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Carpenters Set For Island Chill Marathon

Carpenters Set For Island Chill Marathon
Carpenters Group staff members ready for the Island Chill marathon to be staged in Suva on Saturday, July 21. Photo: Carpenters Group
July 15
10:43 2018

It is marathon time of year again, and as the main sponsor for the fourth year, Island Chill will ensure that all runners are well hy­drated out on the course.

And over 150 of those run­ners will be from within the wider Carpenters Group who have entered a record 44 teams and four half marathon run­ners to next Saturday’s event.

“This year, in celebration of MH’s 150 years in Fiji, we wanted to get everyone in­volved in the event,” said Sa­baratnam Kunaseelan, general manager, Carpenters Group

“Promoting health and well­ness is an important part of all responsible employers’ business practices- and we are proud to encourage our staff in reaching their fitness goals.”

Different parts of the group will be on hand to make the event one to remember. One lucky finisher will be enjoying more than simply the elation of finishing the race- they will be running away with a Hyun­dai Grand i10 courtesy of Car­penters Motors.

“As the official vehicle sup­port for the event Carpenters Motors will have a number of giveaways throughout the morning leading to the main draw of the car itself.

“We are really excited about making one participant’s dream a reality on race day,” said Kunaseelan.

“We are really excited about 2018 being our biggest year yet. We have fantastic support from our main sponsor and are delighted that the Carpenters Group are leaders in getting as many staff out as possible,” said 2018 Race director Marita Manley.

“Our sponsors alone will have over 300 runners partici­pating- and we are targeting 2500 participants at the event. We’re also encouraging walk­ers to come and join in the ac­tion.”


Registration for the 2018 Is­land Chill marathon closes today. For more information contact Josephine Prasad +679 9922098.

– Suva Marathon


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