KAPIT: A few hundred runners from all walks of lives participated in the first ever ‘MARA Fun Run 2017 Kapit’ yesterday.
The event, organised by MARA (Majlis Amanah Rakyat), started and finished off at the town square here.
Prior to the run, participants took part in the mass aerobic exercises to promote outdoor exercises.
Deputy Minister of Rural and Regional Development, Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi officiated at the event.
Also present were Hulu Rajang Member of Parliament Datuk Wilson Ugak Kumbong, heads of government departments and community leaders
The first nine finalists in the 6 Km run were (in order): Loh Leong Hua, Ting Ching Siong, Nuwin Lium, Mohd Hafizuddin, Jason Lee, Cindy Lin (first among the women), Lawrence Fu, Teo Soo Hun and Remie Jenit.
All those who completed the run were presented with a special commemorative badge.