More than 3,000 runners expected at Borneo Run 2019

|     Achong Tanjong     |

SOME 3,500 runners are expected to participate in the Borneo Run 2019, which is set to be held on April 7 at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium in Berakas. Both local and foreign marathon enthusiasts are encouraged to participate.

The categories to be competed are – Half-Marathon 21km Bruneian (Men/Women); Half-Marathon 21km Open (Men/Women); 10km Open (Men/Women); 10km Corporate Challenge Open; and a 3km Fun Run.

Winners will receive cash prizes and medals, in accordance to the different categories competed.

President of Brunei Darussalam Athletics Federation Major (Rtd) Talip bin Haji Md Tahir, in his capacity as the Race Director and Special Advisor of the Borneo Run 2019 said the run is a collaborative efforts from the Youth and Sports Department, Brunei Darussalam Athletics Federation, Labuan Sports Council, Sabah Sports Council, Sarawak State Sports Council and National Sports Committee of Indonesia.

The run aims to benefit and support communities in Brunei Darussalam through collaboration with non-profit organisations, corporate institutions and government bodies.

President of Brunei Darussalam Athletics Federation Major (Rtd) Talip bin Haji Md Tahir during the briefing. – ACHONG TANJONG