Fancy dress among highlights at Borneo Bird Run

 

SANDAKAN: The organising committee of the 2nd Borneo Bird Run, led by Cede Prudente and Teo Chee Kim, recently paid a courtesy visit to Chief Conservator of the Forests, Sabah Forestry Department (SFD) Datuk Sam Mannan.

They expressed their sincere thanks to Datuk Sam Mannan and SFD for their support to the event all these years. The committee has also invited him to be the special guest to flag off the Borneo Bird Run on Dec 3, which Sam has kindly accepted the invitation.

To be held again at the iconic RDC (Rainforest Discovery Centre) next month, an 8km adventure route awaits those who seek greater challenge, while a 2km fancy dress fun run will also be back by popular demand where attractive prizes await for the most eye-catching costume on that day.

Supported by the Sabah Forestry Department & Sabah Tourism Board, it is hope that this event will not only aims to provide a platform to promote and encourage healthy lifestyle for the local community, but more importantly, to continue to raise awareness of the need to protect our environment & wildlife species.

And there is no better way to do this than to let the masses to experience the joy and challenge of running through our rainforest.

Chairman of the Sandakan Borneo Bird Club, Gary Albert believes that the run will not only allow the public to enjoy the beauty of our rainforest, but will also let the family have some fun together. He would also like to express sincere appreciation to all partners of this year’s run.

Attractive cash and other prizes await the winners of each category. The organiser has also added a lucky draw segment this year in which all participants will stand a chance to win fabulous prizes contributed by the event partners.

Registration can be done from www.iborneo.com.my/borneobirdrun or manually at Sandakan Foto (Mile 4) before the end of the month. For more information, please visit www.iborneo.com.my/borneobirdrun or www.facebook.com/borneobirdrunsepilok. – By James Leong

 
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New Sabah Times