KUALA KANGSAR, Nov 13 — The Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah and Raja Permaisuri Perak Tuanku Zara Salim joined some 6,000 participants in the Sultan of Perak Birthday Run at Dataran Pavillion here yesterday.
The royal couple was joined by their children Raja Azlan Muzaffar Shah and Raja Nazira Sayfa.
The run was held in conjunction with the Sultan’s birthday on Nov 3.
The royal family arrived at 7am and was greeted by Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Zambry Abdul Kadir, his wife Datin Seri Saripah Zulkifli, State Secretary Datuk Seri Abdul Puhat Mat Nayan, state executive councillor Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon and Kuala Kangsar MP Datin Mastura Mohd Yazid.
Sultan Nazrin flagged off the participants in the 10km and 15km events, while Raja Azlan flagged off the 7km race.
The royal family joined a 2km VIP run, which was flagged off by the sultan’s youngest sister, Raja Datuk Seri Yong Sofia.
The Sultan and Raja Permaisuri chatted with some of the participants, who took the opportunity to pose for photographs with them.