SpongeBob Run Singapore
What: Say hello to cartoon character runs. First there was Hello Kitty, then My Little Pony, followed by Snoopy and now SpongeBob SquarePants.
The lovable yellow sponge is now the theme of a 5km run next month.
Participants will be flagged off by a SpongeBob mascot as they embark on a mission in search of his best friend, Patrick Star.
Along the route that has been designed to resemble the underwater city of Bikini Bottom from the cartoon, fans can spot the characters’ iconic homes – SpongeBob’s pineapple house, Patrick’s brown rock and Squidward’s Moai-shaped home.
Registration for the run costs $49.90 and $59.90. The pricier option has a more substantial goodie bag that includes an exclusive SpongeBob plush toy and a bright yellow drawstring bag with the character’s face, on top of the medal and T-shirt.
There is also an 800m Kids Dash for the tots.
Stay-at-home mum Mary Heng, 39, is training for the 5km run with her daughter, 11, and son, eight, who are fans of the animated series.
She says: “We get to bond while training. It’s also a good way to get them out of the house.”
Where: Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa
When: Aug 6, 4pm
Cost: $49.50 or $59.50. Children below 0.9m tall enter for free.
Info: Registration closes on Aug 4. Go to www.sbrun.sg
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