Last weekend, I had the chance to participate in a walk organized by a local newspaper in Malaysia. It was held in Georgetown, Penang and in the heart of the Heritage trail.
This is a yearly event that the local Malaysian newspaper; The Star who organized it around this time of the year. . This years’ response will overwhelming; the participation was more than 22,000 people of all ages and races. It consist of a competitive walk of 10km and non-competitive walk of 7km.
I went there early (very early in fact – arrived at 5.30am) so that I was able to park nearby the event area. When I arrived at the registration area, there were already quite a number people in the area.The Start and Finish was at the shopping mall in the heart of the Georgetown.
Shot taken from the 2nd floor of the shopping mall.
People wandering around…..
Sponsors setting up stalls for lucky dip draw for the participants before the race; Freebies!!!
… the sun is rising
Look at part of the 22k crowd heading to the Starting line.
All waiting for the the start…..
What happens after the start? Join me in the next series…. =)