Monday, May 23, 2016

Kenny Rogers Roasters Chicken Run 2016

Kenny Rogers Roasters Chicken Run was held on the 22th May 2016. It was a Sunday to remember as more then 2,138 runners gathered at Desa Waterpark for the 12th Roasters Chicken Run (RCR). Kenny Rogers Roasters (KRR) is a multi-award winning mid-casual dining restaurant with rotisserie roasted chicken as its main core product complemented by a wide variety of wholesome choices.

Participants arrived as early as 6:30 am and had a warm-up session by Celebrity Fitness before proceeding to run according to their respective categories.

The participants started the run at 8:00 am. Dato' Francis Lee and Mr. Rick Chee flag off the ROASTERS Chicken Run 2016!

Dato' Francis Lee, Group Executive Director of Berjaya ROASTERS (M) Sdn. Bhd. commented that through the amount of RM 55,000.00 raised from the event, he is glad KRR will be reaching to a larger number of the needy ones by providing wholesome meals as well as donating funds to various organizations through Food Aid Foundation.

Funds from the ROASTERS Chicken Run 2016 will be handed to Food Aid Foundation through 2000 sets of Kenny's Chicken Meals to approimately 20 charitable homes for both the young and old. Meanwhile, the remaining funds will be utilized to purchase ingredients and groceries to other homes which are also supported by Food Aid Foundation.

Rick Chee, the founder of Food Aid Foundations expressed his gratitude and support to this meaningful event at the charity run.

ROASTERS Chicken Run has raised over RM 660,000 for a myriad of charitable organizations and homes such as Little Yellow Flower Foundation, Tabung Kebajikan Pesakit HUKM, Pediatric Unit HUKM (Oncology), Unit TUTUR- Aural Rehabilitation Center or Hearing Impaired Children together with Yayasan Budi Peyayang Malaysia and House of Joy and Faith, Yayasan Sunbeams Home, Rumah Juara, Rumah Kanak-kanak Tengku Budriah, Rumah Sayangan, Malaysian National Kidney Foundation - Dialysis Treatment for the Young, Rumah Hope, Rumah Kebajikan Anbu Illam, Rumah Charis Ti-Ratana Welfare Society, and Tabung Kebajikan Pesakit PPUKM - Young Diabetic Patients.

The other partners who supported this RCR was Desa Waterpark, 100 Plus, Brooks, Bcard, Berjaya Hotel & Resorts, Celebrity Fitness, Unilever Food Solutions, Starbucks, Sports Toto, Krispy Kreme, The Sun, Salonpas, RockTape, Dutch Lady, The Cocoa Trees, Fresh N Sqz, Super Asia, Delphi, and Nestle.

After the run, participants had a lot of fun at the Desa Waterpark. 

My daughter and I had a fun time here and we enjoyed the swimming and sliding at the Desa Waterpark. This was a great event to see Malaysians participate and run for charity.

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  1. Will join again next run. 13th chicken run

    1. Great! Want to join the 13th Roasters Chicken Run too.