Participants under way in the ‘Engineers For Makna Run 2013’ recently.
THE Institution of Engineers Malaysia-Society of Ingenieur (IEM-SIR) Student Section of Universiti Tenaga Nasional (Uniten) organised a charity run “Engineers For Makna Run 2013” recently.
The run held at the Loop, Uniten Putrajaya campus was held in collaboration with the National Cancer Council (Makna).
Held for the second year, it was sponsored by Yayasan Canselor Uniten, Sunquick Malaysia, Gardenia, College of Engineering Uniten, Malaysia Youth College (MYC) and United Power Engineering.
“We collected RM3,000 to be donated to cancer patients via Makna as part of students’ community service programme,” said Creative Multimedia Department IEM-SIR Uniten assistant Deivanai Govindan.
Over 700 runners were flagged off at 7.10am by IEM president Choo Kok Beng and the run was later officiated by chief coordinator of the Special Implementation Task force of Indian Community in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk N. Siva Subramaniam.
The entire course covered a 12km radius around Uniten and Jalan Ayer Hitam.
After the run, Makna was presented with a cheque for RM3,000 from IEM-SIR Uniten while the Health Club of Hospital Temerloh, Pahang presented a cheque for RM1,000.
Medals and certificates were presented to the first 100 participants who completed the race.
Deivanai said the team is looking forward to a bigger crowd next year.