Monday, April 11, 2016

The Ultimate 5k Running and Music Festival, The Music Run™ by AIA, returns to rock Singapore’s shores this April!

Get ready to run, dance and party as the world’s loudest fun run, The Music Run™ by AIA, is back! And this year, it is going to be louder and more heart-thumping than before as it brings the beat back to Singapore on 23 April 2016 at Sentosa.

Back for its second edition, The Music Run™ by AIA is an immersive 5K FUN RUN that puts music at the heart of the experience. Over 120 concert quality speakers pumping out over 150,000 watts of music will line the running course, known as ‘The Sound Track’, across five interactive and music themed zones – Rock, Pop, Old School, Hip Hop and Dance.

Since it began in 2014, this phenomenal music and fitness wave has been winning fans the world over, from Los Angeles to Bangkok, Hamburg to Singapore. From four events in four countries with 35,000 runners in 2014, The Music Run™ is slated to hit 40 cities in 18 countries this year and experienced by over 350,000 participants, aka Music Runners™, making it one of the fastest-growing fun run events worldwide.

Photo credit: The Music Run™ Singapore

“While most fun runs originate from the US, The Music Run™ started in Asia and expanded throughout the region before crossing over to Europe and the US in the last two years. The reason for its massive success is its winning formula that combines music with the ever-growing fitness craze into the ultimate running and music festival that also puts control of the run’s soundtrack in the hands of our Music Runners™,” said Ben Pember, Executive Director of Exceed Sports & Entertainment.

Highly immersive and interactive, the music experience starts from the moment participants sign up for the run. Participants get to decide the music that they want to listen to during the run by voting online for their favourite hits using a bespoke music selection app created with digital music partner, Spotify®. The songs with the most votes make the official soundtrack of the run.

Photo credit: The Music Run™ Singapore
“We are delighted to be the Presenting Sponsor of The Music Run™ for a second time in a row in Singapore. As a passionate supporter of healthy living, AIA Singapore believes that The Music Run™ by AIA will help Singaporeans take active steps to leading healthier, happier, better lives in a fun way. This unique concept of combining music, lifestyle, creativity and fitness in one event will be a truly rocking experience and one that will appeal to all generations, to help them work towards achieving their #LittleHealthVictories!”
“The The Music Run™ by AIA is also fast becoming a household brand across Asia and we are excited to be a part of this growing phenomenon, especially as we celebrate AIA Singapore’s 85th Birthday,” said Ho Lee Yen, Chief Marketing Officer of AIA Singapore.

Non-stop action with unique pop-up activations

At the event, the fun begins even before the run as Music Runners™ can chill out at the mobile WOOBAR by W Singapore Sentosa Cove or get their hearts pumping with a game of foosball at the Chill out Zone. Official Fitness Partner, Fitness First, will be leading the warm-up to ramp up the excitement level!

As Music Runners™ make their way across the 5k running route, they will be treated to interactive activities in each Music Zone, each one specially designed for this year’s event.

First stop on the route will be the AIA Rock Zone filled with fun photo moments with Harley Davidson bikers. Next, a psychedelic Candyland theme awaits Music Runners™ at the Pop Zone with giant candy pops and bubble machines. Music Runners™ then experience more selfie and wefie moments in the Old School Zone with pop star lookalikes and doppelgangers of old school bands and singers, and unleash their creativity on the Graffiti Wall at the AIA Hip Hop Zone before flashing their megawatt smiles at the DJ Deck photo booths in the W Dance Zone.

This year’s event will also feature a Silent Disco, where Music Runners™ can continue dancing to a live DJ set through wireless headphones while a giant bouncy slide situated in the Music Village will provide some good old carnival fun with a jump and slide combo!

Local and international music acts to helm stage at The Music Run™ by AIA

Photo credit: The Music Run™ Singapore

This year, Music Runners™ can dance and party to live performances at the ultimate after-run music festival by local and international music acts including popular local band The Sam Willows and rising Australian DJ Sam Withers, who helms the DJ deck at The Music Run™ globally and shared the stage with renowned DJs such as Hardwell, Martin Garrix and Chuckie!

Photo credit: The Music Run™ Singapore

Here are the brief details that you would wanna know about the event!

Run Distance
5 km

Event Venue
Palawan Green at Sentosa Island
(Next to Beach Station / Beach Car Park)

Event Time
3.30PM – 9.00PM

3.30PM –  Gates Open
5.00PM –  Run Starts (First Wave)
6.00PM –  Last Wave
6.30PM –  After Party Starts
9.00PM –  Event Ends
9.00PM onwards – Post Party at W Singapore Sentosa Cove with DJ Sam Withers (Aus)

Registration Fees

Regular: SGD 50 (15th February – 10th April)
Late Bird: SGD 65 (11th April – 17th April)

Rock Star
Regular: SGD 75 (15th February – 10th April)
Late Bird: SGD 90 (11th April – 17th April)

All participants will receive a Medal at the Finish Line.

Fees include entry* into Sentosa and a The Music Run™ by AIA running pack containing exclusive goodies essential for every Music Runner™ (to be collected during Official Event Pack Collection) 
*Free Entry into Sentosa island via tram, taxi and on foot. Participants who drive-in will be charged an entry fee of $2 (at 50% discount)

Registration Deadline
17 April 2016

Event Pack Collection
15 – 17 April 2016 (Friday to Sunday)
10.00AM – 9.00PM
The Cathay @ 2 Handy Rd, Singapore 229233

Race Pack

Photo credit: The Music Run™ Singapore

Highlights of the Event

MUSIC VILLAGE (Start/Finish Zone)
- Warm-up led by Fitness First
- Live performance by The Sam Willows
- Live performance by DJ Sam Withers (Australia)
- Games and Interactive activities at WOOBAR mobile booth
- Chill Out Zone
- Silent Disco
- Giant Inflatable Slide

KM2 – POP Zone
KM5 – W DANCE Zone

Getting There!

Public Transport
Alight at the Beach Station on Sentosa Island (connecting train from VivoCity) Entrance fee to Sentosa is waived upon showing The Music Run™ Beat Band. 

The nearest carpark to the Music Village is the Beach Station Carpark on Sentosa. 
For more info, please refer to:

Participants can register for the event by visiting

More information can be found on the website!
Registration starts at SGD 50 and two children aged five and below can run for free with an accompanying adult.

Check out The Music Run, Like 'Em & Follow 'Em! ;)

Official Hashtags: #TMRbyAIA #LiveTheBeat #TMRSG


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