Tuesday, October 29, 2013

MPIB Run 2014 - Registration Closed

MPIB Run 2014 Registration Closed Early 32 days before Registration Closing Date

Kuala Lumpur, 29 October 2013 - Registration for MPIB Run 2014 (MPIB Run) closed today, 29 October 2013 at 12:38 p.m., 32 days before the Registration Closing date on 30 November 2013.

Back for the 3rd year, the Multi-Purpose Insurans Run (MPIB Run), a community run event received an overwhelming 92% of the total registrants for the competitive 12 KM and 8 KM categories while only 8% of the total registrants signed up for the 5 KM fun run categories. This is an increase of 4% over the no. of registrations for the 12 KM and 8 KM categories in MPIB Run 2013.

MPIB Run Event Leader Jayne Liew said “we are delighted with the response to our 3rd MPIB Run. Our community based public run based on the theme “Healthy Lifestyle – Work Life Balance” is for all ages, backgrounds and fitness levels. We are happy to note too that there is an increase in registrants for the competitive categories as compared to the MPIB 2013 Run. We see this as an encouraging sign that there is a growing community of runners who have taken up running seriously as part of their keep fit routine.” 

In preparation for the Run, MPIB is calling on the public to take part as volunteers in the Run and for runners who have registered, to join the scheduled “My First Run Clinics”, especially for first-time runners. The run clinics cover all adequate information for novice runners and it is held at the Padang Merbuk Car Park, at 7.30am on every Saturday until 21 Dec 2013.

This 3rd run will again be held at the Padang Merbuk with 8 competitive categories i.e. 4 categories each for the 12KM and 8KM and 2 Fun Run categories of 5KM. A 3 KM walk is being planned for the Runners’ family members who wish to join in.

MPIB Run is again made possible by main sponsors; Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad and New Balance as well as a host of co-sponsors. Details here

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