SEGi Dental Society (SDS) hosted a charity run “RUNAID 2018” on March 18 at SEGi University, Kota Damansara for Dentistry for the Needy (DFTN), a programme under the Islamic Dental Association of Malaysia (IDAM) which delivers dental care to the needy and the homeless.
The event received an overwhelming response from the public with 720 participants of all ages. The event also received tremendous support from sponsors and government agencies, thus making it a grand success.
The run was officiated by SEGi University Vice Chancellor, Professor Dr Patrick Kee, who flagged off the men’s category at 7.30 am, followed by Deputy Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs. Prof Dr. Azrin Esmady Ariffin flagging of the women’s category some 10 minutes later.
The first prize winners of both the men and women categories received a trophy each, Rocktape and a getaway voucher of two days, one night room at Redang Island, inclusive of breakfast worth more than RM720. The hotel voucher was sponsored by Laguna Resort Island.
Meanwhile, the second prize winners in both categories each received a trophy, Rocktape and Loha ukulele worth RM258, sponsored by The Academy Music Centre. The third prize winners received a trophy and Rocktape each, while the fourth and fifth prize winners received a Rocktape.
Rocktape, Clinelle and The Academy Music Centre also sponsored other prizes such as a one-month music session for a lucky draw session.
This charity run was a grand success due to dedication and relentless effort of FOD students. We would like to express our gratitude to 76 volunteers who made this possible.