The second Light The Night Run vertical race at The Parisian Macao’s half-scale Eiffel Tower took place on April 13. It aims at raising funds for local charities and the event. Also providing a fun weekend for locals and visitors to Macao.
Now a fixture on the Macao sporting calendar, the Light The Night Run challenges professional athletes and fitness fans. The goal to race up 750 steps to the tower’s 37th floor observation deck finish line.
All registration fees for the event will be donated to Macau IC2 Association to sponsor its upcoming Art for Community event. The event is part of a family fun and fitness weekend incorporating sport, wellness and health education. Also, the event donates to Caritas Macau to allow its users with restricted mobility gain free access to its stair climber service. The Parisian Macao in partnership with the General Association of Athletics of Macau advocates the mission to develop local sports and culture. And also to raise the health of Macao citizens.
About the event:
Over the weekend The Parisian Macao also organised Light the Night Run Wellness Fun Festival. A series of family events for everyone to enjoy, with wellness activities. It includes yoga, meditation and workout sessions, a chill out zone with a kids’ playground, and entertainment. Along with wellness marketplace, all set against the stunning backdrop of the Eiffel Tower. Popular Hong Kong group MIRROR also performed at the event.
In the Tower Fun Run Group, Lok Chong Leng came in a time of 5 minutes 46 seconds. He is to be crowned male champion. While Lam Cho Teng put in 7 minutes 43 seconds to take the female title.
- Ruth Boston, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Brand Management Sands China Ltd.
- Chan Pou Shin, Vice President of the General Association of Athletics of Macau
- Hong Kong actor Vincent Wong.
Speaking at the presentation ceremony, Ruth Boston said, “Light The Night Run offers participants an opportunity to enjoy some physical activities while at the same time help raise funds for some very worthy local charities, plus we wanted to include a range of fun healthy events that the whole family could enjoy throughout the day, all set against the backdrop of the magnificent The Parisian Macao.
“We are again grateful to the organisations, sponsors and participants who have made it possible. We hope it will inspire people here in Macao to adopt healthier lifestyles.”
All competitors received a memento from the day. Moreover winners in each category awarded luxury getaways at The Parisian Macao. As well as dining and spa vouchers and Cotai Water Jet round-trip tickets.
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