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I'll take the stairs

Swissotel Vertical Marathon's 25th anniversary.
The Straits Times - November 26, 2012
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I'll take the stairs ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

Participants in the men's open category of the Swissotel Vertical Marathon's 25th anniversary run sprinting from the starting point. This year's event attracted 2,116 participants, who had to climb 73 storeys in total.

The marathon is part of the Vertical World Circuit, a series of stair races in some of the world's most iconic skyscrapers.

The current record in the Guinness World Records is six minutes 46 seconds - set by German Thomas Dold when he ran the Swissotel Vertical Marathon in 2009.


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