Riding on the Pokémon Go craze in the past months, Southeast Asia’s first Pokémon themed fun run will be happening at Promontory @ Marina Bay on 14 January 2017. Pokémon Run SG aims to promote bonding and a healthier lifestyle across all ages through Pokémon. The Japanese media franchise originated in 1996 and Pokémon has since grown into a worldwide sensation.
The 5km fun run brings to life the journey to be a Pokémon Master against the backdrop of Singapore’s waterfront cityscape. Besides the run, there will also be a carnival site, Pallet Town at the end of the run with fun activities such as Pokémon-themed games and food and drink for participants. Experience the newest Pokémon from the latest Nintendo 3DS instalments, Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon.
Pokémon Run SG is open to anyone four years and older. You can register individually (S$70) or in a pair (S$65 per person). Participants will receive a race entitlement pack including an official event T-Shirt and other exclusive items available only at the run. Register between 28 October and 23 November 2016 and enjoy early bird discount of S$5 less per person. Registration closes 22 December 2016.
What’s in the Run Pack?
Participants can collect their Race entitlement packs on 7 & 8 January 2017, at Bugis + Level 2 Atrium, from 11am to 8pm. Each race entitlement pack includes exclusive items available only at the run:
- Exclusive Race Tee
- Race Bib
- Drawstring bag
- Pokéball (stress ball)
- Race Medal
Pikachu Parade and More at Trainer’s Village
Discover your favourite Pokémon, from classic Pokémon to those from Pokémon Sun and Moon, against the backdrop of some of Singapore’s most iconic buildings and attractions as you enjoy the run at your own pace. Photo points will be en route for participants to snap photos with the Pokémon. No timings will be taken for the run.
The journey never ends for Pokémon trainers, as run participants can look forward to a Pikachu Parade at the Finishing Line. Catch Pikachu and friends as they dance against Singapore’s city skyline. Explore the Pokémon Garden where trainers will find themselves amongst life-sized Pokémon cut-outs of more than 10 Pokémon, including the starter Pokémon from Pokémon Sun and Moon. Trainers can also head over to the Trainer’s Village to play and recharge. Games include the Trampoline, Bouncy Castle and Bead Making sessions. A pop-up Pokémon Café, Asanoya, and Watanabe Coffee will also offer popular Japanese gourmet delights.