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. 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

For more information, visit here.

Below are some kid’s running events in 2022 for reference.

1. POSB PAssion Run for Kids

POSB PAssion Run for Kids 2022

This year, in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the POSB Passion Kids Fund, participants can look forward to a virtual race and physical event, as well as eco-friendly activities for the young and young at heart.

Sign up now and spend a meaningful and fun-filled Sunday morning at the POSB PAssion Run for Kids event along East Coast Park – but hurry, spots are limited to the first 1,000 sign-ups! Virtual run participants can clock 10km at their own pace and complete eco-missions, collect Nutpoints, and stand a chance to win prizes worth up to SGD 8,000!

Date: 30 October to 15 November 2022 (Virtual)

Date: 30 October 2022 (Physical)
Time: 7.30am
Venue: East Coast Park, Angsana Green

Registration: Charges apply

For more information and registration, visit here.


2. Kiztopia TriFactor Kids Run

Kiztopia TriFactor Kids Run 2022

There will be 1km and 3km non-competitive fun run along the scenic City Skyline and Gardens by the Bay grounds, with the aim
to “Bring Sports Back”; to promote Active Kids and Active Life; and to bring families together.

There will be two sessions per day with a total of six flag-off timings. Every participant will receive a Limited Edition TriFactor Kids Run T-Shirt and child participants will each also receive a race pack with attractive goodies. In addition, every participating child will receive a Finisher Medal upon completion of the run.

Date: 9 and 10 July 2022
Venue: Bay East Garden
Registration: Charges apply

Tickets, including a special package for families, are now available for purchase via Klook.

For more information, visit Kiztopia TriFactor Kids Run.


3. My Little Pony Virtual Fun Race

My Little Pony Virtual Fun Race in Suntec City

Get ready to gear up for some great family fun in Suntec City with the My Little Pony Fun Race! Join the first My Little Pony virtual fun race in Singapore where you can clock steps, complete challenges, and play virtual games all within the air-conditioned comfort of the mall! Complete the race and redeem exclusive rewards, gifts and treats for the whole family.

Date: 3 June to 10 July 2022
Venue: Virtual Race
Registration: Free

For more information, visit My Little Pony Virtual Fun Race.


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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