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

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Note: All details are correct as at the time of publishing. Readers are advised to check with the various event organisers for the most updated schedules.


#1 Kids Amazing Race At The Grandstand 2018
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Get your running shoes ready for a fun and adventurous morning of friendly competition. This fun-filled event brings you to compete from one checkpoint to another.

Date: 10 March 2018
Time: 10am – 3pm
Venue: The Grandstand
For more information, visit Kids Amazing Race At The Grandstand 2018

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#2 Transformers Run Singapore 2018
Soak in the fun at the carnival packs with booths and game activities like the NERF Arena, inflatables, Transformer merchandises, F&Bs and Transformers’ showcases.

Date: 6 January 2018
Time: 4pm
Venue: Palawan Green, Sentosa Island
Event Distance: 5km Fun Run
For more information, visit transformersrun.com.sg

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#3 Pokemon Run Carnival 2018
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The Pokémon Run Carnival is returning for its second edition in January 2018 with exciting new additions in store for our favourite Pokémon enthusiasts!

Date: 27 January 2018
Time: Carnival opens at 2pm, first flag-off at 4pm
Venue: Marina Barrage
Event Distance: 5km Fun Run
For more information, visit Pokemon Run Carnival 2018

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#4 Safari Zoo Run 2018
This year our focus is on raising awareness for the conservation of our native wildlife. Each animal icon team supports an endangered wildlife species in Singapore.

Date: 27 January 2018
Time: Race Village Opens at 6am
Venue: Singapore Zoo
Event Distance: 10km | 5.5km | 2.5km
For more information, visit www.safarizoo.run

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#5 STAR WARS™ Run Singapore 2018
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Along with the STAR WARS festival happening on May the 4th, STAR WARS RUN Singapore 2018 will bring a unique event themed around the iconic storyline and characters from the franchise. Fun activities at the Race Village include STAR WARS themed activities, interactions, food and beverages as well as an outdoor movie screening of STAR WARS movies.

Date: 8 May 2018
Time: Race Village Opens at 6am
Venue: Marina Bay area
Event Distance: 10km | 5.4km | 540m
For more information, visit STAR WARS™ Run Singapore 2018

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#6 Sundown 2018
Sundown Marathon started in 2008 with the objective of providing an inclusive race training and experience for running enthusiasts. Since its inaugural edition, the race has endeared itself to runners from all walks of life, living in all continents from all over the world!

Date: 19 May 2018
Time: From 5pm
Venue: Singapore F1 Pit Building
Event Distance: 42.195km | 21.1km | 10km | 5km Fun Run
For more information, visit www.sundownmarathon.com

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#7 Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2018

Date: 8 December 2018
Time: TBD
Venue: Orchard Road
Event Distance: 10km | 21.1km | 42.195km | 600m | Ekiden
For more information, visit www.singaporemarathon.com

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