23 Jan '12, 3am

Singaporean runner completes 217-kilometre marathon, pledges to donate proceeds raised to charity

SINGAPORE - Singaporean runner Lim Nghee Huat has completed the Brazil 135 ultra-marathon race in a time of 46 hours and 15 minutes. The race website has ranked Mr Lim as first to finish the gruelling 217-kilometre event but added that official results will only be updated on the website later. Mr Lim, a business news editor at MediaCorp, is the only Singaporean invited to take part in the race. The time limit for running the ultra-marathon is 60 hours, which he easily overcame. Family and friends have also started congratulating Mr Lim on Facebook. Mr Lim has pledged to donate the proceeds raised from his run, to charity. CHANNEL NEWSASIA

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Sports/EDC120123-0000016/Spore...

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