Going the limit with Toyo Tires Putrajaya 100 Miles marathon

By CARSIFU | 24 January 2017

PETALING JAYA: Toyo Tyre Sales and Marketing Malaysia recently organised the two-day marathon event, the Toyo Tires Putrajaya 100 Miles, as part of its initiative of promoting a healthy lifestyle through sports in Malaysia.

The event attracted around 360 participants from Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore and Germany with running routes in Putrajaya and Cyberjaya who competed in four categories - 52km, 78km, 100km and the 100 miles.

The race kicked off at Taman Tasik Empangan Putrajaya  and proved to be intense and gruelling, as the competitors braved the elements and challenged not only their fellow runners but also their resolve.

The winner of the flagship 100 mile event was Jeff Ooi Joo Wan from Taiping, who turned in a blistering time of 25 hours and 11 minutes. Yim Heng Fatt came in second with a commendable time of 27 hours 15 minutes, while Fedoh Ompiduk was third in 27 hours 20 minutes.

The prizes were given away by Sr. Manager, Branding, Toyo Tyre Sales and Marketing Malaysia,William Tan.

"The response to the event was very encouraging, and Toyo Tyre Sales and Marketing Malaysia thanked and expressed their appreciation to the competitors, supporters and the organising team for their support. We look forward to meeting all the competitors again in future events," said Tan.