Runners Convention 2017 Road & Trail

Running Event
8km 17.5km 25.5km
Activities
Run

Date & Time
Fri 10 Feb, 8:00 AM-GMT +0800 to Sun 12 Feb, 8:00 AM-GMT +0800
Location
Singapore Sports Hub, National Stadium and Bedok Reservoir, , Singapore
Registration ends on
23 Jan 2017, 07:59 Asia/Singapore or while slots last
Time left to register
Overview

Following two successful runs since 2015 featuring elite athletes including Lizzy Hawker, Ricky Lightfoot, Stone Tsang, Scott Hawker, RacingThePlanet and Janet & Steve (HK100 event organisers), The Runners Convention dashes into its 3rd edition and promises a blast in 2017!

Taking the lead in the ever-evolving sporting landscape, The Runners Convention 2017 presents Road & Trail, a series of seminars, practical workshops and races targeted at equipping sports enthusiasts and fitness professionals with holistic knowledge covering training, nutrition, recovery, gear and injury prevention.

Jumping on bandwagon of The Runners Convention 2016. The Runners Convention 2017 Road & Trail will be held from 10 to 12 February 2017. Participants get to pick the brains of these elite athletes and experts of the sporting field and share experiences and best practices among like-minded sporting enthusiasts.

Overview

Following two successful runs since 2015 featuring elite athletes including Lizzy Hawker, Ricky Lightfoot, Stone Tsang, Scott Hawker, RacingThePlanet and Janet & Steve (HK100 event organisers), The Runners Convention dashes into its 3rd edition and promises a blast in 2017!

Taking the lead in the ever-evolving sporting landscape, The Runners Convention 2017 presents Road & Trail, a series of seminars, practical workshops and races targeted at equipping sports enthusiasts and fitness professionals with holistic knowledge covering training, nutrition, recovery, gear and injury prevention.

Jumping on bandwagon of The Runners Convention 2016. The Runners Convention 2017 Road & Trail will be held from 10 to 12 February 2017. Participants get to pick the brains of these elite athletes and experts of the sporting field and share experiences and best practices among like-minded sporting enthusiasts.

Categories & fees
Age limit as of 31 Dec 2017
Men's Road Race
8km
1 x Male only, From 18 yrs old to 80 yrs old
Early Bird Rate
End on 31 Dec, 2016
SGD 38.00 Register
Standard Rate
End on 22 Jan, 2017
SGD 48.00 Register
Pricing includes participation in the seminar. The 8km road race is on Saturday 11 February 2017 at 1600hrs.
Women's Road Race
8km
1 x Female only, From 18 yrs old to 80 yrs old
Early Bird Rate
End on 31 Dec, 2016
SGD 38.00 Register
Standard Rate
End on 22 Jan, 2017
SGD 48.00 Register
Pricing includes participation in the seminar. The 8km road race is on Saturday 11 February 2017 at 1600hrs.
Men's Trail Race
17.5km
1 x Male only, From 18 yrs old to 80 yrs old
Early Bird Rate
End on 31 Dec, 2016
SGD 50.00 Register
Standard Rate
End on 22 Jan, 2017
SGD 60.00 Register
Pricing includes participation in the seminar. The 17.5km trail race is on Sunday 12 February 2017 at 0800hrs.
Women's Trail Race
17.5km
1 x Female only, From 18 yrs old to 80 yrs old
Early Bird Rate
End on 31 Dec, 2016
SGD 50.00 Register
Standard Rate
End on 22 Jan, 2017
SGD 60.00 Register
Pricing includes participation in the seminar. The 17.5km trail race is on Sunday 12 February 2017 at 0800hrs.
Men's Ultra Half Challenge
25.5km
1 x Male only, From 18 yrs old to 80 yrs old
Early Bird Rate
End on 31 Dec, 2016
SGD 68.00 Register
Standard Rate
End on 22 Jan, 2017
SGD 88.00 Register
Pricing includes participation in the seminar and both the 8km and 17.5km race.
Women's Ultra Half Challenge
25.5km
1 x Female only, From 18 yrs old to 80 yrs old
Early Bird Rate
End on 31 Dec, 2016
SGD 68.00 Register
Standard Rate
End on 22 Jan, 2017
SGD 88.00 Register
Pricing includes participation in the seminar and both the 8km and 17.5km race.
Flag off time & location
11 Feb, 2017, Sat, 4:00 pm +08
Sinagpore Sports Hub National Stadium
8km
12 Feb, 2017, Sun, 8:00 am +08
Bedok Reservoir
17.5km
12 Feb, 2017, Sun, 8:00 am +08
Singapore
25.5km
Race pack collection
04 Feb, 2017, 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm
05 Feb, 2017, 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Entitlements
Singlet
Men's Running Singlet
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Singlet
Women's Running Singlet
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T-Shirt
Road Run Finisher Tee
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T-Shirt
Trail Run Finisher Tee
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T-Shirt
Ultra Half Weekend Challenge Finisher Tee
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Medal
Finisher Medal
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Friday 10 February 2017 
1900hrs : Road & Trail Workshop Singapore Sports Hub Auditorium
Description : Practical session led by Wyan Chow and ActiveSG coaches, Luis Cunha, Steven Quek and Melvin Tan.

Saturday 11 February 2017 Singapore Sports Hub Auditorium
0900hrs : Road & Trail Seminar 
Description : A series of lectures and talks conducted by elites and experts of the sporting field.

1600hrs: Road & Trail - Road Race National Stadium 
Description : Road Challenge of 8KM

Sunday 12 February 2017
0800hrs : Road & Trail - Trail Challenge
Description : 17.5KM at Bedok

Registration 
Pricing includes participation in the seminar. Participants can choose either of the races on 11 or 12 February, or choose to participate in both races to qualify for the Ultra Half Challenge.
8km Road Race Participants
Registration for the 8KM race will be based on a first come first served basis to individuals. Participants are given 2 hours to complete the race and they will be entitled a finisher tee and medal.
17.5km Trail Race Participants
Registration for the 17.5KM race will be based on a first come first served basis to individuals. Participants are given 3.5 hours to complete the race and they will be entitled a finisher tee and medal.
25.5km Ultra Half Weekend Challenge 
Participants have to complete 2 races (Road race and Trail race) which will be held on 11th and 12th February 2017 to qualify for the Ultra Half Challenge. Should participants fail to meet the cut off time for either the Road Race or Trail Race or both races, they will not be entitled the Ultra Half Challenge Finisher tee and medal.

Road Race Finisher Tee


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Trail Race Finisher Tee



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Ultra Half Challenge Finisher Tee



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Event Singlet


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Running Singlet Size Chart


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Finisher Tee Size Chart


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General Rules

1. Race participants may run walk or crawl, but may not make use of any motorized or wheeled vehicles during the race. Doing so could be grounds for disqualification.

2. Race participants must make forward progress exclusively under their own power. Carrying, pulling or pushing by other racers or members of the public is prohibited and is grounds for disqualification.

3. Racers must follow the marked course route the entire way and register at each aid station and timing checkpoint. Taking short cuts, such as cutting off the switchbacks on Bedok Reservoir Road, is grounds for disqualification.

4. Racers wishing to make a protest must notify the race command center within 60 minutes of finishing the race. Protests will be consider by a three person committee consisting of the race director. Decisions of the committee are final.

5. Any littering on the course is strictly prohibited. Race participants are responsible for making sure that anything they throw out goes into a trash barrel. Littering on the course is grounds for disqualification.

6. Your race number must be visible at all times on the outside of your clothing and on the front of your body. Do not cover over your race number with any backpack strap or article of clothing.

7. If you withdraw from the event, you must sign the withdrawal form at the closest checkpoint (unless assisted from the course by First Aid crews).

8. You must obey directions of marshals if you miss any time cut-offs.


Support/Outside Support

1. Race participants may not receive outside support from the general public anywhere along the course other than at check points/aid stations.

2. Race participants may take as much beverage as needed from each aid station provided by the organizer.

3. Support crews must not eat the provided food and drinks at checkpoints. The food and drinks are for the competitors only.

4. Support crews are not permitted to run with or pace runners.

5. The event organizers are not responsible for the safety or whereabouts of support crew.
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