Setia Alam hosts inaugural KL Spartan Race in support of National Sports Day 2015
11 Oct 2015
Malaysia’s leading property developer, S P Setia Berhad showed support towards the National Sports Day 2015 by hosting the inaugural Kuala Lumpur Spartan Race in Setia Alam yesterday and today. This is also the first time the race is being organised in South East Asia. The race attracts an estimated 10,000 people who attended the event as participants or to cheer on those who participated in the race.
Youth and Sports Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin was seen officiating the Spartan Race in Setia Alam today. The Youth and Sports Minister has earlier announced the race as one of the iconic events to anchor the National Sports Day.
Team Setia with Youth & Sports Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin
The Spartan Race features an Obstacle Sprint of approximately 6 kilometres and 25 obstacles in Setia Alam. The categories available are Elite Heats, Open Heats, Masters Category and Biggest Spartan Team 2015. The Elite Heats caters to competitive racers with prizes to be won for the first, second and third place, while the Open Heats are open for general racers. The Masters Category caters to participants above the age of 40 while the Biggest Spartan Team 2015 is for the team that registers the most number of participants. There is also a category for children aged from four to thirteen years old.
William Lee from Precast division taking on one of the 8 tough obstacles course.
Aroo!!! Team Setia not defeated just yet
The Spear-throw obstacle: Tammy Chin from Setia City Convention Centre throwing a spear aiming at her 'opponent'
Focused on building a sustainable community, S P Setia has always been on a firm supporter of community programmes which could break down barriers between neighbours and foster closer friendship amongst the community. Ongoing programmes such as monthly recycling campaigns, Setia Kids Club birthday parties, eco-run, Chinese New Year and Hari Raya Open house are ordinary occurrences in a Setia community.
Setia Alam is a 2,525-acre integrated township with mixed residential and commercial developments located in Shah Alam. It is also an award winning township with internationally acclaimed awards such as the FIABCI Prix d’Excellence Best Masterplan Development award 2013. The thriving township is equipped with Setia City Mall and the Setia City Convention Centre located in the heart of the township and ample amenities such as banks, international and local education institutions, commercial areas, F&B outlets and more.