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3 October 2015

450 runners race up Bukit Larut

MORE than 450 runners took part in the King Of Bukit Larut Run 2015 held in Taiping.

The hill running race which began from the foothills to the peak of Bukit Larut was organised by Pacat Adventure Team.

There were six categories - 10km Men’s and Women’s Open, 20km Men’s and Women’s Open and 26km Men’s and Women’s Open.

Race director Zulkiflee Zainal said he was happy with the positive turnout this year.

“The turnout for this year’s run was amazing and the level of enthusiasm was great,” he said during the recent event.

Toyo Tyre Malaysia Sdn Bhd managing director Mike Toh said the company was sponsoring the event for the second year.

“We are glad to be the main sponsor of the event which promotes healthy lifestyle and inspires Malaysians of all ages to enjoy running,” he said.

Pacat Adventure Team comprises a team of ultramarathoners who are active competitors both locally and overseas.

It has organised other events such as Putrajaya 100 Miles in 2014 and Watergate 16 Hours in 2014 and 2015.

- The Star