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Shape Run 2016 returns for the 11th year at a new venue

Singapore,  17 June 2016 –  To celebrate her 11th anniversary, Shape Run will be held at a new venue, the Bayfront Event Space (next to Marina Bay Sands), on 24 July from 6am. With a new starting and finishing point, runners will enjoy the view of Singapore’s picturesque city skyline. This is also the first race event held at this location. 
Organised by SPH Magazines Pte Ltd (SPH Magazines), Shape Run is the first women’s race in Singapore. A highly anticipated event with a loyal following, a turnout of 10,000 is expected at this year’s edition. 

Besides the 5km and 10km races, Shape Run 2016 is the only women’s run with a 15km category to prepare runners for the next challenge of a half or full marathon, and encourages those familiar with shorter race distances to challenge themselves further. There is also a 1.8km Family Fun Run for families comprising two to four members. This means that Daddy and the little ones can now join in the fun! 

Early bird rates range from $39 for two participants for the 1.8km Family Fun Run to $55 per individual for the 15km category. There is also an option to give back to society when registering for the race online at Participants can purchase a pink cape for $7 and the cape can be worn on race day. All proceeds will go to Life Community Services Society, which supports disadvantaged children. Online registration closes on 24 June

Runners can also enjoy special rates when subscribing to the print or digital edition of Shape magazine when registering for the race online.
In the lead-up to the run, Shape will organise three training runs led by Shape pacers. Designed to help participants improve their running technique and race performance, these training sessions are free and open to all who sign up. 
A three-day Shape Run Carnival will be held at Raffles City Shopping Centre fromJuly 8 to 1011am to 8.30pm. Runners who miss the online registration can still register for the run at the Carnival. Participants will collect their race packs, worth $400 each, which includes a robin blue racerback tank top by Skechers. They can also enjoy exclusive deals on an array of fitness, beauty and wellness products and services offered by the event partners and exhibitors. 
At the end of the run, participants will be rewarded with a Finisher’s Medal. 
More exciting updates will be announced leading up to Shape Run 2016. Details will also be posted on

Attached image: Shape Run 2015

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For more information, please contact:

Siti Raudhah
Marketing Executive 
SPH Magazines Pte Ltd 
DID: 6319 5814

Caron Chan 
Head, Sales & Marketing
SPH Magazines Pte Ltd
DID: 6319 5814


Chua Pei Ling 
Corporate Communications & CSR Executive
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
DID: 6319 1895

About Shape Singapore 

Licensed from American Media Inc., Shape Singapore was launched in July 2004. It is the complete mind and body guide for women, with 15 editions worldwide and a readership of 27,000 (Nielsen Media Index 2014) in Singapore alone. It covers all aspects of living a well-balanced life, from the latest information on fitness, nutrition, exercise and health, to invaluable tips on living life to the fullest. This leading active lifestyle guide for women in Singapore motivates and inspires them to embrace a desirable lifestyle – shaping their looks and their lives. Shape also has an edition in Malaysia, which is published by an SPH Magazines subsidiary company.

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About SPH Magazines

A leading publisher in Singapore and the region, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of media organisation Singapore Press Holdings Limited. 

With a proven track record for sterling editorial content, award-winning designs and creative solutions, SPH Magazines together with its subsidiaries, Blu Inc Holdings (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Blu Inc Media (HK) Limited and Blu Inc Media China, raise the bar as a dynamic publisher. In its stable are about 100 titles in the region, in English, Chinese and other languages, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men's lifestyle, automobile, parenting, decor, new media and business. All the newsstand publications, including flagship title Her World, and other titles such as Female, Cleo, The Women's Weekly, Harper's BAZAAR, Cosmopolitan, The Peak, ICON, Home & Decor, Nuyou, Torque, Asia-Pacific Boating, AsiaSpa and LP Luxury Properties are among the highest-circulating titles and best-read in their respective lifestyle categories.

In addition, websites such as, and have extended its reach online, engaging readers with interactive content, capturing audience beyond print.

SPH Magazines' established editorial unit provides excellent custom publishing services to major corporate clients by producing custom lifestyle magazines, newsletters and other collaterals to meet their business needs. clickTRUE Pte Ltd, an associate company of SPH Magazines, is a Pay Per Performance online marketing company specialising in Online Media Planning, Search Engine Marketing and Optimisation, Web Analytics Consultancy and Landing Page Optimisation. 

With a vision to continue regional growth, SPH Magazines is set to hold a leading position in publishing in Asia, with a presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines and Vietnam. 

As a Publisher of Choice, SPH Magazines aims to deliver the best to meet the diverse needs and interests of readers and advertisers.

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