Press Release by Pacesetters
The main objective of this facilitated 30km practice run (with a 20km option) is to prepare runners for the coming Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon on 4th December 2005. The Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon is the largest marathon in South East Asia with an expected participation of 18,000 runners. The club is sending more than 250 runners for this event. To support our members, our club has also booked 120 hotel rooms and has arranged 3 coaches for our members traveling to Singapore.
This 30km practice run is organized as a service to our members and running enthusiasts; we shall be providing refreshment stations every 5km with water and Powerbar Endurance drinks. At the 20km mark for the 30km runners, there will be a Power Zone with Power Gel given to the runners. A Powerbar is given to the runners from 5.00am (limited to 200 runners). This event is sponsored by Powerbar and Milo. The program is as follows;
5.00am – reporting and RM3 donation to the club to cover costs
5.20am – briefing on the route and safety measures
5.25am – stretching and warming up.
5.30am – flag off
8.00am – breakfast is served at the volleyball court
8.00am to 10.00am – registration for the Mizuno Wave Run 2005 / the Great Eastern Pacesetters 30km 2006 and sale of club’s merchandize.