KUALA LUMPUR – Nature lovers, athletes and fitness junkies from all around the country and abroad alike will be making their way towards Lumut in the beautiful state of Perak Darul Ridzuan for the Lumut Eco Run 2019 on 02 March 2019.
Open to all Malaysian/Permanent Resident and international runners aged 16 years old and above only, the Lumut Eco Run 2019 is the first installation of a four-year consecutive marathon campaign in line with the 4 concepts of natural elements;
This family-friendly running event is organised by Patriot Malaysia with 5 noble objectives that will be continuously inculcated at all levels including pre, during and post event, such are:
- To resurrect the spirit of the community to maintain, preserve and conserve the local area
- To involve all parties from all walks of life, including pupils and undergraduates alike to adults, in working together to mobilize energy and ideas in protecting the environment
- To foster the spirit among the youngsters to advance the local economy through various business activities by leveraging on the volume of the incoming crowd attending the event
- To refresh the Lumut town as one of the major tourist destinations by repositioning it in Malaysia’s annual tourism calendar
- To promote the local industries and heritage around Lumut, Setiawan and Manjung as an attraction to outsiders
According to YB Hasnul Zulkarnain Bin Abdul Munaim, the Perak state exco of Communication, Multimedia, NGOs and Cooperative Development, the state government under the administration of the Pakatan Harapan Government welcomed the involvement of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and young people in developing the state, besides maintaining the ecosystem of flora and fauna.
“The Lumut Eco Run 2019 is one of the good initiatives as a healthy activity for the rakyat besides being able to promote Lumut as a tourist destination as well as helping to preserve the environment,” he added.
Course map and elevation profile is available in Lumut Eco Run 2019 Facebook page: https://tinyurl.com/lumutecorun2019and further information about the event including race category, entry fees, race pack collection and prizes can be referred to at the ticketing page here: https://www.ticket2u.com.my/event/12497