Every year, EcoKnights in collaboration with the Local Agenda 21 and DBKL (under the Sungai Bunus Action Group) will celebrate the World Rivers Day by organizing the Bunus Fun Walk for River (BFW4R) 2019. This is one of the initiatives under the River of Life; Sungai Bunus Restoration Project to raise public awareness on river conservation.
On its second consecutive year, the BFW4R offers fun activities for everyone from all walks of life to enjoy! This fun walk is part of the fundraising program to support the beautification of the Sungai Bunus and its vicinity.
All funds collected through this fun walk will be given to the restoration efforts of the Sungai Bunus, as our main goals are:
- To support the community efforts in safeguarding the Sungai Bunus
- To develop a circular-loop jogging cum cycling track around the retention pond, and provide a recreational park for public enjoyment
Further details of the BFW4R are as below:
DATE: Saturday 28th September 2019
TIME: 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM
VENUE: Bunus River Retention Pond, Kuala Lumpur
(near the National Library of Malaysia)
For more information regarding corporate registrations, please feel free to call us at +603 7731 8361 (Weekdays only, from 10am – 6pm) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The fun walk registration fee is at RM40 only (inclusive of goodie bags) per individual (15 years old and above) while those below 14 years old may join the fun walk free of charge (goodie bags are not included). Meanwhile, any corporates that would like to partner with us in the BFW4R 2019 may contact us directly for the Corporate Package.
Hurry and register now as the closing date for the online registration is on 20th of September! All funds collected from this programme will be channelled to the restoration efforts of the Sungai Bunus.
OTHER ACTIVITIES ON THE DAY INCLUDE:
|7.00 am||Registration & Light Breakfast|
|8.15 am||Arrival of Mayor and VIP|
|8.30 am||Welcoming Speech by VIP|
|9.00 am||Zumba and Warm up session|
|9.30 am||Flag off|
|11.00 am|| |
|12.00 am||Event End|
Map of Event Area
Last Year's Event
Sungai Bunus is known to be the only river in Kuala Lumpur that starts and ends within the city. This area is one of Sungai Klang’s 11 major tributaries and measures about nine kilometers long. It runs from Setapak, Wangsa Maju and Setiawangsa, through Kampung Baru and the heart of Kuala Lumpur near the Jamek Mosque before it enters Sungai Klang. The river also flows within landmarks including Kampung Baru, National Library, National Heart Institute, National Art Gallery, Istana Budaya, Taman Tititwangsa, Chow Kit Market and Kolej Universiti Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Setapak.
Over the years the river had experienced hydrological changes and become smaller and narrower. When there is no rain, the river is only a place where sewage flows. However, when it rains, water does not seep into the soil or flow into the river which eventually cause runoff and lead to floods.
A few snippets of Sungai Bunus:
There are various parties that are working together to take action upon preserving and saving the livelihood of our treasured rivers. As such, the River of Life (ROL) is a project that is part of Malaysia’s National Transformation Policy and targets to revolutionized eight rivers that transverses the Klang valley.
For the last fews years, we have done variety of environmental program along Sungai Bunus. Feel free to check out the link below for all past program that have being done under Sungai Bunus (click link to read article):
- Bunus Fun Cycle in Sungai Bunus Retention Pond
- Coway Staff planting trees at Sungai Bunus
- HSBC Tree Maintenance
- EcoKnights in collaboration with Kenanga investment bank for Kenanga Earth month programme - Green at Work
- HSBC Tree Planting alongside Sungai Bunus river in Conjuction with ROL- POP
- Planting the 100th tree for 2018 with Vanke Holdings (M) Sdn Bhd
- Tree Planting together with Edotco Group Sdn Bhd
- EcoKnights and Repsol Oil & Gas Malaysia Volunteer programme in Sungai Bunus
For more information about the Bunus Fun Walk 4 River 2019 campaign, contact us at +603 7731 8361 or email to email@example.com (Weekdays only from 10am – 6pm)