Samarahan Family Run 2024 aims to promote Autonomous Rapid Transit service

Minos (fifth left) in a group photo together with the programme's sponsors, organisers and management committee after the press conference.

By Christopher Lidom

KUCHING, July 11: The Samarahan Family Run 2024, scheduled for Nov 10, aims to raise public awareness about the Autonomous Rapid Transit (ART) system in Kota Samarahan.

Kota Samarahan Municipal Council (MPKS) chairman Dato Peter Minos announced today that the event is expected to draw 2,000 participants and will commence at 6.30am.


“The aim of this programme is to strengthen family bonds, foster multi-racial harmony, and encourage healthy living in Samarahan,” Minos stated during a press conference at the MPKS headquarters in Kota Samarahan.

“Additionally, this programme aims to create awareness of the first ART service to Samarahan in December 2025.”

The promotional poster for the run.

The Samarahan Family Run 2024 will start at MakanSari Food Street at Aiman Eastment. Participants can choose between two categories: a three-kilometer run with a fee of RM30 and a five-kilometer run with a fee of RM40.

For more information about the fun run programme, interested parties can contact the Makansari administration at 0113-57287.

The event is organised by MakanSari Food Street and sponsored by Sarawak Metro. It is supported by MPKS and managed by the City Jogger Club. — DayakDaily