Kailas Malaysia x Wind Runners Hiking Clinic Takes Bukit Lagong by Storm, Prepping Enthusiasts for Bukit Lagong Challenge 2024
Kailas Malaysia and Wind Runners orchestrated an invigorating hiking clinic at Bukit Lagong, setting the stage for the much-anticipated Bukit Lagong Challenge 2024. The event, held on 13 November 2023, not only prepared participants for the upcoming challenge but also celebrated the shared love for outdoor adventure.
Lee Teck Wai, Manager of Wind Runners, shared his excitement about the collaboration, stating, “Partnering with Kailas Malaysia allowed us to elevate outdoor experiences. The clinic was a shared journey of pushing boundaries and embracing the thrill of the great outdoors.”
David Lau, Operations Director from Kailas Malaysia, highlighted the role of quality gear: “Our gear is more than equipment; it’s an enabler of adventure. Seeing it in action on the trails of Bukit Lagong was a testament to the power of reliable outdoor gear.”
Nestled in Selangor, the Bukit Lagong Forest Reserve served as the perfect backdrop. Boasting over 100 species of birds and mammals, the reserve features the popular Bukit Lagong Trail, offering a tranquil escape for hikers, runners, and walkers.
Jeff Ooi, Founder of Lumen Sports and organiser of the Bukit Lagong Challenge 2024, described the clinic as a sneak peek into the grandeur of the upcoming challenge, “The clinic was a showcase of enthusiasm and commitment from participants, offering a glimpse into the extraordinary spirit that will define the Bukit Lagong Challenge 2024.”
The upcoming Bukit Lagong Challenge 2024 is scheduled for February 17th and 18th, offering three categories: 60km, 36km, and 12km challenges. Those interested in participating can register by clicking here.
Sim Teong Eu, Managing Partner of DEVER Malaysia, the energy gel sponsor, emphasised the importance of fuelling participants before the hike: “Ensuring participants were given a 40ml DEVER Energy Gel to fuel their stamina and to conquer the challenges of Bukit Lagong.”
The clinic featured a DEVER Energy Gel boost for each participant and showcased Kailas Malaysia’s top-tier outdoor gear. The event concluded with a thrilling lucky draw, offering prizes such as the Kailas Lightweight Ultra Running Cap, Nitecore Malaysia HA11 Ultra Lightweight Dual Beam AA Headlamp, DEVER Energy Gel Sports Towels, and two exclusive 12km slots for the Bukit Lagong Challenge. The clinic was also sponsored by V-Soy and Antah Pharma.
As the echoes of yesterday’s clinic fade, the trails of Bukit Lagong await the community of outdoor enthusiasts, now primed for the epic challenges of the Bukit Lagong Challenge 2024. The countdown has begun for a spectacle of grit, passion, and unity against the backdrop of Malaysia’s rugged landscapes.