Saturday, 24 June 2017

Press Release: Run for National Unity 2017

Thursday 15 th June, Petaling Jaya- HELP University and the Redberry Group will be organising the RUN for NATIONAL UNITY 2017 on Sept 16, 2017 in conjunction with Malaysia Day. The inaugural RUN was a success in 2016 and this year, it receives the support of the Department for National Unity and Integration. The tag line for this year is #Cintainegaraku.
Today the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, YB Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Joseph Kurup was the Guest of Honour at the Launch held in Redberry City.
From left, Redberry Group Managing Director and CEO, Datuk Siew Ka Wei, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Dept, Tan Sri Joseph Kurup , Vice-Chancellor and President, HELP University, Datuk Dr Paul Chan
The Run for National Unity 2017 will begin from 7.30am on Sept 16 from Padang Merbok in Kuala Lumpur.

The Run is being held not only to promote national unity and harmony but also to raise funds for deserving students to pursue their tertiary education.

All nett proceeds from the Run will be channeled to a scholarship fund for these students from all races.

The Run will be in held in 13 categories:

Men Open International (All Ages) – 10km
Women Open International (All Ages) – 10km
Men Open Malaysian (18 years – 39 years) – 10km
Women Open Malaysian (18 years – 39 years) – 10km
Men Open Veteran Malaysian (40 years and above) – 10km
Women Open Veteran Malaysian (40 years and above) – 10km
Primary School Boys (7 years – 12 years) – 5km
Primary School Girls (7 years – 12 years) – 5km
Secondary School Boys (13 years – 17 years - 7km
Secondary School Girls (13 years – 17 years) -7km
Family team – 5km
Corporate Team- 5km
Special/OKU- 5km

The Run will be conducted under the rules and regulations of the Malaysian Athletics Federations (MAF) while the technical support will be provided by the Federal Territory Amateur Athletic Association (FTKLAA).

All finishers will receive medals and certificates at the Finish Line.

Besides getting a T-shirt and goodie bag, participants also stand to win attractive lucky draw prizes.

There will also be plenty of entertainment and other activities at Padang Merbok after the Run, including stage performances.

Entries for the RUN for NATIONAL UNITY 2017 are open NOW!

Walk in registration can be done at:
- FTKLAA Office, 2 nd Floor, Wisma OCM, Jalan Hang Jebat, 50150 Kuala Lumpur (Tel: 03-2715 2843, email: sportftaaa@hotmail.com), or
- Department of Student Affairs, HELP University, Jalan Semantan 1, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur (Tel: 03-2716 2131)

The operating hours for walk-in registration are 10am-5pm from Monday to Friday, and 10am-1pm on Saturdays.

Online entry is also available at www.myraceonline.com

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