Call to join night run in aid of the disabled

The charity night run will be at Marina Parkcity on Sept 16.

The charity night run will be at Marina Parkcity on Sept 16.

MIRI: All are invited to participate in the ‘9-16 Electro Run’, a charity night run organised by Curtin University Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia) in collaboration with the Miri Marathon Association in conjunction with Malaysia Day.

Proceeds from the run will go to the Persatuan Orang Kurang Upaya Fizikal Miri (POKUFM).

POKUFM is an association established by a group of physically disabled people with the mission of enabling those with disabilities to achieve independent living.

The run will be for a distance of 5km and will take place at Marina Parkcity from 5pm on Sept 16. Over 500 runners of all ages are expected to take part.

“This event is the first charity run organised by Curtin Malaysia staff members and will be an annual event of the university to engage with the community and charitable organisations.

“I encourage members of the public to join staff and students of our university in a show of support for POKUFM,” said Curtin Malaysia Pro-Vice Chancellor, president and chief executive Prof Jim Mienczakowski, who will be participating in the run.

In addition to the Miri Marathon Association, the Miri City Council, Brewhouse, Mad Wave, Dance Fusion Studio and Chapter One Café are also supporting the run.

The registration fee is RM60, which includes a T-shirt, finisher’s medal and goodie bag. The deadline for registration is Sept 8.

For those who wish to participate, registration a fee can be made at Curtin Malaysia’s campus, the Miri Marathon Association’s office at Bulatan Park, Brewhouse at 101 Commercial Centre and at Sin Siang Hai in Krokop, Mad Wave at Permaisuri Imperial City Mall, Chapter One Café at Marina ParkCity, and Dance Fusion Studio in Taman Yakin.

Registration forms can also be downloaded from the Facebook pages of Curtin Malaysia and Miri Marathon Association. For details, call 016-860 1427 (Felecia Ngalih), 019-846 0466 (Sylvester Kaya) or 017-895 6966 (Yeo Hui Teck).

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