Tag: Post Event

  • Newton Challenge 2014: Tackling Your Limits with Heart and Vigour!

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    4,500 challengers gathered at Big Splash @ East Coast Park last Sunday morning, ready for the Newton Challenge 2014! With 2 distances of 18km and 32km, the Newton Challenge is a sort of running “litmus test”; newcomers can try these distances to see if they are up for the half or full marathon challenge, while…

  • Straits Times Run at the Hub 2014: Over 20,000 Runners Were First to Finish at the Brand-New Singapore Sports Hub!

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    What do you do when you open a brand new 55,000-seater National Stadium that includes a state of the art, brand new 400m track? Hold a running event there of course! The inaugural Straits Times (ST) Run at the Hub had all the hallmarks of being a great event. 3 categories of events (21.1km, 10km,…

  • The Yellow Ribbon Prison Run 2014 Saw Runners Rallying Together to Support Acceptance of Ex-Offenders

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    Over 9,000 runners from all walks of life joined in the Yellow Ribbon Prison Run on a bright Sunday morning, showing their support for the reintegration of former offenders in Singapore. The Yellow Ribbon Prison Run, themed “The Road to Acceptance”, celebrated its 6th edition this year and took participants through a scenic 10km Competitive…

  • SAFRA Singapore Bay Run & Army Half Marathon 2014: Together We Ran and Heard Our Army Boys ROAR!

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    Since the SAFRA Singapore Bay Run & Army Half-Marathon (SBR & AHM) launched in 1992, this 23rd edition of the run remains a key race in many Singaporean runners’ calendars, especially National Service (NS) men taking part with their units or family members. One of Singapore’s largest running events planned by the Singapore Armed Forces…

  • SingTel Race Against Cancer 2014 Raises Record S$1 Million to Fight Cancer

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    Following success in previous years, the SingTel Race Against Cancer returned in 2014 for the 6th time this year, with 15km, 10km and 5km distances. Cancer is THE number 1 killer in Singapore, with 1 in 3 Singaporeans dying of cancer. This is therefore a cause close to many people’s hearts. A Race with Many…

  • Run For Life 2014 Gave Runners the Chance to Help Needy Children

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    Last Saturday morning, I joined 3,800 other participants for Run For Life, a charity run now in its second year after a successful debut in 2013. Held in at Angsana Green in East Coast Park, Run For Life was jointly organised by Life Community Services Society (LCSS) and Noel Gifts International. The charity run was…

  • Reebok ONE Challenge 2014: Catch Me if You Can!

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    Last Sunday morning saw participants running in the inaugural Reebok ONE Challenge in Singapore. Over 3,200 took part in the 5km race, modelled after the traditional game of “Police and Thief”. Runners took the role of “Prisoners”, evading the “Prison Guards” who were trying to hunt them down! ‘Prison-Break’ Theme Thrills Runners The race, with…

  • Pocari Sweat Run 2014: Smiles in Blue All Around

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    Returning for its third edition, runners clad in the distinctive blue and white of the Pocari Sweat Run welcomed no less than 9,000 participants to Nicoll Highway last Sunday. Conditions were warm and the air was still. Put this together with a wide, flat course and on offering were almost perfect conditions for participants in…

  • Sundown Marathon Singapore 2014: 30,000 Runners Bring on the Night in Country’s Largest Night Marathon

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    The 7th installment of the Sundown Marathon Singapore brought back one of Singapore’s most popular races and Asia’s largest night race, attracting 30,000 participants from around the globe on Saturday night. This year saw some interesting route additions for the first time, such as the inclusion of the iconic Benjamin Sheares Bridge and specially lighted…

  • 5K Foam Run 2014: Did You Have a Foaming Good Time?

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    Runners from all walks of life could be seen at Sentosa Beach Station last Saturday, participating in the 5K Foam Run. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to APSN (Association for Persons with Special Needs). Unlike other race events, the 5K Foam Run dispatched runners in wave timings. Each wave time held a…

  • HomeTeamNS REAL Run 2014: Ten Tough Kilometres of Slopes, Trails and Sand

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    About 6,000 NSmen, their families and friends got together last Sunday morning in Sentosa with 4,200 taking on the HomeTeamNS REAL Run’s 10km run – touted as the toughest 10km race in Singapore. The 10km race route comprised undulating slopes, narrow trails and stretches of sand totaling a distance of 2km. Encouraging an Active and…