Starwalk Ipoh 2009
Date: 21 June 2009 | 7:00am
Venue: Stadium Indera Mulia, Ipoh
IPOH: Registration for Ipoh Starwalk 2009 opens today.
One of Perak’s most exciting sporting events, the walk will be flagged off from Stadium Indera Mulia at 7am on June 21.
The event is jointly organised by Star Publications (M) Bhd and the Ipoh City Council with the co-operation of the Perak Government, Perak Amateur Athletics Association and Perak Education Department in conjunction with the city’s 21st anniversary.
There will be two categories – non-competition and competition. The categories will be over 10km each.
The competition category is divided into nine groups - Men’s Open, Women’s Open, Men’s Junior Veteran (40 years and above but less than 50), Men’s Senior Veteran (50 and above but less than 60), Men’s Diamond Veteran (60 and above), Women’s Veteran (35 and above but less than 50), Women’s Senior Veteran (50 and above), Boys and Girls (13 and above but less than 20 for both).
Entry fee for non-competition walkers is RM8 per person while competition walkers will be charged RM12 each.
As in previous years, there will be lots of exciting prizes for lucky participants who complete the walk within the prescribed time limit. Those in the competition category and who complete the walk within the time limit will also get a participation certificate.
Registration can be made at The Star’s office at No 39, Jalan Hussein, Ipoh, from 9am to 5pm on weekdays, except public holidays. The entry form can be downloaded at www.thestar.com.my/starwalk. Entries close on May 15. For details, call 05-2530402.