A good night for running

A good night for running
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SINGAPORE - More than 30,000 runners raced in the Sundown Marathon on Saturday night at the F1 Pit Building (above).

For the first time in the event's seven editions, race organisers included a 1km stretch on the Benjamin Sheares Bridge.

American Russell Ericksen won the men's full marathon in 3hr 3 sec, while Kenya's Susan Jemutai Chepkwony took the women's title in 3:28:33.

In the half-marathon, Kenyan Geoffery Birgen clinched the men's title in 1:14:59, while Singapore's Mok Ying Rong won the women's category in 1:34:06.

This article was first published on June 2, 2014.
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