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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.


OSIM Sundown Marathon Singapore
Enjoy the cool night breeze at the OSIM Sundown Marathon

What: OSIM Sundown Marathon Singapore

The OSIM Sundown Marathon Singapore Marathon is the nation’s first night marathon which started in 2008. Choose from 5km (kids, adults or youth category), 10km races, a 10km team challenge, a 21.1km half marathon or a 42.195km full marathon. Show your support for the environment by opting for the Earth Hour 5km run.

Where: F1 Pit Building

When: 25 March

Price: From $40

More: Use the WWF promo code: SDM17CPWWF5KMADULTS and a portion of the proceeds will go to supporting WWF’s conservation work. Also, enjoy a 30% discount. Registration closes on 28 February so hurry and register now.



What: 2XU Compression Run 2017

Go all out at the 2XU Compression Run 2017 this April. Choose to race in either the 21.1km, 10km, or 5km category. Receive exclusive rose gold series 2XU singlets and a 2XU Compression Run Polo T-Shirt.

Where: F1 Pit Building

When: 2 April

Price: $50, $65, $70

More: Register for the run now. Registration closes on 1 March.


What: Teh Tarik Run

Don’t miss the inaugural Teh Tarik Run, probably the first in the world (Teh Tarik is a popular hot milk beverage in Singapore)! Use the starter milk can provided from the race pack to contain your teh tarik for every round. Finish drinking without spilling before heading for each 1km lap. Complete this 4 times and earn yourself the finisher milk can. After the run, celebrate with some delicious prata at the prata party.

Where: Kallang, 66 Kampong Bugis

When: 9 April

Price: $35

More: Registration closes on 28 February so register for a spot now.


TriFactor race
Gather your friends and go all out at this swim and run

What: TriFactor Swim & Aqua Run Challenge 2017

Challenge yourself at the upcoming TriFactor Swim & Aqua Run Challenge. Choose from a range of distances – great for both newbies and seasoned open sea swimmers.

Where: East Coast Park

When: 9 April

Price: $15 to $120 (Normal: Until 12 March) and $$20 to $135 (Extended: 13 to 17 March)

More: Register yourself now. Registration closes on 17 March.


What: 50 Hours Non Stop Run 2017

The 50 Hours Non Stop Run is back for its third year. Push your limits in running either three laps (12.9 km) , six laps (25.8 km) or ten laps (43 km) at your own pace and time within a 50-hour duration. It is a non-competitive event and times are not recorded. This year, a greater challenge of 12 laps (64.5km) will be available.

Where: Bedok Reservoir Park

When: 14 April

Price: $22 to $34

More: Register yourself now. Registration closes on 19 March.


What: Coca Cola LONGRUN 2017

Run along the beautiful streets of Hulhumalé at the Coca Cola LONGRUN 2017 in Maldives this coming April. Choose to run in the 42km, 21km, 10.5km or 5km races.

Where: Hulhumalé, Maldives

When: 14 April

Price: USD20 to USD35

More: Online registration closes on 31 March (23:59, Bangkok Time). Book yourself a spot now.


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.


Looking for more? Check out more fun Things To Do around town or get more insider information about Living in Singapore.