The Great Eastern King of the Mountain challenge is the sequel of the
successful Genting King of the Mountain event last year that had about 8,500 participants.
This year, the event presents again the Viper Challenge that will take place at
The Ranch in Gohtong Jaya on Aug. 20, 2016 (Sat), starting 8am to 5pm.
All the huffing and puffing aside, this challenge aims to promote solidarity
and community spirit. People from all walks of life are encouraged to take part
and it is expected that the number of participants will reach as high as 10,000
The course spans a 10km route covering a landscape filled with crooked pathways
and rugged terrain. Participants will go through 15 challenging manmade
obstacles that will have their physical and mental tested, this includes Tarzan
Swing, a 12-meter high steel frame that allows participants to make-believe they
are Tarzan; Short Circuit, a series of wires that requires participants to crawl
underneath it; Horizontal Shuffle, rock climbing on a horizontal wall; and Peg
Wall, a test of grip strength that requires one to pull oneself up a 4-meter
wall using only pegs.
Kevin Tann, Vice President of Promotions & Entertainment of Resorts World Genting,
is happy to be involved with Viper Challenge again. "It is arguably the
best obstacle course event around because it combines great obstacles, good
weather and a finishing festival," said Tan, adding that tickets for the
challenge last year were sold out within two weeks after it opened for sale,
thus, interested participants should act fast.
Furthermore, participants can bring back not only souvenirs like shirts and
medals, but more importantly, the forging memories from carrying out the
activities. International buskers providing spontaneous performances and a
barbecue grill food galore were among the elements that made the event such a
success last year—and participants can expect more of such features this year.
Tickets to the Great Eastern King of the Mountain are available on a first
come, first served basis. Prices are based on different categories and phases,
and some are already sold out.
Live Great Card members enjoy a 10% discount on their bookings. For more
information, please call 03-27181118 or log on to www.rwgenting.com.
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