What is Straits Times Run in the Park 2013 all about?
It is one of Straits Times Appreciates Readers (STAR) initiatives to award readers. This is also held in conjunction with Straits Times 168th Anniversary.
When and where is the Straits Times Run in the Park 2013?
It will be held on the 25th August 2013, at the Punggol WaterFront.
What are the run categories?
There are three run routes:
- 5km fun run
- 10km competitive run
- 15km competitive run
Where are the start and end points for the runs?
The start point would be at the Sentul Crescent, and the end point at the Punggol Water Way.
What are the ticket prices?
5km Fun Run:
Group (4 Pax and above) - $42
10/15km Competitive Run:
Group (4 Pax and above) - $50
Will there be a special price for family registration?
Yes, a family or a group of 4 will be entitled to a discount under group registration.
Where and when can I collect my Race Pack?
We will be giving out the race packs for all participants from August 9 to 11.
Date: 9-11 August 2013 (Friday to Sunday)
Time: 11am- 8pm
Venue: Orchard Central Level 5, 181 Orchard Road 238896
What if I'm unable to collect my Race Pack?
You may appoint a representative to pick your Race Pack on your behalf.
For those who are unable to personally collect their Race Pack, please download the Letter of Authorisation Form here. Your representative must present a complete and signed Letter of Authorisation, a copy of your confirmation slip and a photocopy of your Identity Card (e.g., NRIC) or passport in order to pick up your Race Pack. If you are a minor registrant (anyone below the age of 18), your representative must also submit your valid signed parental guidance form.
Who can collect the race packs on behalf of the group?
For group registration (two persons or more), only the main registrant or any of the team members is required to collect the Race Pack on behalf of the group.
The main registrant/team member who is collecting must produce his/her NRIC and the confirmation slip for the collection.
When is the closing date for registration?
Registration should be done before 15 July 2013. Do note that T-shirt sizes are subjected to availability, on a first come first serve basis. Do register early to avoid any disappointments!
How will I know if my registration entry online has been accepted?
You will receive a confirmation upon a successful registration. An email will be sent to the person who registers on behalf of the group in the case of a group registration.
Do I get a refund if I am unable to participate after registration?
No. Once the Registration Form has been duly processed, there will be no refund of entry fees for any reason.
If I cannot attend the event even though I have registered for it, can my friend take over my place?
No. Registration is not transferable.