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Record number of participants expected at this year's Sundown Marathon

Published on Jan 31, 2013 3:07 PM
 
28,000 runners at the start of the Sundown Marathon on May 27, 2012. Organisers of the Sundown Marathon are targeting a record 30,000 participants this year, 2,000 more than last year's race. -- PHOTO: HIVELOCITY EVENTS

ORGANISERS of the Sundown Marathon are targeting a record 30,000 participants this year, 2,000 more than last year's race.

Runners will take part across three distances - 10km, the half-marathon and the full marathon (42.195km) - in the sixth edition of Singapore's biggest night running event, which will be held over two days (May 1 and June 31) this time.

A team category has also been included this year while the ultra-marathon (100km) will also make a return after it was cancelled last year.

Registration for individual runners is open, while organisers will can register for the ultra-marathon and the team event from Feb 1. For more information, visit www.sundownmarathon.com