KUALA LUMPUR 30th APRIL 2019: KLCC Runners Group, Malaysia’s biggest running community, today announced a partnership with Twin Towers Fitness Centre, Kuala Lumpur’s Premier Health & Fitness Facility in Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur.
The working partnership will be organising community running events in collaboration with DBKL, during KL Car Free Morning (1st & 3rd Sunday monthly) & weekly training, clinics, workshops and other fitness related activities.
The first community running event that will be organised under the new partnership will be the KLCC Runners Group, 3rd Anniversary Community Run & Zumba Powered By Twin Towers Fitness Centre, on Sunday 5th May 2019. It is expected that over 1,500 friends & families to joining the fun starting at 6.30 am in Dataran DBKL, Jalan Raja Laut, KL.
“This is a unique partnership that brings together our shared goal of empowering individuals to help transform people’s lives.” Stated Matthew Barsing the founder of the KLCC Runners Group which has over 28,000 members on social media and is now recognised as the largest running group in ASEAN.
“KLCC Runners Group has become hugely popular with runners, from beginners to elite athletes, in KL and beyond, with busy social media pages and an ever-growing presence as Malaysia’s Largest Running Community. Together with support of our founding sponsor, Malaysia Australia Business Council & with our newest partner, Twin Towers Fitness Center! we will be developing innovative ways to get Malaysia Fit, and best of all, make it a real fun experience.” Stated Matthew who was recently appointed Vice-Chairman of the Malaysia Australia Business Council.
Recent figures released by the World Health Organization (WHO) listed Malaysia as the fattest nation in Asia, with other related problems like high blood pressure and diabetes following in the wake of obesity. This has had a negative impact on both social conditions and the economy through loss of productivity, the KLCC Runners Group is doing its part to improve the situation, one step at a time.
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