LABUAN: Guianus Salagan, a former champion of the Mt Kinabalu International Climbathon, and his wife, Kona Liaw, proved age is no barrier after winning the men and women’s veteran categories in the 3rd Labuan Bird Park Charity Trail Run 2019, having clocked 1:20:01 and 1:54:35 respectively.
Jasri Saibin from Tamparuli and Zainor Sam from Brunei
emerged second and third respectively in the men’s veteran category, while Jasmeen Bahar from Labuan and Shoihi Giandihan from Tamparuli for the women’s veteran category.
Viola Jepchirchir Kimely from Kenya with a time of 1:44:17 won the women’s category, Jessica Lintanga from Kota Belud (second place with a time of 1:45:17), while Mailin Salungin from Ranau (third place) with a time of 1:58:14.
Salfree Sabdin from Penampang won the men’s category with a time of 1:19:23, Sapirin Sumping (second with a time of 1:19:45) and Safrey Sumping with a time of 1:25:19.
The run was organised by the Labuan Veterinary Services Department.
It was jointly flagged off by deputy director general of Department of Veterinary Services Dr Marzuki Zakaria and Labuan Corporation deputy chief executive Rithuan Ismail.