It is not about the results or the timing or the sponsors - It is about the fun and spirit that was around the Padang area on that day. I heard nearly 65k+ people participated in this years event and races. And nearly 20K for the half marathon? Is this true?
There were many special event booths and the usual balloon man and superman and spider-man running the race and even small races for children. It was really a family and fun atmosphere. And I did hear some rumblings and complaints about the route and poor organisation and huge crowds for the half marathon; some route snafus at sentosa...
prizes moneys - http://www.marathonsingapore.com/Race_Information/Prize_Money.htm