Race for your company, for a good cause, or simply in the name of fun this month. By Lee Ying Ying
Bloomberg Square Mile Relay
Bloomberg Square Mile Relay challenges corporate teams to run again for the third year. Photo: Bloomberg Square Mile Relay
This year, 1,500 runners will sprint through the CBD and iconic OUE building, after training with Pure Fitness. This is the third year Bloomberg Square Mile Relay funds a running programme for the SportCares Foundation.
When Oct 1, 7pm
Where The Promontory @ Marina Bay
How much $1,595++ (Includes racing fees, t-shirts, admission to the after-party dinner and three alcoholic/non-alcoholic drinks per runner for a team of 10)
More info www.squaremilerelay.com/singapore
Pink Ribbon Walk 2015
Pink is the internationally recognised colour for breast cancer awareness. Photo: Breast Cancer Foundation
In conjunction with the Breast Cancer Awareness month and organised by the Breast Cancer Foundation (BCF), Pink Ribbon Walk aims to bring breast cancer fighters, survivors and supporters together in a 3.2km walk. Remember to dress in pink and take part in the carnival (open to members of public) that’s happening before the walk.
When Oct 3
Where Marina Bay Event Square @ Waterfront Promenade
How much $40 (past participant or BCF member), $45 (public), $35 (60 and above)
More info www.pinkribbonsingapore.com
Light Up Your Life Run 2015
This run features various lighting themes and fun-filled activities for all ages. Photo: Light Up Your Life Run 2015
Organised by SOSD and Assisi Hospice, the race highlights the groups’ mission to heal, bring comfort, and help those in need. You can sign up as an individual, as a group of four, and dog owners can bring their dog along for a run as well.
When Oct 3, 5pm
Where Big Splash
How much $55 (individual), $200 (group of four), $40 (individual with a dog)
More info www.lightupyourliferun.com
At Asia’s “largest inflatable race”, there will be 11 huge inflatables lined across the three beaches of Sentosa. With obstacles up to 13 metres high and 57 metres long, you have to crawl, climb and bounce your way across. Participants also have complimentary entry to the BounceOFF! Bazaar where more fun activities await.
When Oct 3, 9am
Where Sentosa Beach, Sentosa Island
How much $98 (individual), $400 (group of five), $140 (family bundle)
More info www.bounceoff.com.sg
Commando Challenge 2015
Photo: Commando Challenge 2014
Get together with family, friends or colleagues to conquer more than 13 military-style obstacles – that include fire, ice, electricity! – along Sentosa’s beaches and jungle. Sounds hardcore? Well, the point is to adapt a Commando mindset: Get set to overcome your fears with determination and never give up!
When Oct 17, 10am
Where Sentosa Beach, Sentosa Island
How much $80 (6km Commando Course), $99 (10km Extreme Commando Course)
More info www.commandochallenge.sg
New Balance Run On Singapore
Singapore is the first stop of the New Balance Run On regional series. You can either run 5km or keep going for another 1km more – to earn yourself an exclusive achievement badge. Choose to race individually in your respective age categories or a team of four. There will also be music acts like Charlie Lim crooning tunes as you chill out after the run.
When Oct 24, 5pm
Where Gardens by the Bay East
How much $40 (individual), $152 (team), student special at $30 and $114 respectively
More info www.nbrunon.sg
Singapore Sports Hub Charity Fitness Workout 2015
All participation fees will be donated to the President Challenge. Photo: Singapore Sports Hub
The Sports Hub’s first charity fitness workout aims to encourage Singaporeans to transform lives for the better through sports, as 100 per cent of participation fees collected will be donated to this year’s President Challenge. Participants get to take part in zumba, piloxing, dance and workout sessions, and get a goodie bag sponsored by Under Armour, Anytime Fitness, F&N and Kulture. You can give back to the society, and get fit at the same time!
When Oct 24, 9am – 1pm
Where Singapore Sports Hub
How much $35
Pilates in Pink
The basic session will be at taught a slower pace to accommodate newcomers, but anyone can join! Photo: Focus Pilates
Working closely with the Breast Cancer Foundation, Focus Pilates will be hosting classes to raise funds to bring hope and awareness to the disease. There’s a basic 60-minute session on the Pilates Reformer at Focus Pilate’s Raffles Place and Orchard Road studios each. All proceeds will be donated to the Breast Cancer Foundation, so wear pink during the classes and show your support.
When Oct 30
Where Orchard Road, Tong Building, and Raffles Place, Capital Building (Royal Brothers)
How much $35
More info www.focuspilates.com.sg