Tag: Post Event

  • 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 seventh 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…

  • Green Corridor Run 2014: 7,000 Runners Braved the Heavy Downpour

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    Heavy Rain didn’t stop 7,000 runners from tackling the Green Corridor Run yesterday. The race aimed to raise awareness of this little-known stretch of greenery in Singapore. Starting at the disused Tanjong Pagar railway station and ending approximately 10.5km later at the Bukit Timah rail station, the Green Corridor Run was the first experience that…

  • Cold Storage Kids Run 2014: Families Revel in Brand New Venue at Gardens by the Bay

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    Back for the seventh consecutive year, the Cold Storage Kids Run 2014 saw more than 5,700 children sprint round The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay, last Sunday morning. As a key-sporting event on Singapore’s running calendar, the Cold Storage Kids Run is aimed at promoting an active lifestyle amongst young and old in Singapore. Marking…

  • NTUC Income RUN 350, Organised by Young NTUC: 12,000 Ran For A Greener Tomorrow

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    Southeast Asia’s premier eco-run, NTUC Income RUN 350, organised by Young NTUC saw a record number of over 12,000 runners, more than 500 volunteers and 21 partners come together in support of the global 350 movement. The fifth edition of the race welcomed participants from 64 different countries who ran for a greener tomorrow. Held…

  • J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge 2014 Attracts Record Crowd of 16,861 Entrants

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    The 11th running of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge was held this evening with a capacity crowd of 16,861 runners from 356 companies. The number of entrants is a record for this race, which has grown 59-percent since 2009 when it attracted 9,924 entrants. Stuart Haynes of Morgan Stanley was the men’s individual winner in…

  • Run For Your Lives Singapore 2014: No Rest When The Dead Are Chasing

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    The inaugural Run For Your Lives Asia took place right here in Singapore. Survivors started off from the Padang, braving the 5KM route, which was interspersed with several obstacles… oh, and dozens of flesh-eating zombies ready to devour your brains. Unlike normal obstacle courses, runners try to dodge and escape from zombies roaming the course…