03 Dec '11, 4am

It will be 64,999 runners because I'm not running.

It will be 64,999 runners because I'm not running.

Mr Asheesh Khaneja, 51, an IBM executive, will be running his first 10km race at the Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore tomorrow. -- ST PHOTO: TED CHEN By Fabius Chen With 65,000 runners taking to the streets tomorrow, the 2011 Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore promises to be the biggest in the event's history. From the 42.195km full marathon right down to the 750m Kids Dash, locals and foreigners from all walks of life will come together and bring traffic in the southern part of the island to a standstill. 'There are 65,000 people - it is more than a race,' said the event's elite management team adviser Larry Barthlow, a former marathoner now involved in athletics management. 'It is a happening.' Related Links BY THE NUMBERS With MRT services running 24 hours tonight, more than 30 roads affected by closures and as many as 5,000 volunteers involved, the numbers cert...

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