Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore 2016

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04 DEC 2016
Orchard Road

The Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore (SCMS) has established itself as the marquee running event on Singapore’s sporting calendar. Every first Sunday of December, thousands of participants from all walks of life run past some of Singapore’s iconic landmarks such as Garden by the Bay or the Esplanade. Marathon runners also get to soak up the festive atmosphere as they run under the twinkling lights of Orchard Road.

In 2016, SCMS retained its Gold Label status by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), placing it among the company of the world’s elite races such as the New York City Marathon and the London Marathon. As the highlight of Singapore’s running calendar, the Marathon has helped grow the running culture in Singapore. It began with just 6,000 runners in 2002, reaching a peak of 65,000 runners in 2011. In 2012, the theme – “Run for a Reason” – was introduced to encourage all runners to submit their individual reasons for taking part in the Marathon.

2016 will mark the 15th anniversary the Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore and we are set to once again feature three different routes for the Marathon, Half Marathon and 10km. The Kids Dash also offers aspiring little runners the chance to experience the Marathon, while the Ekiden promises to foster both teamwork and strategic planning among a team of six runners completing the Marathon in a relay format.

Categories and Fees

Every participant using a Standard Chartered Debit/Credit Card gets 15% off registration fees.

Every SCMS 2015 participant gets 10% off registration fees.

Both discounts cannot be cumulated.

Registrations for the Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore close on 25 November 2016 or when slots are sold out – whichever comes first. Most categories are filling up quickly so register now to secure your slot and end 2016 with a bang!


Marathon – 42.195km

Benefits for Marathon Participants

Half-Marathon – 21.1km


Benefits for Half-Marathon Participants

10KM category

10km Wheelchair category


Benefits for 10km Participants

Ekiden – 42.195km (split among 6 runners)

Benefits for Ekiden Participants

Kids Dash

What Kids get

* Residents includes Singaporean, Singapore Permanent Residents, legal pass/permit holder residing in Singapore.

Note: Finisher’s Tee-shirts (only applicable for Marathon & Ekiden race categories) and medals will only be given to official Finishers

The SCMS16 Distance Challenge is the perfect opportunity for you and your organisation to take competitiveness outside of the domains of your office and foster team spirit while running together as an organisation. The SCMS16 Distance Challenge is broken into two clear categories;

  • Corporate
  • Non-corporate e.g. Charity, Education, Student Groups, Member’s Clubs

Any purchase of a Bulk / Corporate or Corporate Club package will afford your Organisation instant qualification into the SCMS16 Distance Challenge

The top 10 organisations in both categories will receive the following:

  • Invitation to attend the SCMS16 Appreciation Event
  • Awarded a commemorative plaque
  • Listed on the Official Event website
For general enquiries about the event, please email

Alternatively, you can also call our hotline at (+65) 6799 5909, between 09.00 am to 06.00 pm on weekdays only.

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