Press Release: Great Eastern Women’s Run Opens Registration for 2013 Event

Asia’s Largest All-Women Run will take place on Sunday 10 November 2013

(Singapore, 21 May 2013)- Asia’s favourite all-women run is back this year. The Run, commissioned by Great Eastern Life and organised by HiVelocity Events Pte Ltd, will take place on Sunday, 10 November 2013.


The race will have participants run past iconic landmarks such as Marina Bay Sands, Merlion Park, Esplanade, Singapore Flyer, F1 Pit Building and upcoming Singapore Sports Hub. The start and finish points will be at The Float@Marina Bay.

The Great Eastern Women’s Run will feature three categories. Leisure runners can register for the “5km Live Great! Fun Run ” category while two new sub categories have been added for the 10km and 21km this year where runners from the same company can sign up in teams of four if they don’t wish to run alone.


Commented Dr Khoo Kah Siang, CEO (Singapore), Great Eastern Life, “As a LIFE company, Great Eastern Life is delighted once again to empower women to live healthier and better with our signature Great Eastern Women’s Run. Following last year’s resounding success, we will be bringing the Run to the next level. The Run is not just for ALL women, but for their families and friends as well. They can all expect a memorable time. We will be announcing details at the official launch in July.”

As per last year, participants can opt to run for a good cause. They can select from four women- related charities or run for a cause they personally endorse. The four charities are the Breast Cancer Foundation, Singapore Cancer Society (Cervical Cancer Prevention Fund), Singapore Heart Foundation and the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations.


Registration is now open. The early bird promotion concludes 21st July 2013. Similarly, Great Eastern policyholders, OCBC cardholders and 2012 Great Eastern Women’s Run loyal runners will also enjoy a special rate until 21st July 2013

In Summary

Event Name: Great Eastern Women’s Run 2013

Great Eastern’s commitment to women continues in 2013 with the Great Eastern Women’s Run. The aim of the event is to inspire women to run and stay healthy while having fun.

Date: 10 November 2013, Sunday
Race Venue: The Float@Marina Bay
Target Participant: 17,000 participants
Distance 5KM, 10KM, 21.1KM
Race Categories: Individual and Corporate Team of 4

Official Site:


Beneficiaries: Breast Cancer Foundation, Singapore Heart Foundation, Singapore Cancer Society and Singapore Council of Women’s Organisation

Organizer: HiVelocity Events Pte Ltd (


Interested runners can register at 

Cheers! (:

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