The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports will organise the 'Larian Jubilee Emas' or the Golden Jubilee Run in conjunction with the Golden Jubilee Celebration of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's Accession to the Throne. The run will be held on Sunday, the 12 of November and will flag off at Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar 'Ali Saifuddien, in the capital. The run is open to citizens and permanent residents as well as foreigners who are working and living in the country.
Two categories will be competed namely the 10-kilometer Men and Women's Open Category and the 4-kilometer Fun Run Category. Winners, runner ups and second runner ups will receive cash prize worth one thousand dollars, eight hundred dollars and six hundred dollars respectively as well as medals. Those who placed 4th until the 8th place will bring home cash prize worth five hundred dollars, four hundred fifty dollars, four hundred dollars, three hundred fifty dollars and three hundred dollars respectively. Participation fee is 18 dollars and each participant is only allowed to compete in one category. Meanwhile, participants under the age of 17 must obtain the permission of their parents or guardian.
Registration is open to the public at all four districts from the 10th to the 28th of this month during working hours from 9 to 11.30 in the morning, and from 2 to 4 in the afternoon. Application form can be obtained at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium in Berakas and all branches of the Youth and Sports Department. Completed form and the fee must be submitted no later than the 28th of this month before 4 in the afternoon at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium in Berakas and all branches of the Youth and Sports Department during working hours only.
Meanwhile, T-shirts and bib numbers can be collected from the 9th to the 11th of next month from 9 in the morning to 4 in the afternoon at the Administration Room of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium in Berakas for the Brunei Muara District. For the Belait, Tutong and Temburong District, T-shirts and bib numbers can be collected on the 9th of next month from 9 in the morning to 4 in the afternoon at each district's Youth and Sports Department. For any enquiries, contact the Golden Jubilee Secretariat at 2381903/4/5 extension 1616 / 1633.
News courtesy of Radio Television Brunei