Country Garden 1st International Charity Run- Run for Love, run started yesterday morning! Over 8000 participants gathered in Country Garden Danga Bay since early in the morning. At dawn, over 10000 participants with our Datuk Bandar MBJB, YBHG. Tuan Haji Abd Rahman and Top Management of CGDB were doing warm up session, it was extremely high!.
When the flag off, all the participants started to run, the Jalan Skudai was become “Orange” road in just five minutes! Such a large run event which has combined CHARITY & HEALTH has attracted over 10000 runners from different countries to participate. This charitable event has encouraged the community to carry out the love and assist those who are in need!
The run was separated into two categories which were 15.9km (long distance) and 7km (short distance). The registration was started at 28th July and were received overwhelming response from the community. As you can see, the runners who participated were coming in different country, industry, races and age, sharing their love through actions! This is also the largest scale charitable event in Johor Bahru.
Beside of that, this charity run has also attracted International Professional Runner to participate such like Kenya, China, Singapore, Japan, India and etc. Top 3 winners for both categories were come from Kenya. The top 3 winners for long distance (15.9km) have been awarded with RM10000, RM5000, RM3000 respectively; While the top 3 winners for short distance (7km) have been awarded with RM5000, RM3000, RM1000 respectively. For 4th- 10th place winners were awarded a medal and finishing certificate. Here the top 10 winner list for both categories:
He also said that, in order to ensure the smooth progress of the run, they invited JB government organizations and also the non-government organizations to support and assist us throughout the whole organizing process. Those organizations are the Johor State Government, Ministry of Tourism, Johor Ministry of Youth and Sports, MBJB, Johor Police Team, others NGO organizations.