The Straits Times Run in the Hub 2019

Venue

Singapore Sports Hub

Date

Sep 29, 2019

Time

From 4am

Published Jul 31, 2019

ST Run: Sign up at GetActive! Carnival this weekend, receive goodies from Compressport

Those who register by Sunday at the carnival stand to receive either a pair of arm sleeves (worth $59) or the visor (worth $29.90) while stocks last.PHOTOS: COMPRESSSPORT

Jeremy Lim

SINGAPORE - Sign up for this year's The Straits Times Run this weekend, and you could be sporting a new pair of armsleeves or anti-sweat run visor from Compressport.

The ST Run will have a booth at the GetActive! Carnival at the Singapore Sports Hub (OCBC Square) on Saturday (Aug 3) and Sunday (Aug 4), from 10am to 7pm.

Those who register by Sunday at the carnival stand to receive either a pair of arm sleeves (worth $59) or the visor (worth $29.90) while stocks last.

On top of that, registrants at the carnival will also get $2 off their registration fee.

Distance runners, such as those who will race in the ST Run's 18.45km and 10km categories, often have to cope with heat and also glaring sunlight once the sun rises.

This is where the Compressport armsleeves and visor come in handy.

On top of that, registrants at the carnival will also get $2 off their registration fee.

Distance runners, such as those who will race in the ST Run's 18.45km and 10km categories, often have to cope with heat and also glaring sunlight once the sun rises.

This is where the Compressport armsleeves and visor come in handy.

Two-time SEA Games marathon champion Soh Rui Yong will also be present at the booth on Saturday to promote the ST Run. The holder of the national marathon record (2:23:42) will be racing in the 18.45km category.

This year's ST Run will also include a 3.5km fun run for families and beginners.

The registration fee for each category is $70 (18.45km), $60 (10km) and $50 (3.5km), respectively. Past participants enjoy a Loyal Runner rate and need to pay only $58, $48 and $38, respectively.

There is also the SPH35 Panasonic Schools Challenge for those who wish to represent their tertiary institution or secondary school.

Apart from treating participants to a several giveaways, the build-up to the ST Run will also feature a range of fitness and lifestyle activities geared towards getting participants ready.

There will be a cooking class at Allspice Institute on Saturday (Aug 3), a BounceFit class on Aug 25 and an aquaFit pool workout on Sept 8.

The activities cost between $5 and $10 per session, with all proceeds going to the ST School Pocket Money Fund. To register for the activities, go to www.straitstimesrun.com.

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