Just before the kickoff, Guest of Honour YB Datuk Haji Tawfiq Abu Bakar Titingan, Minister of Youth & Sports Sabah led all of us into a minute of silence in remembrance of the passengers and crew of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17.
At 5.17pm, the fun run began with participants running, walking and catching up with others talking about their favourite topics. Before they knew it, they reached the glorious FINISH line.
But wait, it’s not over! All runners were treated to a post-run concert where a Zumba dance and 16 local talents took the stage. Stealing the lime-light was our youngest performer, Myra Lilly Aduk who took our hearts as she belted away to the tunes of Let It Go (Frozen) and Roar (Katy Perry).
Many stayed back in hopes of winning one of the Top 5 Lucky Draw Prizes. The GRAND PRIZE WINNER for this year’s 7K Run was Susan Maiks and family who won a package worth a whopping RM7,865.00! The prize includes: 1. 4D3N Kota Kinabalu-Puerto Princesa-Kota Kinabalu for 2 persons onboard SuperStar Aquarius worth RM5,800.00 sponsored by Start Cruise Travel Services (M) Sdn. Bhd. 2. Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7″ (3G with 8G) worth RM1,000 sponsored by Maxis. 3. 2D1N Stay in a Deluxe Garden View Room inclusive of Buffet Breakfast for Two at The Magellan Sutera Resort worth RM720.00 sponsored by Sutera Harbour Resort 4. Mountain Bike sponsored by Mr. Yap Hock Lee 5. Hamper sponsored by Rafflesia Medical Centre
We would like to thank the Ministry of Youth & Sports Sabah, Kota Kinabalu City Hall and the Federal Youth & Sports Department in Sabah for supporting this event. Also, to F&N/100Plus and SuriaFM Sabah for being the official drink and radio respectively as well as all our many contributing sponsors!
THANK YOU & SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!!