It’s time to light it up again, guys!

Electric Run, Malaysia’s largest neon fun run, is back for the 3rd year running and it’s set to wow participants with what will be its biggest, brightest, neon coloured night run on 15th April at Anjung Floria, Putrajaya.

Source: Electric Run Malaysia's website
Source: Electric Run Malaysia’s website

Known as one of the world’s most popular nocturnal fun run, Electric Run debuted in Malaysia in 2015 and saw over 15,000 enthusiastic runners at the event last year, bagging the Malaysia Book of Record’s “Largest Participation in a Neon Run” title.

This year, the highly anticipated event is set to to attract over 18,000 runners of all ages. Featuring a new Recharged concept, the run will have 8 new, music-filled course lands: The Start Line, Yellow Zone (60s and 70s), Red Zone (Hip hop), Black & Pastel (Top 40s pop music), Green Zone (EDM), Two Mystery Lands (surprise course lands), and The Finish Line (Celebration stage). The line-up of artistes for the celebration stage will be announced by mid-March.

“All around the world, Electric Run is known to bring the running experience to a whole new level and we want to make this night fun run a memorable one for our fans, both young and old, as we promote fitness and health in the liveliest way possible”, Muhammad Iqbal, Group Chief Executive Officer of The Livescape Group said.

Source: Livescape
Source: Livescape

UPDATE (2nd March, 6pm): 

Calling out to all runners! Electric Run Malaysia 2017 has been postponed to 29th July 2017 (Saturday).

“The artistes we had set our eye on to give fans an elevated experience has conflicting schedules. It is very crucial for us to provide an unforgettable experience at our signature post-race celebration concert and we felt the date change was necessary”, said Iqbal.

Those who want to request for refunds can do so by contacting The Livescape Group via refunds@galactix.asia from today till 31 March 2017.

Source: Livescape

New deets for the one-night-only 5km night time fun run are as follows:

  • Date: 29th July 2017 (Saturday)
  • Time: 8pm
  • Venue: Anjung Floria, Precinct 4, Putrajaya
  • Registration: RM78 (Early Bird, Limited to the first 2,000 registrations), RM98 (Individual), RM88.20 (Group of 4)

Note: Prices listed above exclude GST and RM4 ticket processing fee. To register, visit www.electricrun.my.

Every participant will receive a race pack that consists of a race tee, a race bib, a finisher’s medal, and a limited edition PIX Mob bracelet (to be collected on race day), which illuminates various neon lighted themes across multiple zones throughout the race course to provide runners with a more immersive experience.

Watch the after movie for last year’s Electric Run:

Electric Run Malaysia 2017 sponsors include Rexona (Co-Presenter), Salty Customs (Official Apparel), Anjung Floria (Official Venue), Hitz.FM (Official Radio Station), Malay Mail (Official Newspaper), Hype.My (Official Online Media Partner), and Spotify (Official Online Music Streaming Partner).

Read our recap of last year’s run here.

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