Klang Heritage Trail marathon run
Writer: Brenda Ch'ng
Published: Fri, 06 Apr 2012
KLANG: A 12km run through historical sites in Selangor’s Royal Town here is being organised by Centro Klang on July 1.
The Centro Klang 4th Klang Run 2012 is open to runners of all ages.
The theme for this year is “Klang Heritage Trail” and the route will take runners through Little India, The Royal Gallery, Klang Railway Station, Istana Alam Shah and Klang Power Station.
“We want to promote a healthy lifestyle through this run and hopefully more youths and younger children will take part this year,” said Centro Peoperties Group Sdn Bhd managing director Teo Chui Ping.
(Sitting from left) Munchworld Marketing Sdn Bhd corporate communication manager Teo Shaw Ching, Klang Pacers Athletic Club representative John Heng, Teo, Magnum 4D Berhad central regional office senior officer (operations) Amy Loh and RSH (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd sales manager Bernard Tan together with all the other co-sponsors for the marathon run.
She hopes children joining in the marathon will be motivated to live healthier lifestyles of exercise and a balanced diet.
Centro Klang is expecting to register 2,800 participants this year, from runners all over Malaysia.
“The response last year was overwhelming as 2,500 people registered. We hope to have more participants this year,” said Teo during a press conference on Thursday.
In addition, the Centro Klang Run 2012 will also be introducing its first ever Kids Dash event during the marathon.
This category is only open to children aged four to nine years, who will have to run with an accompanying parent.
All participants will receive a certificate of achievement, a Reebok T-shirt and goodie bags filled with cash vouchers and products from sponsors.
Meanwhile, the top 10 runners will receive a pewter trophy and other exciting prizes which will be announced at a later date.
“We want to award everyone with something so that no one will go back empty handed.
“Also, as a token of appreciation and memorabilia for participants,” Teo said.
This run is organised in collaboration with Klang Pacers Athletic Club (KPAC) and main sponsors Magnum 4D Bhd, Reebok Malaysia and Munchy’s.
Also supporting the event are the Klang Municipal Council (MPK), Hospital Wanita Metro and Tourism Selangor.
Those interested are urged to register before April 29, to be eligible for the early-bird fee priced from RM25.
Forms can be obtained and submitted at Sports Station, Royal Sporting House, Reebok Outlets, Centro Mall customer Service Counter or downloaded from the Centro website www.centro.com.my.
Alternatively, entries can also be faxed to 03-33432011, along with the payment bank slip or contact 03-33433011 (Centro Customer Service) 012-3233777 (John) for more information.