Saturday, August 23, 2008

Tuanku Mizan Competes In Pahang-Penn Endurance Challenge 2008

Bernama - Sunday, August 24

KUANTAN, Aug 23 (Bernama) -- Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin together with 76 participants began the inaugural Pahang-Penn Endurance Challenge 2008 at Pantai Cherating near here this evening.

In the competition that began at 4pm, Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin was astride horse 'Magna Thor' and wore a jersey with the number '101'

Tuanku Mizan who represents the Royal Terengganu Endurance Stable (RTES) team is up against two other teams, Darul Iman Endurance Team (DIET) and Bunga Raya, in the 100km category race.

The competition, in which each team has four members, is expected to take 12 hours and 30 minutes and Tuanku Mizan is expected to finish at 6am tomorrow.

The 60km category is participated by six teams which are Ar-Raudah, Presco Endurance, PDRM C, Kiara A, Bunga Cempaka and Island Horses.


Teams Kiara C, Kiara B, Kiara D, RTES, Presco Endurance, PDRM A and PDRM B are in the 20km category race.

The 60km race is expected to take 10 hours and the 20km race three hours and 30 minutes. The competition is attended by about 1,000 spectators to watch the beginning of the races as well as to have an outing with their families.


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