Frost & Sullivan's Frost the Trail Charity Run in Iskandar Malaysia Raises over RM70k for Charity
NUSAJAYA, JOHOR, Malaysia, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On 13 April 2014, more than 200 runners and 80 volunteers convened at The Meridin @ Medini for the flag off of the inaugural Frost & Sullivan 'Frost the Trail Iskandar Malaysia' run for corporate social responsibility.
Frost the Trail Iskandar Malaysia is a run co-organized with Strategic Partners Medini and i2M Ventures, which aims to raise funds for the adopted charity, OrphanCARE, as well as instil an appreciation for nature and the environment. Frost the Trail Iskandar Malaysia 2014 collected more than RM70,000 in event sponsorship and donations, with 100% of the donations going directly to OrphanCARE.
Frost the Trail Iskandar Malaysia saw teams of four runners each having to complete a challenging route of 5km starting at The Meridin @ Medini and ending at Little Red Cube, Puteri Harbour. The team winners were tabulated based on the time each team of four managed to complete the circuit.
Thomas Tay, Director for Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific said, "We are grateful for the support we've received from corporate as well as donors for the Frost the Trail charity run, enabling us to in turn support OrphanCARE in fulfilling their mission."
"We hope that next year's Frost the Trail run, happening on 12 April 2015, will be bigger and better," he continued.
Many VIPs were in attendance including guest-of-honour Tan Sri Datuk Seri Shahrir bin Abdul Samad, Member of Parliament for Johor Baharu as well as Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive of IRDA and Dr. Zaini Abu Bakar, ADUN Nusajaya. Also in attendance from Frost & Sullivan were David Frigstad, Chairman, Aroop Zutshi, Global President & Managing Partner, and Manoj Menon, Senior Partner & Asia Pacific Managing Director.
All are winners in this inaugural Frost the Trail Iskandar Malaysia Corporate Challenge 2014. However, the top 3 teams that came in were from Iskandar Investment Berhad, i2M Ventures and UMLand.
Medini and i2M Ventures are Strategic Partners while Platinum Donors include UMLand and Audi. Mah Sing Foundation is a Gold Donor while Executive Sponsors include Columbia Asia Hospital, IUVO Solutions, iProperty, Level 3, and Traders Hotel. Supporting Partners include Little Red Cube, Princeton Hotel, eBizway Research, MCT, Top Stainless, Lucky Music, and ARCO ID. The Iskandarian is a Media Partner.
To find out more about Frost the Trail Iskandar Malaysia and its beneficiary or to support this event as a donor, please visit - www.frost.com/frost-the-trail-im
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Frost & Sullivan is also proud to partner with Multimedia Development Corporation and i2M Ventures Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Berhad to set up a Global Innovation Centre in Medini. The Global Innovation Center in Iskandar will serve Frost & Sullivan's global operations and offices, providing opportunities for local employees to work on global projects, while developing and delivering capabilities that assist in driving Growth, Innovation and Leadership for our local and global clients.
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