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Energizer Night Race 2014: Racing for a Brighter World in Kuala Lumpur

by On May 28, 2014
Energizer Night Race 2014: Racing for a Brighter World in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian runners who are looking for something exciting and spectacular can certainly look forward to the Energizer Night Race for a Brighter World.

The Energizer Night Race is back with a renewed commitment and will flag off 9 August from Dataran Merdeka, delivering not only a fulfilling race experience for runners but also to go the extra mile to make a positive impact to the community through a race for a brighter world.

In line with this global initiative, Energizer Malaysia is calling everyone to lace up their running shoes and power positive changes by bringing light to dark areas.

Energizer Night Race 2014: Racing for a Brighter World in Kuala Lumpur

Mr. Mike Foong, Managing Director of Energizer Malaysia & Singapore, sharing with the audience the details of Energizer Night Race 2014 at the media launch earlier.

Mr. Mike Foong, the Managing Director for Energizer Malaysia and Singapore, explains the drive powering the initiative,

"Being a responsible portable power and lighting solutions market leader, we constantly recognize how we can do better to inspire public and deliver a world-class sporting event that embodies our aspirations and corporate responsibility."

Largest Night Race In Malaysia with 6 Categories

Together with race organizer Twenty First Century Sports Sdn Bhd, collaboration partner Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL), and sanctioning body Federal Territory Kuala Lumpur Athletic Association (FTKLAA), the race targets to have an estimated 15,000 runners to join the Energizer Night Race 2014, making it the largest night race in Malaysia and at the same time, lead the charge of positive changes in our communities.

Energizer Night Race 2014: Racing for a Brighter World in Kuala Lumpur

Mr. Mike Foong, Managing Director of Energizer Malaysia & Singapore presenting a token of appreciation to Mr. Leo Leslie Armstrong, Vice President, Federal Territory Kuala Lumpur Athletic Association (FTKLAA). FTKLAA is the collaboration partner of Energizer Night Race 2014, which will be held on 9 August at Dataran Merdeka this year.

There will be 6 categories altogether: The 15km Men's Open (18 years and above), 15km Women's Open (18 years and above), 15km Men Junior Veteran (40-49 years old), 15km Men Senior Veteran (50 years old and above), 15km Women Veteran (40 years old and above) and the 5km Fun Run (7 years old and above). Registration fees are RM$50 for the 5km route and RM$60 for the 15km route.

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With the starting point at Dataran Merdeka, a landmark for many momentous events in the city and Malaysian history, both the 5km and 15km routes have been carefully designed for runners to take in the wonderful vista of the city's famous locations such as the National Monument, the Parliament, Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman and the iconic Sultan Abdul Samad Building. There will also be a massive celebration waiting for runners when they reach the finish line.

The 'Light Up The Dark' initiative will be powered by participants registering for the Energizer Night Race and a further announcement on its details are coming on their official Facebook page.

Power to Unite and Make Positive Changes for a Brighter Community

The signature global race series first had its beginnings in South Africa in 2007. To date, it has been held in Peru, Philippines, Mexico, and Spain with more than 220,000 runners lacing up their running shoes to help make a positive impact through the Energizer Night Race for a Brighter World.

The upcoming race is a key component of Energizer's "That's Positivenergy" implementation in Malaysia, and highlights its legacy of category leadership in bringing responsible portable power to the marketplace.

Energizer Night Race 2014: Racing for a Brighter World in Kuala Lumpur

Energizer Malaysia, race organiser Twenty First Century Sports, collaboration partners DBKL and FTKLAA, together with all supportive partners - Schick, Banana Boat, Brooks, Evian, GNC Live Well, 100Plus, HooHA! Asia, Jake’s Charbroil Steaks, Milo, Muay Fit, Nestle Fitness, Nikon, Power Bar and Soleus Running Watches are calling for runners to lace up their running shoes and help make a positive impact through the Energizer Night Race for a Brighter World on 9 August 2014 at Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur.

Inventor of the Energizer Ultimate Lithium Battery – the World's Longest Lasting battery which is the perfect fit for all high-tech devices, and the Energizer Max which comes equipped with the Power Seal Technology that helps protect devices from leaks and store power for up to 10 years (when not in use), Energizer will continue providing longer lasting batteries that help people and their essential electronic devices stay powered while reducing waste at the same time.

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The Energizer Night Race 2014 takes place on 9 August, at Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur. Registrations are now open till 8 July.

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