Show your support to those affected by HIV/AIDS by participating in the Stand By Me Charity Run 2019 this December
Did you know that out of 3293 HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) cases in Malaysia as of 2018, 47 cases involved children below the age of 18?
In conjunction with World AIDS Day, avid joggers, runners, athletic or non athletic persons, ramblers, in fact anyone is called to take part in either the three kilometer or seven kilometer run.
World AIDS Day has been observed on 1st December every year since 1988.
It is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection.
It is also a day to commemorate those who have passed away from AIDS-related illnesses.
The flag off time for the 3 km run will start at 6.45 am, while the flag off time for the 7 km run will start at 6.30 am.
Taking place on 1st December at Saradise, the registration date for the Stand By Me Charity Run 2019 has been extended until 15th November.
For those interested, you may sign up online or manually at Revolution Run, Green Heights mall before 15th November 2019.
Runners are entitled to a T-shirt, medal, refreshment, goody bag, certificate health screening by medical team and other fun activities.
The Stand By Me Charity Run 2019 is organised by the Sarawak AIDS Concern Society and Kuching Divisional Health Office.
The aim of the event is to raise fund, promote a caring, supportive community for those living with or affected by HIV/AIDS.
For further information, please e-mail to [email protected]