Guards BG Tan Chuan-Jin takes 'running for elections' to a new literal level

So fit. Much tekan.

Tan Xing Qi| September 02, 04:00 PM

Marine Parade candidate Tan Chuan-Jin was spotted running from house to house today (Sep 2) in a 3G army way of covering ground during the hustings.

Termed by The Straits Times as a "runabout", it is basically running in a custom-made pair of running shoes and in the process, urging your volunteers to run with you.

Or at least try to keep up with the Guards Brigadier-General.

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Check out his running gait here:

PAP Marine Parade candidate Tan Chuan-Jin seen sprinting from house to house in Lorong Melayu estate during his...'run-about'. Our live blog has more:

Posted by The Straits Times on Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Tan wrote on Facebook that running in between units has become his most regular form of exercise.

used to covering so many visits at one session. This time spending most of the day covering as much as I can just to...

Posted by Tan Chuan-Jin on Tuesday, 1 September 2015

And it's little wonder why he was sprinting in the hot midday sun. The number of electors in Marine Parade GRC stands at 146,244 and is only behind that of Pasir ris-Punggol (187,396) and Aljunied (148,142).

No time to lose.

We wait with bated breath to see if He Ting Ru (part of WP's Marine Parade slate) will lace up her shoes and start running.

In the meantime you can enjoy these gifs:

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Run, Chuan-Jin, run!

Top photo from Tan Chuan-Jin's Facebook page.

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