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No decision yet on Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon

Soh Rui Yong winning the Singapore elite event at last year's Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon. This year's SCSM is scheduled for December 5-6. ST FILE PHOTO
Soh Rui Yong winning the Singapore elite event at last year's Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon. This year's SCSM is scheduled for December 5-6. ST FILE PHOTO

S'pore organisers say December race guided by prevailing safe management measures

A decision on whether the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) will proceed as planned in December "will be guided by the prevailing safe management measures in Singapore", organisers have told The Straits Times.

Asked about the status of the annual event, an Ironman Asia spokesman said: "The health and well-being of our community, runners and supporters is of utmost importance to us as we continue to work closely with relevant government agencies to consider the best way forward for SCSM 2020, given the evolving Covid-19 situation.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 04, 2020, with the headline 'No marathon decision yet'. Print Edition | Subscribe