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UMP goes one step further in its effort to encourage and promote green and sustainable culture among its community. In addition to the six main clusters in UI GreenMetric, the university has also initiated one additional cluster in promoting good and quality lifestyle through ‘Healthy Lifestyle’ initiative for staff and students. A healthy lifestyle will significantly benefit physical, mental, and emotional health to improve the overall well-being of UMP’s students and staff. Programmes such as Night Run, Fun Ride, 10,000 Steps are initiated and organised annually by the students’ societies. For example the 1st International UMP Eco Ride 2017 was a success with more than 500 participations from cycling fans. As well as promoting cycling, this activity also promotes Visit Pahang Year 2017 where the route they were taken shows the beauty of Pahang. In this programme cyclist have the opportunity to enjoy a picturesque scenery while cycling their way of 30km fun ride and 120km eco ride race along traditional village of Sg Soi, Cherok Paloh, Lamir, Ganchong, Maulana and Marhum.