Mizuno Wave Run in its 10th edition returns September 27, 2015 – Free slot up for grabs

I remember the Mizuno Wave Run on January 15, 2012 very well. The location fantastic with the 10km route leading through the vast land of UPM. Hilly, very hilly with a monster hill only few meters before the finish line within the UPM stadium. That was my 6th race ever and after 2 HM and 3 FM my first 10km run. Happy to have made it sub 50 minutes in 47min:43sec at that time. It was there when I talked to Moey for the first time and heard about some strong Orang Putih runners called Jean Pierre and Mark.

One year later I ran the 16km at the Mizuno Wave Run in Putrajaya on June 09, 2013. I was impressed that the race organizer found a relatively flat route in normally hilly Putrajaya, really liked the route.

I was registered for the Mizuno Wave Run 10km on August 24, 2014 but DNS (Did Not Start) due to work and my poor fitness at that time.

Good news, the Mizuno Wave Run is back in its 10th edition and will take place in Putrajaya on September 27, 2015. The event offers the popular 10km and HM distances.

To commemorate this impressive anniversary I am pleased to be able to give away one free slot for this event. You choose the distance and category you want to run following the events T&C.

Here is the deal to win this free slot from MarathonOrange:

  1. Like the MarathonOrange Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/MarathonOrange)
  2. Like the MarathonOrange Facebook post with this announcement
  3. Share the MarathonOrange Facebook post with this announcement on your Facebook timeline

If you fulfill all three requirements above your chances are high to win the free slot. If you fulfill only two or one requirement you may not even make it into the “ballot box”, i.e. selection process.

By participating in this selection process you agree to provide me all the information you normally submit during registration. I will register you on your behalf. Collection of the race pack is on race day only, details still to be worked out with the organiser. Upon selection of the winner on August 28, 2015, I require your inputs by August 30, 2015, 5pm at the latest. Failure to do so allow me to allocate the free slot to another participant. By fulfilling any of the 3 requirements you agree to these T&C.

Now go and like and share as much as you can to grab a free slot for this years Mizuno Wave Run.

 

Here the Press release and event information:

PUTRAJAYA, MALAYSIA, 7th August, 2015 – Mizuno Wave Run, organized by W.O.S. World of Sports Malaysia and Mizuno is set to return with its 10th inaugural wave edition at Putrajaya on 27th September this year.
Since its inception in 2005, Mizuno Wave Run has been one of the most popular running events in the Klang Valley. This year, to commemorate its 10th wave edition, Mizuno Wave Run is set to deliver a new experience to the runners by introducing a new distance category, which is the 21km Half Marathon alongside with its popular 10km distance category.
“It’s been a great milestone for Mizuno Wave Run since its inception back in 2005. With only 900 odd runners back then, the event has gradually grown to be one of the most anticipated local running platforms amongst runners,” said Senior General Manager of W.O.S. World of Sports Malaysia, Ms. Carol Wong.
“Over the years, we have been receiving positive responses from our regular Mizuno runners and we are thrilled to be back again. This year, we are targeting 4,500 runners and we believe that with the introduction of the new distance category of 21km Half Marathon, we are able to deliver our best commitments to those who have been supporting us over the past 9 years”, Carol further commented.
Putrajaya is chosen again to host the Mizuno Wave Run 2015 due to its perfect landscape infrastructure. “Undeniably, a good location plays a major role in ensuring a comfortable running environment for runners. With the beautiful landscape, safety routes and ample parking space available, we are convinced that choosing Putrajaya as the event location will encourage and entice a promising number of runners this year”, said Senior Sales Manager of W.O.S. World of Sports Malaysia, Mr. Glenny J Da Costa.
Mizuno Wave Run 2015 offers a total of 8 categories for various age groups and winning prizes worth more than RM50, 000 are up for grabs for the Top 10 Finishers in both 21km and 10km distance categories. “We would like to thank our official sponsors; Nestle Fitness Cereal, Perskindol, Ebene and Gatsby for their continuous support in making Mizuno Wave Run a yearly success”, Glenny added.
Runners can register via myraceonline.com and the closing date for registration is on 13th September 2015 or when reaches 4, 500 participants (whichever comes first). Entry fees for 21km and 10km are RM70.00 and RM60.00 respectively, with a scheduled race kit collection on 25th – 26th September 2015 at World of Sports Paradigm Mall. Additionally, the flag-off time slots are 6.30am for all 21km Half Marathon categories and 6.45am for all the 10km categories.
Upon registration, participants are entitled to an exclusive Mizuno Wave Run 2015 Official Running Singlet. Additionally, all finishers will be rewarded with a Finisher Medal and endorsed E-Certification (printed finishing time and position to be downloaded from myraceonline.com).
In conjunction with Mizuno Wave Run, W.O.S. World of Sports Malaysia will be organizing Mizuno Running Clinic Sessions to train runners for the upcoming event. Scheduled to run on 22nd August and 19th September 2015 at Dataran Kemerdekaan Shah Alam, Section 14, lucky registered runners will get the chance to learn hands-on tips on different running elements and strategies from Mizuno Official Ambassadors.
Mizuno Wave Run registered runners will also get to enjoy exclusive discounts on selected Mizuno merchandise, alongside with various contest giveaways. For more information, log on to World of Sports Malaysia Facebook page for latest promotional updates.

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