15th September 2018, Kuala Lumpur – Thousands of excited runners painted Dataran Merdeka (Merdeka Square) with blue, red, and yellow at a fun run event. Bright and vibrant hues of participants’ t-shirts filled the venue with patriotism and unity on the eve of Malaysia Day.
The historical site was lit up at the breezy night, as Larian Merdeka Night Run was overwhelmed with enthusiastic runners in 3km, 5km, and 10km routes. Flagged off at 8pm, runners welcomed and cheered for Malaysia’s youngest minister (Minister of Youth and Sports), YB Syed Saddiq.
Upon completion of the run, Ella performed a beautiful song “Standing In The Eyes Of The World”. Participants ended the eve of Malaysia Day basking in the spectacular fireworks show. They were given t-shirts, finisher medals, and drawstring bags.