Earth Day Run 2016 – Fourth Edition

Earth Day Run 2016 – Fourth Edition



Kuala Lumpur International Earth Day Run started in 2013 by Asia World Events to celebrate Earth Day which is held annually on 22nd April in 192 countries to demonstrate global support for environmental protection. The global theme for 2016 is ‘Trees for the Earth’.  This green campaign is to help combat climate change. By planting more trees, cities around the world will have a higher level of oxygen in the air, thus helping us to breathe clean air. Not only does trees give us clean air, it helps build communities achieve long-term economic and environmental sustainability and provide food, energy and income.



Earth Day Run 2016 (EDR 2016) is about encouraging all Malaysians to lead a healthy lifestyle, encouraging positive actions and supporting a Green KL City, promoting sustainability in business practices, supporting inclusive sustainable development goals, highlighting climate change issues and environmental care for future generations.


EDR 2016 invite Runners of all abilities and background (13-year old & above) for a fun 10km Run in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, and be part of an important global movement to appreciate and to support our natural environment against the growing threat of global warming. Come for the Run and Stay for the Cause.



With the support of the following event sponsors and partners, Asia World Events aims to give the participants a most fun, enjoyable & rewarding experience on race day:-

Malaysian Reinsurance Berhad

Takaful Ikhlas Berhad

Brickfields Asia College (BAC)

Tokio Marine Life Insurance Malaysia Bhd., is  the “ Official Insurer” for the event.

Persatuan Insurans Hayat Malaysia/Life Insurance Association of Malaysia

KL International Jazz & Arts Festival

Federal Territory Kuala Lumpur Athletic Association (FTAAA)

Hooha Asia

Happy Runner – Running Blogger


10KM, 7KM & 5KM Fun Run

Picturesque Kuala Lumpur Route

Categories are Men & Women Open (10km), Men & Women Veteran (7km), Men & Women Junior (7km), and Corporate/Team (5km).  Participants must be 13-year old & above

Cash Prizes for Top 5 Finishers in each category.

Event Tee for all participants

A plant will be given to all finishers

Lucky Draw

A public awareness event

Part of Earth Day Global Movement


/ Activity
5.30am / Organising Committee Members to Report
6.00am / Technical Official to Report
6.15am / Technical Official Briefing
6.30am / Aerobic Exercises
7.00am / Arrival of VIP Guests
7.15am / Competitors enter the Start enclouser
7.30am / Start (10km)
Men Open
& Women Open
7.40am / Start (7km) C Men Junior, Women Junior, Men Veteran, Women Junior
7.50am / Start (5km)
Corporate / Team (5 runners)
8.15am / Competitors are expected of to arrive at the Finish Line.
9.00am / Announcement of Results of 1st~5th placings.
9.30am / Presentation of Prizes and Lucky Draw
11.00am / End of Program


Date/Time: 24th April 2016 /6:00am~11:00am

Venue: Padang Merbok, Kuala Lumpur

Race Kit Collection: The Participants number tags and t-shirts will be distributed from 22nd April 2016 to 23rd April 2016 at 2C, at Multi Purpose Hall, Wisma OCM, Jalan Hang Jebat, 50150 KL.
Time : 10.00am to 6.00pm.

Contact Details:
Asia We (M) Sdn. Bhd.,
Level 3, Komplex 3C, Jalan SS 13/2
Subang Jaya, 47500, Selangor D. E.
Tel/ Fax: 03-56212588
Operating hours:
10.00 am – 5.00 pm (Mondays – Fridays)

For more event information, visit



Hi Happy Runners & Friends Of The Earth,

Let’s celebrate Earth Day with 192 countries by doing what we love – Running!


Because we do not want to lose our natural heritage and our beautiful running trails.

Because we are concerned about the catastrophic effects of global-warming.

Because we want to make a united stand against the wide-scale destruction of our precious Rainforest.

Because we want to make a difference by reducing our individual carbon footprints.

When & Where

Date/Time: 24th April 2016 /6:00am~11:00am

Venue: Padang Merbok, Kuala Lumpur

Closing Date: 19th April

What & How

Refer to my blog “Earth Day Run 2016 – Fourth Edition”.

It’s EASY to register –

We look forward to seeing you there!

#earthdayrun2016 #saveourplanet #running #kualalumpur #happyrunner #runningevents #greeninitiatives #ecofriendly

About The Author

Gus is the Founder of Running Toons and a HIIT Fitness Coach. As a sports writer, he has contributed numerous insightful articles to The Star newspaper, Running Malaysia magazine, Cycling Malaysia magazine, Cycling Evolution magazine, Swim Bike Run magazine and more. LIKE Happy Runner and follow gusghani @IG.

About Gus Ghani

Hi:) My name is Gus and I am a Fitness Coach who enjoys outdoor adventures. In particular, I like to run marathons & ultra marathons, and compete in triathlons and century rides for fitness, fun & friendship. My passion is to motivate my friends to exercise more so that they can live life to the fullest. The purpose of this blog is five-fold:- 1) I find writing very therapeutic & beats paying for a psychiatrist to keep sane 2) I like to share & inspire others into engaging in any healthy pursuits 3) This is a great way to keep track of my progress in all my sporting endeavours 4) This also keeps me honest & spurs me on to do more 5) Even if you are a couch potatoe, I hope you will find my entries entertaining and/or informative. In summary, this blog is helping me help others help myself...get it?
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