Monday, 20 January – Moment of truth to break the Malaysia Book of Records (MBoR) in The Longest Distance of Running on a Treadmill by a Group started around 4.45 at the main entrance of 1 Borneo, Kota Kinabalu.
The event which will take 264 hours, for 11 days start today and will end on the 31st of January will involve 9 athletes who are also students from School of Education and Social Development.
“I’m convinced with the permission and determination from the Malaysia Book of Records 2014 from UMS, we will witness another history recorded here in the Land Below the Wind,” the Sabah Minister of Youth and Sports, Datuk Tawfiq bin Datuk Haji Abu Bakar Titingan. His text was read by the Sabah Assistant Minister of Youth and Sports YB Tuan Masiung Banah.
Earlier in his speech, Vice-Chancellor of UMS, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun said, he was very proud with the UMS students’ involvement in realizing the dream to establish a record in the MBoR.
These proved the UMS students ability are extradordinary, while the involvement of one special need student also proved that UMS will always recognized and concerned to these special persons.
Datuk Dr. Harun also urged the sport spirit and culture will always instill in us in order to contribute to the organization excellence.
The historic moment was also witnessed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International), Prof. Dr. Shariff Abdul Kadir bin S. Omang Al-Haj, Dean of SPPS, Prof. Dr. Ismail Ibrahim, UMS staffs and students.
Media Division Chancellory Department, the official UMS Media will always updating information and new updates of this event through UMS website, Facebook and Twitter account.