Adidas Malaysia celebrates successful grand finale of the King Of The Road (KoTR) 2013 run
One of the most talked about runs of the year, the KoTR 2013 saw 11,000 runners pound the pavement with passion and determination to complete the 15th edition of the Adidas Malaysia KoTR!
Held along the NPE Highway due to popular demand from the participants in its third year running, the run had a unique elevated route across three key districts Subang Jaya, Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur, and also played host as the final leg of the adidas King Of The Road South East Asia.
The top two reigning champions from Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia came together to compete for this year’s Regional Adidas King of the Road run with the crown going to Sgt Boonthung Srisung of Thailand who completed the 16.8km SEA men’s category run in 52 minutes and 35 seconds and Marygrace Delos Santos of the Philippines who completed the 16.8km SEA women’s category in 1 hour and 3 minutes.
Also making a debut in Malaysia this year was the special junior category with a distance of 10 km for youths between the ages of 15 – 17 years old.
Entertainment spots were set up along the route to help boost the energy of the runners with percussions playing strong rhythm and beats.
Runners were also running to the cheers and encouragement of cheerleaders making this a new experience for participants this time around.
The Adidas King Of The Road 2013 is also in celebration of the smart partnership between adidas Malaysia and IJM and in support of IJM’s 30th anniversary, and is supported by the Ministry of Works, Polis Diraja Malaysia, the Malaysian Highway Authority and IJM with official partners New Pantai Expressway and official venue sponsor Sunway Pyramid – the country’s first themed shopping mall.
16.8 KM – MEN – CLOSED CATEGORY
|1||SHAHARUDIN BIN HASHIM||00:58:16.45|
|2||CALVIN BOON CHANG YIK||00:58:51.56|
|3||MUNIANDY A/L RAMADASS||00:59:15.34|
16.8 KM – WOMEN – CLOSED CATEGORY
|1||SHEELA A/P SAMIVELLU||01:07:20.82|
|3||EMILIA BINTI JAMIL||01:19:47.59|
16.8 KM – MEN – OPEN CATEGORY
|1||NGARE JOSEPH MWANGI (KENYA)||00:50:13.91|
|2||ISAAC KIPLAGAT KIMAYIO (KENYA)||00:51:22.30|
|3||DAVID MUTAI (KENYA)||00:51:39.41|
16.8 KM – WOMEN – OPEN CATEGORY
|1||JACKLINE MUSYAWA NZIVO (KENYA)||00:59:34.35|
|2||ANN NJIHIA (KENYA)||01:00:05.56|
|3||ESTHER WAMBUI KARIMI (KENYA)||01:01:23.07|
10 KM – MEN – CLOSED CATEGORY
|1||ARUL THEVER A/L MUNIANDY||00:37:19.85|
|2||MURALI A/L MUNIANDY||00:37:24.34|
|3||ELANGGOVAN A/L GOVINDASAMY||00:37:45.84|
10 KM – WOMEN – CLOSED CATEGORY
|2||TAN PEI LENG||00:50:16.61|
|3||ONG EE LING||00:50:54.35|
10 KM – MEN – OPEN CATEGORY
|1||EZEKIEL KIPKOSGEIL RUTO (KENYA)||00:33:35.86|
|3||DANIEL LAI YEW JUN||00:42:38.12|
10 KM – WOMEN – OPEN CATEGORY
|1||SIMONE SAYURI TERASAKA (BRAZIL)||01:00:53.99|
|2||GIRIJA NUPUR GILL (BRITAIN)||01:01:44.84|
|3||NENGSIH SAMADI (INDONESIA)||01:05:10.57|
10 KM – JUNIOR MALE
|1||THESIGAN A/L BALA||00:38:50.60|
|2||DAANESH A/L MANIMARAN||00:39:21.85|
|3||YAP PENG KWAN||00:42:35.60|
10 KM – JUNIOR FEMALE
|2||WONG JIA YI||00:57:37.10|
|3||HUANG LI MIN||00:58:55.07|
SEA CHALLENGE TOP MEN
|1||SGT BOONTHUNG (THAILAND)||00:52:35:74|
SEA CHALLENGE TOP WOMEN
|1||MARYGRACE DELOS SANTOS (PHILIPPINES)||01:03:16:06|