The world’s premiere 5km night time fun run, The Electric Run, which was originally scheduled to take place on April 15 at Anjung Floria Putrajaya has now been moved to July 29.
The Livescape Group announced the postponement of the Electric Run to July 29 due to conflicting schedules of international artiste.
“The artistes we had set our eye on to give fans an elevated experience has conflicting schedules. It is very crucial for us to provide an unforgettable experience at our signature post-race celebration concert and we felt the date change was necessary” – Muhammad Iqbal, Group Chief Executive Officer of The Livescape Group.
Event organizers, The Livescape Group expressed their apologies for the inconvenience caused and have made refund request available through [email protected] from today till 31 March 2017. Registrations are still valid for those not wanting to opt for a refund.
Electric Run is one of the world’s most popular nocturnal fun run and is set to light up Malaysia again this year in what will be its biggest, brightest, neon coloured night run in the country yet. Organized by The Livescape Group, and co-presented by Rexona, Electric Run Malaysia 2017 is also supported by Malaysia Major Events (MME). The 5km night time fun run this year is set to attract over 18,000 runners of all ages.
Electric Run Recharged
The run this year features a couple of added changes with the most prominent being the Recharged concept. This year, participants at the Electric Run Malaysia 2017 will each be receiving a limited edition Electroband in addition to the official race tee, finisher’s medal and race bib. The bracelet illuminates various neon lighted themes across multiple zones throughout the race course to provide runners with a more immersive experience. The race course is set to transport runners through a light and sound journey through time, with each zone representing a unique colour theme and music era.
Electric Run Malaysia 2017 will feature eight Course Lands (one more than last year). The eight Course Lands are:
- The Start Line
- Yellow Zone – featuring the sounds of the 60s and 70s
- Red Zone – featuring the sounds of Hip Hop
- Black & Pastel – featuring the sounds of Top 40s Pop Music
- Green Zone – featuring the thumping sounds of Electronic Dance Music
- Two Mystery Lands – surprise Course Lands
- The Finish Line / Celebration Stage
After crossing the finish line, runners will end their run at a celebration stage where a post-race concert featuring internationally renowned artistes will be held. The line-up of artistes will be announced by mid-March.
A new family-friendly venue
The third Electric Run Malaysia also sees the race moving to Putrajaya. The flag off and finish line takes place at Anjung Floria Putrajaya with runners then being taken on a scenic route of Putrajaya where on July 29, will be transformed to a city of neon-themed lights. With approximately 18,000 runners expected to take part this year, organisers, The Livescape Group has decided to move the run this year to a space that can cater to larger numbers.
A more convenient run
For the first time ever, Electric Run Malaysia 2017 will also be providing a race pack delivery service in collaboration with SkyNet to registered participants. The optional service can be added on upon registration with minimal fees. This service also caters to participants travelling to Electric Run Malaysia 2017 from Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand.
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