Tag: Swissôtel Vertical Marathon

Swissôtel Vertical Marathon 2017: It’s Been 30 Years

Swissôtel Vertical Marathon 2017: It’s Been 30 Years

This year, Swissôtel Vertical Marathon celebrated 30 years as Singapore’s first ever vertical marathon. Over 1,600 racers, including world-class competitors, raced up to 73 stories of this iconic hospitality tower….

Swissôtel Vertical Marathon 2017 Official Race Results and E-Certificate Is Ready

Swissôtel Vertical Marathon 2017 Official Race Results and E-Certificate Is Ready

Asia’s most exhilarating vertical race – the Swissôtel Vertical Marathon celebrate its 30th year anniversary on 19 November 2017 at Swissôtel The Stamford. The first flag off starts from 6.15…

How Can You Start Your First Vertical Marathon with Your Best Friend

How Can You Start To Train For Your First Vertical Marathon

How long have you been sitting on the fence and making up lame excuses when friends bring up the possibility of running a vertical marathon? Maybe it’s time you grew…

30th Swissôtel Vertical Marathon 2017: The Sky's the Limit!

30th Swissôtel Vertical Marathon 2017: The Sky’s the Limit!

If you tend to be curious about Singapore’s vertical race history, the name Nureza Ahmad may sound familiar. She’s the author of a Singapore Infopedia post about the nation’s very…

Swissôtel Vertical Marathon 2016: The Only Way is Up

Swissôtel Vertical Marathon 2016: The Only Way is Up

The Swissôtel Vertical Marathon, one of Asia’s most exhilarating vertical races, returns on Sunday, 20 November 2016. The highly anticipated vertical marathon will see participants scale the 226 metre Swissôtel…

Record-Breaking 2,324 Stair Racers at the Swissôtel Vertical Marathon 2014

Record-Breaking 2,324 Stair Racers at the Swissôtel Vertical Marathon 2014

The annual signature sporting event, Swissôtel Vertical Marathon, held at the 226-metre tall Swissôtel The Stamford, showcased world-class competition at its peak. A record- breaking 2,324 participants include international elite runners from countries around the world.

Train For Your Vertical Marathon with 5 Excellent Workouts!

Train For Your Vertical Marathon with 5 Excellent Workouts

Vertical marathons involve a special set of challenges compared to regular marathons, and completing one such as the upcoming Swissotel Vertical Marathon will definitely be no easy feat. Participants will have to overcome gravity and fatigue while scaling up the 73-storey building!

Swissotel Vertical Marathon is Asia's Most Exhilarating Vertical Race!

Swissotel Vertical Marathon 2014 is Asia’s Most Exhilarating Vertical Race!

The Swissotel Vertical Marathon returns on 23 November this year! Towering at a height of 226 metres as one of Southeast Asia’s tallest hotels, Swissotel The Stamford has been the site for Asia’s most gruelling Vertical Marathon since its inauguration in 1987.

Swissôtel Vertical Marathon 2013

Crossing the Finish Line 73 Storeys High at the Swissotel Vertical Marathon 2013

The Swissotel Vertical Marathon 2013 race saw over two thousand early risers on a sunny Sunday morning, queuing eagerly at the start line outside Swissotel Singapore. 1,366 steps that make up the 73-storey building awaited the racers dressed in red Mizuno participant tees, ending with a beautiful view at the rooftop helipad.

Top 3 Problems Vertical Marathoners Face

Top 3 Problems Vertical Marathoners Face

With vertical marathons taking place in an enclosed area, you might find yourself feeling giddy and disorientated while running repetitively in the same direction. You might see stars, or even pass out.

Running Upwards: A Look At The 2013 Vertical World Circuit

Running Upwards: A Look At The 2013 Vertical World Circuit

For those who’d like a taste of vertical marathons in Singapore, registration for the Swissotel Vertical Marathon held in Singapore is open. Check their Facebook page for the latest updates.

Stair Racers Sky-Rocketed 1,336 Steps At Swissôtel Vertical Marathon’s 25th Anniversary

Stair Racers Sky-Rocketed 1,336 Steps At Swissôtel Vertical Marathon’s 25th Anniversary

2,100 race climbers joined in this unconventional marathon, to celebrate Swissôtel’s 25th anniversary. With many different spans of categories, it was an event for everyone, regardless of age. For those who were around, there were chances for them to do their part for the less fortunate as well.