|Mr Lee Hon Tong along with Dr. Mahenderan Appukutty and Lucozade Sport Advocates.|
It was truly an honour and privileged to be invited to attend this Lucozade Sport™ ‘Fuel Your Performance’ Launch Campaign organized by Suntory Beverage & Food Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and In.Deed Communications Sdn Bhd. I was late to attend the running clinic by Edan Syah due to some serious nature call No. 2 hohoho... But some how I managed to run one loop (1km++) around Taman Lembah Kiara TTDI. That was my first time running here. Definitely will be coming back here again once the horrible haze vanished into thin air soon hoho...
|Some of the runners, jogger and stroller along the lake in Taman Lembah Kiara, TTDI|
“Helping dedicated athletes to achieve their performance goals is an important brand value for Lucozade Sport™. By supporting accomplished athletes and inspiring others to achieve their own dreams, we are sharing resources, skills and knowledge that encourage Malaysians to lead more active lives,” said Lee Hon Tong, Regional General Manager, Suntory Beverage & Food Malaysia, Singapore & Hong Kong. “We embarked on this campaign to reach out to Malaysian citizen athletes from all walks of life and our ‘Fuel Your Performance’ Advocates are exceptional individuals who have accomplished many goals in addition to the demands of work and family. They serve as inspirational role models for aspiring runners to kick-start their own dream, because they are living proof that dreams can indeed become a reality.”
|Welcome Address by Mr Lee Hon Tong, Regional General Manager, Suntory Beverage & Food Malaysia, Singapore & Hong Kong|
“High-performance athletes require a dietary plan that’s tailored to support and enhance their training. This includes consuming an appropriate amount of protein to help to build, maintain and repair muscle tissue. Hydration and energy are also essential factors for runners as stores of carbohydrates in the body get used up,” explained Dr. Mahenderan as he provided structured guidelines designed to help participants fuel their runs with the right nutrition and hydration
|Dr Mahenderan gave his informative talk on the importance of good diet, nutrition and hydration.|
(b) Mohd Amran bin Abdul Ghani has worked as a fire fighter since 2001. In 2014, this dedicated athlete came in first in the IRONMAN 70.3 at Putrajaya and again at IRONMAN Langkawi with a time of 10:15; at both races he was crowned Best Malaysian. This comes on the heels of his accomplishments in Powerman Malaysia where he came in first in his age category for 5 consecutive years, from 2009-2013. Amran’s dream is to race in international triathlons all over the world.
(c) Mohamed Allie Helmy is a corporal in the Armed Forces who keeps fit because of passion, not only because of his line of work. He was the champion for the Port Dickson International Triathlon, Kedah International Duathlon 2015 and 113 Desaru Triathlon; and came in close as the second Malaysian in IRONMAN Langkawi 2015. Helmy aspires to race in the IRONMAN World Championships in Kona, Hawaii next year.
(d) Alex Au-Yong wanted to channel his passion for long-distance running into something tangible for communities in need, so he created the XtraMile Run, Malaysia’s first-of-its-kind 100km charity run. The first event in 2011 raised RM111,000 for StART Academy, and the subsequent run in 2013 raised RM165,000 for the Dignity for Children Foundation. For 2016, his goal is to raise RM500,000 to ignite community involvement, provide education on holistic nutrition to children.
These Advocates embody what it means to reach for their dreams, and Lucozade Sport™ now invites other Malaysian runners to share their hopes and dreams as well via myLucozade@suntory.com.
|Edan Syah & his SMART Athletics Club members, Max Lim & I... Awesome 360 Theta Shots!|
|Yeahh, it was nice meting you Wan... Padanla nampak macam familiar je pagi tuh heheee =D|
|I've conquered 4,287 steps of Tangga Helang Seribu Kenangan powered by hydration of Lucozade Sport isotonic drinks!|