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KL Towerthon & KL Tower Animal Zone

28 Feb - Trial Run
1 March 2009 - KL Towerthon


Sunday - KL Towerthon


The starting point at the carpark.
Meet up with Shoo Chan, SP, Chia, Mr Chin etc..


Starting Point. The Men's Open, divided into a few groups starting at different times, so that its not so congested.


Another batch going to start. Announcers say don't worry if you start later than the rest, because we are wearing the timing chip on our shoes. Its like touch and go device... *teet teet*



Other categories waiting.. e.g. veteran runners etc...


The truck where you can put your bags.....


Hello.... Jamie Soon all set ....


Ok, I'm waiting with the other girls .. Women open only one batch....
Started running at 8.45am ... run about 1 km up a hill to the base of the tower...


Photo of staircase that I took on Saturday during trial run...


Since I already came yesterday, I knew it wasn't that far.. so I didn't stop for water..


Some inspirational messages...


Ok finishing point..... according to results I completed in 28.37 mins


The view from the top of KL Tower


Everybody still here, very cramp and stuffy... gotta go back down before I pengsan...


The beautiful Petronas Twin Towers .. and further up in the hills you can also see Genting highlands


Go back down using the lift... volunteers pass me goody bag and 'Finisher Medal'


Help yourself with some free drinks...... 100 Plus and Milo... they also provide free food... like mee hoon and nasi lemak.....


Other categories start running...e.g. Junior category, disabled etc... I even saw a man with crutches.....


Afterthat went home......

 

Saturday - KL Towerthon Trial Run

Photos taken during the trial run on Saturday and a visit to the Animal Zone.


Welcome to KL Tower


Somebody abseiling down.....


This is the escalator we had to run up ...


Have to fill up a form first before you go up... here the security guard showing the entrance to the staircase.......

 


Volunteers packing the goody bag. Today didn't run all the way up, went down using the lift.


Photo in the lift....


The guy who just finished abseiling ......


Ok lets visit the Animal Zone


Parrot....


Stupid birds.... I think they can't fly... you go near them also they won't run away...


Big Tortoise


Big snake....


Reticulated Python ... really really big snake... these guys eat humans....


Evil evil......


Lots of other smaller snakes......


Guy feeding a snake....


Snake eating a mouse.....


Baby anaconda.....


Weird fat frog......


Albino monkey


Setting up the toilets, the day before the race........


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