FBEPS holds charity event for SMARTER

26 Aug

FIFTEEN students from the third year and final year of the Faculty of Business, Economics, and Policy Studies (FBEPS), Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) who are undergoing their Community Outreach Programme (COP) at SMARTER Brunei yesterday organised a charity event entitled, ‘FBEPS Fun Run and Cycle 2013’ which was held at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium.

It was the first big project held by the students of FBEPS.

Approximately 200 participants who attended the charity event consisted of students from UBD, SMARTER and the public.

The guest of honour joining the aerobic session with the participants

The guest of honour joining the aerobic session with the participants

 

The event commenced with an aerobic workout session led by representatives from Fitness Zone and was joined by the guest of honour, Hajah Anis Faudzulani binti Haji Dzulkiflee, Assistant Vice Chancellor (Corporate and Administration), UBD.

It continued with a short briefing on safety by Haji Hazilan bin Haji Ramli from Office of Safety, Health and Environment, UBD.

There were two categories, 5.5km Fun Run and 42km cycle. The cycling expedition was flagged off earlier and was followed by the Fun Run which was officiated by the guest of honour.

The purposes of the event were to raise funds for SMARTER Brunei as well as to increase autism awareness among the public and to encourage the public to move towards a better and healthy lifestyle.

A lucky draw was also conducted to enliven the event.

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