BY: MAIMUNAH LEE ABDULLAH
Tuesday Sept. 20/2016
SANDAKAN: The heavy downpour which occurred shortly after the flagging off of the Malaysia Day 10KM Run did not dampen the determination of the more than 400 participants.
All participants completed the run despite the heavy rain and the prize presentation ceremony got underway after the buffet dinner.
The Malaysia Day 10 KM Run was organized by Sandakan Yacht Club (SYC) in conjunction with Sandakan Festival 2016 was
The event was jointly flagged off by Sandakan Yacht Club commodore Richard Lim and Karamunting Assemblyman Charles O. Pang at 4pm on Sep 16.
The Sandakan Yacht Club office received continued to receive a handful of last minute walk in registrations at noon on the day of the event.
Lim said the event was organised to commemorate the historic day and also a way to meet people that enjoy participating in the same activities, apart from making new friends at the same time.
The run was divided into four categories namely Male Open, Female Open, Male Veteran and Female Veteran, Lim said.
In his address Lim thanked the participants, district police, RELA, St John Ambulance, the organising committees, SYC general committees, SYC staff and all sponsors for making the run a huge success.