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9 Fun Runs To Sign Your Family Up For In 2018

Photo credit: Income Eco Run

If you often worry about how the sedentary Singaporean lifestyle may affect your kids, you may want to start encouraging them to get active and set a good example by exercising with them. Start this new year right by signing your family up for these awesome runs!

Transformers Run

Transformers Run 2018

Transformers fans rejoice! Besides the fun run, the Transformers carnival is sure to wow the entire family. Additionally, a part of the proceeds will go to giving back to social service organisations supported by Community Chest and vulnerable families in the South West District! Sign up here.

Date: 6 January 2018, Saturday
Time: 12.00pm to 8.00pm
Venue: Sentosa Island, Palawan Green
Distance: 5km Fun Run
Price: $85 per runner (Standard Ticket: non-competitive and no age limit)

Run for Hope 

Run For Hope 2018

This year, Run for Hope will be celebrating 25 years of running for cancer awareness and research. Not only a great opportunity to get your family to keep fit, this run is also a fantastic way to show your kids the importance of giving back! Sign up here.

Date: 21 January 2018, Sunday
Time: 10km Run: 7.00 am, 3.5km Family Run/Walk: 7.30 am
Venue: National Stadium
Distance: 3.5km Family Run or 10km Run
Price: $57 per runner (Adult), $52 per runner (Passion Card Member/Past Participant), $50 per runner (2 Adults), $33 per runner (Child/Youth)

Pokemon Run

Pokemon Run

Get a taste of life as a Trainer and look out for various Pokémon along the route. This year’s run will be made more interesting with new Inflatable obstacles – a fun treat for the entire family! Sign up here.

Date: 27 January 2018, Saturday
Time: 8.00am
Venue: Marina Barrage
Distance: 5km Fun Run
Price: $70  per runner (Individual Fun Run) $65 per runner (Buddy of Two)

Safari Zoo Run

Safari Zoo Run 2018

Photo credit: Safari Zoo Run

Commemorate one of Singapore’s most loved animal personalities — Ah Meng the Orangutan as you run as a family to raise awareness on wildlife conservation. Get the unforgettable and unique experience of running through Singapore Zoo and Night Safari! Sign up here.

Date: 27 January 2018, Saturday
Time: 6.00am
Venue: Singapore Zoo
Distance: 5.5 km Safari Zoo Run (Non-competitive, 4 years and up), 2.5km Zoo Dash (Non-competitive, 4 years and up), 2.5km Zoo Kids Dash (Competitive, 6-12 years old)
Price: $70 per adult and $50 per child (5.5 km Safari Zoo Run), $56 per adult and $50 per child (2.5km Zoo Dash), $55 per child (2.5km Zoo Kids Dash)

Marina Run

Photo credit: Marina Run Facebook Page

Photo credit: Marina Run Facebook Page

This unforgettable journey through the waterfront communities, over the Marina Barrage, past iconic landmarks and through beautiful Gardens, is guaranteed to bring your family closer together as you appreciate the scenery and encourage each other to push on! Sign up here.

Date: 10 February 2018, Saturday
Time: 6.45pm
Venue: Marina Barrage
Distance: 5km Fun Run (5 years old and above)
Price: $35 per runner (Early Bird Promotion ends 31 December 2017)

Prosperity Walk

Prosperity Walk

Welcome a year of prosperity with this fantastic family walk! Sign up here.

Date: 25 February 2018, Sunday
Time: 8.30am
Venue: Marina Barrage
Distance: 3.5km Prosperity Walk
Price: $38 per adult and $28 per child (Early Bird Promotion ends 16 January 2018)

Terry Fox Run

Terry Fox Run

Photo credit: Terry Fox Run Singapore Facebook Page

Inspired by Terry Fox’s “Marathon of Hope”, the Terry Fox Run aims to keep his aspiration of a cancer-free world alive. Besides being a fun run for the whole family, all proceeds go towards supporting cancer research in Singapore – a great opportunity to teach the little ones compassion and how to extend a helping hand to those in need. Sign up here.

Date: 11 March 2018, Sunday
Time: 6.30am
Venue: Angsana Green, East Coast Park
Distance: 5km and 10km Fun Run
Price: $30 per runner

Income Eco Run

Income Eco Run

Photo credit: Income Eco Run

Save the earth with this run that champions environmental conservation! This year, runners will be saving as much as 300kg of metal, 114kg of polyester and 36,984 paper cups during this eco-friendly run. A great way to teach your family how to reduce waste and work towards a sustainable environment, the Income Eco Run is a run not to be missed! Sign up here.

Date: 29 April 2018, Tuesday 
Time: 5.00 – 10.00am
Venue: Marina Bay
Distance: 800m Kids Dash (4 to 8 years old), 1.2km Kids Dash (9 to 12 years old), 5km Fun Run (13 years old and above)
Price*: $23 per runner (800m Kids Dash or 1.2km Kids Dash ), $44 per runner (5km Fun Run)
*(Early Bird Promotion ends 15 January 2018)

Singapore Kindness Run

Singapore Kindness Run

Photo credit: Huang Xiaolong / Sport Singapore

The Singapore Kindness Run is an event where graciousness and good sportsmanship are displayed naturally. Help build a kinder and more gracious running community by participating in this run! Sign up here.  

Date: 13 May 2018, Tuesday 
Time: 7.00am
Venue: East Coast Park
Distance: 800m Kids Dash (7-9 years old or 10-12 years old), 3.5km Fun Run (7 years old and above), 10km Ambassador Run (Competitive, 13 years old and above)
Price*: $27 per runner (800m Kids Dash), $36 per runner (3.5km Fun Run), $45 per runner (10km Ambassador Run)
*(Early Bird Promotion ends 15 January 2018)