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Poly 50

Over 1,050 participants took part in the annual Poly 50 campus relay run on 11 July 2007. 103 teams participated in this unique race, and they comprised of staff, students, alumni and secondary school students. Started in the 1960s, the Poly 50 aims to get students to keep fit and develop teamwork.

In the student category, the team "Zoom!" were crowned champions, clocking a new record time of 01:15:20. In the staff category, the "EEE Elite Runners" from the School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering took top spot in record time of 01:26:33. Runners from Commonwealth Secondary School clinched the top two positions in their category.

Another highlight of the event was the presence of SP Alumni Thirumurugan s/o Narayanan. Thiru was the first recipient of the Singapore Polytechnic Alumni Scholarship back in 2004. Now a final-year student in NUS, he wanted to contribute back so that others could benefit from the scholarship as well. His way of paying back the generosity shown to him was by running all 50 laps at this year's Poly 50 campus run.

For his effort, Thiru raised $5,000. Over $6,000 was also donated by well-wishers who were touched by his gesture.

The full results of the Poly 50 race can be found below:

SP Student Results (Record Time - 1hr 16min 24secs)

POSITION TEAM # TEAM NAME TIME REMARKS
1 43 Zoom! 01:15:20 New record
2 31 DragonBoat Team1 01:16:24  
3 1 Sports Club1 01:17:46  
4 44 Alakazoom 01:17:59  
5 7 Team SMAC1 01:18:10  
6 79 SPA Primoris 01:19:41  
7 9 Team SMAC3 01:19:45  
8 32 DragonBoat Team2 01:20:27  
9 83 SPLS1 01:22:28  
10 8 Team SMAC2 01:23:13  

 

SP Staff Results (Record Time - 1hr 32min 43secs)

POSITION TEAM # TEAM NAME TIME REMARKS
1 113 EEE Elite Runners 01:26:33 New record
2 117 Winning Team (MM) 01:32:10  
3 111 Hilltop Harriers (SB) 01:33:23  
4 116 CLSians 01:35:38  
5 114 EEE Fun Runners 01:36:32  

 

SP Alumni Results (Record Time - 1hr 16min 49secs)

POSITION TEAM # TEAM NAME TIME REMARKS
1 151 CLS Earthquake1 01:16:43 New record
2 153 Sub3 01:16:53  
3 150 Spassion Zoom 01:18:59  

 

Secondary School Results (Record Time - 1hr 21min 0secs)

POSITION TEAM # TEAM NAME TIME REMARKS
1 147 Commonwealth Sec2 01:22:32  
2 148 Commonwealth Sec1 01:24:45  
3 149 Admiralty Sec 01:38:35  



Champion SP student team Zoom!


Victorious EEE staff team.
 

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