In a city where it is difficult to find uninterrupted natural spaces, race organiser Groundswell Events is organising the second edition of the Green Corridor Run to raise the profile of this incredible stretch of greenery and woodlands. The Green Corridor Run 2014 will be held on Sunday, 18th May 2014.
“We received overwhelmingly positive feedback after the inaugural race and we are very excited to be organising the 2014 edition” says Ben Williams, race organiser and director of Groundswell Events.
The 10.5KM trail path, officially known as the Rail Corridor, will start at the historic Tanjong Pagar rail station, and end at the old Bukit Timah Rail Station. The course runs the entire length of Singapore, in the south, all the way to the border of Malaysia in the north. Even though the trail cuts directly through the centre of the island, it is still one of Singapore’s least known natural assets.
“Imagine running half of Singapore south to north without having to cross any roads and enjoying the view of a different side of Singapore with its greenery. At times along the Rail Corridor you actually don’t feel that you are in Singapore,” says Leong Kwok Peng, Vice President of the Nature Society Singapore, the official charity partner of the Green Corridor Run.
Appealing to recreational athletes, nature lovers, and those interested in the history of the rail corridor, 6,000 runners from 71 nationalities participated in last year’s run.
With limited entry places available, those interested in participating in this historic event are encouraged to register now. As well as a fantastic race experience, participants will receive an exclusively designed running singlet, a sports towel, finisher medal, baggage valet and free shuttle buses to and from the MRT.