Save Our Rainforest Race 2018

Yeah‼️ The annual Save Our Rainforest Race πŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ(SORR) 2018 by Organization For The Preservation of Natural Heritage aka PEKA 🌱Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ is back & open for registration now‼️

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» was proud to witness its press conference & launching πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ recentlyπŸ™‚

Hmm…She got to know about PEKA🌱 Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ from her visit to Tanah Aina Resort Pahang 🏞🏘 last year & you are welcome to read πŸ“– her earlier sharing πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ via

https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2017/06/07/green-getaway-back-to-nature-tanah-aina-farrah-soraya/

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Guess what❓⁉️

The founder of Tanah Aina Resort 🏞🏘,Β Puan Sri Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ’Ό is also the President for PEKA 🌱 Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

So, what’s PEKA 🌱 Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ you may ask❓⁉️

It’s an NGO (aka Non-governmental/ non-profit making organisation) known as Pertubuhan Pelindung Khazanah Alam Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

PEKA 🌱 was formed with objectives,

  • To stop βœ‹ πŸ›‘ the destruction of natural resourcesπŸ’š
  • To defend the rights of environment & be the voice of natureπŸ’š
  • To create awareness, strength & assurance in defending the natural πŸ’š heritage

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PEKA’s logo symbolises the shape of a leaf 🌱 that provides an ultimate inspiration of PEKA 🌱 Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

PEKA 🌱 means “sensitive” in Bahasa Melayu i.e. National language of Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ & it is rightly suitable towards its objectives to achieve βœ…

PEKA 🌱 have been actively in community activities ensuring preservation of rainforests 🌳🌳 in particularly replanting of lost rainforests 🌳🌳 as it’s really critical because we are losing most of the rainforests 🌳🌳 fastπŸ˜”πŸ˜Œ

So, SORR πŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ2018 is gonna be its 6️⃣th year & will be held on 24 March 2018 at Hutan Simpan Gading🌳🌳, Hulu Selangor. UMW Toyota πŸš—πŸš˜ & Concorde Hotel Shah Alam 🏒 as its main sponsorsπŸ’°πŸ’ͺ🏻

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“Similar to previous races (since 2013) held before this, the main objective of the race πŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™‚οΈis to educate participants πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ on the conservation & preservation of forests🌳🌳,” Puan Sri Shariffa Sabrina Syed AkilπŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ’Ό, the President of PEKA shared during the SORR πŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ2018 press conference

β€œWe are expecting approximately 2️⃣k participants πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« of all ages to participate in this annual event & aiming to plant about 1️⃣k treesπŸŒ³πŸŒ³β€

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“Apart from having the race πŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™‚οΈto start & end at the Pelangi Hill Resort Camp, there will be several checkpoints throughout the raceπŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ which expose participants πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« on the importance of rainforestsπŸŒ³πŸŒ³β€

“PEKA 🌱Malaysiais extremely concerned about indiscriminate logging nationwide 🌎 which affects the water πŸ’¦πŸ’§catchment areas & loss of wildlife πŸ…πŸ†πŸ¦“πŸ¦πŸ˜πŸ¦πŸ¦’habitats.Β If we do not start doing something, there might not be any rainforest 🌳🌳 left for our future generations,” she addedπŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ’Ό

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Each participating team πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­comprises 2️⃣ individuals πŸ‘₯ with registration fee 🎟 per team of RM160 for this 15km raceπŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™‚οΈThis race trail includes some scenic 🏞 routes along the Kerling Hot Springs β™¨οΈπŸ’¦πŸ’§in Hulu Selangor too😍🀩

Let’s joinΒ SORRΒ πŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ2018 together gatherΒ πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜

~ CutΒ βœ‚οΈΒ The Greed , ❌Not The GreenΒ πŸ’šπŸŒ³Β ~

More information on SORR πŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ2018, do explore 🌐 http://www.pekamalaysia.org or leaflet above for your registrationπŸ–‹πŸ“‹ ya

Previous editions of SORRπŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ;
2013: Hutan Lipur Chamang, Bentong, Pahang
2014: Hutan Simpan Sg Besi, Kuala Lumpur
2015: Hutan Lipur Kuala Woh, Tapah, Perak
2016: Hutan Simpan Sungai Menyala, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
2017: Taman Negara Pulau Pinang, Teluk Bahang, Pulau Pinang

Updated: 8.3.2018 1pm

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has registered with a female friend as a teamΒ πŸ‘­πŸ˜Β for #SORR2018πŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈ

If you too, let’s meet yaΒ πŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ

The race kit collection will be before the race day & during the race day, more information will be shared by the organiser to you after your registrationΒ πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜

Refer below for the draft agenda on 24.3.2018,

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Updated: 21.3.2018 1pm

Finalised agenda πŸ“ as below ⬇️

If you have not registered & interested to join, you still can βœ…πŸ˜ƒ

Just be at the registration point πŸ“as stated in agenda πŸ“ on 24.3.2018 & pay participation fee of RM160/ team (2️⃣ pax), only in cashπŸ’΅, you will be in for #SORR2018 πŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ

Ohh…Do remember to bring extra clothes πŸ‘•πŸ‘–for a change πŸ”„ as SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» got insider insight that there will be river πŸ’¦πŸ’§crossing πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈduring the race πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜

Let’s enjoyβ€ΌοΈπŸ€—

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Updated: 23.3.2018

Reminder received from PEKA Malaysia

To all participants of SORR 2018:

Note :

1. Please wear proper sports shoes and attire.

2. All participants are required to wear the official event T-shirt/jersey throughout the race. For safety reasons, participants will not be allowed to participate in this event without it.

Extra Official event t-shirts will be available for purchase at RM35 a piece at our counters on event day.

3. Pregnant ladies are not allowed to join the run .

4. You are recommended to bring extra change of clothing as we will be passing through the forest as well as crossing a stream.

5 . Do not litter . Throw all your rubbish in the bins provided.

Enjoy yourselves!

Updated 24.3.2018 6pm

β€ͺYeahΒ Mission accomplishedΒ Β CompletedΒ Β km SORR2018Β 

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~ CutΒ Β The Greed,Β Β Not The GreenΒ Β ~

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Do enjoy a short video clip captured by SiennyLovesDrawing for sharing hereΒ 

#PEKAmalaysiaΒ #PEKAselangorΒ #seenatureseelife #SORR2018 #bringbackourrainforest #saveourrainforestΒ #saveourrainforestrace2018 #race #hiking #replanting #lovenature #natureloverΒ #PEKAΒ #hutansimpangading #huluselangor #cutthegreednotthegreen #community #healthy #healthylifestyle #blogging #blog #blogger #bloggers #influencer #influencers #siennylovesdrawingΒ #HutanSimpanGading #KemPLKNPelangiHillResort #Kerling #PelangiHillResort #KolamAirPanasKerlingΒ #bringbackourrainforestΒ 

19 thoughts on “Save Our Rainforest Race 2018

  1. Really sense your passion in blogging, the update of information after your posting is impressive, lots of information to prepare those who will join #SORR2018
    Keep it up! Enjoy your race

    Liked by 1 person

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