Team Shufflers bag Top Spot at the ASICS Relay Singapore

This year's ASICS Relay, which was held in 4 major cities, ended its last leg in Singapore on 26 October.

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The third edition of ASICS Relay Singapore was held on 26th October 2019 at the Bayfront Event Square, with more than 3200 participants grouped into more than 800 teams taking part. Runners included local media personalities like Chantalle Ng, Ayden Sng, Elaine Rui Min and three of the city ambassadors, Toey Pongsakorn for Thailand, Jasmine Suraya for Malaysia, and Chase Tan for Singapore.

The Shufflers team took the top spot in the 42km category, where Nick Impey, Rie Sugaya, Valentin Cuzzucoli and Foo Gen Lin recorded finishing time of 2:23:29. They won for themselves a cash prize of S$1,000, along with four pairs of ASICS footwear, amongst other prizes.

The 21km race was won by Team RUnderated, comprising of Gordon Lim, Valerie Yong, Desmond Ang and Burton He, with a finishing time of 1:19:45.

In addition to the two race categories from previous years, the 42km Full Marathon and 21km Half Marathon, a new category was introduced to accommodate smaller teams – the Half Marathon (Buddy of 2) category. Each member of the buddy team had to complete 10.5km to finish the race.

The Buddy of 2 was won by the pair of Jeevaneesh Soundararajah and Raviin Kumar, recording a time of 1:23:56 to claim top spot.

On the event day, sponsors’ booths offered participants a welcomed respite after the race, where they were able to purchase bubble tea drinks from Gong Cha’s self-serving kiosk, hydrate with a bottle of Pocari Sweat, lounge in the AirAsia booth, receive a trial session of stretching with Dr. Stretch, and try on Citizen’s new Eco Dive watch.

The ASICS Relay is an annual running event that celebrates team-spirit. Unlike the usual marathon format that emphasises individual performance, ASICS Relay’s relay format requires each member of the team to complete an assigned portion of the distance, to pass on a race token to the next member.

Results:

42km Full Marathon - Male

1stTeam Shufflers M1
1. Stefan Herr
2. Daniel Leow
3. Dominic Watkins
4. Jason Lawrence
2:33:00
2ndTeam Gurkhar
1. Bigyan Limbu
2. Bijay Sunuwar
3. Ripit Gurung
4. Laxman Tamang
2:33:08
3rdTeam Shufflers M2
1. Noboru Matsumoto
2. Michael Dixon
3. Stephen Culligan
4. Jason Tan
2:35:28

42km Full Marathon - Female

1stTeam Chicks With Kicks
1. Marie Nic Amhlaoibh
2. Jenny Huang
3. Emilie Tan
4. Verna Goh Shilei
2:59:33
2ndTeam Shufflers W1
1. Anna Helowicz
2. Jessie Chuah Cheng Ean
3. Sakiko Matsumoto
4. Zoe Mcparlin
3:01:01
3rdTeam SG Rocket Girl
1. Serena Teoh
2. Jemaine Goh
3. Jie Shi Neo
4. Jasmine Goh
3:06:04

42km Full Marathon - Mixed

1stTeam Shufflers X1
1. Nick Impey
2. Rie Sugaya
3. Valentin Cuzzucoli
4. Gen Lin Foo
2:32:29
2ndTeam Slow Down For What?
1. Rui Yong Soh
2. Nicole Low
3. Lui Hua Tan
4. Darren Chong
2:38:34
3rdTeam BeastTeam
1. Emma Middleditch
2. Valentin Van Wersch
3. Louis Domart
4. Mathieu Poirel
2:45:03

21km Half Marathon - Male

1stTeam TRF M1
1. Tahir Ansari
2. Bryan Ho
3. Dylan Lim
4. Mohd Hisham
1:25:52
2ndTeam Wild Runners
1. Jing Hui Shang
2. Yan Dong He
3. Chih Jen Huang
4. Lip Seng Pua
1:26:03
3rdTeam Peacock
1. Daniel Lau
2. R Kartik
3. Samuel Soh
4. Wilbert Ho
1:26:38

21km Half Marathon - Female

1st Team Just Run
1. Koh Eliza
2. Seah Hui Min
3. Li Sha Ong
4. Run'er Lin
1:44:07
2ndTeam Meow
1. Xiu Li Chia
2. Kathleen Lin
3. Priscilla Mun
4. Melanie Hui
1:46:50
3rdTeam Voltrunners
1. Arie Wijayanti
2. Debbie Tan
3. Esther Leet
4. Yee Leng Tan
1:55:37

21km Half Marathon - Mixed

1stTeam Runderrated
1. Gordon Lim
2. Valerie Yong
3. Ang Desmond
4. Burton He
1:19:45
2ndTeam B1 Runners
1. Rachel See
2. Zi Li Poon
3. King Hee Alex Tiong
3. Xue Jie He
1:25:24
3rdTeam AGT Trackstar 4
1. Hariharan s/o Krishna
2. Kiranraj s/o Suresh
3. Jerrell Lim Dao Rong
4. Tan Yu Hui
1:29:00


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