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500 sign up for Olympic Day Run so far
Sunday, June 11, 2023
People registering for the Olympic Day Run. PHOTO: BDNOC

More than 500 people have registered for the Olympic Day Run 2023 set to take place on June 25 at Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien.

Organised by the Brunei Darussalam National Olympic Council (BDNOC) together with the Department of Youth and Sport at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport, registration is free and open to public.

For every successful registration, the participant will get a limited edition T-Shirt commemorating the Olympic Day Run and a certificate (upon completing the event) while medals will be given to top 10 finishers in each category.

This year’s Olympic Day Run is split into seven categories based on gender and age group: Category 1 is 1.8 kilometres (km) for people with disability; Category 2 is 1.8km for boys aged 12 and below (U-12); Category 3 is 1.8km for girls aged 12 and below (U-12); Category 4 is 3km for veteran men aged 60 and above; Category 5 is 3km for veteran women aged 60 and above; Category 6 is 5km open to men; and Category 7 is 5km open to women.

Registration continues today and tomorrow from 8-11.30am and 2-4pm at Room 7 of Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium.

On June 23, the world will celebrate International Olympic Day with this year’s theme ‘Stay healthy, stay strong, stay active with the Olympic spirit’.

The event hopes to bring people of all ages and abilities to participate in physical activity.

Courtesy from Borneo Bulletin