The Executive Centre is proud to have supported Sydney Running Festival held on 20 September 2015, Sunday by sending a team of five to participate in the fund-raising race.
The Sydney Running Festival is recognised as one of the world's best running events, with hilly terrain and iconic landmarks aplenty. Since its inception, the Festival has helped raise over 13.2 million Australian dollars to support the work of various Australian charities. Celebrating its15th anniversary this year, the renowned event attracted over 30,000 runners from all over the world, including Kenya, the US, China and Japan. The race featured five courses of different lengths, with the longest being the 42 kilometre marathon, followed by the half marathon, through the CBD and Moore Park area, with competitors finishing at the Sydney Opera House in Circular Quay; and the shorter bridge run and family fun run courses finishing at the Royal Botanic Gardens.
Yvonne Lim, Regional Director – Australia, Singapore & Jakarta at The Executive Centre, said, “As part of our long-standing commitment to giving back to the community, we were proud to have the opportunities to support the Sydney Running Festival. Running was only a small part of the bigger cause and we truly believe that every little step we take can contribute to making differences to the communities and the world that we live in.”