MPSP Tower Run 2013

The skies were clear and spirits were high as participants look forward to the first tower run for the year.

The MPSP Tower Run 2013 saw runners comprising of participants from six different categories dash for the finish line at the 16th floor of the Majlis Perbandaran Seberang Perai [MPSP] headquarters tower after completing 4.65km route around the to tower on 26 May 2013.

A total of 738 people registered in the event which was also the first outdoor stports event organised by the State Government post General Election.

The run was flagged off by State Youth & Sports, Women, Family & Community Development and Arts committee chairwoman YB Chong Eng, Berapit assemblywoman YB Lydia Ong Kok Fooi, Machang Bubuk assemblyman YB Lee Khai Loon, MPSP president Puan Maimunah Mohd Sharif and Penang State Sports Council director Frederick Tan Teck An.

It was an especially memorable event for the female participants because YB Lee had also joined in the run and climb up the tower immediately after flagging off the event for the Girls’ Junior, Women’s Veteran and Women’s Open categories.

The Boys’ Junior , Men’s Veteran and Men’s Open categories were flagged off earlier at 7.10 am.

The first place winners each took home a trophy, RM300 cash and a certificate while the second and third place winners each took home RM200 and RM100 respectively, aside from a trophy and certificate each.

All participants that completed the 4.65km route and the 16-storey climb via the staircase also took a certificate and finisher medal each.

After the prizes presentation, participants also cheered in excitement during the lucky draws. Among the attractive prizes included five tour packages for two person to China and five tour packages for two person to Korea sponsored by Hwajing Travel and Tours and a foldable bicycle sponsored by Minivelo Bukit Mertajam.

Thanks to sponsors, participants were treated to free flow supply of isotonic drinks sponsored by 100Plus and Vico chocolate drink.

Results:

Boys’ Junior

1st – Mohd Mosin bin Saidin [24:22]

2nd – Chandirann a/l Kalyanakumar [25:21]

3rd – Muhilendhran a/l Sumusundaram

Men’s Veteran

1st – Khir bin Salleh [23:55]

2nd – Liew Chien Sioen [27:33]

3rd – Wong  Kim Tain [27:41]

Men’s Open

1st – Ruburn Kummar a/l Ramasamy [22:01]

2nd – Jaseelens a/l Magendren [23:48]

3rd – Raagaventhiran a/l Muniandy [25:30]

Girs’ Junior

1st – Hamsavaanie a/p Aruchuwan [31:35]

2nd – Angela a/p Thomas [31:47]

3rd – janice Loh Yin Yin [32:12]

Women’s Veteran

1st – Tan Chin Fong [31:43]

2nd – Kamaladevi a/p Kolantai [32:45]

3rd – Stephanie Chong [33:08]

Women’s Open

1st – Sivarajani a/p Vikneswaren [32:57]

2nd – Tan Lee Peng [33:05]

3rd – Sally Ng [37:55]

檳州青年及體育、婦女、家庭及社會發展、藝術委員會主席章瑛說,州政府及私人界合作無間,活動才能達到預期目標。

她說,只要保持積極的態度,成功指日可待。

章瑛前日(26日)出席第一屆威省市政局大廈跑頒獎禮時,這麼說。馬章武莫州議員李凱倫也參賽,威省市政局主席麥慕娜、武拉必州議員王國慧及章瑛,也爬樓梯直奔市政局大廈16樓。

章瑛說,這項賽會吸引738人報名。她將全力與各界配合及合作,讓州內的賽會具國際水準,提供機會及平台給青年參與各種體育活動,發掘有潛能的運動人才及培育國家專才。

王國慧說,威省市政局大廈跑於去年籌備,以引進更多活動在威省舉辦,促進檳島人和威省人的交流。

王國慧也是檳州青年及體育、婦女、家庭及社會發展委員會前主席。
麥慕娜說,由於活動獲得民眾熱烈支持,因此這將是威省市政局的年度活動。

威省市政局大廈跑各組比賽成績
男子少年組
冠軍:莫哈末末辛;亞軍:詹迪拉納;季軍:慕辛仁。
女子少年組
冠軍:漢莎娃妮;亞軍:安格拉;季軍:駱盈均。
男子宿將組
冠軍:峇依;亞軍:劉天相;季軍:黃金添。
女子宿將組
冠軍:陳珍鳳;亞軍:卡瑪拉德威;季軍:鐘雅甄。
男子公開組
冠軍:魯邦古瑪;亞軍:傑斯;季軍:拉加溫迪納。
女子公開組
冠軍:錫娃拉賈妮;亞軍:陳利憑;季軍:黃雪莉。

VIPs flagging off the Boys' Junior, Men's Veteran and Men's Open categories at 7.10 am

VIPs flagging off the Boys’ Junior, Men’s Veteran and Men’s Open categories at 7.10 am

Participants of the Boys' Junior, Men's Veteran and Men's Open categories making a dash for it after the flag of by VIPs at 7.10 am

Participants of the Gilrs’ Junior, Women’s Veteran and Women’s Open categories making a dash for it after the flag of by VIPs at 7.40 am

VIPs cheering on as the participants make their way up the 16-storey climb

VIPs cheering on as the participants make their way up the 16-storey climb

 

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