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Will You Run Overseas During The Long Weekend Holidays?

by On Feb 26, 2016
Will You Run Overseas This Year During The Holidays?

If you are a runner who loves exploring beautiful places and enjoy a "Runcation", then you should start to plan early. This year in Singapore, there are 8 Public Holidays plus weekends, which is another good reason for a long weekend getaway.

Now comes the part, where should you go even you have the time? It has to depend on your interests. If you love the sun and beaches, locations such as Bintan, Bali, Cherating Beach, Phuket, Kabira Beach should be at the top of your list.

Stretch your Holidays with 2016's Long Weekends and Public Holidays

If you like to try running in the cold and snow, just because you can't get it here, you can consider choosing ski escapes at Snow resorts such as Club Med Yabuli and Sahoro in Asia. If you wish to go further, Pregelato, Valmorel and other resorts in Europe are also a good choice.

Travel Revolution and NATAS Travel Fair Promotion 2016

During the Travel Revolution 2016 and NATAS Travel Fair 2016 in late February and early March, there will be many travel promotions going on. One of them is Club Med. Club Med is known for providing premium all-inclusive holidays which allow guests the freedom to enjoy the wide variety of services and activities that their Resorts have to offer.

From now till 15 March 2016, Club Med are offering up to 40% discount for any of their all-time favourite SUN or SNOW resorts.

Whether it is a nearby getaway or an exotic adventure that you are seeking, there will be something that is suitable for you. The travel period is from now to October this year.

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Let's take a look at some of these beautiful running locations.

Bintan Island, Indonesia

Imagine running one a mile and a half of white sand beach with your family, followed by becoming a kid again on the flying trapeze. Take a swing at the golf course and end the day with a satisfying spa treat.

Bintan Island, Indonesia

Photo Credit: Club Med

Cherating Beach, Malaysia

If you love running in nature and greenery, the 85 hectares of resort amidst a forest will appeal to you. Discover the beautiful beaches and tropical vegetation from a catamaran after your run, or simply chill out by the new quiet pool. The fabulous view will leave an unforgettable memory in your head.

Cherating Beach, Malaysia

Photo Credit: Club Med

Guilin, China

If you love trail running in China, then Guilin may be one of the most beautiful landscapes in China. Beautiful mountains, rice paddies, lakes, caves and hills brings out the best of nature.

Guilin, China

Photo Credit: Club Med

Hokkiado, Japan

Want to try winter running? Hokkaido will be a perfect place for a great winter holiday. When you are tired of running around the area, skiing is the best sport in Hokkaido. End the day with a traditional hot tub and Hokkaido's most typical dishes.

Hokkiado, Japan

Photo Credit: Club Med

Planning Your Perfect Runcation

No matter where you plan to enjoy your holiday, what's most important is to have fun and be safe. Sometimes being just with the company of your loved ones is enough for any holiday. Pamper yourself and your loved ones and start planning for a great holiday especially now there is a discount. Trust us, everything feels better when you get it on discount. But bear in mind, you might get addicted.

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You can check out some of Club Med's Resorts promotions.

Do you have a desired running destination bucket-list or do you simple not run when you are having a vacation?

Nathaniel is a disciplined casual runner and a lover of bananas. As a columnist for RunSociety, he is always on the lookout for exciting and controversial topics that touch the heart of the running community in Singapore, often adding in his funny observations. He has embarked on a mission to start a world class running group in Asia.

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