Last weekend, our favourite neighbourhood pub, “Tom, Dick & Harry’s” aka TDH organized the sixth edition of its night run. This time, with a sweet twist!
Themed “A Mou Man Tai Life“, which translates to “A No Problem Life”, the main objective of the activity is to gather friends, pub-goers, and people from the surrounding neighbourhoods for some healthy fun. Over the past few runs, the awesome bosses of TDH found that they could use the overwhelming support for a bigger cause.
This time around, the TDH bosses and crew decided to partner with the Malaysian AIDS Foundation to help spread awareness of the dangers of HIV/AIDS and also raise funds for the foundation. The move not only made the “A Mou Man Tai Life” run more meaningful, but also helped instill knowledge in participants about the disease. And these participants, in the spirit of healthy living, were required to pay an entry fee of RM40, in which RM10 would go right into the Malaysian AIDS Foundation fund.
But that’s not all!
Each participant was also rewarded with free pre-run drinks, an exclusive TDH T-shirt, and free flow after-run drinks. We don’t know about you but it sounds like a good bargain to us!:
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So, on the 1st of July 2012 (Sunday), the party started early at TDH in Taman Tun Dr. Ismail. The crowd trickled in from as early as 3pm and by 5pm, the place was bursting at seams with runners, friends, and supporters.
A giant stage was built for the after-run’s “Tom, Dick & Harry Live” event (which featured live performances), “Eat For Charity” food stalls selling burgers and hotdogs were set up, and even a photo op wall for those who wanted to take pictures in their TDH running gear!
Speaking of running gear, there were also limited edition TDH-branded “Mou Man Tai” Adidas running shoes for sale. We especially loved the red ones.
Priced at RM400 odd per pair, they were quite a steal!
TDH’s “A Mou Man Tai Life” 5km night run in partnership with the Malaysian AIDS Foundation saw a whopping number of 1,534 participants. If you do the math, it means that TDH has managed to collect about RM15,340 for charity. Wow. One word, success!
A run that we’ll remember for years to come? Yes.
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