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Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2017

National runner and 2017 SEA Games marathon champion, Soh Rui Yong was the first Singapore male runner to complete the full marathon of the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon with an official time of 02:35:55. He also ranks no. 14 in the full marathon’s overall ranking. Photo: Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2017

PHOTOS: 16th Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon crowns new national champions

The 2017 edition of the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) saw two Singaporeans become the national champions for the first time.

SEA Games Gold Medallist Soh Rui Yong and Team Singapore marathoner Rachel See were crowned National Champions, clocking a time of 2:35:55 and 3:11:02, respectively.

The marathon serves as this year’s official National Championships race for top local runners after a tie-up between race organiser Ironman Asia and national sports association Singapore Athletics.

Kenyans Cosmos Koech Kimutai (2:22:48) and Pamela Rotich Kipsogei (2:38:31) won the men’s and women’s elite categories, respectively.