Singapore has a host of themed, competitive and charity runs every year. Want to introduce your child to competitive running? Or just looking for a fun and good workout for the whole family? We list down the many running events open to families with children in Singapore.

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Related Read: Preparing your kids for their first run

For other up coming events, visit Events in Singapore.


1. Singapore Sports Hub Prosperity Run

Singapore Sports Hub Prosperity Run 2024

Start the year of the dragon right by embarking on a journey of health and joy at our Prosperity Run – whether you are a novice or a seasoned runner, gather your family and friends, and strap on your running shoes! The fun doesn’t stop there! Soak in the festive atmosphere with more cultural activities at the Arena Park

📅 24 Feb 2024
⏰ 7am – 11am
📍 Arena Park, Singapore Sports Hub
🏷 Charges apply
👟 5km

For more information, visit Singapore Sports Hub Prosperity Run.

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2. Income Eco Run

Income Eco Run is one of Southeast Asia’s Eco Runs that aims to champion environmental conservation and encourage everyone to play their part in supporting the cause for Zero Waste. This year they will be donating $1 with every KM clocked and participants have the flexibility to run their distance-of-choice between 3km to a half marathon (21.1km).

Kids Run (4 to 12 years old)
📅 26 May 2024
⏰ 4.30am – 11am
📍 Marina Barrage
🏷 Charges apply

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LCentral Mar2024

3. Spartan Kids Run

A fun and safe obstacle course experience for children aged 4-14. Young kids will gain confidence while having a ball running, jumping, climbing, and crawling. Older kids can increase the challenge, and even compete in timed heats against others.

Kids Race (4 to 14 years old)
📅 22 Jun 2024
📍 TBC
🏷 Charges apply

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4. Lazada Run

Kids Dash
📅 1 Jul 2024
📍 TBD
🏷 Charges apply

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5. SCSM 2024 Kids Dash

SCSM Kids Dash

650m Kids Dash
📅 29 Nov to 1 Dec 2024
⏰ TBD
📍 TBD
🏷 Charges apply

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Below is a recap of Family & Kids Running Events in 2023:

1. SCSM 2023 Kids Dash

Calling all active parents with energetic little runners! The Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) is back with its popular Kids Dash. Parents will get the opportunity to have fun with their children and create lasting memories as they run a 650m route along the iconic F1 Pit Building. All participants will receive an event t-shirt, a neck fan, and a surprise goody bag!

Kids aged 12 and under are welcome to join, and one parent or guardian can accompany each child. Secure your spot now for $38!

650m Kids Dash
📅 1 Dec 2023
⏰ 7pm
📍 F1 Pit Building
🏷 Charges apply

For registration, visit here.

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MMI Jan 2024

2. POSB PAssion Run for Kids

Gear up for POSB PAssion Run for Kids 2023, where family fun meets a meaningful cause! An annual event organised by POSB and People’s Association, it’s the perfect opportunity for you and your loved ones to enjoy a day of endless fun. What’s more, you get to support the POSB PAssion Kids Fund and make a difference in the lives of children our community.

800m & 1.2km Kids Run
📅 5 Nov 2023
⏰ 8am – 11am
📍 The Promontory @ Marina Bay
🏷 Charges apply

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3. Mandai Wildlife Run

The event provides the unique opportunity for participants to run in Singapore Zoo, River Wonders and Night Safari while taking in the sights and sounds of nature. There will be something for everyone with all-new race categories for seniors, as well as health and wellness activities, sustainability-themed workshops and up-close animal interactions.

📅 23 & 24 Sep 2023
🏷 Charges apply

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4. Sundown Marathon

Sundown Marathon was created in 2008 as part of a unique training program for ultra-marathons that require running through the night. Since then, as Singapore’s first official night marathon, the Sundown Marathon has grown from strength-to-strength, beginning with 6000+ participants in the inaugural race in 2008 to a total of 25,000 participants across all four categories, making it Asia’s largest night marathon. Participants have included tourists and professional runners from the UK, USA, France, China, India, Japan, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and Taiwan.

5KM Fun Run (Kids Youth)
📅 20 to 21 May 2023
📍 F1 Pit Building
🏷 Charges apply

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5. My Melody & Kuromi Spring Party

Celebrate the year of Rabbit with the two iconic Sanrio characters – My Melody & Kuromi! Join us in any two (2) events planned for you!

My Melody & Kuromi Spring Party race events

Spring Party On-site Fun Walk
📅 15 Apr 2023
⏰ 8am
📍 Waterway Point ⁣

Join us in a fun-filled 3.5km trail with over 30 mini-games! Hunt for the missing items with My Melody or Kuromi to start the party. Depending on which path you pick, the character with the highest number of check-ins will emerge victorious for this event!⁣ Each entry comes with a finisher medal! You get to choose the design too!

Spring Sprint Virtual Run
📅 16 Apr to 7 May 2023
📍 Walk or run anywhere, anytime

For more information, visit here.

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6. Lazada Run

Flagging off at Marina Barrage, Lazada Run Singapore provides something for every fitness level. Race categories include the 5km, 10km and 21km and the first-ever 650m Kids Dash for children between 5-12 years. Sign-ups for the race close on 30 June, and interested participants can sign up through the Lazada app here. Apart from the run, participants can look forward to experiential activities from their favourite brands.

Kids Dash
📅 23 Jun 2023
📍 Marina Barrage
🏷 Charges apply

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8. SAFRA Sprint Kids 2023

Get ready to race against time and overcome all odds to complete your mission in this year’s SAFRA Sprint Kids 2023: Special Ops Edition!

Children aged 3 to 12 years old will have to navigate through a series of NS-inspired obstacles to complete the race. Parents can also take part with their little ones in the Families For Life Challenge category or the Parent & Child Non-Competitive category and have fun together!

📅 1 & 2 Jul 2023
⏰ 8am – 11am
📍 SAFRA Jurong
🏷 Charges apply

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Note: All details are correct as of the time of publishing. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information, no guarantee is given nor responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in the compilation. Readers are advised to check with the respective event organisers for the most updated schedules, venues and details.

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