Run, Play, Splash & Dance Through The City’s Water Fun-Run

Written by meridinOctober 31, 2018

Running has never felt this good. Dance along with the music in spectacular icy experiences and rain showers.

JOHOR BAHRU, OCTOBER 31, 2018 – Asia’s Biggest 5K Water Run and Music Festival – SongkRUN presented by Mah Sing Group Berhad (Mah Sing) is heading to Johor Bahru this year on 24th November 2018 The run and music festival will begin at 7:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m with a new scenic route along with Meridin East Sales Gallery, Johor Bahru designed specifically for everyone to run, play, splash, and dance their way through this fun event.

SongkRUN assures participants could experience Thailand’s Songkran water festival with us in Malaysia. Participants will be dashing through a 5-kilometre run featured with sensation music, fire brigade showers and water guns.

Mah Sing’s Group Managing Director, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Leong Hoy Kum said, “We are proud to partner with Velocity Event Management Sdn Bhd to present the SongkRUN to all Malaysians. Being held at Mah Sing’s largest township, Meridin East, the spectacular scenery around the area will add another unique point for the run as the participants can enjoy the surrounding view while having fun with the music and water activities. Mah Sing always welcomes activities that enhance active lifestyle and encourage engagement within the community.”

“We are excited for this partnership with Mah Sing. This year SongkRUN has combine three of my favourite things, running, music and Meridin East the evolution of urbanscape. It has always been a great experience,” said Ivan Looi, Founder of Velocity Event Management. “The entire community comes together to put on this fun run, and it shows some of the great things Meridin East has to offer. I am excited about this event and can’t wait to contribute to the fun run and the community.”

This year SongkRUN course features multiple enhancements Water and Music Zones, with each zone combining a unique theme and a genre of music. Look out for the “Storm zone”, the “Lightning zone”, the “Heat Zone”, the “Fog Zone”, and the final station called the “Rain zone”. To top it off, after finishing the run the participants will arrive at the official SongkRUN music festival featuring well-known musicians and DJs such as Jessica Loo, Leng Sisters plus many more.

The run organized by Velocity Event Management Sdn Bhd is designed to offer Malaysians the chance to grab their family, friends and head out to the great outdoors and enjoy the scenic route around the Meridin East Sales Gallery, located within the 1,313-acre Meridin East township.

“We have seen over the years that people from all walks of life want to have fun and challenge themselves in an enjoyable, non-competitive way. Hence, we hope that this unique collaboration of water, music and running will help encourage everyone to get out of their homes for a fun, healthy and enjoyable experience!” said Ivan Looi.

Interested participants can register online at, where they will get a choice of two race packs. The standard pack is priced at RM88 and the Shooter pack is priced at RM108. The standard pack includes an official race T-shirt, waterproof pouch, wristband and a medal, while the shooter pack includes an additional full-size water gun that can be reloaded at filling stations along the course and in the party zone. Grab now! Tickets are now available at

Participants can also promote their attendance to their family and friends by liking and sharing the SongkRUN Facebook fan page –

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