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Nat Geo Earth Day Run 2017

Date
23 Apr 2017
Time
2:30PM - 8:30PM
Venue
Gardens By The Bay, The Meadow

The annual National Geographic Earth Day Run 2017 is returning for the second time this year, bigger and better! Join us for Singapore’s first and only mass-run powered solely by renewable energy and driven by zero-waste initiatives. Held from 2.30pm to 8.30pm on Sunday, 23 April 2017, at The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay, funds raised from the event will go to climate change initiatives of the World Wide Fund forNature (WWF) Singapore.

Featuring a 5km Fun Run and 10km Competitive Run, there will also be an Eco-Carnival with food and activities for all, ending off with an Eco-Concert helmed by renowned local acts who have pledged their support for the cause. Participants who pledge to reduce their carbon footprint through daily green pledges leading up to the run, will also be able to accumulate Green Dollars that can be used to redeem selected products at the Eco-Carnival.

Categories and fees

Categories Individual Family (2 Adults, 2 Child)
10km Run
(Competitive)
$69 -
5km Run $69 $200

Green Pledges

Upon registration, participants will be provided with online accounts where they are encouraged to complete daily Green Pledges and reduce their carbon footprint.

Activities include pledging to take public transportation, cold showers, reducing food waste, bringing your own bag and using the fan instead of air-conditioner. Points accumulated allow participants to redeem selected products at the event.

Eco-Carnival

The Eco-Carnival will take place throughout the programme of the National Geographic Earth Day Run. All activities will be conducted using clean renewable energy, with the aim to generate zero waste.

To fill participants’ stomachs, sustainable seafood and other dishes from IndoChine will be available in the form of snacks and full meals, with the use of non-disposable cutleries/crockeries.

The carnival will also feature booths with fun, family-friendly activities, and eco-friendly merchandise!

Eco-Concert

The event will conclude with a concert at 5.45pm, featuring local acts who have generously donated their time and performance fees to WWF as part of their support. These acts include Disco Hue, iNCH, Gareth Fernandez, The Façade, and Take Two.

Each paid participant will be entitled to participate in the National Geographic Earth Day Run and will receive a Race Kit which includes:

  • Race tee made from recycled plastic bottles
  • Running belt with BPA-free water bottle
  • Race bib
  • Electronic Finisher’s Certificate
  • National Geographic Earth Day Run NETS FlashPay Card
  • Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry Touch SPF50 (15g) and Hydra Boost Water Gel (5g)

Men’s 10KM and Women’s 10KM Competitive Category
Top 3 participants from each category will be awarded the following:

  • 1ST PRIZE: S$1,000 cash + 4D3N stay at IndoChine Resorts & Villas Phuket (Pool Villa)
  • 2ND PRIZE: $500 cash + 3D2N stay at IndoChine Resorts & Villas Phuket (Ocean Suite)
  • 3RD PRIZE: $300 cash + 3D2N stay at IndoChine Resorts & Villas Phuket (Oceanfront Room)

MEDICAL/FIRST AID STATIONS

There will be a First Aid Station at the Start/Finish area and at the 5km turnaround point.

DISTANCE MARKERS

Distance markers will be positioned at each KM.

RACE ETIQUETTE

As the race is an out and back course, as a sign of courtesy, please keep to your right to avoid bumping into participants racing the other direction. Feel free to approach the crew members for assistance if you encounter any problems.

For media enquiries, please contact:

Charis Pek

Tel: 6551 5423

Email: cpek@golin.com

Marianne Chang

Tel: 6551 5442

Email: mchang@golin.com

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