RACE PREP

Pre-race (week prior to event)

  • You must have booked a time slot in order to be able to start your race. You can also change it if you wish to run at a different time. Resources: What time shall I run to beat the heat?.
  • During your registration for the event, you were asked to select your bluPort collection point for your race kit delivery.
  • Collect your race kit (hydration belt, two bottles and sponsors samples) from your selected bluPort collection point.
  • Check the venue map for the start and finish location. 
  • Plan your travel to the race to be on time for your running time slot.
  • Review the detailed course map to familiarize yourself with the route.
  • If you are a first-timer and want some tips for your first race click here.
  • From Thursday 22 October, you will be able to download the latest version of the racing app and learn how to use it for the race. The information will be emailed to you on Thursday 22 October by 12pm.
  • Download “Trace Together” app (unless you have the token) for the compulsory safe entry scan at the race start.

Pre-race (day of the event)

  • Double check your day and time slot booking to ensure you make it at the right time to the start venue. 
  • Fill your water bottles for the race, as there are no drink stations available and get your hydration pack out to use.
  • Charge your phone battery fully.
  • Grab your headphones.
  • Ensure your phone settings are set for the best experience. (see other tech suggestions for your race).
  • Select your target time. Enter your target time for your chosen distance. Like your own personal coach, you will receive audio messages along the route advising if you are ahead or behind your chosen time. Be motivated to stay on pace, and achieve your goal.
  • Choose your competitors. Select two runners who have already completed your chosen distance. It could be your best mate, or a long-time rival. You will receive regular messages throughout your run advising you if you are ahead or behind your chosen competitors. An extra bit of motivation to drive you faster, and provide a new racing element to enjoy during your race.
  • Come ‘race ready’. Warm up before getting to the start venue (you won’t be allowed to do your warm-up near the start venue to avoid a gathering of people at the start area). Resources: See warm-up drills you can do before your race.
  • Wear a face mask while you travel to the venue and as you prepare to start your race.
  • Please do not bring any spectators with you.
  • Please do not bring any bags with you since there is no bag minding service.
  • If running during the hours of darkness, please consider wearing bright clothing. Please take your safety seriously. 
  • Save in your phone our Medical Assistance Hotline, 6100 1911  in case you need medical assistance during your run.
  • Note: if it’s raining and you can’t leave the house to do your race, book a new time slot as soon as possible.
  • Get to the start line.

When you arrive at the Sports Hub, walk towards the Stadium Riverside Walk.

The starting points for 12.9km and 5.6km are different, look for the start flags with the distance that you are racing.

During the race

  • Look for the start flag for your distance (12.9km or 5.6km) as there are two different start lines and two different courses. 
  • When you are ready to start your race, move to the stickers that are placed on the ground before the Start line. 
  • Scan the QR code that’s on the sticker using your Trace Together” app or have with you the Trace Together token.
  • Stand only on the stickers, keep a safe distance. Do not linger or gather in groups at the start.
  •  Press the ‘start countdown’ button on the race app and wait for the countdown before starting your race.
  • Always abide by the safety measures, including keeping a distance of 2 metres from other runners or pedestrians during the race.
  • Please do not hug or high-five anyone (even if you do a personal best!).
  • In case of emergencies, call our emergency hotline 6100 1911.
  • Turn left when you are approaching the finish and you will see the finish flag on your left. See the map below to know where the turn and finish area is.
  • Look for the finish flag and cross the finish line that will appear on the ground next to it.
  • The app will automatically finish when you cross the finish line. You will hear a congratulatory message and the app will show that you have successfully finished. It will happen automatically.
  • If you have a problem please contact us.
  • Remember to upkeep the cleanliness of Singapore and do not litter.

Post-race

  • Clear the finish line so other runners can finish.
  • Leave the venue as soon as you have caught your breath after your race finish.
  • Keep a safe distance. Do not linger or gather in groups at the finish.
  • Remember to scan out upon leaving using the “Trace Together” app or Trace Together token.
  • Put your face mask back on.
  • When you get home: 
    • Share your result socially and hashtag us #runasonesg.
    • Check out our live leaderboard with your race result constantly updated or log back in to the app to see your latest race statistics.
    • Take a look at your race statistics and achievements screens Download your e-certificate.
  • You will receive a message from bluPort  2-3 days after you have completed the race to collect your medal and t-shirt or singlet from your selected bluPort collection point.
  • Check final results after they have been published following the conclusion of the event.
  • If you win your age category (woohoo!) your trophy will be delivered to you.
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