RunWESTIN 5K Sprint: Pack Light Stay Fit with Westin New Balance Gear Lending Program

 Chef Garth Welsh, Director of Kitchens; Reshmonu; Sarimah Ibrahim; Xandria Ooi; Hratch Khatchanian, General Manager of The Westin Kuala Lumpur and Ronald Ramesh, Director of Rooms 

When you travel I’m sure you want to travel light and carry as minimal items as possible to avoid the inconvenience and baggage charges. Do you actually exercise when you’re travelling? Some say yes, some say no and some say it’s too hassle to carry their exercise gear along.


Hratch Khatchanian, General Manager of The Westin Kuala Lumpur explaining to members of the media on The Westin New Balance Gear Lending Programme during the press conference. On (right) is Ronald Ramesh, Director of Rooms and (Left) Chef Garth Welsh, Director of Kitchens

Recently, The Westin Kuala Lumpur and The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa introduce a new wellness feature, Westin New Balance Gear Lending Program.  All 190 Westin hotels and resorts worldwide are empowering more travellers to stay healthy and fit. 


Team Westin Kuala Lumpur all set to run

Chuck Abbot, Regional Vice President of Starwood South East Asia and Hratch Khatchanian, General Manager of The Westin Kuala Lumpur in a group photo with Sarimah Ibrahim, Xandria Ooi and Reshmonu along with associates of The Westin Kuala Lumpur after the run

In celebration of this global launch, both hotels The Westin Kuala Lumpur and The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa had this RUNWestin™ 5K Sprint. It’s 5km run on a scenic tour of iconic landmarks in the respective cities.


Getting ready to Flag Off at 7am in front of Westin Kuala Lumpur Hotel 

Supporting this great initiative are Malaysian local celebrities, Sarimah Ibrahim, Xandria Ooi and Reshmonu who ran a total of 10km – starting with 5km at The Westin Kuala Lumpur in the morning and another 5km with the team at The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa in the evening on 31st Jan 2013.


Michael Schlueter GM of Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa flagging off the RunWESTIN 5K Sprint


Michael Schlueter General Manager and Ricardo Gomes, Director of Sales & Marketing of 
Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa with Xandria Ooi 

Team Westin Langkawi with Reshmonu, Sarimah and Xandria

Hratch Khatchanian, General Manager of The Westin Kuala Lumpur in a group photo with Sarimah Ibrahim, Xandria Ooi and Reshmonu alongside Ronald Ramesh, Director of Rooms, Carolyn Pereira, Director of Strategic Partnership of Starwood Malaysia and Veronica Shockman, WestinWORKOUT Manager after the press conference

Reshmonu with his New Balance running shoes


The New Balance Gear Lending program is an addition to the other wellness programs the brand is already offering, including WestinWORKOUT® gym, RunWESTIN™ and the renowned SuperFoodsRx™ menus, known to be rich in phytonutrients.


Some of the SuperFoodsRx served for breakfast after the run at 
Splash, Westin Kuala Lumpur 

Broccoli, Tomato and Field Crudites, Black Bean Hummus and Garlic Confit

Freshly baked Oat Bran Walnut Muffin

Smoked Salmon, Sweet Potato Pancake, Yoghurt and Rocket Salad


Grape Tomatoes and Low-Fat Boccocini with Olives

Roast Turkey and Edamame on Whole-Grain Bread

Mini Burger with Egg and Beef Bacon  

Pack Light. Stay Fit

No Room for Sneakers in Your Luggage? No Worries, Pack Light and Stay Fit with Westin. For just RM15.00, guests of The Westin Kuala Lumpur and The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa can borrow running shoes with disposable insoles and socks.



New Balance Fitness Ambassador and Exercise TV celebrity trainer Holly Perkins developed exclusive in-room fitness and equipment-free content that includes stretching and strengthening workouts, cardio and yoga.  The program includes “Wellness in Travel” tips from Perkins on nutrition and creative ways to combat jet lag and healthy living.

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2 comments:

  1. i like the salmos sushi picture~ =)

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    1. plus it taste good! thanks :P

      cheers,
      Sunshine Kelly

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