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Got the eye of the tiger? Runs, Marathons and more

Keeping in shape does not always have to be boring or a chore. Take part in one of these great runs with friends and family – good company will make a whole lot of difference! There are so many races to choose from, from themed fun runs, runs for kids to full-fledged marathons and triathlons. Whether you’re a newbie to races or a running enthusiast, you’ll be pleased with what’s in store in the year ahead. Register yourself now and sweat it out at these exciting runs in Singapore and beyond.



Electric Run 2017
Walk and run through bright lights and sounds

What: Electric Run Recharged Singapore 2017

Go on a journey through light and sound at the Electric Run Recharged Singapore 2017. Run, walk and dance the night away with friends and family without a time limit. Go through themed party zones at each kilometre and dance the night away with a live DJ at the finish line.

Where: Marina Barrage

When: 22 April

Price: From $80

More: Pre-register now.


What: MetaSprint Series Triathlon

Swim, bike and run at this triathlon. Swim with ease with lane ropes and buoys that will guide you along the course. Bike along wide and straight roads that provide ample space for overtaking. At every 1.5km to 2km, refresh yourself with a drink at the drink station.

Where: Angsana Green, East Coast Park

When: 23 April

Price: From $75

More: Hurry and register now. Registration closes on 5 April.


What: National Geographic Earth Day Run 2017 Singapore

Do your part for the Earth and support on-going environmental efforts at the National Geographic Earth Day Run 2017 this April. Proceeds from the race will go to climate change initiatives of the WWF Singapore. This race is Singapore’s first and only mass run powered solely by renewable energy and driven by zero-waste initiatives.

Where: The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay

When: 23 April

Price: TBC

More: Find out more and get registration updates at their website now.


J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge race in Singapore
Round up the office and take part in this running event

What: J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge 2017

The J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge is returning on 27 April for the 14th edition of the race in Singapore. The annual event is part of the global J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Series, which was launched to encourage companies to put work aside on a workday for a spot of fun and fitness. Gather your colleagues and take part in the 5.6 km team run.

Where: F1 Pit Building

When: 27 April

Price: $70

More: Hurry and register now.


What: Cambodia Charity Run & Ride 2017

Take part in the Cambodia Charity Run & Ride 2017 and contribute to improving school infrastructure in the rural areas of the country. Choose to take part in either the bike race (29 April morning) or running race (30 April morning). For the running race, choose from either the half-marathon (21 km), 10km or the 0.3km fun run.

Where: In front of Koh Pich Theater, Cambodia

When: 29 to 30 April

Price: USD10 to USD40

More: Sign up now.


What: Monster Ultra 200

Challenge yourself at the Monster Ultra 200 this April. This 200km run is fully self-supported and self-navigate, with no directional signs. You will need to print a route map for the race. You will have up to 48 hours to complete the race.

Where: MacRitchie Reservoir

When: 29 April to 1 May

Price: Free

More: Sign up now.


What: Income Eco Run 2017

Income Eco Run 2017 is Southeast Asia’s premier eco-run which champions environmental conservation and aims to raise awareness for everyone to play their part in supporting the cause. Challenge yourself and participate in the race as a ‘Zero Waste Runner’. Get a handheld water bottle to refill along the race route to cut down on the use of disposable cups and a limited edition ‘Zero Waste’ graphic print on the running tee in recognition of your pledge. Choose to participate in 10km individual or team run, a 21.1km marathon or register your kids for the 800m kids dash.

Where: F1 Pit Building

When: 30 April

Price: $20 to $73

More: Sign up now.



What: Spartan Singapore 2017

Push yourself to the limit at Spartan Singapore, an obstacle course race. Expect to run, climb, push, pull, throw and crawl through walls, trees, mud, barbed wire and other exciting obstacles. Choose to take part in either The Reebok Spartan Sprint (5+ km) or The Reebok Spartan Super (13+ km).

Where: Tampines Ave 10

When: 6 May

Price: From $108

More: Sign up today.


May the force be with you

What: STAR WARS RUN Singapore 2017

Held in Singapore for the first time this May, look forward to exciting experiences themed around Star Wars and its out-of-this-world characters at this fun run. Choose to experience the 4.5km route or test your endurance with the 10km competitive route.

Where: Marina Bay area (To be confirmed)

When: 6 May

Price: From $70

More: Gather your friends and sign up now.


What: The Music Run

Embark on the world’s loudest 5km running course this May during The Music Run. Run through five interactive and themed music zones – rock, pop, old school, hip hop and dance.

Where: Sentosa Island

When: 6 May

Price: From $60

More: Register yourself a spot now. Registration closes on 29 April.


What: TRI-FACTOR Bike & CycleRun Challenge 2017

Get set for some awesome two-wheeled action during the TRI-FACTOR Bike & CycleRun Challenge 2017. Take part in either the 35km or 49km route. You can also opt for the popular CycleRun format which involves both biking and running.

Where: Republic Ave / Nicoll Highway

When: 7 May

Price: From $20

More: Sign up now.


The Chapman’s Challenge
Enjoy gorgeous views and serenity

What: The Chapman’s Challenge 2017

The Chapman’s Challenge 2017 returns for its second year at the YTL Hotels’ Pangkor Laut Resort in Malaysia. Go on a 6.2km run around the private island’s roadways and through the two million year-old rainforest and a 1km swim at the award-winning Emerald Bay.

Where: Pangkor Laut Resort, Malaysia

When: 13 May

Price: $301++ nett per room per night

More: Sign up online now.


What: Runninghour 2017

Run alongside runners with special needs during Runninghour 2017. Opt for either a 5km or 10km blindfolded run to experience what it is like to run with visual impairment. Or you can choose the 3.5km blindfold walk/run where blindfolding is optional.

Where: Bedok Reservoir, Reservoir lawn

When: 13 May

Price: $25, $35, $40

More: Register a spot now.


What: Singapore Kindness Run 2017

Take part in the Singapore Kindness Run 2017, a race to explore the graciousness in runs. The race aims to support and promote good running etiquette.

Where: Pasir Ris Park

When: 14 May

Price: $30, $50 and $75

More: Register a spot now. Registration closes on 25 April.


Meiji Run 2017
Gather the kids for this fun run

What: Meiji Run

Take part in either a 5km fun run or the 10k competitive category. Besides a finisher medal, participants will receive a Meiji hamper (worth $200).

Where: Sentosa Palawan Green

When: 20 May

Price: From $35.90

More: Hurry and sign up now. Registration ends on 5 May.


What: Bintan Triathlon 2017

Asia’s favourite triathlon weekend festival returns to the beautiful island of Bintan. Choose from a variety of distances: Olympic (1.5km Swim, 40km Bike, 10km Run), Sprint (750m Swim, 20km Bike, 5km Run), Youth (300m Swim, 12km Bike, 3km Run) and even Kids (150m Swim, 6km Bike, 1.5km Run).

Where: Bintan, Indonesia

When: 20 to 21 May

Price: From $38

More: Register now.


Cold Storage Kids Run
Calling all kids and their families

What: Cold Storage Kids Run

Being Asia’s first kids-only and family running event, Cold Storage Kids Run is the place to be. The run compromises of both competitive and non-competitive categories, offering something for everyone. Team up in the Family Fun category or take part in Stroller Family Fun for toddlers aged 6 months to 2 years.

Where: Palawan Green, Sentosa

When: 21 May

Price: From $42

More: Sign the family up now.


What: National Vertical Marathon

Put your stamina to the test at the National Vertical Marathon this year. Check out game and food stalls at the event grounds before and after the climb. Scurry up a challenging but manageable 34 storeys before descending 13 floors to the finishing point. Choose to do it individually, with a team of friends or as a relay.

Where: South Beach Tower

When: 21 May

Price: From $30

More: Get yourself a spot now. Registration closes on 7 May.


What: The Performance Series Singapore 2017 (Race 1)

Take in the views as you run along the stadium riverside during The Performance Series this May. The series aims to encourage individuals of all levels to work towards a consistent healthy lifestyle. Embark on either the 5km, 10km or 21km route.

Where: Stadium Riverside

When: 28 May

Price: From $45

More: Mark it down and sign up now.




Laguna Phuket Marathon 2017
Enjoy scenic views and a good workout

What: Laguna Phuket Marathon

Held over two days, the Laguna Phuket Marathon returns this June. Take part in either the 2km, 5km and 10.5km routes or challenge yourself with the half-marathon (21.1km) or full marathon (42km). Enjoy the view as you run through local villages, pineapple and rubber plantations.

Where: Phuket, Thailand

When: 3 to 4 June

Price: From $11

More: Sign up for the shorter routes or for the marathon. Registration closes on 28 May.


What: Arts From The Heart Charity Fun Run 2017

Run for a good cause at the upcoming Arts From The Heart (AFTH) charity fun run. Each kilometre clocked in will generate $1 to support children from The Salvation Army Haven. Also, drop by the carnival for great performances and fun games.

Where: Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park, Activity Lawn I

When: 11 June

Price: From $10 (Child) and $25 (Adult)

More: Hurry and sign up now. Registration ends on 30 April.


What: Skechers Blacklight Run Thailand

Head over to Bangkok for the Skechers Blacklight Run with friends and family. At this vibrant 5km fun run, choose to sprint it, run it or walk it.

Where: Bangkok, Thailand

When: 17 June

Price: Prices differ across different periods. From $28 (Until 6 May) and from $36 (7 to 28 May)

More: Register yourself a spot now. Registration ends on 28 May.


What: Phnom Penh International Half Marathon 2017

This run, which kicks off in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, celebrates the birthday of Queen Norodom Monineath Sihanouk and is held in conjunction with World Environment Day. Opt for the half-marathon, the 10km race or a 3km fun run.

Where: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

When: 18 June

Price: From $31

More: Sign up for a spot now. Registration ends on 1 June.


Dreamworks Day Run
Have a blast at the Dreamworks Day Run

What: DreamWorks Run

Be part of the first-ever DreamWorks Day and have the chance to meet your favourite DreamWorks characters from movies such as Shrek, How To Train Your Dragon and Madagascar and features. In addition to a 5km fun run, you can sign the kids up for the 800m dash.

Where: Gardens by the Bay, Bay East Garden

When: 24 June

Price: From $45

More: Gather the kids and sign up now.


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