Running For A Cause with Dr. Luigi Gratton

Participants at the Starting Line during the Herbalife Healthy Run

More than 1,000 ran for a good cause at the Healthy Run with Dr. Luigi Gratton, Vice President, Herbalife Medical Affairs and Education, took running for a good cause to heart and a whole new level of fun.

The event in Taman Tasik Titiwangsa was held to benefit the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) CASA HERBALIFE, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving children’s lives through partnerships with charities to help meet the nutritional needs of children at risk. The run raised over RM20, 000.00 which will be donated to HFF.

HFF is dedicated to improving children's lives by helping organizations provide healthy nutrition to children at risk. Additionally, HFF often supports relief efforts in response to natural disasters. Rumah Bakti Dato' Harun, serves approximately 81 abandoned children and youths at the moment while the Good Samaritan Home currently houses 36 abandoned and orphaned children.

Warm up session

The participants kicked off the morning with a warm up aerobics session. They then sprinted off on a 4.6km run around one of the most popular metropolitan recreational parks in Kuala Lumpur.

 Dr. Luigi Gratton at the Herbalife Healthy Run

The energetic and exuberant crowd was also treated to a session of line dancing as part of their warm down routine.

“It was great to be with all the distributors and run for a good cause, while at the same time raise awareness on the importance of good nutrition and healthy lifestyle in Malaysia. The donation will be channeled through HFF’s flagship Casa Herbalife programme to support existing charitable organizations that are changing children’s lives. This program has spread across the globe, helping to provide proper nutrition to children in more than 60 locations including Malaysia. Our goal is to continue to support these organizations for as long as the need exists.” said Dr. Gratton at the event. 

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