SINGAPORE, Aug. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the weekend, the corporate community in Singapore gathered and ran for a good cause, raising S$120,000 for Peace Connect and Bright Hill Evergreen Home. This is the 11th edition of the annual Frost & Sullivan Corporate Challenge in Singapore.
Approximately 623 runners participated in the charity run, popularly known as Frost the Trail on Saturday, August 13 at the MacRitchie Reservoir Park. Gracing the event as the Guest of Honour was Mayor Denise Phua.
Runners participated in one of two categories – the 5 km team race as well as the 10 km individual race.
"We greatly appreciate the support that we have been receiving all these years from the various corporations in Singapore, allowing us to continue supporting our beneficiaries – Bright Hill Evergreen Home and Peace Connect," said Mr. Thomas Tay, the Organising Chairman for Frost the Trail Singapore.
"It is heartening to see members of the corporate community taking the time to come together for a good cause," he added.
According to Mr Tay, Frost the Trail is a run that encourages the business community to unite for a worthy cause. He added that 100% of the proceeds raised will be given directly to Frost & Sullivan's chosen beneficiaries.
The winners for Frost the Trail Singapore Corporate Challenge 2016 are as follows:
5km race (Team)
First Place: Cisco Systems (USA)
1st Runner-Up: EMC Singapore
2nd Runner-Up: Cisco Systems (USA)
10km race (Individual Male)
First Place: Jacek Brodniewicz, Aedas Pte Ltd
1st Runner-Up: Richard Thomas, BT Singapore
2nd Runner-Up: Steve Robinson, BT Singapore
10km race (Individual Female)
First Place: Fredalyn Japson, Whampoa Keng Fish Head Steamboat
1st Runner-Up: Joyce Lee, Corporate Managers Pte Ltd
2nd Runner-Up: Mariana, Polycom Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
BT, Teleperformance, Tote Board, Singapore Pools and RSM were the Platinum Donors while CITIC Telecom, Jabra, CenturyLink and EMC were the Gold Donors. Supporting Partners included Alpen and Eagle Brand. The Official Sports Partner was Columbia while Spritzer supplied the official Mineral water at the run. RugGear was the Communications sponsor.
To find out more about Frost the Trail Singapore Corporate Challenge and its beneficiaries, please visit www.frost.com/frost-the-trail-sg
Frost the Trail 2017 is scheduled for August 2017 and advance expressions of interest from corporate companies for sponsorship, donations, runners and contributions in kind are welcome.
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