Sultan of Perak joins thousands in birthday run

KUALA KANGSAR (BERNAMA) – Malaysian Sultan Nazrin Shah of Perak and Raja Permaisuri Perak Tuanku Zara Salim participated in the Sultan of Perak Birthday Celebration Run at the Dataran Pavillion yesterday.

Also present were Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu, his wife Datin Seri Dr Nomee Ashikin Mohd Radzi and department heads.

The run was held in conjunction with Sultan Nazrin Shah’s 63rd birthday on November 1 and was participated by over 7,000 participants. Sultan Nazrin flagged off the 15km, 10km and 6.5km categories while the VVIP category which involved a distance of 2km was flagged off by his sister Raja Datuk Seri Yong Sofia.

The event, started at 6.45am, comprised 4,500 participants in the 15km category, 2,500 participants (10km) and 350 participants (6.5km), while another 300 participants in the VVIP category.

The run also saw participation of several state sepak takraw and hockey players.

Malaysian Sultan Nazrin Shah of Perak and Raja Permaisuri Perak Tuanku Zara Salim during the Sultan of Perak Birthday Celebration Run at the Dataran Pavillion. PHOTO: BERNAMA