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

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15 hours ago, kohpapa said:

 

@RaijinFJ, please follow up our Virtual Race or Challenges caht at the appropriate forum thread..@ SCSM Virtual Club...

 

 

17 hours ago, RaijinFJ said:

What I had in mind was something simple, without any apps needed

Just a friendly, noncompetitive group run, synchronized virtually since we're all in the same world time zone. Then we each just post a screenshot of our GPS watch display here, or in a separate thread. Something like a show of solidarity as runners, even though we all can't run together in times like these. 😊  

Oh alright then, If I feel like it, I'll add an extra km and do 17 tomorrow then, just to cover the same distance as the SCSM Virtual Club. 😇

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I set the display at distance + lap time and took it easy, not minding my pace. I may not be registered with SCSM Virtual  Run Club, but I'm one with you guys in spirit. Here's a tip of the hat to you guys here in SG Runners. 😊

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28 minutes ago, RaijinFJ said:

 

 

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I set the display at distance + lap time and took it easy, not minding my pace. I may not be registered with SCSM Virtual  Run Club, but I'm one with you guys in spirit. Here's a tip of the hat to you guys here in SG Runners. 😊

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heavy rain stopped me at last 3KM...

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but...done as honoured...

great pace bro...

you earned a digital medal

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need to familiar with route of 17KM... as part of the 42.2KM marathon virtual race in 24 hours from now...

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hope no thundery rain...but rain or shine...uncle just Run Lah!

think uncle will do 2.5 loops of the 17KM route for this one...and make an extra 1 km for "victory dash to finishing point"...

join us for next weekend (Week 12) virtual race distance... will update here...

uncle got a virtual challenge 88.88KM...huat! huat! point huat! huat!...to welcome the year of 2021 with Virtual Ox...Bull...Cow...lembu (malay)..மாடு Māṭu...牛 Niú

 

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1 hour ago, ZZIZZ said:

If I remember correctly, people can also select home delivery with additional charge at SGD5? 

clarification: 

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self collection only for those...

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who sign up for #SCSM2020 and complete your SCSM Grand Finale experience with your race entitlement now. PLUS! Standard Chartered Cardholders will receive a complimentary microfibre gym towel with purchase.

 

Important reminder  have yet not made any puchase of SCSM Grand Finale Bundle aka Prize....who registered at SCSM Virtual Club and complete VR or/and Rouvy-AR...please take note on your choice and entitlements for post-event Celebration...before 5pm, November 24 (Tuesday)...

Otherwise, if you choose not to Self Collection but opt for delivery by Mail Service...yes, additional charge at local address SGD 5...a flat rate of SGD 25 for selected overseas address...

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On 10/30/2020 at 5:32 PM, kohpapa said:

 

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On 10/31/2020 at 7:19 PM, kohpapa said:

Uncle committed to BUY Medal only Series...

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with Credit 30c uncle has...

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is entitled to $15 discount...

proceeds to get discount code

complete purchase at Check Out...

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card payment...DONE.

 

On 11/4/2020 at 12:41 PM, AutumnRunner said:

yea... it felt weird to collect these if i haven complete the race... so if i am purchasing, i would prefer to complete the race/races before i collect.. it feels more right....

 

On 10/31/2020 at 5:29 PM, kohpapa said:

 

we are heading into the final 4
weeks fo SCSM VR Series and the
SCSM Grand Finale shall end on Dec
5...

1. Will you still be participating in the
Weekly Final 4 Virtual Races and "Grand
Finale"?

2. Are you going to Purchase the
"Prize"?

3. Are you going to attend the
"SCSM Grand Finale" Celebration on Dec 5 at Gardens By
the Bay for Collections [with Freebies, Entertainment, etc.]?

4. Overall, do you have any comments on SCSM
Grand Finale [2020]? 

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I was thinking for the finale if they can give e-cert also for those who participated but has no intention of buying the merchandise. Frankly, i still feel the price for the items is high for a virtual event.

But i know it is tough as there may be many thousands of such runners and they probably will not find it worth it to do verification of screenshots for 'free' runners.

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On 11/6/2020 at 7:55 AM, Lady Ice said:

Thank you Uncle for the information about the Augmented Reality. The initial instructions did not mention the Run Pod so useful to know one is required. Would you be able to recommend any of them?

hope you have received the info and details from the previous post...

let uncle shared as participant of Ironman Virtual Club...rouvy activity [aka SCSM AR (RUN)] is required to be registered for Virtual Bike Activity...

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say, instead of swim-bike-run (triathlon)...alternatively, run-bike-run (biathlon) can be used for this Ironman VR31...and finisher will earn digital medal...purchase of Challenge Bundle is optional...

yes, why not use the info you have acquired for your Bike Virtual Race instead...

as Uncle has shared previously...why SCSM Grand Finale introduces Rouvry for AR <Leg for Run> as advanced technology...when we Triathletes have been using Rouvry for Bike Leg as required for Virtual IM race...lol! 🤔😕

 

 

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5 hours ago, starfinder said:

I was thinking for the finale if they can give e-cert also for those who participated but has no intention of buying the merchandise. Frankly, i still feel the price for the items is high for a virtual event.

But i know it is tough as there may be many thousands of such runners and they probably will not find it worth it to do verification of screenshots for 'free' runners.

let uncle explains, after doing a little research and the SCSM Racing Format...

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as you have experienced, many commercialised apps are able to "integrate" with Sport Heroes...except Strava..

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As just posted...Ironman Virtual Club also hosted at Sport Heroes...just like SCSV Virtual Club...

the key word of the reason why Strava pull out is 

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when someone signs up for Ironman VC and connects their Strava data, they are automatically connected to all of Sport Heroes’ apps.

Sport Heroes is a firm that uses platforms, including the Strava API to create athletic experiences.

in other words, the integrity of every participant's data privacy and information, including their Racing Records...must be kept confidential..

for example...uncle's athletic experience in recent VR 11 [17KM] and sharing at the LeaderBoard...this activity also show up at Ironman Virtual Club as uncle's recorded personal activity...

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so, should uncle be given an e-certificate for this achievement at SCSM VC [Free to view] besides earning digital medal [Free]

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that will be a matter of Participant's privacy control which must be acknowledged with Terms and Conditions...do you want to release to the Public [Private]...because you are entitled to what is proxy to your personal athletic performance, and you reserved the right not to be published for public record but for your personal reason...

what if, you desire this for Qualifying purpose or you want it for you own Personal...then, you must download runner's e-Bib, with your info [name] to be recorded for finisher e-Certificate...as "Prize"

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cheapskate uncle recently has been looking for Free Virtual Race...and try if uncle can get e-certificate for free...wah..Free base entry...STGR Virtual Marathon...got chance...

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but uncle gave up...paylah! cheapskate uncle...

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so, if you pay $4 for e-Certificate from one of your Virtual Race say VR Grand Finale [21KM], will you pay for one?

btw, cheapskate uncle decided...to drop STGR Virtual Marathon...even though it is FREE! 😀

hope none of you after reading uncle's sharing...

Will you still be participating in the
Weekly Final 4 Virtual Races and "Grand
Finale"?

no lah!...why bother....🤫

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13 minutes ago, kohpapa said:

say, for $4... do you want a Finisher e-cerificate or you simply have FREE "screen shot" Leaderboard and "show-off" to uncle and all?

Uncle, I wouldn't mind paying up to $15 for both the medal and the e-cert 😄 As regular race participants, I believe many of us don't need the majority of the merchandise items as I believe we have more than enough from past races.

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7 minutes ago, starfinder said:

Uncle, I wouldn't mind paying up to $15 for both the medal and the e-cert 😄 As regular race participants, I believe many of us don't need the majority of the merchandise items as I believe we have more than enough from past races.

but SCSM Store Merchandize don't have anything $15...

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buy any of these also got no e-Certificate?

join this one lah...https://tgr.run/virtual/

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see if $15 budget and below fit you...<cheapskate SCSM Grand Finale participant>...lol

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37 minutes ago, starfinder said:

😄 This is why I join the virtual races by spacebib. Generally cost less than $11 for medal only option and comes with e-cert and e-bib.

cheapskate virtual race for budget Virtual Runner...lol

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if no Covid-19... uncle FLY there and do real run...no need $11 and less...

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9 hours ago, kohpapa said:

we are heading into the final 4
weeks fo SCSM VR Series and the
SCSM Grand Finale shall end on Dec
5...

1. Will you still be participating in the
Weekly Final 4 Virtual Races and "Grand
Finale"?

2. Are you going to Purchase the
"Prize"?

3. Are you going to attend the
"SCSM Grand Finale" Celebration on Dec 5 at Gardens By
the Bay for Collections [with Freebies, Entertainment, etc.]?

4. Overall, do you have any comments on SCSM
Grand Finale [2020]? 

1. Yes.

2. I don't know. I agree the price is too expensive, and the fact that it did not tie up with the VC store so that I can use my coins to offset some of the cost is annoying. I am waiting to see if there are any flash or last minute promos that I can purchase at a cheaper rate.

3. If I make the purchase, then yes.

4. Should have had a marathon distance, should allow participants to purchase both distance and double down challenge medals, and I think the AR thing may likely be a flop. Virtual club is great but should have more uses of the coins we earned.

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franchise...IM Virtual Club...SCSM Virtual Club...this one in US$ only...ship from USA...

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our SCSM VC merchandize pricing...custom-made some more...how can reduce price...LIMITED Edition pricing...PAY LAH!

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sui boh?

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14 hours ago, beast said:

1. Yes.

2. I don't know. I agree the price is too expensive, and the fact that it did not tie up with the VC store so that I can use my coins to offset some of the cost is annoying. I am waiting to see if there are any flash or last minute promos that I can purchase at a cheaper rate.

3. If I make the purchase, then yes.

4. Should have had a marathon distance, should allow participants to purchase both distance and double down challenge medals, and I think the AR thing may likely be a flop. Virtual club is great but should have more uses of the coins we earned.

It's a world first for the AR thing so will see how it goes if I can gather all the pieces. Have now found someone with a zwift I can borrow. Just have to find a treadmill!  My concern is boredom to running on the spot but I can see this appealing to people who like to stay in an aircon place running on the spot. Have booked in for the shortest distance possible (10km).

As for FM - will make my own :) 

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1 hour ago, Lady Ice said:

It's a world first for the AR thing so will see how it goes if I can gather all the pieces. Have now found someone with a zwift I can borrow. Just have to find a treadmill!  My concern is boredom to running on the spot but I can see this appealing to people who like to stay in an aircon place running on the spot. Have booked in for the shortest distance possible (10km).

 

zwift works with Strava... an alternative to Sport Heroes...😄

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I looked over SCSM's website. I think the final run is a half marathon?

On 11/8/2020 at 7:21 AM, kohpapa said:

1. Will you still be participating in the
Weekly Final 4 Virtual Races and "Grand
Finale"?

2. Are you going to Purchase the
"Prize"?

3. Are you going to attend the
"SCSM Grand Finale" Celebration on Dec 5 at Gardens By
the Bay for Collections [with Freebies, Entertainment, etc.]?

4. Overall, do you have any comments on SCSM
Grand Finale [2020]? 

1. Maybe.

2. No. I'm also a cheapskate - I've never bought anything at previous SCSM expos either!🤣 (Come to think of it my entry fees are usually much higher too, so the organizers shouldn't complain 😜 )

3. Entry borders are closed!

4. Hopefully we'll be back to doing real races next year!

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On 11/8/2020 at 7:21 AM, kohpapa said:

we are heading into the final 4
weeks fo SCSM VR Series and the
SCSM Grand Finale shall end on Dec
5...

1. Will you still be participating in the
Weekly Final 4 Virtual Races and "Grand
Finale"?

2. Are you going to Purchase the
"Prize"?

3. Are you going to attend the
"SCSM Grand Finale" Celebration on Dec 5 at Gardens By
the Bay for Collections [with Freebies, Entertainment, etc.]?

4. Overall, do you have any comments on SCSM
Grand Finale [2020]? 

1. Yes

2. likely Yes as a momento for SCSM 2020. Will decide closer to date.

3. Yes, if i purchase.

4. Good to participate in the finale to mark the end of SCSM 2020 series. just thought that there should be some use for the coins but i know from my friends who joined the "Ironman series" for other Ironman trainings that their "thousands" of coins are stuck inside too without any use.

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On 11/9/2020 at 2:16 PM, AutumnRunner said:

4. Good to participate in the finale to mark the end of SCSM 2020 series. just thought that there should be some use for the coins but i know from my friends who joined the "Ironman series" for other Ironman trainings that their "thousands" of coins are stuck inside too without any use.

uncle got 1st thousand already...10 days in October...

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