Trip organiser in trouble over runners' Aussie marathon fees

Running coach Lexxus Tan posted an apology on Facebook on June 6 over his "serious financial distress", and said he took "full responsibility" for his "financial mismanagement".
Running coach Lexxus Tan posted an apology on Facebook on June 6 over his "serious financial distress", and said he took "full responsibility" for his "financial mismanagement".PHOTO: MING HAM

He had spent three months training to race in next weekend's Gold Coast Marathon (GCM), but is now "highly unlikely" to be able to make the trip to Australia.

The trip that Mr Ang, who did not want to give his full name, and his wife were to have taken was cancelled at the 11th hour by its organiser, running coach Lexxus Tan.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 24, 2018, with the headline 'Trip organiser in trouble over runners' Aussie marathon fees'. Subscribe