to “Run Their Way”. This season, PUMA releases the latest silhouette in the IGNITE series that helps runners achieve their goals while transitioning into warm weather conditions - the IGNITE 3 PWRCool. Built to equip versatile runners who knows no limits even when temperature rises.


The IGNITE 3 PWRCool puts the energy towards cruising, not sweating. It features the innovative DRI-FREEZE collar lining that instantly cools your feet at contact. DRI-FREEZE tech also extends to the sock liner for that maximum ventilation. The high rebound and long lasting moulded sock liner is made for instant step-in comfort. The first phase of a 2 smooth ride. The midsole features PUMA’s proprietary midsole, IGNITE foam, providing long lasting Energy Return that reduces ground contact time for a faster cadence. The outsole consists of PUMA’s Performance Rubber compound, a perfect blend of properties that provide ultra grip and is highly-abrasive resistant.

US Track & Field Olympian, Jenna Prandini, has trained wearing IGNITE 3 PWRCool. She says, “When you’re training and conditioning yourself 6-7 hours a day, the weather is the least of your worries. Good thing there’s a running shoe that adapts and keeps my feet cool.” World’s Fastest Man and triple treble Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt knows a thing or two about training in warm climate conditions. “Living in Kingston, I’m used to running in really hot weather but there are days when the heat is just unbearable. The IGNITE 3 PWRCool can handle this, no sweat. 

Tried and tested.” Pair the IGNITE 3 PWRCool with the PWRCool Tee that will keep you cool you off with its new adaptive technology. This tee features PWRCOOL fabrics that maximize moisture transport and breathability, allowing you to stay cooler and dryer. The Vent Thermo-R System interacts with the body’s microclimate, opening to help release heat and moisture build up during your workout. When you’re cooling down and your body heat is reduced, the vents close. dryCell Technology also helps draw sweat away from your skin and keeps you dry and comfortable during exercise. 

The IGNITE 3 PWRCool is now available at all PUMA stores and will retail at RM449.


Sunday, April 16, 2017

Nalanda Run 2017 - Winners Photo

Date: 16 Apr 2017
Distance: 5km and 10km
Venue: Nalanda Center Serdang Selangor

Charity event to raise education fund to set up free tuition center for the community.
Number of runners: about 2000 runners

More photos here





















Friday, April 14, 2017

MHWH Night Run Press Conference 2017

Men’s Health Women’s Health Night Run by AIA Vitality expands with new exciting category for kids 
AIA Vitality returns to Putrajaya this July with the addition of kids’ races open to children aged 7 to 15 years old 

Kuala Lumpur, 13 April 2017 – Men’s Health Women’s Health (MHWHNightRun) Night Run, one of the most anticipated night runs in the country held in partnership with AIA Vitality (#AIAVitalityMY), will return to Putrajaya this 22 July 2017, and will introduce an exciting new running category exclusively for kids aged 7 to 15 years old. Now in its third year, Men’s Health Women’s Health Night Run by AIA Vitality is making a comeback, promising some 20,000 runners another exciting race (5km, 12km and 21km) in the Men’s and Women’s Open and Men’s and Women’s Veteran.

The first flag off will be at 6.00pm and the last flag off at 8.40pm. In conjunction with the second year anniversary of Time Out Malaysia Kids, a quarterly magazine for families with kids, this year’s installment of Night Run invites families to spend time with their pint-sized runners on an action-packed and fun-filled Saturday. Kids ages 7 to 15 may participate in a 700-metre or 3km race. Men’s Health and Women’s Health will continue to team up with AIA Bhd. who is returning as the official title sponsor.

The run will be under AIA Vitality – Malaysia’s first science-backed health programme designed by AIA to encourage and empower Malaysians to take sustained steps towards healthy living lifestyles. “It is gratifying to see how the continuous support of Malaysia’s running community has made the Men’s Health Women’s Health Night Run by AIA Vitality the biggest night run in the country,” says Patrick Brennan, Group CEO of Mongoose Publishing Sdn Bhd, the publishers of Men’s Health and Women’s Health in Malaysia. “This is the second-year of our collaboration with AIA Vitality and we could not have found a better partner as AIA shares our passion, drive and ambition to create an event that reaches more Malaysians than ever before. The AIA Vitality wellness programme is perfectly designed to give an extra push to all Malaysians to live a healthier lifestyle and we are delighted to share this journey with them”.

AIA Bhd.’s Chief Marketing Officer, Eric Chang explains, “At AIA, we are committed to helping Malaysians live longer, healthier, better lives. We are absolutely thrilled to host this year’s Night Run in Putrajaya under the AIA Vitality banner together with Men’s Health and Women’s Health teams again. AIA Vitality is about taking charge of one’s own health, however small, and being part of the Night Run is an excellent way to get Malaysians started on their journey to better health. With the new kids’ run categories, we are also able to encourage our children to lead healthy and active lifestyles, besides giving families another fun activity on the weekend to spend precious time together.”


While preparing for their endurance run, participants can enjoy browsing through sponsors’ booths whilst listening to music specially curated by a DJ. Attendees can also satisfy their appetites with food trucks parked on site. Families and friends who are there to show support and cheer on participants are also welcome to join the fun-filled Saturday at the village and keep the festive spirit going. Participants will each receive an exclusive running t-shirt from performance sports brand, Ultron.

 For those who complete the run, they will each receive a medal, and a special goodie bag which consists of merchandise and vouchers. Major sponsors - including health club, Fitness First and personal care and safety razor brand, Schick - will contribute products and experiences to support the participants’ health and well-being.

Entry fees for the 5km, 12km and 21km courses are set at RM70, RM80 and RM90 respectively. As for the kids, entry fees for the 700-metre and 3km are set at RM30 and RM50 respectively. Registration is now open and early birds get to enjoy 15% off until 30 April. 

Runners who are interested in signing up can find more information and register at:
http://www.mens-health.com.my/nightrun/event
http://www.womens-health.com.my/nightrun/event

Monday, April 10, 2017

GO FOR IT! - FTKLAA 32nd Annual Cross Country 2017 - Top 15 Results

Date: 10 Apr 2017
Distance: 10.7kan and 6.7km

Check your result here









Winner photos by Wincent Saw, thanks
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