Published: Monday October 8, 2012 MYT 10:20:00 PM
Six major roads to close for run on Saturday
KUALA LUMPUR: Six major roads in the city will be closed and traffic diverted in stages between 2 pm and 9 pm on Saturday in conjunction with the 'Nike We Run KL 10k 2012' run.
The roads are Jalan Ampang in the direction of Jalan Sultan Ismail (2 pm to 7 pm), Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway (AKLEH) (complete closure from 4.30 pm to 8.30 pm), Jalan Sultan Ismail in the direction of Jalan Kuching (closure of one lane from 4 pm to 7 pm), Jalan Kuching in the direction of Bulatan Dato' Onn (closure of one lane from 4 pm to 8 pm), Bulatan Dato' Onn in the direction of Jalan Parlimen (5 pm to 8 pm) and Jalan Parlimen in the direction of Bulatan Dato' Onn (4 pm to 9 pm).
The run organiser said in a statement Monday that Nike Malaysia would work closely with the police, Kuala Lumpur City Hall and People's Volunteer Corps (Rela) personnel to ensure the safety of participants.
It said this year's 'Nike We Run KL 10k' race was expected to draw 15,000 runners.
The run is part of the global 'Nike We Run' series that sees nearly 400,000 runners from 34 countries taking part in this unique experience, which combines run and music.
The run will be flagged off at 5.30 pm at Jalan Ampang and will end at Padang Merbok. - Bernama