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KL Tower International Towerthon Challenge 2016 is back again!

Hello readers .. Selamat hari Jumaat. Semoga kita semua sihat.

Another Healthy and Fitness entry i brought specially to all of you. Misz-ella kan suka sport, suka fitness .. any event or activities related to sport saya support and KL Tower International Towerthon Challenge 2016 is the main subject of this entry.

*pic credit to Eliey Sahad FB*

The Press Conference on the KL Tower International Towerthon Challenge 2016 was held on 5th May 2016 at Mega View Banquet Hall (Tower Head 3).

KL Tower International Towerthon Challenge which started in year 1998 is back for 15 consecutive years to give opportunities to participants who want to test their physical and mental endurance and to challenge themselves to conquer the top of KL Tower. This prestigious race will be held on 15th May 2016 at 6.00 am in the morning and ending at 10.00 am. The flag off will take place at KL Tower Open Parking Area whereby the participants will need to run up the hill for 800 metres to the KL Tower lobby. From here, participants need to climb 2058 stairs to reach the finish line at the Mega View Banquet Hall located at 288 metres above sea level. Hurmmm .. interesting, right!

*pic credit to Eliey Sahad FB*

Mr. Meor Shahril Anuar Ahmad Rathuan, The Chief Executive Year of KL Tower in his speech said that coming its 15th year, this prestigious event has created a great sporting event which promotes a healthy lifestyle and fosters closer ties among participants from Malaysia and international. In conjunction with the KL Tower 20th anniversary celebrations, KL Tower will donate part of the registration fee of this year challenge to Yayasan Sejahtera Malaysia.

This challenge which continues to receive overwhelming participation from all over the world such as Kenya, Philippine, Australia, France, German, Indonesia, USA, Thailand and many more will be divided into 8 categories which are :-

Men Open (18 to 39 years old)
Men Junior Veteran (40 to 49 years old)
Men Senior Veteran (50 years and above)
Women Open (18 to 39 years)
Women Veteran (40 years and above)
Boys Junior (13 to 17 years)
Girls Junior (13 to 17 years)
Disable (18 years and above)

Participants will stand a chance to win the overall cash prices worth up to RM45,000.00.  'The Best Timing' for Individual Malaysian Men and Women will win additional cash of RM1,000.00 and a Gold coin.

Another good point is, KL Tower is rewarding the participants by giving a special ticket price for the entrance to KL Tower Sky Deck (the new attraction at KL Tower) at RM20.00 only (usual price is RM75). This special price is only applicable during the Collection Bib Session on 13th and 14th May 2016. So runners .. dont miss the opportunity to buy .. I have experienced 'Sky Box' .. its amazing!

To add more fun to the Challenge, KL Tower Food Fest will also be held. The fest which will be held on two continuous days (14th & 15th May 2016) from 10.00 am to 6:00 pm at KL Tower.  Please be extra excited readers as this is 'not your average food festival' as it will be featuring a lot of delicious food.

KL Tower International Towerthon Challenge 2016 is supported by event partners namely Brooks, F&N (100 Plus & Ranger), Cool Rhino, Celebrity Fitness, Running Malaysia Magazine, Tim Body Care, Spritzer, McDonalds, Viartril-S, Salonpas, Kuala Lumpur Upside House, FAMA, Adabi, D'Sahi, Enrico's, Milo, Street Damansara Festival and Yayasan Sejahtera.

*pic credit to Eliey Sahad FB*

Mr. Meor Shahril Anuar Ahmad Rathuan with the Medal and the trophy. 

Mr. Meor Shahril Anuar with the sponsors

*Photo credit to Damian Cheah's FB* Thanks Damian!

Misz-ella and media friends at the Press Conference. We are all excited with the event *pray hard that I will be there*

So kaki-kaki suka berlari, apa lagi .. inilah peluang anda untuk berlari (800 meter sahaja) dan menguasai Menara Kuala Lumpur dengan menaiki 2,058 anak tangga. Setahun hanya sekali jangan lepaskan peluang ini. LETS DO IT!

More information please call 03-20205448 / 03-20205499 or register online at http://themarathonshop.com.my or visit KL Tower Facebook here.