Are you ready?
This weekend's race is the first of 3 races in the #journeyto21km series.
Here are the instructions:
START POINT: The start and end point will be at the promenade of Waterway Point. Refer to the link for the start point.
There is NO BAG DEPOSIT counter.
What to wear? Celebrating International Women's Month, we would like to invite you to wear PINK
RUN TIME: The race is between 6.30 am to 12.30pm. You may just start the race on your own or in a group of not more than 8pax. You may start anytime within the duration given. You must finish the race by 12.30pm. No attendance taken before run. JOIN CHALLENGE and proceed to run
RUN ROUTE: 10KM Please refer to the running route. You must follow the designated route, in order (anti-clockwise direction with reference to the Punggol Waterway) and complete the distance that you registered for.
3KM: Please run on the same route and U-Turn at the 1.5km point.
RUN APP: Please download the PACER app and Join E!MPOWERED WOW RUN 2021 challenge. The top 3 fastest runners will be chosen from the leaderboard. You must clock your distance and timing via this app to be eligible for top 3 positions. There are no awards for 3km runners.
PACER LINK: 10km Participants
PACER LINK: 3km Participants
Run with Audio Guide
Apple Store Play Store
Select E!MPOWERED WOW RUN 2021
Click RUN THIS
This app run best while using earpieces/headphones
GPS must be allowed ON all the time
Must keep the app OPEN all the time
Hydrate well and have sufficient rest before the run.
Do not indulge in strenuous activity 1 day before the race.
Have a good breakfast and bring along energy gels/bars if needed.
Ensure you eat well during the week.
There will not be any water point along the way.
Please bring sufficient water to sustain yourself throughout the run.
You may only remove your mask when you start running.
Please adhere to all prevailing COVID-19 regulations throughout the event.
Please run with a buddy and look out for one another.
Please be wary of other park users especially bicycles and PFDs.
In the event of inclement weather (Heavy rain with low visibility and/or Lightning), please seek shelter at the nearby blocks or pavilions. You may pause your running app and resume once the weather clears.
ENTITLEMENTS: Upon completion, please proceed to Punggol Townsquare to collect your limited-edition E! WOW RUN Tote bag/ Tote Backpack and refreshments. Please keep the social distance while collecting your entitlements.
World Down Syndrome Day
To commemorate this day and to show our support for all with DS and their caregivers, a kind sponsor has sponsored all runners with a pair of colourful socks! Remember to wear the socks (symbolising chromosomes) which will be given after the run and post on your social media, include #RockYourSocks and tag @downsyndromesingapore
We look forward to meet all of you this Sunday. We know that most of you have trained well for this race. Do enjoy the company and scenery and remember to take awesome pictures! Tag @gems.movement #strongertogether #empoweredwomenofwellness
See you at the finishing line...
All the best! ❤ GEMS Singapore
Getting to the START Point
From Punggol MRT - Exit A, enter main entrance of Waterway Point and down the Boardwalk via escalator. Do not enter the malls (East/West Wings). Walk straight down to the Promenade facing the waterway. You may start the race at the "Police Signboard". Join Challenge in PACER app and start running.
How to get to Waterway Point?
Warm up. Ensure that you have sufficient water to sustain for 10km. There are toilets and vending machines along the way if you need to top up
Join Challenge in PACER App and start running. The river should be on your left.
U-Turn point for 3km Runners Blk 679C
Keep left and cross Sunrise Bridge
3a. Top of Sunrise Bridge
3b. Critical Junction
Turn RIGHT after Sunrise Bridge
3c. Critical Junction
After turning RIGHT, you should see the Red Bridge on your right
Coney Island at the farbank
Cross this bridge
5a. Critical Junction
TURN left after crossing the bridge
5b. Critical Junction
After turning left, the canal should be on your left
Follow the track towards your right
Run under Punggol Rd Flyover and Kelong Bridge. Lookout Tower is ahead to your right. Approaching Punggol SAFRA on the farbank to your left
7a. Fountain Lake
Waterway Point should be on the farbank to your left
Keep right and cross Jewel Bridge
9a. Top of Jewel Bridge
9b. Critical Junction
Follow the track and run straight towards Waterway Point
9c. A Love Story under the bridge
Run straight towards the END Point!
Congratulations! You have just completed 10km. SAVE PACER and proceed to Punggol Townsquare to collect your entitlements
Getting to Punggol Townsquare
We seek your cooperation to abide to all prevailing COVID-19 SMM regulations while collecting your entitlements.
Remember to conduct a cool down stretch
We hope you enjoy the run!
1ST PRIZE - $150 DECATHLON VOUCHERS
2ND PRIZE - $100 DECATHLON VOUCHERS
3RD PRIZE - $50 DECATHLON VOUCHERS
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Drinks & Other Goodies
Your running route at a glance...