Twilight race looks good for next year

Minister Grace Fu (in green) leading participants on a 4km community run at Marina Bay to kick off this year's Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon. Flagging them off are Judy Hsu, Stanchart's CEO for Singapore and Asean markets, and Geoff Meyer, ma
Minister Grace Fu (in green) leading participants on a 4km community run at Marina Bay to kick off this year's Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon. Flagging them off are Judy Hsu, Stanchart's CEO for Singapore and Asean markets, and Geoff Meyer, managing director of organisers Ironman.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

SCSM organisers optimistic mooted switch will boost Major bid; 5km run added for 2018

This year's Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) could be the last to be run in the morning - if organisers Ironman Asia have their way.

On the sidelines of the launch of this year's SCSM at the Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade yesterday, Ironman Asia managing director Geoff Meyer said signs that Singapore's flagship running event could move to an evening flag-off time are "pretty positive".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 15, 2018, with the headline 'Twilight race looks good for next year'. Print Edition | Subscribe