‘Abang’ Domino’s Speed and Agility Conquers 1,296 Steps In First Ever Tower Run

KUALA LUMPUR, NOVEMBER 15, 2019 – Hustling on their feet is part of the job and they truly love it! Going beyond their everyday routine of delivering pizzas to their customers, Domino’s Pizza delivery riders demonstrated their speed and determination as they conquered the first ever Yayasan Telekom Malaysia (Yayasan TM) International Tower Run 2019 recently. Four strong-willed ‘Abang’ Domino’s took up the challenge of 200-meter elevation climb with 54 floors and a total of 1,296 steps up the Menara TM, Kuala Lumpur!

Speeding up the tower, Domino’s rider and athlete Ramachandran A/L N. Jayappalan, known as ‘Abang’ Domino’s Rama, scored his best time at 10 minutes and 24 seconds, and was ranked 39th out of 442 participants in the Men’s Open Category. Muhammad Luqman Hakim, best known as ‘Abang’ Domino’s Man was ranked at 135th, scoring his personal best time of 13 minutes and 58 seconds. Proud half marathoner Mohd Zulkarnain, fondly known as ‘Abang’ Domino’s Ezzu completed the run in 14 minutes and 29 seconds. Hafiz Adnan who is also known as ‘Abang’ Domino’s Apis beat the clock with his personal best at 23 minutes and 47 seconds.

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Ramachandran A/L N. Jayappalan, fondly known as Rama, scored the best time among the Domino’s team at the Yayasan TM International Tower Run 2019.
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Mohd Zulkarnain bin Yunus, known as Ezzu, posing proudly with his medal.
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All smiles for Muhammad Luqman Hakim bin Hasrodi, also known as Man, at the Yayasan TM International Tower Run 2019.
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The dashing Hafiz Adnan, nicknamed Apis, ready as ever to take on new challenges that come his way!

“Having the opportunity to take part in the first ever tower run is definitely a unique and memorable experience for me. It is even more meaningful as I am participating with my Domino’s brothers. Daily work of delivering pizzas requires us to be fast on our feet and we embrace being active as part of our lifestyle as we carry out our duties of delivering good, fast service to our customers. While running up with our Domino’s signature thermal insulated pizza delivery bags, we imagined it was as though we were delivering pizzas to our special customers. This kept us leaping and jumping up the steps!” said Ramachandran.

Linda Hassan, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Domino’s Pizza Malaysia and Singapore said, “At Domino’s, we live up to the spirit of ‘hustle on your feet’ and we are delighted to have our riders part of this run, as an extension of their highly active lifestyles. Running is a great sport and tower running specifically is something that our riders can relate to as sometimes they too need to run up the stairs to delivery pizzas to our customers. Our team’s participation and fantastic timing demonstrates their passion, agility and grit and we believe this translates to the positive energy and quality of service when delivering to our customers. Congratulations to our ‘Abang’ Domino’s on your remarkable achievements, we are proud of you!”

“We are humbled to be a part of Yayasan TM 25th Anniversary celebration. Their aim to contribute towards scholarships and financial support to over 15,200 students nationwide since 1994 inspires Domino’s Pizza Malaysia to strengthen our promise of ‘It’s All About You’, in going the extra mile for our customers, employees, partners and the community,” added Linda.

In support of Yayasan TM’s 25th Anniversary, Domino’s Pizza Malaysia has partnered with Yayasan TM International Tower Run 2019 as one of the major Gold Sponsors’, treating the runner to free pizzas, Domino’s vouchers and lucky draw prizes to enjoy. This first-ever Individual Flag-Off Tower Running Event in Malaysia by Yayasan TM hosted 1,300 national and international participants from all around the world, aiming to raise funds in assisting the less fortunate, deserving students to overcome their financial setbacks towards improving their academic performances and to promote and inspire Malaysians nationwide in adopting active lifestyles.

Domino’s Pizza’s success in Malaysia over the years is driven by its commitment to provide great value and service to its customers while enhancing the lives of its customers, employees and the community. To learn more about Domino’s Pizza Malaysia’s and its ongoing promotions, visit http://www.dominos.com.my/.

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Abang’ Domino’s warming up to the beat.
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‘Abang’ Domino’s dedicated to accelerating their motion upwards to meet their personal best and most importantly, a customer’s expectations!
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‘Abang’ Domino’s dedicated to accelerating their motion upwards to meet their personal best and most importantly, a customer’s expectations!
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Abang’ Domino’s Rama recorded best time among the Domino’s team, ranked 39th out of 442 participants in the Men’s Open Category at 10 minutes and 24 seconds!
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We did it!: ‘Abang’ Domino’s with their Yayasan TM International Tower Run 2019 finisher medals.
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Runners and crew were treated to delicious hand-tossed Domino’s pizzas after the Tower Run.
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Runners and crew were treated to delicious hand-tossed Domino’s pizzas after the Tower Run.

About Domino’s Pizza

Delivering more than 1 million pizzas a day worldwide, Domino’s Pizza is the world’s leading and fastest growing pizza delivery company committed to upholding the industry in product quality and operational excellence. Globally, Domino’s Pizza Inc. operates a total network of more than 16,000 owned and franchised stores throughout the U.S. and in over 85 markets. Domino’s internationally ranks in the top five companies in online transactions.

As at Q2 2017, Domino’s Pizza Malaysia is the largest Domino’s market in Southeast Asia and fifth largest in Asia Pacific. Established in 1997, Domino’s Malaysia is managed by master franchise holder, Dommal Food Services Sdn Bhd. To date, there are 242 Domino’s Pizza stores in the country.

At Domino’s Pizza, we take PRIDE in our commitment to enrich the lives of our customers, employees, partners, shareholders and communities. As one of the most lovable brands in Malaysia, we will go the extra mile for your smile as well as uphold our culture to ‘sell more pizza, have more fun’. Embracing our company’s philosophy of smart hustle, Domino’s is committed to provide customers with the ultimate pizza delivery experience, with its product satisfaction guarantee, 30-minutes delivery guarantee and 15-minutes take-away guarantee.

Forging ahead as an e-commerce entity, Domino’s Pizza has led many firsts in its digital platforms. Domino’s Pizza Malaysia has leveraged on the digital world to the best of its advantage and this began when it was certified as the first QSR company to provide an online ordering platform by the Malaysian Book of Records with the launch of its website in 2003. Domino’s Pizza Malaysia’s online ordering platform is also ranked #1 for its online speed of service in the QSR industry.

Domino’s is the award winner of the 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2016 Gold Franny Award, a distinguished Achievement Award of the International Franchise Association at the Domino’s Pizza Worldwide Rally. In a show of confidence by Malaysian consumers, Domino’s Pizza won Bronze in the “Restaurant & Fast Food” category of the prestigious Putra Brand Awards 2014, silver in 2015, bronze in 2016, Silver in 2017 and Bronze in 2018 and 2019. In 2018, Domino’s Pizza Malaysia launched its brand promise of ‘It’s All About You’, which encapsulates Domino’s commitment to deliver the best in products and services, keeping the best interest of its customers always on the forefront of all its efforts. Domino’s was also awarded Gold for “Excellence in Sponsorship Activation” category for its creative and effective partnership with MASWings in conjunction with its entry into the East Malaysian market as well as Bronze in the “Sports/Esports Marketing” category for Mobile Legends campaign at the Marketing Interactive Awards 2019.

Customers can call Domino’s at 1-300-888-333 or log on to its website at www.dominos.com.my to place their orders. For latest updates, please visit Domino’s Pizza Malaysia’s Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/DominosMY/ or Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/dominosmy/

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