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ST Run: Top runner finishes 15km in under an hour

HR manager Mona Ee, 53, and her friend Annie Cheng, a 53-year-old admin assistant, at Punggol Point Park, the last 3km of their 15km run. Said Mona, 'It's our first time taking part in a 15 km run. We are enjoying the run and the scenery here!' -- ST
HR manager Mona Ee, 53, and her friend Annie Cheng, a 53-year-old admin assistant, at Punggol Point Park, the last 3km of their 15km run. Said Mona, 'It's our first time taking part in a 15 km run. We are enjoying the run and the scenery here!' -- ST PHOTO: WANG HUI FEN
Participants of The Straits Times' Run in the Park warm up before the start of the race held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Participants of The Straits Times' Run in the Park warm up before the start of the race held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Participants of The Straits Times' Run in the Park leave their belongings at the baggage counter before the start of the race held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Participants of The Straits Times' Run in the Park leave their belongings at the baggage counter before the start of the race held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Participants of The Straits Times' Run in the Park warm up before the start of the race held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Participants of The Straits Times' Run in the Park warm up before the start of the race held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
The Straits Times editor Warren Fernandez (second from left) flags off participants of the 15km category at The Straits Times' Run in the Park held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
The Straits Times editor Warren Fernandez (second from left) flags off participants of the 15km category at The Straits Times' Run in the Park held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Clara Wong, winner of the 10km (Women) category at The Straits Times' Run in the Park held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Clara Wong, winner of the 10km (Women) category at The Straits Times' Run in the Park held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Fang Jian Yong, 23, winner of the 10km (Men) category at The Straits Times' Run in the Park held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Fang Jian Yong, 23, winner of the 10km (Men) category at The Straits Times' Run in the Park held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Jenny Huang, 40, winner of the 15km (Women) category at The Straits Times' Run in the Park held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Jenny Huang, 40, winner of the 15km (Women) category at The Straits Times' Run in the Park held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Ivan Low, 28, winner of the 15km (Men) category at The Straits Times' Run in the Park held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Ivan Low, 28, winner of the 15km (Men) category at The Straits Times' Run in the Park held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Participants hold hands as they cross the finishing line at The Straits Times' Run in the Park held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Participants hold hands as they cross the finishing line at The Straits Times' Run in the Park held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
A percussion group cheers on participants at the starting point of The Straits Times' Run in the Park held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
A percussion group cheers on participants at the starting point of The Straits Times' Run in the Park held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Participants of The Straits Times' Run in the Park seen at the baggage claim counters before the start of the race held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Participants of The Straits Times' Run in the Park seen at the baggage claim counters before the start of the race held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
A man dressed as Zorro crosses the finishing line at The Straits Times' Run in the Park held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
A man dressed as Zorro crosses the finishing line at The Straits Times' Run in the Park held at Punggol Waterway on Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Runners stop to take photographs at the sunrise bridge along Punggol Waterway at The Straits Times Run In The Park 2013. -- ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG PENG
Runners stop to take photographs at the sunrise bridge along Punggol Waterway at The Straits Times Run In The Park 2013. -- ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG PENG
ST Deputy Editor Alan John fifth from left in dark tee shirt, flags off the 10 km race at 7.15am on Sunday, Aug 25. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
ST Deputy Editor Alan John fifth from left in dark tee shirt, flags off the 10 km race at 7.15am on Sunday, Aug 25. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
Runners in support of Rare Disorders Society (Singapore) after the sunrise bridge along Punggol Waterway at The Straits Times Run In The Park 2013. -- ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG PENG
Runners in support of Rare Disorders Society (Singapore) after the sunrise bridge along Punggol Waterway at The Straits Times Run In The Park 2013. -- ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG PENG
A mix of 10km and 15km runners on top of the sunrise bridge at Punggol Waterway at The Straits Times Run In The Park 2013. -- ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG PENG 
A mix of 10km and 15km runners on top of the sunrise bridge at Punggol Waterway at The Straits Times Run In The Park 2013. -- ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG PENG 
Runners wait to collect their medals at Punggol Waterway on Sunday, Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
Runners wait to collect their medals at Punggol Waterway on Sunday, Aug 25, 2013. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

Private school administrative officer Ivan Low came out tops in the men's 15km race at the inaugural ST Run in the Park on Sunday morning.

The 28-year-old clocked 53min 22.34sec, to take the crown ahead of second-placed Colin Tung.

The women's 15km race was won by Jenny Huang, 40, in a time of 1hr 9min 22.55sec.

Meanwhile, the 10km races were won by undergraduates Fang Jian Yong, 23, and Clara Wong. They clocked 37:24.13 and 45:47.38 respectively.

A total of 2,300 runners participated in the 15km race, while a further 3,700 ran in the 10km.