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Dr William Tan takes on The World Marathon Challenge 2023

7th January 2023

In January 2023, 65-year old Dr William Tan will be embarking on The World Marathon Challenge, where he will be competing in seven marathons on seven continents over seven days. He will race in Antarctica, South Africa, Australia, the United Arab Emirates, Spain, Brazil and the United States, covering a total of 295km on consecutive days, from Jan 31 to Feb 6.

Dr William will race alongside 50 runners, with him being the only one attempting the feat in a wheelchair.

As part of the race, he's raising funds and awareness for the following charities:

The public are welcomed to donate to the charities to show their support for Dr. William Tan.


Dr. William Tan is available for motivational talks for companies and events. Please enquire here:\

To learn more of Dr. William's story featured on The Straits Times. Please click here.

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