Who are the trainers?

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CHIA GEOK KOON

X-RUNNERS - PROGRAM DIRECTOR

 

Background:

  • Headed Army Fitness Centre

  • 25 years of trainer and supervisory appointment in SAF

  • Avid marathoner and pacer

  • Masters in Education Management – NIE

  • BSc Sports Science – UWA

CINDY ONG

X-RUNNERS - TRAINER

Background in running:

  • School team cross country and track & field runner

  • Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2018 (8th Position - Local Woman)

  • Challenge 32 2018 (4th Position)

  • The Real Run (10km – 4th Position)

  • Tokyo Marathon 2018

  • Sky Hawk Nature Run 2018 (22km - 3rd position)

  • Newton Challenge (32km – 4th position)

  • The Performance Series 3 2017 (10km - 2nd position)

  • Gold Coast Airport Marathon 2017

  • Other experiences included Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2016, 2017 (Pacer), Income Eco Run, 2XU, Army Half Marathon and Great Eastern Women’s Run


Instagram: @coxi07

DANIEL TAN

X-RUNNERS - TRAINER

Running in background:
 

  • School team’s cross country runner in junior college

  • Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2018 (Masters Male 3rd Position)

  • Berlin Marathon 2018

  • Sundown Marathon 2018

  • Hong Kong Standard Chartered 2018

  • Income Eco Run 2017 & 2018

  • 2XU Half Marathon 2017

  • Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2017 Pacer

DERRICK TENG

X-RUNNERS - TRAINER

Background in running:

  • 5km track and field in secondary school

  • Berlin Marathon 2018

  • Bhutan Marathon 2018

  • Hong Kong Standard Chartered Marathon 2018

  • Gold Coast Marathon 2017

  • Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon Pacer 2017

  • HPB Downtown Trainer

  • Other experiences include Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2014 to 2017, Income Eco Run, 2XU, Army Half Marathon and MSIG

GERRARD LIN (AH SIAO)

X-RUNNERS - TRAINER

Background in running:

  • 42km dragging a tyre at 2012 Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon

  • Other campaigns include 1,000km in Australia Perth to Albany. Thai to Singapore 888km. A marathon a day for 31 days. Sg50 50 km x50 Days etc

  • Numerous podium positions – Watergate 16h3time champion. MSIG 50km 3rd overall 1st Singaporean. 24h track championships 1st overall and more

  • Freelance fitness instructor

  • NCAP Level 1 Singapore Tae Kwon Do Federation

  • Chief Auxillary Instructor Ntu Taekwondo

  • Helped plan, train people and execute campaigns. Thailand to Singapore. Perth to Albany. 100miles Singapore etc etc.

IVY THONG

X-RUNNERS - TRAINER

Background in running:

  • School team’s track and field runner

  • School team’s badminton player

  • Skyhawk Nature Run 2018

  • Okinawa Half Marathon 2017

  • Standard Charted Singapore Marathon 2014

JASMINE GOH

X-RUNNERS - TRAINER

Background in running:
 

  • National Athlete (Marathon)

  • Standard Chartered Singapore Half Marathon 2018 (2nd Position - Local Woman)

  • Translantau 2018 100k (Champion)

  • SEA Games 2017 (4th Position)

  • Income Eco Run 2017 (Local Champion)

  • SCSM 2016 (Champion - Local Woman)

  • Podium position for several other races including Newton Challenge 32km 2017, Great Eastern Women’s Run and more

 

Instagram: go_jasminegoh

NEYTON TAN

X-RUNNERS - TRAINER

Background in running:

  • Started running since 2008

  • Completed 24 marathons to date

  • Recent marathons experiences include Bintan Marathon, Hong Kong Marathon, Standard Chartered Marathon, Sundown Marathon. 

  • Started triathlon since 2013

  • Completed 3 x Ironman 70.3 Taiwan, Cebu, Busselton and Desaru113

  • Completed Ironman 140.6 Busselton

  • Sundown Marathon 2014 FM 5hr Pacer

  • Challenge32 2018 32km 3hr Pacer

  • Superhero Runner (Spiderman)

RICHARD LAI

X-RUNNERS - TRAINER

Background in running:
 

  • Started running marathons in 1997

  • 3 Sundown Ultramarathons in 2008, 2009 and 2010

  • Other experiences include Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2018 and 2017 and Sundown Marathon 2018

  • Pacer for Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2016 and 2017 and Sundown Marathon 2016 and 2018

TAN POH SIM

X-RUNNERS - TRAINER

Background in running:

  • 2XU 21km (2015 - 2018)

  • Sundown 21km (2015 - 2018)

  • Great Eastern Women Run 21km (2016 -   2018)

  • Newton 32km Challenge (2016 - 2017)

  • Challenge 32km (2018)

  • Standard Chartered Singapore 42km (2011- 2018)

  • Santa Run Pacer

YVONNE LIM

X-RUNNERS - TRAINER

Background in running:

 

  • School swimmer in Junior College.
    Represented NTU for Canoeing, Dragonboat, Biathlon, Swimming.


Full marathon experiences :

  • Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2018 (2nd Position - Masters’ women, 6th Position - Local Woman)

  • Challenge 32 2018 (3rd Position)

  • Tokyo Marathon 2019 3:28

  • Berlin Marathon 2018 3:33

  • Boston Marathon 2018 3:47

  • Osaka Marathon 2017 3:37

  • Gold Coast Airport Marathon 2017 3:33

  • Sydney Marathon 2016 3:50

  • Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2016, 2015 


Half marathon experience:

  • Income Eco Run, 2XU, Army Half Marathon and Great Eastern Women’s Run

CHUA CHEE BENG

X-RUNNERS - HEAD TRAINER

 

Background:

  • 20 years of experience as PTI in SAF

  • Student Development Officer, Ngee Ann Poly

  • Freelance Sports Climbing and Track and Field Coach

  • BSc Sports Science – Monash University

  • IAAF Level 1 Coach

  • ASCA Level 1

  • Advanced PTI Couse

DERIC LAU

X-RUNNERS - TRAINER

Background in running:
 

  • Masters Athletics X-Country 2018 (5th Position for 40 to 45-year old category)

  • Sundown Marathon HM 2018

  • Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2003, 2005, 2011 to 2017 (2018?)

  • Army Half Marathon 2011 to 2017

  • Over 15 years of running, 1st full marathon in SCSM 2003

  • Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2017 Pacer

DAVID PONG

X-RUNNERS - TRAINER

Background in running:
 

  • More than 4 years of conducting training at RuningHour

  • More than 1 year of conducting training at CoffeeTea Running Club

  • More than 3 years of conducting training in the corporate agency

  • HPB Downtown Trainer

  • 10 years of running

  • Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2018

  • Hong Kong Standard Chartered Marathon 2018

  • Tokyo Marathon 2017

  • AngKor Wat Half Marathon 2016

  • SkyHawk Nature Run 2016 (22km)

  • Other xperiences at Sundown Marathon, Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon, 2XU, Income Eco Run and MSIG

EDMUND BAEY

X-RUNNERS - TRAINER

Background in running:

 

  • SAFSA Dragonboat Team (National champion 2 years in a row)

  • Army Camp X-Country Championship (Individual 4th)

  • Performance Series 10k Team Challenge (3rd)

  • Avid long distance runner participating in distances from 5k to full marathon including Pocari Run 5k, 2XU 10k, EcoRun 10k&21k, CSC 21k, Newton Challenge 32k, Sundown HM, SCSM FM and Gold Coast Airport Marathon 

  • NCSF Certified Personal Trainer

INDRA JULIE

X-RUNNERS - TRAINER

Background in running:

School sprinter (100m & 200m)

  • 2011 - Started distance running

  • 2019 - Eco Run 21km, 2XU 21km

  • 2018 - SCMS, MSIG Trail, Army Half, Eco Run, 2XU (all 21km)

Pacer for several events:

  • 2019 - TPS 10km 

  • 2017 - Run For Hope 10km, Star Wars Run 10km, TPS 21km

AUDREY HAU

X-RUNNERS - TRAINER

Background in running:
 

  • Trifactor triathlon: 113 Aquathlon 2018, Meta Sprint triathlon, Powerman Malaysia 2018 and Desaru 113 2017

  • Running events: Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2015, Penang Bridge International Marathon 2014 and many other local and overseas half marathons

Instagram: @audrey_hau

JEMAINE GOH

X-RUNNERS - TRAINER

Background in running:
 

  • School team netball and basketball player

  • Force of Nature Ultra 2018 (Local Champion)

  • Sky hawk Nature Run 2018 (22km – 5th Position)

  • Other experiences include Hong Kong Standard Chartered Marathon 2017, Gold Coast Airport Marathon 2017 and Blackmore Sydney Running Festival 2017

 

Instagram: @yrotsreh

RANDY GOH

X-RUNNERS - TRAINER

Background in running:

 

  • Ho Chi Minh Marathon 2019 (Half Marathon)

  • Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (Half Marathon)

  • Gold Coast Airport Marathon 2017 (Full Marathon)

  • Sky Hawk Nature Run 2018 (10km)

  • Standard Chartered Kuala Lumpur Marathon (10km)

  • Laguna Phuket (10km)

  • Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 10 & 21km

  • Newton Challenge 32km

  • TrailFactor Race Swim + 5km

  • Pacers for several running groups and events including Challenge 32 2018, Marina Run 2018 (10km), 2XU Ultra 2018 (21km) and Ice-Cream Run 2018.

RONNIE HAIR

X-RUNNERS - TRAINER

Background in running:

 

  • School team’s track and field sprinter – 100m/200m/4x100m

  • Experience in Marathon / Half Marathon / Runs – 

  • 2XU 21.1km – 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

  • Army Half Marathon 21.1km – 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018

  • NorthFace100 (Trail)– 13km Solo

  • Newton Challenge – 32.195km – 2017

  • Yellow Ribbon Run – 2014 (10km) / 2018 (5km – Team of 4 – 2nd)

TONY SIAH

X-RUNNERS - TRAINER

Background in running:

 

  • School team track & field.

  • School team soccer player.

  • 2016 - Straitstime Run 10km,  CSC 10km, Solomon 10km, Anti-racist run 10km,SCSM Ekiden.

  • 2017 - 2XU half marathon, MSIG 10km, Pocari Run 10km, Kindness Run 10km, Sundown 10km, Harmony Run, Yolo run 10km.

  • 2018 - SCSM Half marathon, Marina Bay Run 10km, Straitstime Run 10km, Army Half marathon.

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