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Thousands of People Took A Stroll Down At SKECHERS Friendship Walk 2019

by On Sep 9, 2019

Family and friends gathered for an evening of bonding and team spirit at this year’s edition of the 4km walk, enjoying old school games and food while doing good for the community.

Thousands of People Took A Stroll Down At SKECHERS Friendship Walk 2019

SKECHERS organised the second edition of the Skechers Friendship Walk at Marina Bay Sands Events Square on 31 August 2019 with more than 3,000 participants participating in the 4km non-competitive walk.

3,000 People Took A Stroll Down At SKECHERS Friendship Walk

The Walk route brought participants through iconic landmarks and Singapore’s riverscape, such as the Merlion, Marina Bay Sands, Esplanade Theatres and ArtScience Museum, which was a perfect opportunity to pose for Instagram-worthy selfies amidst the picturesque city skyline. ‘Skechers Friendship Quest’ including activities like a Three-Legged Walk and Bishi Bashi.

Thousands of People Took A Stroll Down At SKECHERS Friendship Walk 2019

During the Walk route, there were also team obstacles that required cooperation and teamwork which many had great fun completing with their family and friends, such as the Wheelbarrow Dash where participants dashed to the finish line with their buddy in the barrow, leading to lots of laughter and fun moments.

Thousands of People Took A Stroll Down At SKECHERS Friendship Walk 2019

Highlights at the event village included a Dragon Playground bouncy castle, clearly a hit among the kids, photobooths of a real-life trishaw and the iconic orange and white bus stop, as well as traditional games like Carrom Board and Paper Ball Tic-Tac-Toe.

3,000 People Took A Stroll Down At SKECHERS Friendship Walk

Skechers Singapore partnered the Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN) to donate $1 with every registration received, to help supported children and people with special needs and which will be used in purchasing shoes for needy APSN Alumni.

3,000 People Took A Stroll Down At SKECHERS Friendship Walk

Photo: Lucky draw winner Mr James Tan and his family (first row) took home the prize of the night of one year’s supply of Skechers shoes, with Ms Zann Lee, Regional Director of Sales & Products for Skechers Southeast Asia (second row, in green)

At end of the event, participants had to complete all six stations of the Skechers Friendship Quest in order to take part in the lucky draw. Last, the lucky winner took home the prize of one year's supply of Skechers shoes with lucky draw!

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