This year, you can train for the StanChart Marathon Singapore with the help of the official mobile application – designed by the Marathon’s official IT Consultancy TCS.
App can become a runner’s personal coach for the Marathon
Available for download on all smartphones, this app can become a runner’s personal coach through a special feature that offer runners a 16-week fitness training plan that they can customise to their needs.
For example, each individual’s training programme will depend on a runner’s own experience, goals for the race and commitment to prepare for it. User-friendly features like a GPS map per session, audio cues and real-time analysis of each run will also be included into the app to improve the runner’s experience.
Training plan to begin on 17 August
This training plan begins on 17 August and will gear runners up for the Marathon – which takes place on 6 December.
Interval-based training programme
Designed and created by coaches from the StanChart Marathon’s Official Fitness Partner, Journey Fitness Company, this interval-based training programme will comprise of a mixture of short bursts of fast runs and slower, longer runs as well as rest days. The objective is to boost a runner’s capability and capacity.
Spectrum WorldWide is excited by the prospect of the new App
Said Chris Robb, CEO of Spectrum WorldWide, the organisers of the StanChart Marathon Singapore, “The all-new mobile app is very exciting and is now able to take on the role of a training companion and sit side-by-side with the runners on this memorable journey.”
Robb added, “The real-time access to training data also gives runners the chance to train like a pro and pace their practice runs. We strongly believe that the unique features will improve the marathon experience, and make the App a massive hit among participants.”
Live Tracking feature for race day
Besides the Training segment, the App also comprises of a Live Tracking feature where the family members and friends of runners can follow and support their loved ones on race day – and monitor their progress.
Shares information regarding the StanChart Marathon
Another feature of the App will also be to share information regarding the StanChart Marathon – such as event news, weather data and frequently answered questions that runners may find useful – in terms of scheduling their training sessions.