Participants at Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon

The Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) is back to get you heart thumping and your adrenaline pumping, with 2023’s edition being labelled a World Athletics Gold Label Race.

First established in 1982 – when it was known as the Singapore Marathon – SCSM is one of the largest running events in Southeast Asia. This thrilling annual affair draws approximately 50,000 participants every year, from devoted marathon runners to greenhorns and fitness enthusiasts.

Strap on your running shoes and read on to learn more about SCSM 2023’s thrilling tests of willpower and tenacity.

A test of mettle and endurance

SCSM 2023 will be taking place from 1–3 December, with spaces catering for over 50,000 participants.

With the race back in full swing, fitness enthusiasts and veteran runners alike can choose from a whole range of races to test their mettle. This includes the Marathon (42.195km), the Half Marathon (21.1km) as well as 10 km and 5 km routes.

The marathon route begins at the F1 Pit Building, before continuing on past the rich heritage of the Civic District, the skyscrapers of the Central Business District and the iconic landmarks like Gardens by the Bay and the Singapore Flyer, before concluding at the National Stadium. 

Also returning this year is the event’s Double Up Challenge, where runners can take part in not just one, but two races. Participants can opt to register for either the 5km or 10km race, and pair it with either the Half Marathon or go all out at on the Marathon. Runners who opt for this challenge will receive event finisher medals, as well as an exclusive Double Up Challenge Medal.

Visit the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon’s official website to register for the races in 2023.

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