KUALA KANGSAR, Nov 17 -- The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah and Raja Permaisuri Perak Tuanku Zara Salim participated in the Sultan of Perak Birthday Celebration Run held at the Dataran Pavillion here today.
Also present were Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu and his wife Datin Seri Dr Nomee Ashikin Mohd Radzi and department heads.
The run was held in conjunction with Sultan Nazrin Shah’s 63rd birthday on Nov 1 and was participated by more than 7,000 participants.
Sultan Nazrin flagged off the 15 km, 10 km and 6.5 km categories while the VVIP category which involved a distance of 2 km was flagged off by his sister Raja Datuk Seri Yong Sofia.
The event, started at 6.45 am, comprised 4,500 participants in the 15 km category, 2,500 participants (10 km) and 350 participants (6.5 km), while another 300 participants in the VVIP category.
The run also saw participation of several state sepak takraw and hockey players.