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Got the eye of the tiger? Runs, Marathons and more

Keeping in shape does not always have to be boring or a chore. Take part in one of these great runs with friends and family – good company will make a whole lot of difference! There are so many races to choose from, from themed fun runs, runs for kids to full-fledged marathons and triathlons. Whether you’re a newbie to races or a running enthusiast, you’ll be pleased with what’s in store in the year ahead. Register yourself now and sweat it out at these exciting runs in Singapore and beyond.



Urgent Run 2017
This is a fun run you’re sure to enjoy!

What: The Urgent Run 2017

Photo Credit: World Toilet Organization

This 5km fun run features games, photo booths and an exhibition on local and global sanitation issues. Come dressed in your bathroom best for the “crappy dress” competition — whether it’s a toilet seat around your neck or a plunger in hand!

Where: Casuarina Grove, East Coast Park

When: 28 October

Price: From $36

More: Get your spot now.


What: Newton Challenge 2017

Flagging off at the iconic Marina Barrage, this race returns with a brand new 10km category in addition to its 21.1km and 32.195km routes.

Where: Marina Barrage

When: 29 October

Price: From $40

More: Register by 6 October at newtonchallenge.com.


What: The Power Walk 2017

Embark on a 5km walk through the CBD at The Power Walk this October. Proceeds from this family-friendly run will go to Dress for Success Singapore which empowers disadvantaged women to get jobs, advance in their careers and achieve economic independence

Where: Central Business District

When: 29 October

Price: From $40

More: Get your spot by 24 October at liv3ly.com.



What: The Performance Series Singapore 2017 (Race 3)

The race promotes a healthy lifestyle and consists of distances of 5km, 10km and 21km. Choose to run individually or run as a team of four, where each team member will run 10km.

Where: Changi Exhibition Centre

When: 5 November

Price: From $45

More: Registration closes on 15 October. Sign up now.


What: 2XU YOLO Run

Starting at the F1 Pit Building, this race returns for its third year with a new 21km competitive category. You can also choose to run the 5km non-competitive and 10km competitive routes. You can also take part in a mass yoga session after your run.

Where: F1 Pit Building

When: 11 November

Price: From $38

More: Register by 29 October at yolorun.com.


Laguna Phuket Triathlon
Race across the stunning Laguna Phuket Resort

What: Laguna Phuket Triathlon

As one of the longest-established triathlons in Asia, this race consists of a 1.8km swim, a 50km bike course and a two-lap run around the Laguna Phuket resort.

Where: Laguna Phuket Resort

When: 19 November

Price: From $220

More: Sign up by 13 November at lagunaphukettri.com.


What: Malaysia Action Asia Trail 2017

Take part in the 10km, 20km or 50km route offering various elevations and terrains. Bring your own hydration system or bottle for refills at the various water checkpoints.

Where: Cherengin Hills Convention & Spa Resort Janda Baik, Malaysia

When: 19 November

Price: From $24

More: Normal sales are until 31 October. Late sales start from 1 November. Get a spot now.


What: Run For Beer

Sweat it out on a non-competitive 3.2km run from Clarke Quay by the Singapore River to Boat Quay. After which, enjoy beer and other great post-run activities. Enjoy the rest of the night at Clarke Quay’s Fountain Square with games, music and loads of other fringe activities.

Where: Clarke Quay

When: 24 November

Price: From $35

More: Registration closes on 17 October. Hurry and register now.


Halong Bay Heritage Marathon
Sweat it out at the stunning Halong Bay. Photo credit: Halong Bay Heritage Marathon

What: Halong Bay Heritage Marathon

Held in one of Vietnam’s iconic tourist destinations, this annual race offers gorgeous views of the mountains, coasts and fishing villages of Halong Bay. Choose from four distances: a 5km fun run, 10km competitive run, half marathon and full marathon.

Where: Quang Ninh Museum Library

When: 25 November

Price: From $20

More: Book your spot before 12 November.


What: Penang Bridge International Marathon

Held in Penang, Malaysia, this race features four categories: marathon, half marathon, 10km and 8km fun run. The full marathon and half marathon will start in front of Queensbay Mall, while the 10km and 8km runs will start in front of Eastin Hotel.

Where: Penang Bridge

When: 26 November

Price: From

More: Get a place now.


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