KL Wellness City challenges Malaysians to live healthier with Fitness Challenge

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Kuala Lumpur Wellness City Sdn Bhd, the visionary developer of a 360-degree integrated wellness center, continues to deliver on its goal of redefining health experiences and improving quality of life through its first-ever Fitness Challenge, which takes place stand in December 2022.

KL Wellness City challenges Malaysians to live healthier with Fitness Challenge

Taking place at KL Wellness City in Bukit Jalil, the fitness challenge consists of CrossFit obstacle courses at varying levels of intensity. Its main objective is to create a convergence platform for local and international athletes as well as sports enthusiasts aged between 16 and 70 to challenge their limits and create breakthroughs. To claim the finisher crown, runners will need to complete a 5-kilometer race and unlock five obstacle courses that will test their physical perseverance and self-determination.

One of the five obstacles is the weight carry, in which competitors must carry a 10 kg weight and proceed to the next checkpoint. Runners’ strength, endurance and courage will also be tested with a 2-minute full plank, barbed wire crawl and 50 burpees. The final challenge, runners must soak in freezing cold water putting their wits and determination to the test.

Dato’Dr. Colin Lee, General Manager of KL Wellness City, believes that the Obstacle Fitness Challenge will further encourage communities to adopt healthier and more sustainable lifestyles. He said: “Statistics from industry players suggest that Malaysians are now placing a higher priority on health and well-being since the pandemic, two out of five Malaysians have started exercising more[1] during the period.

“At KL Wellness City, we recognize that outdoor exercise is an effective way to get people moving[2] and as a pioneer in promoting health and wellness, we are honored to have the opportunity to inspire communities to embrace healthier lifestyles through our Fitness Challenge.”

KL Wellness City sees the Fitness Challenge as an opportunity to boost sports tourism in Malaysia as it targets both Malaysians and expatriate participants.

Taking place on December 11, 2022the KL Wellness City Fitness Challenge invites runners to challenge themselves either as individual or with their colleagues under the corporate Category. The obstacle course is divided into three age groups (Junior for 16 – 29 year olds, Open for 30 to 44 year olds, and Master for ages 45 and over) for men and women, respectively.

The Fitness Challenge entry fee is priced at RM79 per person (RM99 after October 31, 2022), accompanied by a goodie bag worth RM150, race kit, timing chip, event tee, finisher medal, post-race meal, insurance and electronic certificate. Participants can register at https://register.racexasia.com/my/klfc22/registrations at the latest November 15, 2022.

For more event updates, follow the KL Wellness City Facebook page @klwellnesscity.

Annex

The first five participants under the corporate category (men and women, respectively) with the best record time will win these attractive cash prizes, as well as trophies.

Cash Prize

1st Square

RM5,000

2n/a Square

RM2,500

3rd Square

RM1,000

4e Square

RM500

5e Square

RM250

For more information:- http://klwellnesscity.com/