The Great Eastern Women's Run, commissioned by Great Eastern and organised by HiVelocity Events, is a run for every woman. The race features 5km, 10km as well as 21.1km race distances making the run accessible to female runners of all levels. This will be the largest women-only half marathon in the region.
Targeting to attract more than 15,000 participants, the Run will be flagged off at the The Float@Marina Bay. The race route will take runners past Gardens by the Bay, Marina Bay Sands, Merlion Park, Esplanade, Singapore Flyer, F1 Pit Building, the future Sports Hub and end back at the The Float@Marina Bay.
Date: 10 November 2013, Sunday
Venue: The Float@Marina Bay
- 21.1km - 5.30am
- 10km - 7.10am
- 5km - 7.40am
*Please note that the start times are subjected to changes.
Great Eastern is the oldest and most established life insurance group in Singapore and Malaysia. With S$61.0 billion in assets and around 4.0 million policyholders, it has three successful distribution channels - a tied agency force, bancassurance and a financial advisory firm, Great Eastern Financial Advisers. The Company also operates in China, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Brunei. Great Eastern Life Assurance Company Limited has been assigned the financial strength and counterparty credit ratings of 'AA-' by Standard & Poor's since 2010, one of the highest among Asian life insurance companies. It was voted Life Insurer of the Year at the Asia Insurance Industry Awards 2011 by Asia Insurance Review. Great Eastern's asset management subsidiary, Lion Global Investors Limited, is one of the largest private sector asset management companies in Southeast Asia.
Great Eastern is a subsidiary of OCBC Bank, the second largest financial services group in Southeast Asia by assets. It is one of the world's most highly-rated banks, with an Aa1 rating from Moody's. It is also ranked by Bloomberg Markets as the world's strongest bank in 2011 and 2012. OCBC Bank's key markets are Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Greater China. It has a network of over 470 branches and representative offices in 15 countries and territories, including about 350 branches and offices in Indonesia operated by its subsidiary, Bank OCBC NISP.
Started by athletes, HiVelocity Events is a company built on pure passion and love for sports. The company specialises in sports marketing and sports event management. HiVelocity Events is amongst the top sports event agencies in Singapore and has developed quality sporting events in Asia for a diverse range of organisations and audiences.
It is the company’s vision to inspire, motivate and create a great sporting experience for all. Successful large-scale events include the Aviva Ironman 70.3 Singapore Triathlon, which is the best organised Ironman 70.3 in the Asia and offers qualifying slots to the World Championships. Other well-received events include the 2011 Nike We Run SG, adidas King Of The Road, J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge. The company is also the creator and organiser of the unique Sundown Marathon – Singapore’s only night run that consists of a 100km ultra marathon race. For more information on HiVelocity Events, please visit www.hivelocity.com.sg