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Press Release: The Pinnacle @ Duxton Vertical Marathon by Brooks

by Azlan


~Rise above, 50 stories high ~

Singapore, 26 March 2014 – Brooks and its official retailer, World of Sports announced the launch of the Pinnacle@Duxton Vertical Challenge 2014. The race will be held on 11 May at the Pinnacle@Duxton, an iconic housing project in Singapore, which features many unique features that set it apart from other HDB housing projects.

The Pinnacle@Duxton Vertical Challenge 2014, one of the few vertical marathons organised in Singapore is alternative sporting event to road marathons, as well as a fitting sport that takes advantage of Singapore’s skyscrapers. The race may consist of a gruelling vertical climb of 47 Storey, 792 steps, but upon completion, racers are treated to panoramic views of the city skyline at one of the longest continuous skygardens in the world.

The race is divided into three categories; Men’s Open, Women’s Open and the Team Challenge. The Team Challenge was introduced with the aim to widen vertical marathon’s appeal and to foster bonding amongst teammates. Registration for the Pinnacle@Duxton Vertical Challenge and more information can be found on https://regonline.activeglobal.com/builder/site/default.aspx?EventID=1494511

Pinnacle@Duxton Vertical Challenge Factfile

Date: Sunday, 11 May 2014

Venue: Pinnacle @ Duxton Blk 1A Staircase

Event Route Type:

  • Vertical Climb ( 47 Storeys, 792 steps)
  • Race starts from 3rd floor to 50th floor
  • Participants will be granted 5 minutes of photo-taking time at the 50th floor
Categories Reporting Window Time Flag-Off Time
Men’s Open 7.30am – 7.45am 8.00am
Women’s Open 8.30am – 8.45am 9.00am
Team Challenge 9.30am – 9.45am 10.00am

*Schedule is subject to changes

*Participants who fail to report within the window reporting time will be planned to last detail and will be disqualified from winning any prizes.

Registration Fees

Type Race Categories Registration Fees
  Early Bird (till 31 Mar) World of Sports/ PAssion Card Members Public
Individual Men’s/ Women’s Open $45 $45 $50
Team  Team of any 4 $150 N.A. $180

*Above fees are inclusive of GST


BrooksAbout Brooks Running

Brooks Running Company designs and markets running-specific performance footwear, apparel, and accessories in more than 60 countries worldwide. Brooks’ mission is to inspire everyone to run and be active by creating innovative gear that keeps them running longer, farther and faster. Brooks’ mission is supported by its Run Happy philosophy, a quest to celebrate and champion the sport of running and all runners everywhere. Founded 1914, Brooks is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and is headquartered in Seattle.

About World of Sportswos_logo

For over 22 Years, World of Sports has provided high-performance sporting gear to serve a whole array of sporting activities, including road running, trail running, adventure racing, swimming, as well as racquet and water sports. The brands we promote embody vitality, quality and sporting prowess. As a leading sports retailer, we are
committed to the health and fitness of our customers and seek to provide excellent customer care at our 32 stores islandwide. As a good corporate citizen, we are the proud sponsor of numerous annual sporting events.

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