Kentang Charity Fun Run For A Worthy Cause! - Sebrinah Yeo


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Thursday 8 November 2018

Kentang Charity Fun Run For A Worthy Cause!

Am sure many Malaysians such as you and me would have heard of the founder of our local Community Policing Association of Malaysia (COPs), Mr. Kuan Chee Heng. A noble man who has dedicated his time and energy into helping the needy citizens of Malaysia. His effort through COPs is notably well known across the nation and he has personally help many people who are forever grateful and thankful to him.

I have heard stories about him, read about him in the news and even follow him on Facebook because he is truly an inspiring individual that knows no boundaries to a generous and giving heart. He has came a long way since into providing services to ease the burdens of the needy such as the 10 cent Flea Market, 10 cent Taxi, 10 cent Ambulance service and most recently the 10 cent library. Mr Kuan has been raising funds and awareness on the plight of the needy for years and he has been looking for more ways to get more members of the community to engage in his effort.

This coming December, it will be a remarkable and notable event that Mr. Kuan alongside with IOI Mall and Mamee, will be organizing a Kentang Charity Fun Run 2018, where everyone of you will have the opportunity to help raise much-needed funds for the purchase of :

Target : Raise RM350,000 >

To acquire the following :

- 2 Funeral Van (Van Jenazah)

- 2 Ambulance

- 1 Super Coach Bus

It's a good opportunity for parents to teach their kids and instil in them a sense of
community. This Kentang Charity Fun Run 2018 is a healthy and fun activity with the addition of the awareness and the funds raised will go towards helping the needy makes this activity extra meaningful; as highlighted by Mr Kuan. I'd have to agree with him because many fun run nowadays promotes a healthy lifestyle together as a community but the Kentang Charity Fun Run brings about a new meaning to the participants and the end results which are the needy who will be on the receiving in the end.

And whatever balance collected from this Charity run will be used in their on-going efforts to service the needy. Because just like today's event, Mr. Kuan shared this morning, a young boy called him seeking for help as his father just passed away and he only has RM10 left in his wallet. He has no funds to send his late dad's body back to Seremban. So this are the cases that Mr Kuan receives daily, even there was one incident where the wife was about to give birth in Banting and the husband who was on the way over, got into an accident and passed away on the way to see his wife. Left his wife stranded there with a newborn and a funeral to manage and she had no funds to help her to settle all of this and also funds for her to head back home to East Coast. Hearing these stories, I am sure that if you were in Mr Kuan's shoes what would you do?

Event : 6km Kentang Charity Fun Run
Venue : Puchong Utama
Date : Sunday, 9 December 2018
Time : flag-off scheduled for 7.00am
Open to everyone!
● Men’s & Women’s – RM60.00
● Children below 12 years old – RM40.00

The registration fee includes a Race Kit comprising, Runner T-shirt, Finisher Medal, Certificate
and goodies. Top 10 finisher for Men’s and Women’s Open will be awarded with trophies and
prizes by Kentang Charity Fun Run 2018. The Race Kit Collection will be held on 1st and 2nd
December 2018 (Saturday and Sunday) from 10.00am to 5.00 pm at South Entrance, IOI Mall

The event will also feature a lucky draw, games for children, a flea market and the opportunity to meet Mr Kuan aka Uncle Kentang.

Sponsorship packages are also available:
Platinum Sponsor package : RM50,000
Gold Sponsor package : RM30,000
Silver Sponsor package : RM20,000

To find out more about the run or the sponsorship packages, please contact SEGA Events,
Simon Yau at 012 246 1112 or

The Kentang Charity Fun Run 2018 is organised by SEGA Events and supported by Community
Policing Association of Malaysia (COPs). Also supporting this memorable event are:
- Strategic Partner : Selangor Youth Community
- Ticketing Partner : MyTicket
- Event Partners : IOI Mall and CPXi
- And honorable sponsors for the events are : Premiumlogy, The Pearl Kuala Lumpur hotel, ODR Lubricants, Hillcrest Gardens, ATF Sports Taping, MAL-Tel, Dutch Lady and MiCasa All Suites Hotel.

This December, embrace a noble cause while racing at the Kentang Charity Fun Run 2018, where you will have the opportunity to help raise much-needed funds for Community Policing Malaysia (COPs) that serves the needy. If you have the heart, help the people around you or even yourself one day, because you will never know what tomorrow may come, then play a part in this community and do something different with your family for a change. Just make the world a better place.

To register for the Kentang Charity Fun Run 2018, log on to the run’s page at

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