It’s ironic that fun runs and other high-profile athletic events have made headlines over the past couple of years for all the wrong reasons. Fun runs start out innocently enough: they support philanthropy, introduce the sport to newbies and you can’t beat the social scene. Still, there’s no denying the trend. Fun runs have their downside. Should you stop engaging in them? Of course not. But remain cautious and knowledgeable about hidden dangers associated with runs that include unusual, unique or entertaining “side shows”. It pays to be prepared for anything, you know.
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Our favorite and cherished cartoon characters keep us young at heart and bring back delightful childhood memories. Even the most dedicated runners enjoy the frivolity and silliness surrounding cartoon novelty runs. Many of these events are held over a weekend filled with exciting activities and visits by favorite characters. Special races and events are planned for children, making these marathons a true family vacation.
You probably know Meiji for its incredible range of delicious chocolates, snacks and dairy products—but have you heard of their inaugural food race? Come Saturday, 23 May 2015, you and your family and friends can experience the first ever Meiji food-inspired 5km fun run in Singapore!
Adorable animals, countless slopes, enthusiastic crews and zookeepers. Whether you need some support, some challenges to test your endurance or just some motivation, Safari Zoo Run 2015 will give you plenty of them! One of the first few races of the year, Safari Zoo Run 2015 not only started off with a funky workout that was led by Fitness First’s fitness instructors, but also roped in Yellow Fellows’ burning passion for the fight against cancer.
After its successful debut in Singapore last year, Illumi Run made its way back to our tropical island this year on 28 November and 29 November 2014. 10,000 participants were expected to attend day one of the Illumi Run.
Don’t look for a winged cherub with a bow and quiver filled with heart-topped arrows when you hit the start line of the Score Cupid Dash 2015. This 3.5km fun run is only open to human runners over 16, which means Greek gods need not register. On the other hand, if you have a passion for running and can’t think of a more romantic way to spend Valentine’s Day, show up at the Kepong Metropolitan Park in Kuala Lumpur on 14 February 2015 at 7am and prepare to get your heart rate up in the healthiest of all ways!
What comes to your mind first when the word “Singha” is mentioned? Did we hear beer? Yes, it’s beer! But today we are not talking about how much Singha beer you can down in one go, we are talking about the 3rd edition of The Singha Obstacle Fun Run 2014 that will be happening on Sunday, 30 November, 2014 at Singha Park, Chiang Rai, Thailand.
Organised by GEMPITA – Gerakan Masyarakat Peduli Batam, the Color marathon hopes to promote harmony between Batam citizens, encourage them to embrace Batam as their own home and also create awareness for a healthy lifestyle.
Singapore – Hello Kitty, the world reigning feline queen of Kawaii (cute) celebrated her 40th Birthday together in an ocean of 17,000 red and white avid race participants on Saturday, (Nov 1) at the inaugural Hello Kitty Run Singapore held in Sentosa.
Whether you’re a dedicated runner or are just looking for some active entertainment, plenty of races are designed to maximise fun and minimise struggle. Plus, many of these zany events raise some serious funds for worthy charities. Around the world, running race organisers have turned the standard racing formula on its head.
Originally from the United States, Run For Your Lives will debut in Australia, Sydney, in February next year!
Get a taste of Singapore’s kampong spirit when the Kranji Countryside Run returns on 30 November this year! The route will take runners onto the country lanes of the little-visited Neo Tiew area, a paved jungle trail along Turut track, and even through Singapore’s largest organic banana farm, Bollywood Veggies!