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Discover Healthy Lifestyle with MYBUDDIES Programs

PUTRAJAYA, 12 May 2016 – Since 2013, MYNIC’s myBuddies program has grown tremendously and the trend continues this year with focus on healthy lifestyle. The main goals are to enhance the health and fitness across the nation while encouraging online activities among Malaysian.

For 2016, two events are launched under this program called myBuddies Strikers and myBuddies Run.

myBuddies Strikers

myBuddies Stikers has two bowling competitions that will take place in Wangsa Bowl, IOI City Mall Putrajaya on 29th May and 14th August 2016. It brings the concept of team spirit and targeting more than 200 participants especially young generation to rock the bowling alley.

“myBuddies Strikers aims to discover the talented Malaysian amateur youth bowlers through competitions and at the same time provide personal growth opportunities that are built on technical skills and performance exposure. They also have chance to develop off-field skills such as ICT, enabling them to reach their potential and become leader in their chosen field”, said Hasnul Fadhly Hasan, MYNIC Chief Executive Officer.

Bowling is the one of the most participated sport among Malaysian youth, alongside other sports such as futsal, badminton and running. Through the growing popularity of this game, myBuddies Strikers is expected to effectively connect and build a strong community of bowling enthusiasts.

myBuddies Strikers is supported by several strategic partners including Wangsa Bowl, Ten Senses (M) Sdn Bhd and Howei Sdn Bhd. With an entry fee of RM240 for a group of four, bowlers have a chance to win cash prizes up to RM6,000 and as of to-date, 32 groups have completed online registration to compete in this unique event.

myBuddies Run 2016

The remarkably successful 2015 Larian Sehati Sejiwa and myBuddies Run has brought back myBuddies Run 2016 as one of the most awaited running events by the nation. myBuddies Run has drawn thousands of local runners to navigate new routes that covering beautiful and historical landmarks around suburb Cyberjaya.

Hasnul added, “This running event is a fusion of fitness activity together with fun element. We believe myBuddies Run has transcended its sporting nature to become one of the most anticipated healthy lifestyle events for Malaysian. This year edition will not only improve participants and visitors’ experience but elevates the whole level of innovative competition”.

Bringing a custom-designed masked fun run spanning across 3km, 5km and 10km race to the cityscape, more than 7,000 runners are expected to participate in this program. It will be a packed morning with entertaining elements where more than RM12,000 cash prizes are offered to the 10km winners.

myBuddies Run is organized in conjunction of National Day 2016 which aims to gather all Malaysians in the spirit of unity and solidarity for the nation. The event will be take place on 21st August 2016 and supported by Ministry of Communications & Multimedia Malaysia (KKMM).

All myBuddies program participants are entitled to win attractive lucky draws worth up to RM65,000 including a Proton Iriz, bicycles and other prizes. Online registrations are open at www.mybuddies.my.

As part of MYNIC’s objective to promote active online lifestyle, all participants will also receive online freebies such as .MY domain names or antivirus. It is meant to help the development of the internet community and online businesses.

“This will encourage youth and entrepreneurs to be bolder in marketing their business online. The .MY domain name is very useful for their branding and will make it easier for them to start their online activities”, said Hasnul.

MYNIC is an agency under Ministry of Communications & Multimedia Malaysia (KKMM) responsible in ensuring the development of domain name industry as part of ICT infrastructure in Malaysia.

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