January 31, 2023

Florathon 2008


The subject tells you what it is, it’s a sport as it is. A ‘Thon’… you may have heard about mara’thon’ and walka’thon’.This event is in the ‘thon’ group except this one is blooming with flowers. A – 3km walk on sunny day at Taman Botanikal (Melaka Botanical Garden) Ayer Keroh. The dress code is full of floral and fruity themes…and you are eligible to join. Say it like this – ‘imagine streets full of giant bobbing flowers and delicious fruits with arms and legs making their way towards the finishing line and participants will be judged not by speed but their floral costumes!’. Sound great for all Couch potato out there, no need body work out to win and you can still eat plenty of McD yet still has a chance to win this race.

There will be a concurrent even at the race day, the Bunga Raya waiters race, a race only for waiter and waitress. Its a fight and the weapon will be a tray load with glass full of drink as an ammo. This Bunga Raya waiters race is a sub-component of the florathon, where the floral human have to balance the Bunga Raya mocktail on a tray with one hand throughout the route. Hmm sound dangerous..

Details of this floral event as below:

Race day : 20th July 2008, Sunday
Race Parameter : 3.0 KM
Race Venue : Taman Botanikal, Ayer Keroh Melaka.
Registration : 7.00am – 7.30am
Briefing : 7.30am – 8.00am

Race Categories

route floral fest

So what are you all waiting for? Rush to the City Hall office and register for the race, a total prize of RM15,900 cash for grabs. No entry fees, save the money for buying flowers. For inquiries please call:

Melaka Historic City Council
Tel: 062326411
Fax: 062324343


Hi, I'am Asmaliana, I work at Tourism Melaka. I love my state, Melaka, the world heritage city by UNESCO.

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