On Sunday, 28 March 2015, more than 3,000 members of the public, corporate workers and university students are expected to gather with a message. Making a symbolic statement to race against time, a 10km hike will aim to create awareness on the importance of conserving rainforests.

Into its third consecutive year, the race is organized by Pertubuhan Pelindung Khazanah Alam (PEKA), a prominent Malaysian rainforest conservation advocate. The eco event will be held at Hutan Lipur Kuala Woh, Perak, Malaysia. Registration and refreshments will start from 7:00 a.m. and the Save Our Rainforest Race flag-off will be two hours later.

Save the Forests

Besides the mass nature walk, there will also be enriching activities like checkpoint challenges and tree-planting, so all participants will have the opportunity to learn and appreciate nature.

Since this event is a peaceful hike through nature, you do not need to run. You are also advised not to make loud noises and litter. Complete the race orderly and enjoy the beautiful forest.

Find out more about this initiative on their website.

Yuyi Lim

Yuyi is pursuing her studies in communications and communities. Now she relishes in the blend of both entities: communicating ideas to this magazine's community. As the lead news writer, her passion lies in helping people find interesting and timely news through the writing she provides.

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