KUALA KANGSAR: Sultan Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah and Raja Permaisuri Perak Tuanku Zara Salim participated in the Sultan of Perak Birthday Run at Dataran Pavillion here on Sunday.
Among the dignitaries who took part were Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir and wife Datin Seri Saripah Zulkifli, and former Perak mentri besar and former Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Ramli Ngah Talib.
The run held in conjunction with Sultan Nazrin's birthday, which was celebrated on Nov 4, was participated by more than 5,000 people.
Sultan Nazrin flagged off the 15km and 10km categories while the category for VIPs which involved a distance of 2km was flagged off by his sister Raja Datuk Seri Yong Sofia.
The event, which started at 6.20am, was made all the more merrier with the attendance of Rio Paralympics gold medal winners Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi and Abdul Latif Romly, and bronze medallist Siti Noor Radiah Ismail. - Bernama