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Calling All Malaysian Obstacle Warriors – It’s Your Time to Shine!

Do not miss out the highly-anticipated Obstacle Warrior 2021 National Championships

Kuala Lumpur, 26 November 2021 – Malaysia’s best obstacle racers will get the chance to prove it along with those who just want to have a go at the Obstacle Warrior 2021 National Championships Malaysia. Set to take place across three weekends between 4th December and 19th December 2021, this event will be held at Escape Petaling Jaya in Paradigm Mall, for the first time ever in a shopping mall.  

Sanctioned by the Malaysian Obstacle Race Sports Association (MORSA) and approved by the National Sports Council, mark your calendars as this pinnacle event is one you would not want to miss. Escape Petaling Jaya and Paradigm Mall are the host venue for this year’s event via a strategic collaboration between World Sports Entertainment Sdn Bhd and Sim Leisure Group, who designed and built a world-class Obstacle Course within the Escape Petaling Jaya attraction.

Owned and managed by World Sports Entertainment Sdn Bhd, the Obstacle Warrior National Championships is part of the Obstacle Warrior National League. These leagues are the premier obstacle race sports event and competition in Malaysia.  So, get ready to witness or be part of a fierce competition like no other, as the strongest and fittest participants race against time and compete to become a warrior champion.   

“As a sports marketing business with a passion to develop both grass roots and professional sport and significantly raise the standard of athletes, officials and administrators, we are proud to stage the 2021 Obstacle Warrior National Championships. With many more exciting sports events and programs in the pipe-line we look forward to growing our sports business in Malaysia and across the region,” said Andrew Ng, Executive Director, World Sports Entertainment.

“The Obstacle Warrior League and National Championships are the kind of events which raise the bar and set new standards for sporting events in Malaysia. This is definitely a one-of-its kind sports event which is highly entertaining and should not be missed. With the Covid-19 pandemic keeping us home most of last year and this year, I know there are many who turned their homes into gyms and even created mini obstacle courses to work out. So, it is time to put all your training and skills to the test in this obstacle course,” said Alex Cheah, President of MORSA.

Founded in 2015, MORSA has over 15,000 members in Malaysia and Malaysia is the first country to have its own Obstacle Race Sports Association. With over 20 international affiliates, MORSA’s charter has been replicated to guide the formation of other Obstacle Race Sports Associations internationally.

Obstacle Racing is now a nationwide phenomenon which has become a leading sport, where competitors train year-round, some gyms have introduced obstacle race facilities and a training community has formed.

The Obstacle Warrior 2021 National Championships Malaysia is set to see up to 400 Malaysian contestants racing against the clock to become the final 20, who will proceed to compete in the finals on 19th December 2021.

This competition is only open to Malaysians and is split into three categories. The categories are Male, Female and Youth (Under 17), where winners from each category will share RM5,000 in prize money.

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, all participants will be required to arrive 90 minutes beforehand and to comply with all safe practices and rules set by the organiser. In order to limit the number of people on the premises at any one time, there will be around 30 competitors competing within the hour, individually. The event will also be strictly managed and adhere to clean and safe practices with regular sanitising and social distancing.

Sim Choo Kheng, Founder and CEO of Sim Leisure Group said that he is glad to be given this opportunity to collaborate with World Sports Entertainment and is looking forward to this unique competition. “Our Escape adventure park aims to re-introduce childhood play, and is designed for a wide range of age groups and abilities.  We see a great synergy between Escape Petaling Jaya and Obstacle Racing with the introduction of our international standard obstacle course, which has been made to test an individual’s ability and strength,” he said.

Those interested to participate can register at www.obstacle-warrior.com. The early bird registration ends November 30 so hurry and secure a spot in the competition now!