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Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2018 - 8th - 9th December 2018

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Website: https://singaporemarathon.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SGmarathon/
Registration:  LINK HERE

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Race Entry Pack Collection
Date    6th to 8th December 2018
Time    10:00 am to 10:00 pm (Thursday – Friday) 09:00 am to 7:00 pm (Saturday)
Venue    Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre
(1 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018971)

[COMMENT] The annual 'I-have-a-lot-of-complaints-about-this-race-but-in-the-end-I-still-sign-up' race is scheduled for 8 and 9 Dec. Mark your calender! Who's in? :crazysmile:

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all the year running the same old Singapore marathon until sian....I think better to run Macao Marathon, alway same date as SCMS.

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10 hours ago, Top Chan said:

all the year running the same old Singapore marathon until sian....I think better to run Macao Marathon, alway same date as SCMS.

At least they tried to change up the route in the past few years. 

And if running ECP is still not your thing (which is the feedback you gave previously too), then yes go sign up for something else.

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Saturday 8 Dec is the kids run and 9 dec Sunday is the main run. so no night race this year?

if have night race the main one should be on a Saturday right? am hoping for a evening race

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12 hours ago, AutumnRunner said:

I doubt they will change the timing so abruptly. Might be a few years of marketing before the change...

Marketing or planning? If marketing then I don't understand why it will take a few years. Planning takes time but also no need that long bah.

I doubt it will turn into a night race anytime soon. Logistics are more challenging to manage and so far Ironman have not proven itself to be able to handle them well yet.  

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On ‎25‎/‎2‎/‎2018 at 12:49 AM, beast said:

Marketing or planning? If marketing then I don't understand why it will take a few years. Planning takes time but also no need that long bah.

I doubt it will turn into a night race anytime soon. Logistics are more challenging to manage and so far Ironman have not proven itself to be able to handle them well yet.  

need to market to local and overseas runners for them to get accustomed to.. planning of course needed as well... I still think it might take some years to get it right...

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14 hours ago, AutumnRunner said:

need to market to local and overseas runners for them to get accustomed to.. planning of course needed as well... I still think it might take some years to get it right...

I disagree that you need that much time to market such a change. I understand you would think that runners would need time to adjust to changes, but that is probably more so for loyal runners who are used to running in certain timings in the past. As a runner,  it doesn't bother me that much to run in the day or night. As an organizer I don't think that would affect my marketing plans too and besides I can reach out to new runners whom I can get to register that like running in the evening.

No amount of time planning would ensure that things will go right on the actual race day. It's mostly about learning through the years. And even that does not guarantee that the leanings will be taken seriously and will equate to a better and better running experience (Refer to our local marathons).

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8 hours ago, beast said:

I disagree that you need that much time to market such a change. I understand you would think that runners would need time to adjust to changes, but that is probably more so for loyal runners who are used to running in certain timings in the past. As a runner,  it doesn't bother me that much to run in the day or night. As an organizer I don't think that would affect my marketing plans too and besides I can reach out to new runners whom I can get to register that like running in the evening.

No amount of time planning would ensure that things will go right on the actual race day. It's mostly about learning through the years. And even that does not guarantee that the leanings will be taken seriously and will equate to a better and better running experience (Refer to our local marathons).

true also ah.... let's see if the change will really happen...

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20 hours ago, beast said:

I disagree that you need that much time to market such a change. I understand you would think that runners would need time to adjust to changes, but that is probably more so for loyal runners who are used to running in certain timings in the past. As a runner,  it doesn't bother me that much to run in the day or night. As an organizer I don't think that would affect my marketing plans too and besides I can reach out to new runners whom I can get to register that like running in the evening.

No amount of time planning would ensure that things will go right on the actual race day. It's mostly about learning through the years. And even that does not guarantee that the leanings will be taken seriously and will equate to a better and better running experience (Refer to our local marathons).

Good points by Beast!

As a previous SG run event participant, I am annoyed how race organizers here don't get their basics right when comes to event execution (logistics such as race pack collection, bag deposit, actual race experience, post-race finisher entitlement collection etc).

They have their chances to improve the run event execution from runners' feedback, media coverage which they don't do a good job here! 

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On 3/2/2018 at 9:45 AM, trailblazer said:

Good points by Beast!

As a previous SG run event participant, I am annoyed how race organizers here don't get their basics right when comes to event execution (logistics such as race pack collection, bag deposit, actual race experience, post-race finisher entitlement collection etc).

They have their chances to improve the run event execution from runners' feedback, media coverage which they don't do a good job here! 

organiser had promised it last year that improvement will be done this year.. so let's see....

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9 hours ago, AutumnRunner said:

organiser had promised it last year that improvement will be done this year.. so let's see....

Didn't organisers say that every year? Hah....

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On 3/8/2018 at 4:09 PM, K!m said:

Didn't organisers say that every year? Hah....

true.... but somehow somewhere, there will be a different problem....

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On 23/03/2018 at 4:30 PM, AutumnRunner said:

true.... but somehow somewhere, there will be a different problem....

Don't count too much hope on the organisers and agree with you "different problem" may surface.

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With sunglass as a participant's entitlement, I think we can confirm that it'll not be a night race this year. :P

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I registered for FM. Take note of the size of the Singlet and Finisher T. It is still quite big so I choose S and XS .

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