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. Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) Kids Virtual Race (Free)

Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) Kids Race

With the theme “Make it a Family Affair”, the virtual event will be held between 16 to 31 October 2021, and will allow registered child to take part in two races – 2KM and 4KM distances – where they can compete with other children from Singapore and the rest of the world. As it is a virtual event, participants can run safely anytime (within the race period) and anywhere, and their results will be recorded on the Virtual Club platform.

Date: 16 to 31 October 2021
Venue: Virtual Race
Event Distance: 2km | 4km

For more information, visit Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) Kids Virtual Race.

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2. Santa Run For Wishes 2021

Santa Run for Wishes 2021

Make-A-Wish Singapore, a non-profit organisation that creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses, is pleased to announce the return of its annual community and fundraising event, Santa Run for Wishes 2021. Returning in a virtual format for a second time, the run will be held from 1-19 December 2021 with exciting activities lined up for all participants.

Date: 1 to 19 December 2021
Venue: Virtual Race

For more information, visit Santa Run For Wishes 2021.

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3. POSB PAssion Run for Kids

Join POSB PAssion Run for Kids virtual edition this November, from just S$5! Gather your family and friends for a fun run and collect Smiley Nutpoints as you explore Singapore together. Join the Smiley Sticker Hunt and mini events* every Sunday for attractive e-deals and a chance to win lucky draw prizes. Lace up and sign up now before 24 Oct!

*Subject to Prevailing Safe Management Measures

Date: 1 to 30 November 2021
Venue: Virtual Race

For more information, visit here.

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4. Singapore Athletics Kids’ Stadium Run 2021

Date: 6 March 2021
Venue: 100 PLUS Promenade

For more information, visit here.

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Note: All details are correct as at 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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