16 September, 2014, Kelab Sukan Komuniti Jalong jointly with other civil society organizations [Persatuan Kebajikan & Komuniti Muhibbah, Belia Lestari Muhibbah, Sungai Siput Indian Recreation Club, Persatuan Orang Asli Semenanjung Cawangan Sg. Siput] and KRT Taman-Taman Muhibbah and KRT Kampung Muhibbah has successfully organized the '2014 MALAYSIA DAY FUN RIDE.
A total of 320 multi-racial participants on site in Tapak Pasar Malam Taman Okid since 6 am. Participants flag-off by En. C. Sivarajj - Special Officer to the MB of Perak sharp at 7 am. Participants took part in aerobics for 20 minutes. Prior to release, all the participants sang 'Negaraku'.
Dato' Hj. Ahamad Fakeh Adam (Penyelaras RT Parlimen Sg. Siput), Penghulu Mukim Sungai Siput. En. Ashokumar (Penggerak Perpaduan Parlimen Sg. Siput), En. Irwan (Youth & Sports Officer) were there to witness the flag-off.
The program has received strong support and cooperation from the Sungai Siput district police and civil defense. The cyclist cycled for 50 KM across town, new villages, traditional villages and housing estates. The first group arrived at 9:20 am.
Once all participants return safely, the lucky draw by Pn. Getrude (Pegawai PNIN Daerah), En. Ikhwan Ng (Penolong Pegawai PNIN), Mr Ajaat (KSK Jalong Deputy Chairman), Mr. Krishnan (Sg. Siput IRC Chairman) and En. Sulaiman (Sg. Siput NADI Secretary).
This program successfully bridge the civil society organizations in Sg. Siput, interaction between the multi-racial society, a healthy lifestyle and awareness of emission reduction. The program also enables the Government officers to interact with the local multi-racial civil society.
The participants are from all walks of life irrespective of races, ages, gender and religion. Family members are taking part.
The oldest cyclist is 76 years old Kong Foo Sar from Sg. Buloh N/V. He said that he is happy to participate this ride as it give him energy and enthusiasm. He began riding after illness and operation which enlightened him that exercise is very important to stay healthy.