Published on August 8th, 2019 | by Subhash Nair0
We are Running with Team Isuzu @ Kuching Marathon 2019
Isuzu Malaysia’s top management will be participating in the upcoming Kuching Marathon 2019. The team will be running for a good cause, and aims to raise funds for local charities. Team Isuzu consists of:
- CEO Koji Nakamura
- COO Masayuki Suzuki
- General Manager Kenkichi Sogo
- Senior Manager Sean Sin
- Manager Andrew Law
- Three Executives
- 9 members of the media including yours truly
“When the idea was floated in the office for us to run in the Kuching Marathon as a means of raising funds for charity, everyone unanimously agreed without hesitation. We are all eager to participate and do our part to raise funds for the local charities. I hope to be able to complete the 10km that I have entered for,” remarked Mr Nakamura.
The team aims to raise RM17,000 for Hope Place Kuching and Persatuan OKU Kuching.
Hope Place Kuching distributes basic food aid and daily necessities to the underprivileged while Persatuan OKU Kuching provides vocational training to underprivileged and disabled youth. Part of the funds the team aims to raise will be from pledges by Isuzu dealers in Sarawak namely Dai Max Automobile, KM Mobil and Rhino Motors while the balance will be raised internally in Isuzu Malaysia.
Isuzu Malaysia is the event sponsor of the Kuching Marathon 2019, one of the largest sporting events in Borneo. The company will be playing a supporting role during the event with the D-Max being deployed as the lead car and as the primary transport vehicle throughout the event.
The Kuching Marathon is one of the largest mass-participation sporting events in the island of Borneo with over 11,000 participants expected this year. As the country’s No.1 truck company with the most popular light-duty truck line in Malaysia, Isuzu will also be playing a supporting role in the event with the efficient Isuzu D-Max as the lead car for the run as well as the main ferry vehicles for key officials and members of the media during the event.