It Changed My Life

It Changed My Life: This doctor is set to run 200km in 44 hours

Dr Tan aims to raise funds for HCA Hospice Care, a charity which he says has made him a better man

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HCA Hospice Care president Tan Poh Kiang ran 100km in 2014 to raise $100,000 for the charity. In March, the 52-year-old doctor will be running double that distance in a bid to raise $200,000.
Dr Tan has been with HCA Hospice Care for six years, the last five as president. He will be stepping down as president in August. Dr Tan Poh Kiang, 53, training at MacRitchie Reservoir. The president of HCA Hospice Care is preparing for the Monster U
Dr Tan has been with HCA Hospice Care for six years, the last five as president. He will be stepping down as president in August. ST PHOTO: SAHIBA CHAWDHARY
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Last weekend, Dr Tan Poh Kiang ran for 22½ hours.

He started at 9pm on Friday, not stopping until 3.30am on Saturday. Four hours later, he was at it again, from 7.30am until 9.30am.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 03, 2019, with the headline It Changed My Life: This doctor is set to run 200km in 44 hours. Subscribe