Saturday, 20 July 2019 – In conjunction with International Museum Day, the Sabah Museum organized its own edition of Muziumton and Heritage Treasure Hunt attracting over 700 participants from Kota Kinabalu and neighboring states such as Kuala Lumpur, Terengganu, Selangor, and Sarawak.
Both events were flagged off by YB Tuan Phoong Jin Zhe, Minister of Youth and Sports Sabah, on 20th July at 7:00am, at Likas Sports Complex, Kota Kinabalu. Also present were Datuk Kamarul Baharin bin A. Kasim, Director General, Department of Museums Malaysia, Adam Valentine from Ministry of Tourism, Cultural and Environment Sabah,  Mohamad Shawali Bin Hj. Badi, Deputy Director General (Policy), Department of Museums Malaysia, Su Chin Sidih, Deputy Director of Sabah Museum, and Zachary Mobijohn, General Manager of Sri Pelancongan Sabah Sdn Bhd.
Two routes were designed for 570 participants to race from Likas Sports Complex to Likas Bay.  Results below:
Official results
10KM Open Category (Men)
1st Place; RM500: Safree Sabdin
2nd Place; RM450: Wincentbert Latius
3rd Place; RM400: Fabian Osmond
10KM Open Category (Women)
1st Place; RM500: Marlin Hing William
2nd Place; RM450: Kona Liau
3rd Place; RM400: Shua Mei Yin
10KM Members of Muzium (Men):
1st Place; RM500: Muhd Hawari B. Hashim
2nd Place; RM450: Helwee Ismail
3rd Place; RM400: Mohd Ali
10KM Members of Muzium (Women):
1st Place; RM500: Siti Nur Amaliah By  Kamsun
2nd Place; RM450: Nur Faezah Matlin
3rd Place; RM400: Ainizah Shamsudeen
3.5KM Members of Muzium (Men Veteran)
1st Place; RM400: Freddie Pulus
2nd Place; RM350: Khairuddin Ibrahim
3rd Place; RM300: Hamdan Ahmad Tan
3.5KM Members of Muzium (Women Veteran)
1st Place; RM400: Rubinad Sapou
2nd Place; RM350: Linda Esip
3rd Place; RM300: Nurfatilah Bt. Abdullah
3.5KM Students (Boys 12-17 yrs old)
1st Place; RM300: Jasron Jogan
2nd Place; RM270: Beranman a/l Vellan
3rd Place; RM230: Julio Sylvian Anak Sidin
3.5KM Students (Girls 12-17 yrs old)
1st Place; RM300: Jessyca Sayu Anak Sawing
2nd Place; RM270: Daveiy Joyce a/p Hobalan
3rd Place; RM230: Bibilin Fauzi
*Heritage Treasure Hunt:*
40 teams were also seen going around several Kota Kinabalu heritage sites in search of clues and challenges at 9 pit stops such as Likas Wetland Centre, Kota Kinabalu Central Market, Double Six Memorial, S.M.K Sanzac, Sabah Tourism Board, Atkinson Clock Tower, Merdeka Field, Kg. Warisan Muzium Sabah, and Sabah State Museum.
The teams spent about six hours completing their challenges and finding their way through the hunt.
Results below:
Official results
1st Place; RM2,000 Cash Prize: AFI (3 hours 19 min)
2nd Place; RM1,500 Cash Prize: Socialite Rangers (3 hours 26 mins)
3rd Place; RM1,000 Cash Prize: Gurly2Chus (3 hours 27 mins)
4th Place; RM 800 Cash Prize: The Dash (3 hours 30 mins)
5th Place; RM 600 Cash Prize: AnakAnakLim (3 hours 32 mins)
6th Place; RM 500 Cash Prize: SKG CLAN (3 hours 33 mins
7th Place; RM 300 Cash Prize: #BGMLM (3 hours 38 mins)
8th Place; RM 300 Cash Prize: Team Wilayah C (3 hours 42 mins)
9th Place; RM 300 Cash Prize: Bring It On (3 hours 44 mins)
10th Place; RM 300 Cash Prize: Relic Raiders (3 hours 46 mins)
The International Museum Day event is sponsored by MasWings (check official spelling), Yayasan Sabah, Borneo Refugia, Sabah Tea Resort, Beelik – Beelik is Room, Hyatt Regency Kinabalu, Borride, Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu, Adabi, Borneo Eco Film Festival, and Score.
For more information:
T: +60 88-232 121 (Sri Pelancongan Sabah)


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