Green Corridor Run 2016
After the sold-out success of previous years, the Green Corridor Run 2016 will be held on 6th March 2016 in conjunction with Singapore’s World Water Day celebrations.
This will the LAST EVER Green Corridor Run and promises be the most exciting race so far! Register now to secure your place at the start line.
Held along one of the most interesting and beautiful stretches of natural land in Singapore, the 10.5km course starts at the historic Tanjong Pagar Rail Station and winds its way along the green corridor to finish at the old Bukit Timah Rail Station.
The ‘Green Corridor’ is an uninterrupted stretch of greenery and woodlands that runs the entire length of Singapore, from the old Tanjong Pagar Rail Station in the south to the border of Malaysia in the north. Once the beginning of a rail network that was planned to extend all the way to Russia, this incredible stretch of ecological and culturally significant land has been re-surfaced to allow the community access to a ‘Green Corridor’ through the city.
The Green Corridor Run 2016 will be held in conjunction with Singapore’s World Water Day celebrations. World Water Day (WWD) started as a United Nations initiative to focus attention on the 768 million people who lack access to fresh drinking water and sanitation. WWD also advocates for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. To help raise awareness, we have launched a new category within the race, known as the Water Challenge – this is unlike anything else in Singapore and will allow you to experience first-hand what it is like for 44% of the world’s population that have to walk large distances to fetch clean water for their families daily use. Find out more about this category here (hyperlink coming soon).
The 2016 race will be the last edition of the event. The rail corridor will be closed after the race in 2016 for the construction of the Murnane pipeline, which will run along the lower half of the Green Corridor when it is completed. After the pipeline has been laid, the surface of this stretch of the green corridor will be maintained as a contiguous green space for public recreational use.
We invite everyone, from serious runners to nature lovers to enjoy this race and experience a part of Singapore that very few have. Please note that the number of entrants is limited, so please register early to secure your place at the start line.
Once you enter the Green Corridor Run, you’ll forget you’re in the middle of the city!