Sheng Kung Hui and Galaxy Entertainment Group Held “Run for Fun” to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle

Nov 05, 2014 - Staff Social Club of Galaxy Entertainment Group (“GEG”) collaborated with Sheng Kung Hui Macau Social Services Coordination Office to organize a team member competition, “Run for Fun”, at Guia Hill aiming to promote a healthy lifestyle and work-life balance. Apart from the fastest time awards for both Individual and Mixed Relay races, the competition also featured a Best Costume Award, Best Cheerleading Team Award and several Lucky Awards. Through this activity, GEG hoped to encourage its team members to expand their exposure to nature, as well as to strengthen the team spirit and interaction between different departments.

Around 200 team members enthusiastically participated in the competition and competed for the desired men and women’s individual race as well as the mixed relay race awards. On race day, a crowd of excited participants warmed up at the starting line before the start of the race hoping to do their best. Before the race, a pennants presentation ceremony was conducted by Ms. Joanna Barnes, Chairman of Staff Social Club of GEG and Mr. Lee Kwok Hoo, Service Director of Sheng Kung Hui Macau Social Services Coordination Office, who was the officiating guest then accompanied by Mr. Charles So, Director of Operations at StarWorld Hotel, kicked off the individual races with the blast of a horn. Displaying a strong team spirit, teams of cheerleaders encouraged each participant with excited cheers and refreshments as they crossed the finish line. Comprised of five team members, the long-awaited Mixed Relay race which was kicked off with the blast of a horn by Ms. Eileen Lui, Group Director of Human Resources and Administration at GEG, began after the Individual races. At the end of the race as the final leg runners of each team approached the finish line, all teammates enthusiastically and passionately cheered them on with ear-splitting cries of encouragement.

After the two intense races, the cheerleading competition began where “GM Security” was named the champion for their unstoppable energy and vivid slogan. As for the Best Male, Female and Group Costume, Simon Gao, Li Yue and “Fifty Toes” garnered the award for their vibrant and captivating attire.

The winner of the Men’s and Women’s Individual Races, Qin Xue Liang and Adhikari Shanti Devi, came from UA Cinema of Galaxy Macau and Security Department of Waldo Casino respectively. As for the Mixed Relay Race, “The best of Universe” from Table Games of StarWorld Hotel garnered the first place. One of the participants, who had recently registered for the Macau Galaxy Entertainment International Marathon in December, regarded this run as a warm-up and added that having had practiced with his colleagues months ago, it had not only improved his physical fitness but also fostered and enhanced the friendship among them.