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Monday, July 30, 2007

Larian Antarabangsa Melaka 2007 - 21 km

The Slow Movers - Dinner b4 the Run...

Chan N Javier - Slow n Steady ....reaching the distance of 20.8 km...300m to go.

Mr Tey@pm22 - The Ultimate Photographer for Runners - TQ sir!

Boleh pinjam kipas tu tak...?
The Slow Movers partial family - after the Run...

At the Casa Cuba....Melaka


Chan with the host ... Javier


Sun, 29 July 2007, Bandar Melaka....

Yeah....The Slow Movers R in Melaka...for ???..... Myself N Su went there 2 days ago..
kononnya nak book hotel, collect bib, Tshirt...etc ...but the fact is that it was our off day...Exit at Ayer Keroh Toll, dropped by at the Melaka City Hall to collect the Bibs...but it was prayer time....friday maa... went on to check on Hotels...most of it were booked for Saturday....managed to get one at the Jln Laksamana Cheng Ho,''The City Theme Hotel"..quite convenient place...but of course the MILO Hotel was better ...hehhhehehehhe.ooops....sorry folks...very the teruk. It was just about 1.5 km away from the Stadium Tun Fatimah... the starting place for the Melaka Historic City International Run...

Lunch at Restoran 85 , Bukit Cina..N went back to the Graha Makmur , The City Hall to collect the stuffs and registered Fuzahir..the Thing. Lepak at the Mahkota Parade, Dataran Pahlawan, went for a movie.. Harry Porter... then to the Jonkers Street....macam-macam ada....memang best....basically....just walkin n walkin n walkin...it was fun...bought some souvenirs...back to the Hotel....Very the Letih....!

The next day ....went to the some of the Historical Places,...A'fomosa, Chaples, Museum,...N Kakak ,Nina,Illya n Izzat pun sampai....Lepak with them..had dinner in culture food village at Melaka Raya...Met Javier N friends at the Clock Tower... back to Jonkers Street...n walkin n walkin ..Kakak did some shoppin....then to the hotel early ..cos next is the most awaited day...The.....Run...!!

6.00 am.. Myself N Su left the hotel....N jogged all the way to the Tun Fatimah Stadium. We left early cos the 21.1k starts early...N it starts 5 mins later..at 6.50am.. Bang... there u go ...another approx of 2 hrs run...
It was nice to run as the weather was cooling,with a light drizzle..... running along the streets, buildings...across the Malacca River,...etc... Javier joined me at Km 9..N we ran together while chattin till the end....it was nice. Finsihed at about 1: 49:30...My PB. Izzat finished first (5Km) ..followed by the Ultimate kakak (10Km) .....N the Hardcore..of Slow movers who will never surrender till the end....Su finished the 21k wit her PB at at about 3: 08...but not with the help of Power Gel but It's the Oreo Biscuit which made it possible...??? !! Nina N Iliya were the camera ladies...All of us were medalist...except for Izzat...Syabas to all n keep on tryin.....!!! Met Mr Tey@pm22 N chat for a while. Thank U for snappin our pics...sir.

Left the Stadium at about 11.00 am n dropped by at Casa Cuba...the paradise of Cuba ...hosted by Mr Javier in Bkt Serindit. It was a huge place with a lots Cuban painitngs, cigars,alcohols,...a kinda of gallery cum museum....nice land scapping too. Tq Mr Javier. Straight to the culture village again for our lunch N to hotel N checked out about 1.00 pm N straight to KL cos Su has to go on Air @ Astro Prima by 7.30pm.
Bye Malacca ....N next is The addidas King of The Road... C u ...!!!

Monday, July 23, 2007

KUL 10k..?? - 3k run

B 4 the run

Su, En Adam, Estelle N Abang ... B 4 the race

The Angels.... Su, Estelle. Makcik,(wit her new look....mengancam...kan!) N Kakak...

The Movers.... Abang, Piyush, En.Adam, Chan N Agus

The Partial family of Slow Movers... after the run...


Sun, 22nd July 2007, Taman Melawati,..

It's 6.30 am ..Myself n Su were at the Tmn Melawati field waitin for the rest of the Slow Movers..
Javier came after a while followed by Agus N the new member of the Slow Movers...Mr Piyush Patel,
an Indian born , USA resident... came down to train Mr.Agus at Singapore...N just hopped into Malaysia for a short break...N ran the KUL 10k run. Bravo Guys....The Slow Movers would like to give a warmest Welcome to Mr Piyush. The rest who joined in were Jaya, Kakak,Makcik cum kakak..(new hair cut...younger look..Fuyoooo), Abang , En,Adam,Estelle N Rama.. Met Mr Ronnie@pm1 N had a short chat...

It was the most teruk run of the year kot...cos lousy management..no toilets, place to put bags, Nothing was in order. It was just like Sukan Sekolah... The race started about 7.30 ...half an hour late ...N the distance was shorter then 10k..probably only 7 km... but the environment N the weather were very nice to run..very the green N cooling.....The other good thing is that everyone gets the finishers Medal and it was nice too.

All Slow Movers finished the race early N we snapped some pics, had some drinks N chit chat.. Javier N Fairul registered for the Adidas King of The Road. Left about 9.00 am.. Su sent Agus n Puriysh to the nearest lrt station, Javier back home..n myself back to the office..Thank You Su.... n C U all at the Next race.... Some of us will be heading for Malacca Historical Run... Bye...!!!

Monday, July 16, 2007

Seremban Half Marathon

Chan N Jaya at Milo Hotel..Seremban

Tea Break...at A& W...nope...it's beer break.....maa!
taken just after the flag of 21 km... 6:47am

Category chan ..21km but not A...it's B dah....

B 4 the run ...

The sisters ..... larikeh ..posing ni....
chan - on his way for his PB....to run below 2 hrs


Slow Movers with the kids of Bro Edmond...

It's Bye Seremban..cos the race udah tamat dah...!!


Serious at work...ibu dan anak tengah register 4 Melaka half Marathon...


Sun 15th July, 2007, Padang N.S Seremban,

The Slow Movers slowly moved a bit further down towards the south to run in the Seremban Half
Marathon. ...yeah....Off to Seremban Darul Khusus....As usual the regulars....Jaya, Su N Chan went there early...Fuzahir couldn't make it due to some probs.. We left late..after lunch cos I had to work in the morning doin some testing wit Bursa Malaysia...hard working maaa...Kakak Sumarni,illya n izzat joined in later...

Reached Seremban at about 4.00 pm...Straight to the N.S field.. registered Kakak n Izzat N 2 changed Su's category from 21k to 11k due to some physical probs...checked out some of the hotels....full house loo.. so we went THE Milo Hotel which had been book earlier....what a hotel...hapenin !!!!???...N it was nearby to the field. Lepak...ed in town ...tea break at A&W...all three of us had a mug of beer (root)....it's party time...yeah..!!..mabuk..siiiut! Shoppin at Parkson,Terminal,Store...Jaya bought Power bar N Su bought some cd's...giler game...sampai selalu lambat ke kerja......Went to the field N snapped some pics at the finishing line....but wrong categories....hahhaha....ala...faham-faham ajelah..kan Hang Over....had some Yong tau foo N fried kuey teow at the food stalls nearby...back to Hotel...meet up with kakak N called off the day...cos ah next day ah early-early must wake up woa...Dun play-play know...set alarm to 5.00am...ZZZZZZzzzzzzzzz....

5.00 am ...nice wake up tune...got up dan bersiap sedia..untuk misi seterusnya...the 20th Seremban Half Marathon..The day also marked the Rulers 85th Birthday n 40 years of ruling the State . The 21km was flagged off at 6.45am. So myself started first...ran in a consistent pace thru out race and finished the race in 1:54:34... Jalannya berbukit bukau...very the curving...no traffic police...but the views were very the nice...very the kampung...hutan....very the green... The 11km started at 7.20 am. Izzat had to run in 11 km cos school category..udah penuh si....ramai sangat...! The 11km runners won a few more medals for the Slow Movers...Edmond,Jaya, Su N Kakak were the medalist..Edmond did it in about 58 mins N Jaya in about 59 mins...Kak n Su too did very well.. timing...N/A.. Syabas folks...!
Myself dapat 2 bottles of 100+ n Su dapat family cereal as a mystery gift... then it's photo time....snapped some pics...with Edmond's family..Registered for the Melaka half Marathon... makan sarapan dulu...cos izzat cam tak bertenaga lagi....then to the hotel....lepak jap...izzat sempat juga play video game...Checked out at 12.00 noon... Adios Seremban!!! ... We would like to thank Mr Tey@pm22 for snappin our pics...Tq Sir...!

Next run is the KL 10k run....C u !

Sunday, July 08, 2007

Siemens 10 km run 2007

Su N Abang B4 the run..... belum lari dah letih...

The sisters sentiment - Kakak N Su B4 the run

Javier -It's to hot 4 him...

Chan - jauh di belakang.....cuba cari.....where is he ?

Not bad huh...Makcik tengah bertarung dgn category B...


Javier with Sulaiman of Papua New Guinea

The Boys.... young,fast N vibrant.. The future... cool...

Makcik with kak Haida...lama tak jumpa keh?

Part of Slow Movers ....after the Race...

Rep of Slow Movers for the Siemens Run... mana Jaya,Makcik,Abang n Javier..???


Sunday, 8th July 2007, Dataran Merdeka...

Hai folks....We the slow movers are back in KL for the Siemens run...Myself, Jaya,Fuzahir, Su, Javier Kakak,Abang, Makcik, Kak Haida,Izzat N two of his friends was apart of the 1000 runners.It was flagged of by YAB Datuk Rais Yatim which was a run in conjunction of 50th Merdeka Celebration N 50th Siemen run.It started at about 7.40 am..one---two--three....off we go....ramai yang berkejar-kejaran...pecut...camlah it's 500 m run...I just ran with my steady pace. It was very well organised as there were water station , signboards, medical camp N pom-pom girls about every 2 km...
I ran non stop and finished at the position of 87 with timing of 52 :44. ... dapat juga tambah koleksi Medal..., as usual Javier finished earlier .. in about 50: 49 at the postion of 59 N Jaya did it slowly has he had some kind of stomach upset...N went of early after the run as he had to go 4 Bowling tournament... Fuzahir managed to complete it in about an hour in the C catergory... The invisible girl....was in invisble mode all the while N we could only manage to c her after about1hr 30 min... precaution....knee problem...!

It's Milo time..missed it a lot...had a few cups...while chattin with Fuzahir, a guy came to me N asked about me...my stayin place..schooling days...Wow...what a memory he has... he was my teacher who thought me 16 years back...N he said he recognised me just by my smile...it was nice meeting u ..Sir...Mr Guna of PTB..(1989)....chatted about the past....keep in touch!!... Met up with the rest in front of the clock tower..talked about runs,life, salsa,n etc.... Left at about 10.00 am... Back to office....
Khaoup Khon Khaa !!!

Next would be Seremban Half Marathon....C U....

Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Yin-Dee-Ton-Rup(Welcome) N Swa-Di-Khup (Hello) to Phuket

Welcome to Phuket... The Fantasy Island

Chan... doin some training at Patong Beach for next years Marathon...
The ultimate snorklers - Chan N Sheikh

The undisputed Thai boxers of Bang'la road -Sheikh N Man Sap

The street for Drunken People - Chan is about to cross it.....

The 4 - Zuraidi, Chan, Sheikh N Man Sap


Friday Jun 29, 2007.. Phuket..

After a lot of running almost all the weekends... decided to go 4 a vacation with my 3 other office collegues...Nak Relaxkan Mind n Body..Depart from LCCT at about 3.15 pm ..Reached Phuket Int Airport at 3.45 local time...Tq Air Asia...Hop into a cab...checked in at Rico Hotel at Bang'la Road in Patong.Yeah it is Theeeeeee Roaaaad... happening Gila babe....it's something like being in Las Vegas....The road will be closed at 7.00pm onwards daily..and it's Fun time...

The Next day ...changed hotel as there were a lot more cheaper ones...biasalah...budget trip...checked in Lamai Inn...hired a bike n ride thru the town of Paradise...Cuci Mata...ma.... Went down to Phuket town which was 21Km away...Nak pi mana...tak ada haluan....saja2...On the way ada expo...concerts, exhibitions N variety kinds of foods...what else...just masuk aje...Balik...dah gelap...sesat..ask around ..N some how manage to find the path to Patong Beach....Makan-makan , went for a Thai Massage N party at Bang'la road all night long..dawn to dusk....

The Third Day went for some island hoping... took a half day tour to Khai Island and it's neighbours..which us about 45 minutes ride from Pier in Phuket Town. It was magnificient, amazing, beautiful N superb .....Nice sceneries,views..Snorkling...wow...What a beautiful world is this... The corals N the fishes just amazed me...as though I was in some other planet...left the islands in the evening...The boat ride was nice too..Fast N Furious....Very tiring..so what...else....Massage again...I just had the foot massage N Bang'la road again....

It's our final day in Phuket...a kinda of missing it...boring ..nak balik to work..what to do..every thing has an end ..flight at 1330 hrs N reached KL at 1345 hrs. C u in Next years Marathon N Khoup-Kon-Khaa (Thank You).. Phuket !!!