ANTA Malaysia Strengthens Community Wellness through the ANTA Running Team
ANTA Malaysia remains steadfast in its support for the ANTA Running Team, a vibrant community initiative that empowers individuals of all fitness backgrounds to lead healthier lives through the joy of running. Under the guidance of dedicated head coach Leow Wen Jun, the ANTA Running Team serves as a beacon of inclusivity and community engagement, fostering connections and breaking down barriers through a shared passion for running.
Established with the mission of promoting wellness and inclusivity, the ANTA Running Team offers complimentary running sessions to individuals from diverse backgrounds. The team believes in the power of community, where experienced runners and coaches provide guidance and support to newcomers. Sessions are tailored to accommodate all fitness levels, ensuring everyone can participate and benefit from the training programmes.
“When newcomers join the ANTA Running Team, they find themselves in a welcoming and supportive environment,” says Leow Wen Jun, head coach of ANTA Running Team. “Our goal is to provide a platform where individuals can improve their running techniques, endurance, and overall fitness while enjoying the camaraderie of fellow runners.”
Success stories within the ANTA Running Team highlight the positive impact the community has on its members. Celine, a novice runner, discovered her passion for running and achieved a personal milestone by completing her 10km race with the support of the team’s coaches. Shafiq, a seasoned runner, significantly improved his speed and endurance, all thanks to the camaraderie and support from his fellow team members.
The ANTA Running Team offers diverse training programmes, including interval training, hill training, long runs, and strength training, aimed at enhancing participants’ running abilities. The team’s expert coaches guide individuals in developing their speed, endurance, and overall strength, catering to different goals and abilities.
In addition to its regular training sessions, the ANTA Running Team actively contributes to the local community through various programmes and initiatives. The team’s commitment to giving back is evident in their weekly community sessions, where they share knowledge and promote a culture of support and encouragement.
Looking ahead, the ANTA Running Team has ambitious plans to expand its reach to Penang and Johor, offering the same platform of community engagement, expert coaching, and shared experiences to more individuals across Malaysia. Collaborations with local running events, such as Score Run, are in the pipeline to enhance the team’s impact and provide greater support and resources to runners in the area.
For those interested in joining the ANTA Running Team, participation is easy. Individuals can get in touch through the team’s social media channels, particularly the ANTA RUNNING CLUB MALAYSIA Facebook group. The team conducts weekly training sessions at a designated location, and the details regarding session days and times can be found on the ANTA Facebook group.
Joining the ANTA Running Team is not just about improving running abilities; it’s about becoming part of a supportive community that values friendship, camaraderie, and personal growth. ANTA Malaysia’s commitment to promoting a healthy lifestyle through initiatives like the ANTA Running Team continues to inspire individuals to lace up their running shoes, step outside, and embrace the joy of running with open arms.