Jurong Lake Run: Gen Lin wins 10km open

11 July, 2013   Elvin Liang

Runners off the mark at the start of the race (photo by Stanley Cheah).

Jurong Lake Park, Sunday, July 7, 2013 – Foo Gen Lin clocked 34 minutes 22.56 seconds to win the 10km open category at the Jurong Lake Run. Ang Chee Yong was second in 34:35.85 while Rai Dev also made the podium in third place, stopping the clock in 34:42.82.

Gen Lin, a Singapore permanent resident, won himself a cheque of S$1,500. Gen Lin also participated in last year’s edition where he came in fourth in the 6km men’s international category.

Colin Tung, who finished second in last year’s race, was fourth this time around in 35:17.45.

Kenyans swept the top three positions in the men’s 10km international category. Chirchir Hillary hit the tape in 30:34.69 while Peter Keter was second in 32:34.64. Langat Ken Kipkirui was third in 33:49.16.

Keter said he found the morning run slightly cooler and although he did not break his personal best, it was a good run nonetheless.

The above is an excerpt from RedSports. To read the full article and for the race results, visit here.