The Music Run by CIMB is back, bigger than before while championing sustainability

The Music Run by CIMB
– Perhaps the most entertaining, music-filled 'soundtrack' running event returns for its seventh edition with the return of CIMB Group (CIMB) as presenting partner. After a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the highly anticipated run will take place on Saturday 3 December 2022 at Technology Park Malaysia (TPM) in Bukit Jalil.

Music Run started in 2014 with the concept of combining the social pastime of sharing music with the world's most accessible sport: running. As with previous events, hoping to educate the public about reducing carbon emissions, the music run by CIMB will incorporate an enhanced sustainability component in collaboration with sustainable partners, Light up Malaysia's first carbon-neutral mass event.

The occasion calls on urbanites to Live The Beat to constantly try to be the higher variations of themselves even as championing sustainability and a wholesome lifestyle. This year`s version will gift each a 5km Fun Run (for folks that opt to walk, dance or jog at the Sound Track run course), in addition to a 5km Timed Run for folks that need a legit time to qualify for the winner`s trophy and prize money.

Dato` Abdul Rahman Ahmad, Group Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Group said, “As a purpose-pushed economic group and in step with our Forward23+ strategic plan, we're constantly championing innovation for sustainability throughout all aspects of our commercial enterprise and in the entirety that we do to acquire long-time period fantastic effects on environmental, monetary and social. We are extremely joyful to over again go back because the Presenting Partner for this year`s The Music Run because the occasion honestly reinforces our collective shared values, that's to growth focus on adopting nice sustainability practices in our ordinary lives. We look ahead to offering an interesting walking experience, and we are hoping extra contributors will be a part of withinside the fun.”

Jeffrey Ross, general manager of event organizer Fresh Events Asia, said: "This year he has a 5K time run and a fun run. Aside from giving our attendees the party of the year with our signature music-infused finish line celebration, this year we will also provide our attendees with meaningful and impactful events to promote single-use plastics. and adopt sustainable practices. Event continuation. Also presenting as his partner he is delighted to have CIMB back. We look forward to continuing to leverage and build on our partnerships in hopes of having the best event in the series to date. ”


Since its inception, The Music Run has made a name for itself by hosting the best finish line parties, winning multiple awards in the Best Event category at The Marketing Events Awards. Currently, 
The Music Run is an international event that has been held 35 times in 13 countries including Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, India, Philippines, Taiwan and China, with more than 250,000 participants.

The previous edition, held from 2017 to 2019, sold out with 18,000 attendees each year. This year's edition is about to once again raise the bar for the biggest and best ever.


After the music run, attendees can enjoy a fun, safe, healthy, clean and alcohol-free experience at our acclaimed live-the-beat show. Known for its main stage showcasing local bands and infectious, energetic performances, this year will feature a showcase of local bands and guest DJs with Australian DJs Sam Withers and DJ Jesse Lawrence.

All participants will receive a Run His package that includes a limited edition finisher medal, micro dry unisex t-shirt, bumper sticker, temporary tattoo, reusable drawstring pouch and goodies from our brand partners. Join the team and grab your race pack in the MyTown shopping mall from November 18-20, 2022.

Ticket sales hit a record high, and in 24 hours he sold over 6,000 Super Early Bird tickets. However, tickets for RM95 (5km fun run) and RM110 (5km time run) are still available, so get yours early!

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About The Music Run™
The Music Run™ is the only international 5km running series with music every step of the way.

The ‘Sound Track’ run course features street party vibes and speakers pumping the ultimate running playlist from start to finish. With no headphones needed, runners let the music fuel their beat through multiple exciting 'inspo zones' for maximum performance and maximum enjoyment.

Runners celebrate when they cross the finish line and collect their finisher medal. They can choose to party in their active-wear at the Main Stage or chill out and soak up the festival vibes in the Music Village.

Launched in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2014 by Fresh Events Asia, The Music Run’s mission is to inspire people to ‘live the beat’ and lead more active lifestyles. To date, it has been experienced by over 250,000 runners across 35 events in 13 countries.

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