|Family and friends early morning walkathon|
|Walkathon participants wearing costumes at the walk|
Besides the walk, there were more games and a lucky draw for everyone. For the participants, they not only benefitted from a morning of healthy activities but weren't home that their effort benefitted hundreds of oprhans and needy children of fifteen homes.
The winner of the Most Outstanding Costume Competition received Guardian vouchers worth RM1,000. Ten others received consolation prizes of RM100 Guardian vouchers each and a goodie bag. Once again congratulations to the winners.
|costume contest winners|
Representatives of three of homes received their cheques from Christina Low, Marketing Director at the prize presentation ceremony. They are from the Rumah Penyayang Ulin Nuha; Pusat Jagaan Kanak-kanak Yatim Muhammad Al-Fateh, Pusat Jagaan Pertubuhan Anak-Anak Yatim Darul Aminan.
Ms Christina Low, speaking at the ceremony, thanked all the participants for contributing to the success of walkathon and supporting the Company's efforts to help those in need. She said: "Guardian Malaysia is the largest pharmacy, health and beauty retailer with 400 stores all over the country."
|Fun games at the event, where children play fishing the ducky|
Now in it's 7th year, the walkathon has always included a charity element, with funds raised for various different causes.
I have shared some photos taken at the event, you can refer to Guardian Walkathon 2016 album. Click on the link to view it.One of the fun activities at the walkathon is able to feed Chickaboo, look at the video to see my friend feeding it. There's pet food of Chickaboo available for sell to feed the Chickaboo there.