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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 

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