7 Beautiful Running Routes in Singapore to Jump-start Your Engine

by Divyata Raut
FITNESS  |  June 29, 2018
  • Keppel Bay
    1 / 8 Keppel Bay

    Start your weekend on the right foot with a leisurely jog along the luxurious yachts docked at Keppel Bay. Starting your trail from Labrador Park MRT, let the pristine sights along this uptown area engage you throughout your run.

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  • Orchard Road
    2 / 8 Orchard Road

    Lace up and begin your run from Forum Mall, located at the far end of Orchard Road. You won’t lose hope running the length of Singapore’s iconic shopping district as the hustle and bustle from avid shoppers will encourage you to keep going. Jog past Somerset, Dhoby Ghaut and Bras Basah before completing your run at the Esplanade.

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  • Bedok Reservoir
    3 / 8 Bedok Reservoir

    Let the sights and sounds of nature flood you with a sense of peace and calm as you run along the clear waters of Bedok Reservoir. Nature lovers, prepare to feast your eyes on the lush greenery while animal lovers can anticipate getting a few glimpses of various beautiful birds during their run.

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  • East Coast Park
    4 / 8 East Coast Park

    Want something more out of your runs? Spend the weekend running at East Coast Park’s beach. Sand provides an extra resistance that challenges your muscles to work harder. Cool down in the cold waters to conclude your hard work. Hey, we’re all for improved muscle tone!

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  • Singapore Botanic Gardens
    5 / 8 Singapore Botanic Gardens

    Botanic Gardens is a quiet but huge garden, located near Singapore’s town district. Lose your thoughts in the lush greenery of this picturesque garden that’s also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Being surrounded by plants and trees also lets you inhale fresh air, abundant with oxygen, fuelling you throughout your run.

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  • Marina Bay
    6 / 8 Marina Bay

    If you work in the CBD, you can get started on this running route as soon as you knock off work. Get your heart racing and release stress as you pound the gravel along Marina Bay, heading towards the Helix Bridge. Savour Singapore in its finest light as you wind up near the mesmerising architecture at Marina Bay Sands.

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  • Punggol Waterway
    7 / 8 Punggol Waterway

    Punggol Waterway is a gem for joggers as it is nestled in the far end of Singapore. Tune out the bustle of the city as you reconnect with your body and soul in this serene environment. Let the calming views of the waterway motivate you to push through your run.

     

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  • Want more running inspo? Join Shape Run 2018
    8 / 8 Want more running inspo? Join Shape Run 2018

    Shape Run, the first all-women race in Singapore will be back for another epic event on August 19, 2018. Feel empowered running with like-minded women, sweating it out while taking in the beautiful city views. If you’ve always been doing short distances, challenge yourself with the 10km race. Friendly pacers will be around to motivate and encourage you to score your personal best. To mark this year’s 13th edition, participants will receive a limited-edition runner’s tote designed by local designer Ang Ku Kueh Girl.

    For more info or to register, visit run.shape.com.sg/2018/.

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