Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Goodies galore for walkers

SPORTS afficionados who have signed up for Ipoh Starwalk 2009 can look forward to many treats in their goodie bags, courtesy of several sponsors.
Ipoh Starwalk 2009 is jointly organised by Star Publications (M) Bhd and the Ipoh City Council with the cooperation of the Perak Government, Perak Amateur Athletics Association and Perak Education Department in conjunction with Ipoh city’s 21st anniversary. It will be flagged off at 7am on June 21 from Stadium Indera Mulia.
Representatives from the sponsor companies were at Menara Star in Petaling Jaya recently to hand over goodies comprising products useful for those leading an active lifestyle and cash redemption vouchers for skin and body treatments. Also sponsored were prizes for the event.
Ginvera Marketing Enterprise Sdn Bhd assistant product manager Wee Tong said the company would be sponsoring Ginvera Real SPA Shower Sachet Card 24gm (10,000 units), Bio-essence Tanaka White 3-in-1 Sachet Card (1,000 units) and Syahirah Gel Pengelupasan 5gm and Body Losyen Sachet Card 5gm (5,000 units) worth RM43, 000.
“Ten units of Ebene Sports Knee Guard medium size worth RM1,180 will be given away as lucky draw items, bringing the total sponsorship to RM44,180,” he added.
As remedy for aches, pains and injuries after the walk, Vifor of Zuelling Pharma Distribution will be sponsoring 5,000 Perskindol Classic Gel Sachets and 5,000 Perskindol Cool Gel Sachets worth a total of RM10,000.
Zuellig Pharma Sdn Bhd national sales manager-BU 3 consumer healthcare division Yong Kooi Yoke said the Swiss-manufactured products prevented cramps and offered pain relief due to sprains, cramps, stiff necks, strains and backaches.
According to Clara International Beauty Group Sdn Bhd business development and marketing manager Jason Woo, the cash redemption vouchers would be useful for men and women as the company catered for both genders. He also said the home-grown brand was sponsoring three hampers worth RM6,000 as prizes.
If you are hoping to smell good after the walk, put in the extra effort to come out tops because Beiersdorf Singapore Pte Ltd is giving away Nivea for Men Silver Protect range of roll-ons, deodrants and sprays worth RM5,000.
The company’s senior brand manager, Angie Tan, said the range was effective in eliminating 99% of the bacteria which causes body odour. She said the company was also sponsoring Hansaplast plasters.
Registration for the event is now open from 9am to 5pm on weekdays, except public holidays, at The Star’s Ipoh office at No 39, Jalan Hussein. Entry forms can be downloaded from www.thestar.com.my/starwalk. Entries close on Friday. For enquiries, call 05-253 0402.

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