Durex, Malaysia Aids Foundation first virtual run postponed to June 30

by LYDIA NATHAN

Durex and the Malaysian AIDS Foundation (MAF) postpone their first virtual run collaboration to June 30 until July 30 this year.

The decision was made to ensure the SOPs outlined by the government are followed and bearing in mind the safety of all participants and parties involved, the organisations said in a statement today.

The virtual run is organised in conjunction with the International AIDS Memorial Day.

The first-ever virtual run organised by MAF with the slogan, “Always in Our Hearts”, is aimed to sustain funds for the Treatment, Care and Support programmes for People Living with HIV (PLHIV) in Malaysia. 

The overall programme is aimed at raising funds to expand the Paediatric AIDS Fund (PAF) that is tailor-made according to the Sustainability Development Goals set by the United Nations. MAF is committed to support the main Goals which are Goal 1: No Poverty, Goal 3: Good Well-Being and Health and Goal 4: Quality Education.

The event has received nationwide support from various Malaysian corporate partners including RB Health (M) Sdn. Bhd. as the title sponsor and Vale in Malaysia as the event’s Diamond sponsors.

It is open for registration via the BookDoc mobile app that can be downloaded via App Store, Google Play Store and Huawei App Gallery. Additionally, the registration date has been extended to 30th June 2021.

Registration is now open with the fee of RM59, excluding the delivery of the T-shirt and medal. To take part in the run, click on ‘Challenges’ in the BookDoc app to register.

For technical assistance, call 1300-88-2362 or email [email protected] All participants can hype up the event on their social media with a dedicated hashtag that consists of #ValeMYEndAIDS #DurexMAF, #DurexIAMD2021, #IAMD2021VirtualRun, #IAMDAlwaysinOurHearts #MalaysianAIDSFoundation and #LeeFoundation.