Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2018

Targeting a big leap forward

A wall for SCSM participants to write words of encouragement, aspirations and cheers at the . race pack collection in Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre yesterday.
A wall for SCSM participants to write words of encouragement, aspirations and cheers at the . race pack collection in Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre yesterday.ST PHOTO: JEREMY KWAN

Organisers working with govt agencies for boost it needs to be a World Marathon Major

Organisers of the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) have pulled out all the stops this year, including getting full government support, to give the event the boost it needs to make it a World Marathon Major.

This weekend, the SCSM returns for its 17th edition and, according to Geoff Meyer, managing director of race organiser Ironman Asia, this year's event will see a concerted effort between the organisers, government and stakeholders to put up the best show possible.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 08, 2018, with the headline 'Targeting a big leap forward'. Print Edition | Subscribe