24 July 2009

18 July 2009 – A date to remember as Borneo Tropical Rainforest Resort woke up as early as 5am for it was the race day for the Sarawak Adventure Race 2009. This exciting event was jointly organized by Kementerian Pembangunan Sosial dan Urbanisasi,Sarawak, Pejabat Residen Bahagian Miri and Borneo Tropical Rainforest Resort. A total of 28 teams comprising of 56 participants from Kuching, Kuala Lumpur,Kota Kinabalu as well as local Mirians.

The race consists of 2 elements i.e mountain bike’s trail of 6 km & jungle trekking’s trail of 3 km which the participants found both challenging as well as exciting.

Not only were the guests treated to a show of physical and mental prowess, they also enjoyed delicious food as food stalls were set up to cater for the hungry crowd.

The eventual winner was a team who called themselves “Eco Adventure”, ( 2 gentlemen – Mr.Hardi , a Sarawakian and Mr. Guianus,a Sabahan, both champions in their own right ) who took home a handsome prize of RM3000 cash,trophy and a certificate. Even the team who came in at no.20, took home RM250.00, trophy and certificate. We are sure they will definitely be back to battle it out again next year.

Word has it that next year’s event will be even more challenging but nonetheless, will be incredibly exciting.

Just watch this page for updates..

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