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Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2020 - 5 Dec [Grand Finale]

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On 10/28/2020 at 8:42 AM, AutumnRunner said:

great... finally there is this announcement that all have been waiting for....

Tune in to SCSM 2020 livestream on Facebook today at 5.10pm ...

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Announcement...

https://www.facebook.com/SGmarathon/videos/standard-chartered-singapore-marathon/1156671361472304/?__so__=permalink&__rv__=related_videos

 

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Grand Finale VR and AR Events...27 Nov - 6 Dec...

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Entitlements:

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Purchase Merchandise here (gear up)


http://bit.ly/scsm2020raceentitlement

 

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Make your purchase for Prize (Challenge Bundle)

 

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5 hours ago, kohpapa said:

looking forward to SCSM VR10/VR11/VR12/VR13...Finisher Bundles...

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In fact if you want a Full Marathon, VR 10, VR 11, VR 12, VR 13 may be FM Combination...

VR 10 (this Weekend) longest is 15KM, VR 11 - 13, should be a 10KM, 16 or 17 or 18KM and 21KM..

SCSM VR Collector's Medal Series ($99) looks more attractive than the SCSM Grand Finale VR Single ($60) and Double Up ($65).

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just to get consensus from all:

1) are you excited, so-so, or disappointed by the SCSM 2020 Grand Finale Week announcement?

2) what have you sign-up for and are you going to pay for the Challenge Bundle?

to start off, uncle is very disappointed there is no FM.

uncle signs up 21KM + 10KM [SCSM Grand Finale VR Double Up Challenge] just for good Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Fun...

Not paying for this one...

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The Weekly SCSM Virtual Club VR and Challenge Events have kept uncle prepared and ready for any Ultra Distance VR events...

uncle going for this one tommorrow...LAST one of the WMM 2020 Virtual Race...

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"Run for Medal (Marathon) " - There is no time limit. However, runners must complete the full 26.2-mile distance in a single run activity during one calendar day and upload the activity to Strava. 

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Because of Covid-19 Pandemic when ALL Races have been cancelled, and there is no Local Virtual Races (Challenges) that has exceeded beyond Half-marathon distance, the closest being 2020 STVR 17.5KM which ended on 23 Oct.

Besides, SCSM Virtual Club which started 10 weeks ago with VR (weekends) and Challenges (weekday), these sessions are not FM-ready.

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Note: Kid's Virtual Races also completed (1.5KM and 3KM)

You need at least 2 months of Preparation and Progressive Runs both in Distance and Duration.

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Last week VR 9 Double-Up Challenge...we completed 13KM + 8KM = 21KM VR Double-up with 2 Sessions.

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Perhaps, uncle provides this info...how then should we prepare for Marathon Virtual Race...

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Participant can opt for 50% discount on online Coaching Essentials to prepare for Marathon... 

Enough said, uncle better prepare for tomorrow with the FM Virtual Run with Medal which uncle wants for 2020...have a great weekend! 😃

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Uncle - Aunty make one for you that I intend to do on the 6th Dec:

26 miles in 24 -26 hours.

If 24 hours - do 3 miles for the first hour and then one mile an hour thereafter.

- For each mile you must plant a tree or a shrub of some sort to highlight the importance of vegetation in our world for our lungs and to negate the effects of pollution

- During each mile - you can litter pick to clean the mile.

- Thereafter - repair something, repurpose something, renew something.... ya know Rethink, Reduce, Reuse, Repair, Repurpose

Hope more of you will join me for this special event for our finale for the Covid year :) 

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wow...aunty @Lady Ice...

sure...just like 2020 London Marathon Virtual Race...replayed...24-hour...

5 dec (sat)..shall start 5am Local Time...complete 42.2km..like normal...since uncle got report to work on 7 dec (monday)

3 miles is about 5KM...which is fine...next 1 KM uncle just pick litter..since Pit Stop (hydration and nutrition) is planned for every 6km...preferred route...PCN along Kallang River...hopefully will see otters feasting on fishes...

how about the rest?

btw aunty @Lady Ice, interested in this one...

reply if you are keen over at the ASICS World Ekiden 2020 Virtual Race Forum thread...please read instructions on how you use sgRunner's name (option) to register...

 

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15 hours ago, AutumnRunner said:

registered for the grand finale Double VR.... don't think i will do any threadmill run...

I thought you would be interested to try doing the threadmill run with the Augmented Reality....since you enjoyed the guided run with audio... who knows this might become the new normal too....

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create avatars and see themselves compete with fellow runners in real-time, backed by various in-video features that re-create elements of the race experience.

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-indoor augmented reality categories, they will be able to do so by downloading the Rouvy mobile application on their smart devices and using foot pods while running on a treadmill. Foot pods, which are devices attached to shoes, must be used because they track cadence, which other devices such as smart watches do not. Cadence refers to the number of steps that a runner takes a minute.

- Alternatively, participants may book an augmented reality run at one of 12 ActiveSG sport centres around the island through the ActiveSG app.

actually for Triathletes, we use Rouvy for biking...not so much for Running....Ironman Bike Distance 112-mile (180.25 km)...cut-off time is 8 hours 10 minutes

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app was recently introduced in October - Great news for runners and triathletes who welcome to add indoor running into their training regimen.

 

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14 hours ago, kohpapa said:

No FM!

Register at SCSM Virtual Club for 21KM + 10KM [VR Double-UP]

Option: Pay $65 for the Double Up Challenge Bundle (Prize) at this link: http://bit.ly/scsm2020raceentitlement

 

This is quite sad... I thought we would be able to use the coins that we have clocked from the weekly challenges to offset part of the cost... but they made a separate store for the entitlements for the finale challenge...

Anyway since you are buying the VR medal bundle, don't forget to exchange for the VR store discount with your coins...

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30 minutes ago, kohpapa said:

-indoor augmented reality categories, they will be able to do so by downloading the Rouvy mobile application on their smart devices and using foot pods while running on a treadmill. Foot pods, which are devices attached to shoes, must be used because they track cadence, which other devices such as smart watches do not. Cadence refers to the number of steps that a runner takes a minute.

- Alternatively, participants may book an augmented reality run at one of 12 ActiveSG sport centres around the island through the ActiveSG app.

actually for Triathletes, we use Rouvy for biking...not so much for Running....Ironman Bike Distance 112-mile (180.25 km)...cut-off time is 8 hours 10 minutes

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app was recently introduced in October - Great news for runners and triathletes who welcome to add indoor running into their training regimen.

 

Thanks kohpapa for clarifying.... How do we get the footpads? Buy from somewhere?

I guess I will try and book a session from one the ActiveSG centre... wanna try out how it feels like... 

 

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42 minutes ago, beast said:

Thanks kohpapa for clarifying.... How do we get the footpads? Buy from somewhere?

I guess I will try and book a session from one the ActiveSG centre... wanna try out how it feels like... 

 

it is a computerised with bluetooth which unfortunately it is proprietary...cannot run of Windows BLE...think of it as a simulator...

for bike...we use the POD attached to shoes...interact with another device which measures our cadence.. the VR is with for demonstration...because to simulate REAL VR route and REAL avatar in REAL time...it is a challenging for the system...

better take outdoor run with phone apps... at least it is GPS-enabled...and most of the time...accurate and real.

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Abit disappointed no FM category though i am secretly hoping there is one - even though i am nt training much. 

Wonder why they can have double up (21+10) bt cannot have triple up. (21+10+10 =42) 

Anyone knows how does e reverse side of the double up medal looks like ah? 

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