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Around the World in 5km: Malaysia’s First Ever Travel-Themed Run is Happening in Kuala Lumpur!

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[TEST] Around the World in 5km: This KL Event is Partnering With 4 Countries For Malaysia's First Travel-Themed Run! - WORLD OF BUZZ 9
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Physical activities such as running and jogging are one of the most common ways to burn some calories. However, regular exercise regimes can get a little mundane and sometimes we just need a little motivation to stay in good shape, don’t you think?

If you’re looking for just that, then why not have a change of pace and add some colours into your run?

The first travel-themed run in Malaysia, travel across 4 countries and regions in just 5km with ASHRAE Run!

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Check out their promotional video right here: 

 

ASHRAE Run is a running event organised by ASHRAE Malaysia Chapter, collaborated with Student Chapter of the University of Malaya to promote a healthy lifestyle and multicultural understanding among the public.

Held at the High Impact Research (HIR) Building, University of Malaya on 1 March 2020, 6.30am, this is a running event you definitely shouldn’t miss!

 

Around the World in 5km: This KL Event is Partnering With 4 Countries For Malaysia's First Travel-Themed Run! - WORLD OF BUZZ

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You can choose one of the two categories below:

  • 5km if you’re looking for a more casual run.
  • 10km for those who like to challenge themselves. 

What’s more, there are also prizes for the top 3 runners for the 10km category (Male & Female)! 

  • 1st place — RM200 
  • 2nd place — RM150 
  • 3rd place — RM100
Around the World in 5km: This KL Event is Partnering With 4 Countries For Malaysia's First Travel-Themed Run! - WORLD OF BUZZ 1

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Piqued your interest yet? Here are all that you can expect from this run:

1. Travel the world in just 5km with ASHRAE Run 2020

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ASHRAE Run has always come out with different themes each year. And this time, the theme of the run is travel! The first of its kind in Malaysia, you don’t need a passport to experience the wonders of four different nations when you lace up and join in the run. 

 

2. Running through 4 different countries and regions

Old Town Jiufen

For Illustration Purposes Only | Source: eDreams

Always wanted to run away from your country and experience the colourful cultures from exotic countries? Through ASRAE Run, you can engage in exotic cultures from these 4 countries:

  • Malaysia 
  • Japan 
  • Taiwan 
  • Thailand 

The 5km and 10km routes are specially embellished with authentic decorations from each country for a unique, vibrant experience while running!

 

3. An awesome cultural carnival at the end of the run

A row of food booths at a Japanese festival

For Illustration Purposes Only | Source: flickr

Upon completing the run, immerse yourself in a mini-festival from each of the participating countries’ cultures. Here, you get to play interactive games in the cultural booths set up by the countries tourism board including from the Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur and Taiwan Tourism Bureau.

Furthermore, don’t forget to take some pictures at their featured Instagrammable photo walls inspired by the wonderful countries and print them out FOR FREE! 

 

4. Get some awesome goodies from the colourful race kit

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All participants of the run are entitled to a race kit which includes:

  • Cool T-shirt 
  • Drawstring bag 
  • BIB number 
  • Goodies 
  • Lucky draw 
  • Free photo printing at the festival 
  • Insurance covered 
  • Finisher medal upon finishing the race

Remember to collect your race kit on 23 February 2020 to 25 February 2020. The venue for race kit collection will be updated soon.

 

Get your gears ready to travel across 4 colourful countries just by running in KL! Click here or scan the QR code below to register before 10 January 2020.

Around the World in 5km: This KL Event is Partnering With 4 Countries For Malaysia's First Travel-Themed Run! - WORLD OF BUZZ 2

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It is limited to 1,500 participants ONLY! So better hurry to secure yourself a slotHere are the categories and fees for the event:

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PS: If you’re below the age of 18, fill in the indemnity form and show it together with your student’s ID upon collecting race kit. 5% Ticket2U service charge is excluded.

Be the first 100 participants to register and receive Christmas Sale discount starting today until 27 December 2019!

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Register NOW and be one of the 3 lucky winners to win a pair of YAMAtune 5 toe non-slip socks worth RM90!

This is a wonderful opportunity to stay healthy while experiencing a multitude of cultures across 4 different countries. Find out more about ASHRAE Run from their Facebook and Instagram @ashraerun.

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