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Great Eastern Women’s Run 2018

To this date, the Great Eastern Women’s run is one of the key running staple events of Singapore’s annual running calendar. Whether it is your wife/partner, your mum or everyday friends, the event best recognizes and is dedicated to the ladies in our daily lives. The event is back again this year. Lets take a look at this year’s Great Eastern Women’s Run 2018.

Moreover, the large scale annual running event was crowned as the “Best Sports Event of the Year (Local)” at the Singapore Sports Awards 2016. It is one which brings people together, particularly in this era of global feminist movements. The event itself was commissioned by Great Eastern themselves. The run had established itself as Southeast Asia’s largest all-women’s run. Let’s take a look at the details of the event:

Race Categories

Venue: Singapore Sports Hub
Date: Sunday, 14 October 2018
Event Duration: 5am – 11am

There are six different running event categories in total this year. Staple categories such as the half-marathon, 10km and the 5km remain. Moreover, you also get the rare opportunity to race on the stadium track.

New running categories

Also, for this year, the 110-metre Sprint event is a new race category. You get the 110 meter sprint event. Princess Dash event on the track now for girls aged 3-6 as well as the 2km Mummy + Me Run for mothers and daughters aged 7-12. This new 110m sprint category, besides adding another dimension to event, commensurate Great Eastern 110th anniversary. This will be the first time a mass running event in Singapore is organising a sprint category for those aged 13 and above.

great eastern 110m dash
Bring the little ones on the 100m dash!

Event Pricing

Additionally on Great Eastern’s special 110th year this year. Participants have a choice of the regular (Classic) prices in addition to the more expensive 110th Anniversary Package.

Moreover, as with every year, the same discount benefit applies for Great Eastern policy members, as well as incentives for attendees registering during the event early bird registration period. The early bird registration is open with the promotion period on till 2 July 2018. It offers a discount over the regular price.

Classic Package Prices (Policy Members, Early Bird, Full regular price)

  • 21.1km (Individual Closed/Open Category) ($58, $63, $78)
  • 10km (Individual Closed/Open Category) ($46, $51, $66)
  • 5km Great! Fun Run ($31, $34, $49)
  • 2km Mummy + Me Run ($51-$91, $56-$96, $71- $111)
  • 110 meter sprint Challenge ($18, $23, $27)
  • 110 meter Princess Dash (aged 3 to 6) $11

110th Anniversary Package Prices (Policy Members, Early Bird, Full regular price)

  • 21.1km (Individual Closed/Open Category) ($68, $73, $88)
  • 10km (Individual Closed/Open Category) ($56, $61, $76)
  • 5km Great! Fun Run ($41, $44, $59)
  • 2km Mummy + Me Run ($61-$101, $66- $106, $81- $121)
  • 110 meter sprint Challenge ($18, $23, $27)
  • 110 meter Princess Dash (aged 3 to 6) $11

Race Route (To be confirmed)

At this point of writing, the organizers had not confirmed the final race route this year into the year yet.
As of press release, what we know is the race route this year is a new one. It starts at Nicoll Highway, with the run finishing at the National Stadium Sport Hub. Updates will be unveiled for participants to enjoy in due time.

Moreover, this year is also the first time Great Eastern run will be held at the Singapore Sports Hub. The event is scheduled for Sunday, the 14th October 2018. Here, a spacious race village at the sports hub stadium opens up many opportunities for new events.

Great Eastern run Singapore flyer
Last year’s race from the Singapore flyer.

Runners Entitlements

For your registration fee, the following items shall be provided to participants. Do note that apparel will differ based on your registered event. Additionally, do note that the Finisher Tees and medals will only be issued to registered runners who have successfully completed the 21.1km Half Marathon. The collection is at the Finisher’s line on Race Day.

Items collected at the Entry Pack collection event:

  • Red Reebok Race Tee (worth $39)
  • Reebok Sports Bra (worth $49, for limited Edition 110th Anniversary Package Race Runners Only)
  • Exclusive GEWR Sports Bag
  • Exclusive Finisher Medal (for all race categories, except the Princess Dash)*
  • Personalised Race Bib
  • Event Race Guide

On Event day:

  • Blue 21.1km Reebok Finisher Tee (for 21.1km runners only)
  • Finisher’s Certificate (for 5km, 10km and 21.1km runners only)
  • Free Insurance Cover for Race Day

Moreover, the first 110m event registrants in the Great Eastern Women’s Run 2018 will also receive a special goodie bag consisting of a Reebok water bottle, sports towel and a limited edition Reebok sports bra worth more than $100 in total.

Admin Notables

Race Entry Pack Collection
Venue: Marina Square Central Atrium, Level 2 (6 Raffles Boulevard)
Date: 27 – 30 September 2018 (Thursday – Sunday)
Opening time: 11am – 8pm

Flag-off Times

  • 21.1km – 5.15am
  • 10km – 6.30am
  • 5km Great! Fun Run – 7.30am
  • 2km Mummy + Me Run – 8.30am
  • 110 meter sprint Challenge – 7.00am – 9.00am
  • 110 meter Princess Dash – 9.45am

Registration

Register at Great Eastern official site.

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