Designed as an alternative to conventional flat-road marathons, National Vertical Marathon (NVM) is a race that sees its participants scale the entirety of a skyscraper. It is a sport that befits Singapore, an urban city filled with tall buildings, and provides a hearty physical challenge to all participants as well.
Being the brainchild of the NTU Sports Club, NVM has had an extremely remarkable 23-year run since its inception in 1994. The overwhelming response received from the large congregation of climbing enthusiasts each year ensures that NVM continues to be a success. In fact, the continued success of NVM has inspired many other vertical marathons all across Singapore, making NVM one of the pioneer events for this relatively new sport of stair-climbing.
NVM 2018 is proudly organised by the 24th Organising Committee, whose goal is to bring the simple sport of stair-climbing to people of all ages and walks of life, sportsman or not. The committee hopes that NVM 2018 will further develop the prominence of vertical marathon events in the public eye, and encourage healthy lifestyles.
NATIONAL VERTICAL MARATHON
24TH ORGANISING COMMITTEE
Third Row [L-R]: Nicklaus Mak (Registration Officer), Chong Shi Yah (Registration Officer), Charlene Neo (Registration Officer)
Second Row [L-R]: Elroy Liang (Event Controller), Lee Zong Han (Event Controller), Gladys Foo (Publicity Officer), Nicole Xu (Publicity Officer), Brian Lim (Business Manager), Ong Jia Yi (Business Manager), Keith Koh (Logistics Officer), Alfred Pang (Logistics Officer)
First Row [L-R]: Sim Wei Nan (Senior Event Controller), Janessa Woon (Secretary), Tay Su Xia (Senior Co-Chairperson), Lim Ding Hong (Co-Chairperson), Lily Wang (Chairperson), Chloe Chu (Co-Chairperson), Kenrick Tan (Co-Chairperson), Tee Yee Yang (Treasurer), Lee Jun Jie (Media Liaison Officer)
Established in 1991, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Sports Club promotes all kinds of sports activities in NTU, and is currently led by its 27th management committee for the Academic Year 2017/2018.
NTU Sports Club aspires to deliver a rich and dynamic sports lifestyle to all NTU students and public alike. With the support of its 21 sub-clubs, NTU Sports Club offers a wide range of activities to cater to the diverse needs of every student. Each year, NTU Sports Club organises school events such as Sports Challenge, Sports Exposé and Sports Unlimited. Additionally, NTU Sports Club also serves as the proud organiser of three reputable national-level events — Surf N Sweat, Bike Rally and National Vertical Marathon.
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