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More Than 7,000 Participants To Take Part In Mybuddies Run On Sunday


KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 (Bernama) -- More than 7,000 participants are expected to take part in the "myBuddies Run #sehatisejiwa" to be held at Persiaran Flora, Cyberjaya starting 6am on Sunday.

Independence Month and 2016 Malaysia Day celebrations Media and Publicity committee chairman Datuk Ibrahim Abdul Rahman said the programme was being held in conjunction with Merdeka Day 2016 and Malaysia Day 2016.

"On Sunday we will be hosting two programmes simultaneously, namely myBuddies Run #sehatisejiwa in Cyberjaya and 'Sehati Sejiwa Ride' in Kuala Lumpur," he told Bernama, here today.

Ibrahim who is also the Information director-general said the "myBuddies Run" would be divided into three categories - 3km, 5km and 10km - while winners stand to win prize money worth RM13,000 in total.

"Participants need to pay RM47 for the 3km, RM57 for 5km and RM67 for the 10km run," he said adding that the programme is organised by MYNIC, an agency under the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia, with the cooperation of the ministry and the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission.

Ibrahim said those interested can register through www.mybuddies.my or the walk-in counter at D'Pulze Shopping Centre, Cyberjaya from Thursday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm.

"Apart from prizes there will also be lucky draw prizes offered. The main prize offered is a Proton Iriz. Other prizes include five mountain bikes and sports equipment, all worth RM65,000," he said.

-- BERNAMA