Running On Empty: UK Shyam

“I think track and field took me away from going home, because at home there was generally always nobody there and it was a reminder that I came from a broken family.”
— UK Shyam

Running on Empty by Kenneth Khoo, is a book on UK Shyam, the current national 100m record holder in Singapore, and his struggles in the athletics scene in Singapore.

To promote the book, Run & Gun Media in partnership with Ethos Books first produced a trailer, then a documentary, that details Shyam’s sporting journey that led to his record. In the video, we also talk to two people that came into Shyam’s life when he needed it: C Kunalan and Ang Peng Siong.

Part of the proceeds from the sale of the book will go to the Chiam See Tong Sports Foundation to support underprivileged youth athletes.

Credits (Trailer)

Co-produced with: Ethos Books
Directed, Shot, and Edited by: Jeremy Ho
Camera Assistant: Matilda Chia
Voiceover Artist: Shivram Gopinath

Credits (Documentary)

Co-produced with: Ethos Books
Directed, Shot, and Edited by: Jeremy Ho
Camera Assistant: Lee Yu En
Transcribers: Adora Tan, Carissa Lim, Tan Hui Lin, Vanessa Tan

Published

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https://www.ethosbooks.com.sg/products/running-on-empty