| Khairil Hassan |
THE BAA/SmatSource Run Challenge 2015 was officially launched by Kifli bin Hj Jaafar, President of the Brunei Darussalam Athletics Association who is also the Head of Coaching and Sports Development Unit, Youth and Sports Department at the Lecture Theatre of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium in Berakas yesterday.
SmatSource Company (SS) in co-operation with the Brunei Darussalam Athletics Association (BAA) will be organising the BAA/SmatSource Run Challenge 2015 which involves runners locally and internationally.
The first run – 12km Run Challenge Part 1 – will take place on April 19 at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium in Berakas.
The Run Challenge is divided into two categories – 12km Open Men and 12km Open Ladies (15 years or older) – holding yellow, red or green ICs and the 5km category (Fun Run) is opened to all.
Fun Run participants can either join the 5km Fun Run or the Zumba exercise which will take place at the same time.
Participants will receive a jersey and a limited edition sling bag upon registration. Participants will also receive a medal at the finish line. The top 50 finishers will win cash prizes.
Application forms can be obtained at www.baa-ssrunchallenge.com or the Brunei Darussalam Athletics Association office, Room 4, Stadium Concourse, Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium in Berakas (Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3pm to 9pm) from Jan 15.
All completed forms and payments must be submitted to BAA Office before March 17.
The first 2,000 who register for the 12km category will get a five percent discount off the registration fee and the first 1,000 registering for the 5km category will receive a limited edition sling bag upon payment.
Payments may also be made to the following bank accounts – SmatSource Company, Baiduri Bank a/c: 0201110391437 or BIBD a/c: 001010045914. For details, call +6738795999.