30 Apr '16, 9pm

That top of the world feeling: 3 Singaporeans who ran the #NorthPole marathon

That top of the world feeling: 3 Singaporeans who ran the #NorthPole marathon

For the three Singaporeans who finished the North Pole Marathon, the event was more than just a race. It was an adventure with extreme weather conditions, sudden changes in flight plans and injuries. Last week, they gave The Sunday Times more details of the eventful lead-up to the race, which they completed on April 17. ST_20160501_XQPOLE01_2258447.jpg Related Story South Pole trek: 1,100km journey in aid of kids’ charity Ms Gloria Lau, 64, who covered only 28km in last year's race, ran the full 42.2km distance this year and finished in 11hr 30min. She was the oldest of the 11 female runners and became the first Singaporean woman to finish the full North Pole Marathon. Mr Ong Tze Boon, 47, group executive chairman at environmental design solutions firm Ong & Ong and son of late president Ong Teng Cheong, finished the race in 6hr 40min. His cousin Ong Yu-Phing, 47, an IT di...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/trio-with-that-top-...

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