Friday, May 31, 2019

Celebrate World Ocean Day This June 8 by Joining the Run For The Oceans

Kuala Lumpur, May 28, 2019 – Today, adidas Running shares the impact of the $1 million raised in 2018 from Run For The Oceans, and announces that the global initiative will return once again on World Oceans Day, June 8, 2019 with the increased goal this year of raising $1.5 million to continue to invest in the education of future generations on the issue of marine plastic pollution. 

Thursday, May 30, 2019

World-Class Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon Announces New Evening Race Format For 2019; Bolsters Ambition for Abbott World Marathon Majors Bid

From Left to Right: Mr Goh Beng Kim, Head of Commercial Banking, Singapore, Standard Chartered Bank; Mr Keith Tan, Chief Executive, Singapore Tourism Board; Mr Baey Yam Keng, Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Transport & Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth; Mr Lim Teck Yin, CEO Sport Singapore; Mr Geoff Meyer, Managing Director, Asia, IRONMAN Group

Singapore, 28 May 2019 – At a launch event today, the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) announced that the 2019 edition of the race will upgrade the athlete experience with a new 6:00pm evening flag off on Saturday 30 November for the Marathon, Half Marathon and Ekiden distances while shifting to a three-day event format. 

Friday, May 24, 2019

Justice For Evelyn Ang Gek Suan

The 2017 Klang International Marathon saw an incident that has changed many lives forever. Teoh Thiam Lim, 28, who is currently being charged under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987, drove into three people. The final result of his reckless driving was two injured and one dead. Evelyn Ang Gek Suan died two months later, after not being able to pull out of a coma due to the result of the incident. This death has left family and friends shattered. There is still no closure as yet, as the outcome of the case against Mr. Lim is yet to be determined.