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Frost the Trail 2016 raises S$120,000 for charity with more than 600 runners from the corporate community

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SINGAPORE /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.

Frost the Trail 2016
Frost the Trail 2016
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 http://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.

About Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, works in collaboration with clients to leverage visionary innovation that addresses the global challenges and related growth opportunities that will make or break today’s market participants. For more than 50 years, we have been developing growth strategies for the global 1000, emerging businesses, the public sector and the investment community. Is your organization prepared for the next profound wave of industry convergence, disruptive technologies, increasing competitive intensity, Mega Trends, breakthrough best practices, changing customer dynamics and emerging economies? Contact us: Start the discussion

Media Contact:

Melissa Tan
Corporate Communications – Asia Pacific
P: +65 6890 0926
E: melissa.tan@frost.com

Photo – http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20160815/8521605168

Source: Frost & Sullivan
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August 17, 2016 at 4:01 pm

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