IPOH: Ipoh Starwalk 2004 has received over 3,200 entries as of yesterday, with many more expected by the deadline tomorrow.
To make it easier for participants to register during the weekend, counters have been set up at three public venues.
The counters at the Ipoh Parade Shopping Complex will be opened from 11am to 9pm, Super Kinta Department Store from 11am to 5pm and the Polo Ground of Sultan Abdul Aziz Recreational Park from 5pm to 7pm.
The Perak Race Walking Association will hold a walking clinic at the Polo Ground at 5pm today to teach participants how to walk fast with less effort.
Registration of participants at The Star’s Ipoh office will continue as usual.
Yesterday, scores of people took the opportunity to register while shopping at Super Kinta here.
Starwalk, which will be flagged off by Raja Muda of Perak Raja Nazrin Shah, is organised in conjunction with Sultan of Perak Sultan Azlan Shah’s76th birthday celebrations.
Participants stand to win over RM50,000 worth of prizes in a lucky draw, including three Suzuki Smash motorcycles, four Solarela solar water heaters, Pensonic electrical products, a Super Kinta giant hamper and DiGi mobile phones.
The walk is organised by The Star and endorsed by Perak and the Ipoh City Council. The main sponsors are Suzuki, DiGi, Pensonic, 100 Plus, Spritzer, Sloan’s, Pallas, Solarela, Mix FM and My FM.
Registration forms are available at The Star and its Ipoh office at No. 39, Jalan Hussein. Entry fee is RM5. For details, call 05-253 0402.
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