Tag Archives: Subaru Challenge

50 YEAR OLD S’POREAN WINS SUBARU CHALLENGE IN RECORD 82 HOURS

49-year-old Mr G Jaishanker was crowned the winner of the 13th Subaru Challenge. The Singaporean outlasted the field of 400 contestants, keeping his hand on a car, with a time of 82 hours and 16 minutes and 58 seconds. The SATS catering officer walks away with a Subaru Forester worth S$85,000, excluding COE. This is his third time participating. In 2012, he took second prize and last year, he ended up fourth. "Finally, he made his peace," said Mr Jaishanker's wife, after he picked up the prize.

Read More »

ONE-ARMED RUNNER DISQUALIFIED FROM SUBARU CHALLENGE AFTER HE SCRATCHED HIS ITCHY NOSE

One-armed athlete Adam Kamis has dropped out of the MediaCorp Subaru Challenge and all because of a misunderstanding. He was one of about 10 people who had gone past the 72-hour mark in the annual endurance challenge. Adam had moved his hand to scratch his nose as he thought the challenge was "temporarily halted" after the marshal told him: "You just need to hold this position temporarily".

Read More »