International Golden Towerthon 2009
Date: 26 July 2009 (sunday) | 7am
Venue: Basement, Menara Kuala Lumpur
Fee: RM 10
Category: Veteran only (40yrs old above)
International Golden Towerthon 2009 is a special charitable sport event jointly organized by mediPRO Unit (UKMMC), Elderly Society of Hulu Langat and Menara Kuala Lumpur to promote wellness and fitness lifestyle among a very special target group – the ageing population. This event is advocated based on scientifically proven facts that physical activity helps in minimizing and curing most of biologically problem suffered by the elderly people.
All participants are required to climb approximately 2,058 steps to reach the top of this 421 meters tower.
The event is categorized into 3 main age categories, that is A category (men and women above 70), B category (men and women 60–70) and C category (men and women 50-60). For purpose of encouraging people towards challenging physical activity and experiencing the real thrill of the 5th tallest telecommunication tower in the world, we are also offering D category (men and women 40-50).
The proceeds of this event shall be used to build and expand the existing wellness and fitness center for purpose of encouraging more elderly citizen to appreciate physical activity as their important habit and lifestyle towards good health and life satisfaction.
..from PakYa, Kulim