About The Race

1. When and where will the Great Eastern Women’s Run 2017 be held?

Great Eastern Women's Run 2017 will be held on 12 November 2017, Sunday, at The Float@Marina Bay.

2. How many Race Categories are there?

There are five race categories this year:

  • 100m Princess Dash
  • 2km Mummy + Me Run
  • 5km Live Great! Fun Run
  • 10km
  • 21.1km Half Marathon

There are different minimum age requirements for the different race categories.

  • 100m Princess Dash: Accompanying adult must be 18 years as of 31 December 2017. Child must be 3 - 6 years as of 31 December 2017.
  • 2km Mummy + Me Run: Adult must be 18 years as of 31 December 2017. Children must be 7 - 12 years as of 31 December 2017.
  • 5km Live Great! Fun Run: 13 years as of 31 December 2017.
  • 10km: 16 years as of 31 December 2017.
  • 21.1km Half Marathon: 18 years as of 31 December 2017.
3. What time does each category start?
 
Category Flag-off Time Pen Opening Time Pen Closing Time

21.1km Half Marathon

5.15am

4.45am 5.30am

10km

6.30am

6.00am 6.45am

5km Live Great! Fun Run

7.30am

7.00am 7.45am

2km Mummy + Me Run

7.50am

7.20am 8.00am

100m Princess Dash

9.45am

9.15am 10.00am

Flag-off times are subject to change. Please follow us on Facebook for frequent updates on the event.

All participants are encouraged to be at the starting point 30 minutes before their respective flag-off times. The start pen will open 30 minutes before each respective flag-off time and closes 15 minutes after the flag off time.

Runners who are late or start in another category will be disqualified.

4. What is a Race Entry Pack?

It is a pack containing essential race items. This includes your race bib, timing chip, the event guide, a running tee and other sponsored items.

5. When is the Great Eastern Women’s Run 2017 Race Entry Pack Collection? Where is it located?

Great Eastern Women’s Run 2017 Race Entry Pack Collection is on the following dates:

 Date

26 - 29 October 2017 (Thursday - Sunday)

 Time

11am - 8pm

 Venue

Marina Square Central Atrium, Level 2

6 Raffles Boulevard Singapore, Promenade, Singapore


6. Is there a baggage deposit area at the race village?

There is a complimentary baggage check-in service at the race village where runners can deposit their belongings.

*Counters will only accept items secured in bag(s).Whilst maximum care and security will be enforced, the Organiser will not be responsible for any lost or damaged items, or delay in retrieving the bags. Participants are advised to arrive 2 hours before their start time as delays are expected prior to the flag-off times of the respective race categories.

7. Is it necessary to wear the race bib when participating in the race?

The timing chip is affixed on the back of your race bib. Participants must wear their race bibs while participating in the race. The Race Organiser reserves the right to deny entry of runners into the start pen without valid race bibs.

8. I am competing for the top prizes. What should I do?

Runners competing for top prizes are advised to assemble at the front of the start pen at the start of the race. Official results and ranking will be based on the ‘Gun Time’.

9. If I do not complete the race in the stipulated time-frame, will I be entitled to the Finisher’s items?

Unfortunately, Finisher’s items are only reserved for registered participants who have completed the race. The Finisher’s items can only be collected at the Finisher’s line. No separate arrangement will be made for a separate collection.

10. Will there be course markers along the race routes?

Yes, course markers will be available at every kilometer along the race routes.

11. Will there be an awards ceremony?

All winners will be presented with their respective awards following their race categories on race day.

12. How will my race timing be recorded?

The B-Tag system has been adopted to record your race timings electronically. The timing chip is located on the reverse side of your race bib. 5km, 10km and 21.1km participants will be timed using the B-Tag race timing system.

13. How do I use my timing chip?

Simply ensure that your timing chip is affixed on the reverse side of your race bib. Wear your race bib on the front of your torso. Make sure it is not covered by jackets, runner belts, water bottles, etc. Do not alter, modify, fold or wrinkle your race bib.

14. What if I am injured during the race or unable to finish the race?

Please alert the route marshals or medical responders for medical attention.

15. Is there a cut-off time for the Great Eastern Women’s Run 2017?

The cut-off timings are as follows:

  • 2km Mummy + Me Run – 40 min after the flag-off time
  • 5km Live Great! Fun Run – 1 hour after the flag-off time
  • 10km – 2.5 hours after the flag-off time
  • 21.1km Half Marathon – 4.5 hours after the flag-off time

16. Will there be an official photographer?

A team of professional photographers will be stationed at various locations of the race course and at the finish line so as to ensure that multiple photos of the participants are captured at different stages of the race.

17. Can I skate or cycle during the race instead?

No. For the safety of all the race participants, skating and cycling are not permitted.

18. Can I bring along my pets?

No. For the safety of all the race participants, pets are not permitted.

19. Are prams, strollers or baby carriers allowed at the race?

No. For the safety of all race participants, prams, strollers and baby carriers are not permitted.

20. I am expecting a baby. Can I run?

Expectant mothers are not advised to participate in the race. If you wish to participate, a medical certificate from a qualified gynaecologist in Singapore (other than the expectant mother or her family member) certifying you are fit to participate in the run must be provided to the Race Organiser. The certificate should be dated within seven days of the Great Eastern Women’s Run 2017. 

21. How can I access my personal race results after the event?

Participants will be granted access to their personal race results (‘Gun Time’ and ‘Net Time’), as captured by the timing system on the race website 48 hours after the last cut-off time.

Official results and ranking are based on the ‘Gun Time’.

‘Gun Time’ (officially accepted by the IAAF as the valid mode of measuring running time) is recorded as soon as the gun is fired and it includes whatever distance you had covered before you actually reach the start line.

‘Net Time’ is recorded only when you cross the start line. Race ‘Net Time’ is often shorter than Race ‘Gun Time’ as many runners do not cross the start line until several minutes after the official ‘Gun Time’ has begun.

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