Singapore Marathon

Singapore Marathon

  • 04.12.2016
  • 05:00 am - 11:30 am

PRESENTATION

Singapore’s marathon is successful since its creation in 1982 and takes place every year the first Sunnday in December. In 2016,the race will take place December the 4th. Singapore, world city, is divided in 64 islands, of which the main island is Pulau Ujong. The “garden city” is invaded by a dense and developed urbanization but also by a plentyful vegetation on most of the islands in city center.

This unique experience will allow you to admire many differents landscapes, through the raised park and through the forest of skyscrapers. The departure of the course is around the tangs shopping center. The race will be held along numerous parks up to Chinatown and will turn on the esplanade until Nicoll Highway, then crosses East Coast Park. Then, the course returns on Marina Bay until the arrival, near City Hall and the Cathedral St Andrew.

Day 1 : Flight from your airport

Day 2 : Arrival at the beginning of the day to Singapor. Transfer to your hôtel according to your choice (bus, taxi, private car). After you have settled into your room, departure for a day city tour : you will begin with the Merlion, this statue half lion half fish which became quickly the emblem of the city (many replicas are scattered in the city).You will continue with the Buisness District, the district of the finances on the Raffles Place. Lunch in the area to Boat Quay, real canteen of the buisinessmen! In the afternoon, you will discover the Museum of the Asiatic Civilizations, tracing the history of the first inhabitants of Singapore. Then, you can have a drink at Clark Quay along the river. The end of the afternoon will be devoted to Chinatown (shops) or Little India (bazaar), according to your choice. Return to the hotel, typical dinner and overnight.

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Day 3 : Breakfast at the hotel.Then, direction Orchard Road (Champs Elysées de Singapore) with its many malls, luxury hotels, etc… You can walk to the Botanical Garden, grouping gardens with themes, orchids, ginger..In the afternoon, you can either visit Sentosa Island (resort artificial) or take a trip to the zoo of the city. Then, back to the hotel, dinner and overnight.

Day 4 : Breakfast at the hotel. Day free to enjoy of the hotel facilities. Overnight

Day 5 : Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for your running. Marathon. Return to your hotel at the end of the afternoon.

Day 6 : Breakfast at the hotel.Free time before your transfer to the airport. Flight.

Note : This is an example of a stay. We propose to our runners “a la carte” trips : you can choose your days of arrival and departure, visits or not, the board..

  • Hotels we are working with
  • Marathon Informations
  • Practical informations

Peninsula Excelsior Hotel **** (0.9miles from the start of the running)

The two tours of this hotel offer over 600 rooms and luxury suites as well as meetings rooms or events rooms. Five minutes walking from the big shopping center MRT and near the trendy place “Clarke Quay”. It is also next to Marina Bay’s casinos, Chinatown, the Esplanade.. Swimming pool, sauna and gym room will divert yourself.

Mandarin Oriantal Hotel ***** (2.1miles from the start of the running)

Located on Marina Bay, this hotel is a luxurious hotel well knowned for its panoramic views. The hotel is located near the main buisiness district, shopping areas and sightseeings of the city. On the other side of the bay is the Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, the cultural center of Singapore. This hotel offers 527 rooms and suites, with views on the harbor, the ocean or the city. All rooms are equipped with high-tech materials and are decorated with oriental quality materials. The hotel has six bars and restaurants. The Oriental Spa offers holistic cares in a luxurious setting.

Type of course : Flat and urban
Number of participants : 60 000
Departure/Hours : Mandarin Gallery Orchard Road at 5 AM
Minimum age : 18 years
Climatic conditions : 25°C / 281 mm of rain
Advantages : contrast nature / buildings

COUNTRY : Singapore
CURRENCY : Singapore Dollar (SDG)
FORMALITIES : Passport valid 6 month after the date of the entry on the territory
TIME DIFFERENCE : +7 hours

Venue

Singapore

Mandarin Gallery Orchard Road

Details

  • Limits:
    60000 participants