Charity Run

On January 19, 6.30am, there will be the St Andrew Charity Run (SACR) organised by St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Ipoh at the Polo Ground.

The objectives of the charity run are: (1) raising funds for the needy children from Rumah Kebajikan Kanak-Kanak Cacat Negeri Perak and The Network for the Needs of Children with Disability (Perak) and creating the social awareness on the plight of under privileged  children, (2) working together with the local Brooks Running Club in promoting a healthy society and good lifestyle especially to the working class, (3) raising funds for the church building fund at the same time.

The major sponsors of this SACR charity run are Pusat Tusyen Alfa Omega and Brooks Running Club. Other sponsors are 100 Plus, Malaysia Marbles, Kuang Huat Taman Ipoh Jaya, Hovid Berhad, Yee Kong Coffee Products, In Style Eyewear, Hijau Abadi, Bread Espresso Dessert and others.

The running distance of this SACR is 8km along the Polo Ground. The charity run is divided into six groups with a 8-km run: Group A and B are male and female seniors respectively, Group C and D are male and female open, Group E and F are male and female students, and Group G is a fun run with only 2km. The registration fee for Group A to D is RM30, Group E and F is RM20 and Group G is RM15.

The first five finishers for Group A to F will be awarded product vouchers from Brooks and the 6th to 10th finishers will be awarded trophies. In addition, there will be lucky draw prizes for those registered under Group A to F. The organizer will also give away the marble finishing medals to those who complete the run. There are also goodies from sponsors to be given to the participants.

The registration form can be downloaded at, or requested via email: Those interested may also contact Ms Leong 05 547 2420 during office hours, Mr Lim 012 519 0438 and Mr Chuah 019 414 5166.

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