Perak Menteri Besar YAB Dato' Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu flags off Ipoh Fun Run

Perak Menteri Besar YAB Dato’ Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu flags off Ipoh Fun Run

What a wonderful morning it was, with the co-operation of the weather, for the 7,000 people who came from Ipoh and nearby areas to participate in the 45th edition of Ipoh Car-Free Day.

Ipoh Fun Run @ Ipoh Car Free Day

Ipoh Fun Run @ Ipoh Car Free Day

Held along Jalan Raja Dihilir, Ipoh from 7am until 10am, this Ipoh Car-Free Day was one of the most vibrant, with 80 tents set up.

Ipoh Fun Run @ Ipoh Car Free Day

Ipoh Fun Run @ Ipoh Car Free Day

celebrity Hael Husaini

celebrity Hael Husaini

The theme was International Day of Climate Action, a day observed globally on 24th October.

Ipoh Fun Run @ Ipoh Car Free Day lucky draw grand prize winner

Ipoh Fun Run @ Ipoh Car Free Day lucky draw grand prize winner

In addition to achieving the objective of a low carbon city, the Ipoh Car-Free Day programme aims to raise the Index of Happiness among the city folk by fostering awareness on the environment, health, safety, history and heritage of Ipoh.

 YAB Menteri Besar Perak Dato' Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu tries his hand at a game

YAB Menteri Besar Perak Dato’ Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu tries his hand at a game

The monthly programme is also designed to achieve the following goals:

i. Cities 2030 – Cities for All
ii. Leave No One Behind
iii. Our Own Town
iv. Our City Our Responsibility

VIPs show support against global warming

VIPs show support against global warming

Government agencies and non-governmental organisations joined hands to make Ipoh Car-Free Day a success, with activities lined up to keep visitors educated and entertained on various aspects.

 Ipoh City Mayor Dato’ Ahmad Suaidi bin Abdul Rahim supports Malaysian hockey team on its Road to Tokyo (2020 Summer Olympics)

Ipoh City Mayor Dato’ Ahmad Suaidi bin Abdul Rahim supports Malaysian hockey team on its Road to Tokyo (2020 Summer Olympics)

Among them were:
i. Ipoh Fun Run @ Ipoh Car Free Day organised by KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hostpital, which attracted some 1000 participants. It was flagged off by YAB Menteri Besar Perak Dato’ Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu, accompanied by Ipoh City Mayor Dato’ Ahmad Suaidi bin Abdul Rahim and Council Secretary Encik Mohd. Zakuan Zakaria;
ii. Exercise For Gold Citizens in conjunction with Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun (HRPB)’s 2019 Gold Citizens Day;
iii. The Superheroes Walk by Adventure 360.

scooter ride

scooter ride

Additional activities provided were aerobics by Puspanita, Balance Bike Training, ISMA archery, Hygiene Awareness Campaign, Kohijau, Weight Loss by Herbalife, Perak State Public Library, Tun Razak Library and Giant Balloon Games.

Ipoh City Mayor Dato’ Ahmad Suaidi bin Abdul Rahim plays Human Table Football

Ipoh City Mayor Dato’ Ahmad Suaidi bin Abdul Rahim plays Human Table Football

Event: 45th Ipoh Car-Free Day
Venue: Jalan Raja Dihilir, Ipoh
Date: 20th Oct, 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 7am – 10am

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