2018 LOVE RUN 3.0
男女公开组以竞赛方式进行，前三名优胜者分别获得一座精美奖杯及一支限量版特制水瓶。连续两年参加的Darren Looi以39分34秒成功卫冕，亚军Ryan Tan则创下40分10秒的成绩，而 Parthivan A/L Kannapan 则以11微差落后，三名优胜者实力非常接近；女子组方面，来自美国的33岁Susan Swier以46分36秒夺冠，亚军则是去年登顶的陈佩云，今年她以53分23秒屈居亚军，而季军则由Diana Mohammad夺得，她以57分03秒完成赛程。
今年的活动也得到共达17个商家企业赞助，包括商品和礼券，分别有黄金视力眼贴、麦当劳、GoodMorning Global 、Milo（Nestle） 、99 Speedmart、Gardenia、Fitbar、Melilea、Moma Water、Salonpas、Premium United Foods、YSP Industries、Signature Market、My Art and Craft Gallery、Pathlab、The Reeds Boutique Hotel及Worldview Grand Hotel，另外现金赞助共1,180令吉。
Love Run 3.0 2018, 693 citizens run together on 9th June raised over RM25,000
Love Run 3.0 – the 3rd year of charity run held by Muk En Foundation KL has successfully attracted 693 participants. Participants gathered at Kepong Metropolitan Park in the morning of 9th June (Saturday) to run for love and show their support to this charity event.
Chairman of Muk En Foundation KL, Mr Ling Siang Leh said he was deeply encouraged by the enthusiasm of the citizens in participating the charity event. A month ago, citizens came out early in the morning of 509 to vote with the hope that there will be changes in our country. A month later, citizens gathered here early in the morning with the hope to transform themselves for a healthier lifestyle. Secondly, most of the citizens including children had donated to the Malaysia Hope Fund to show our patriotism whereas today, we participated in the Love Run event to show our love to those vulnerable groups who are in need.
After 509, the nation people are hoping to see the country transformation with better government, financial transparency, independent judiciary, more efficient government servants, stronger economy… Today, the participation and donations from the citizens will bring hopes to the orphans and widows, disabled people and families in need so that they can improve their living conditions.
He reemphasize that the citizens shall bring transformation, love, hope and joy for themselves and others by participating in this charity event.
The invited guest, Chinese Annual Conference Central District 1 Superintendent Rev Kok Chin Ngin, said that Love Run event is not only a manifestation of love oneself (for health), at the same time is an act of loving others, through participation, fund raised will be donated to the needy poor families and vulnerable groups in the community.
He also said, “The Bibles says that Apostle Paul mentioned that I therefore so run, not with uncertainty (1Co 9:26). Therefore, he hoped that each participant can run with a love mission, not only for the awards, also love oneself, love the community we live in and love our country!”
The organizer has allocated RM 5,000 to Beautiful Gate Foundation for The Disabled and CAC Children’s Home KL Centre, cheques were handed over to the person in charge of both welfare agencies for their agencies construction funds. In addition, Muk En Methodist Church also handed over RM 5,000 to the Chinese Annual Conference for the donation of Malaysia Hope Fund and was received by Rev Kok.
This charity run were categorized into Men and Women Open group (10.5km),
Friendly Run and Family Fun Run (3.5km). There are total of 142 signed up for Men open, 124 signed up for Women open, 232 signed up in Friendly Run and 195 signed up in Family Fun Run.
Then Men and Women Open were conducted in competition mode where a fine trophy and limited-edition water bottle were given away to the top three winners. Darren Looi who participated in the second consecutive year successfully defended with 39”34’, runner up Ryan Tan scored 40”10’, and Parthivan A/L Kannapan trailed 11’ behind. On the other hand, 33-year old Susan Swier from the United States won the championship with 46”36’. The runner-up was Chen Peiyun who was the champion last year. This year she finished second with 53”23’, while the third place was won by Diana Mohammad. She scored 57”03’.
Apart from the top three winners, a medal and merchandise goodies bag were given away to all the participants after completing the run. The medal for this charity run is an O-letter design. In addition to the L-letter medal last year, people who have participated in two consecutive years have collected two medals. The Love Run event designed four medals that can be put together in four English letters in L.O.V.E from 2017 to 2020.
People who joined this charity run for the first time can donate RM100 to collect the L-letter medals and at the same time contribute to charity.
There was a lucky draw session on the same day. Total of 27 sponsored prizes worth RM4,700 were given out for the participants to win. The lucky draw winner, regardless of adults and children, were all overjoyed and excited!
This event was sponsored by a total of 17 merchant companies, including Golden Vision Eye, McDonald’s, Good Morning Global, Milo (Nestle), 99 Speedmart, Gardenia, Fitbar, Melilea, Moma Water, Salonpas, Premium United Foods, YSP Industries, Signature Market, My Art and Craft Gallery, Pathlab, The Reeds Boutique Hotel and Worldview Grand Hotel, in addition to cash sponsorships total of RM1,180.
The event ended around 10:30 a.m. on the day, the foundation hopes that Love Run 4.0 will attract more people to participate in the coming year. People who would like to run should pay more attention to our news. Interested parties are welcome to visit the foundation’s website https://mukenfoundationkl.org/. and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/mukenccc/.
If a merchant company or individual is willing to sponsor goods, materials or donations, please contact the person in charge of the foundation office, Mr. CK Yong or Miss Olivia Kiu.