More than 450 runners participated in the King of Bukit Larut event held in Taiping this year. Organised by PACAT Adventure Team (PACAT), the King of Bukit Larut 2015 (KOBL2015) is a hill climb running race from the foothills to the peak of Bukit Larut, Taiping.
The organisers are a team of ultramarathoners who are active competitors both locally and overseas. They also organise running events like the Putrajaya 100 Miles (2014) and Watergate 16 Hours (2014 and 2015).
This year’s event was divided into 3 categories; 10 km Men and Women Open, 20 km Men and Women Open and 26 km Men and Women Open.
“As a part of Toyo Tyre Malaysia’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, we are glad to be the main sponsor of an event that promotes a healthy lifestyle and inspires Malaysians of all ages to enjoy the sport of running” said Mr Mike Toh, President / Managing Director, Toyo Tyre Malaysia Sdn Bhd . This is the second year running that we are sponsoring this sporting event.
“The turnout for this year’s run was amazing and the level of enthusiasm was just great and everyone enjoyed themselves” added En. Zulkiflee bin Zainal, Race Director, PACAT Adventure Team.
The organising team celebrating the event's success
Men and Women Open competitors all set to go ...
Toyo Tyre and Silverstone personnel for a snapshot at the
Fourth from the right is En. Nazri bin Ismail, Sr HR Executive,
... and they're off. The 26 km Men and Women Open competitors.
Tan Eng Huat from Silverstone Berhad, 1st Runner Up,
Men 20 km posing for a photo with Tuan Kamaruddin bin Awang
and En Rashid (left)
Lee Sheoh Yan of Toyo Tyre Malaysia, 2nd Runner Up, Women 10 km
being presented her prize by En Noor Rashid bin Hamid, HR Manager,
Toyo Tyre Malaysia. On the right is Tuan Kamaruddin bin Awang, District
Officer of Larut, Matang & Selama and En Zulkiflee bin Zainal, Race