UTP has marked its name in the Malaysia Book of Records during the 'Kick -A-Ton event which was organised in conjunction with the Martial Arts Fest 2009. The event which was organised by the University's Sekretariat Rakan Muda, Ministry of Youth & Sports and Ipoh City Council was held on 10th -11th October 2009 at Sultan Abdul Aziz Recreational Park or known to the public as 'Padang Polo Ipoh'
12 UTP students set a record of 109,954 non-stop kicks within 24 hours in this event which was organised for the first time with the objective to gather martial arts clubs and societies based in Ipoh. There were other activities organised namely the martial arts exhibitions, demonstrations and competition for children. It also hoped that through this event, it will promote the healthy life style to the community.