PCCW Charity Run held on 24 May and Make-A-Wish Singapore is the beneficiary

The 2017 edition of the PCCW Charity Run – a highlight of the CSR (corporate social responsibility) programme of PCCW Global – will be taking place on May 24 at the Gardens by the Bay (Silver Leaf).

Click here for my Race Review of the PCCW Global Charity Run.

The first edition had taken place in 2014 and the run has seen enthusiastic attendance grow each year.

Make-A-Wish Singapore aims to fulfil wishes and dreams of children with life threatening medical conditions

Make-A-Wish Singapore will be the beneficiary of this year’s edition of the annual charity run and funds raised will be used to assist Make-A-Wish Singapore in fulfilling the wishes and dreams of children with life threatening medical conditions.

Added Judy Lim, Chief Executive Officer of Make-A-Wish Singapore, “We are heartened to be slated as the beneficiary for this year’s PCCW Global Charity Run, which will go a long way in helping us grant wishes for the children.”

She continued “We hope PCCW Global’s support will inspire commitment from other corporates to our cause of bringing hope, strength and joy to every medically eligible child when they need it the most.”

Charity runners, Yellow Fellows, and media personalities are taking part

The Yellow Fellows, a group of regular charity runners dressed in bright, fluorescent yellow, will be taking part again. As well, local media personality Randall Tan, sports presenter Paul Sng and other fitness celebrities will be taking part in the 2017 edition of the event. Ambassadors of Make-A-Wish Singapore will also be present, to raise awareness as well as to promote and raise funds for children in need.

Said Marc Halbfinger, Chief Executive Officer of PCCW Global, “We are delighted to hold the PCCW Global Charity Run 2017 in Singapore again. This fourth edition is a continuation of our vision to give back to the society and we hope that through Make-A-Wish Singapore, we will bring a smile to to the faces of these children.”

Registration to be open to the public

Registrations for 2017 Singapore PCCW Charity Run will be open to the public, as well as to teams registered by corporations and partners in the telecommunications industry. The run offers a meaningful way for Singaporeans to come together to support a good cause and at the same time, give back to the community.

Closes May 10

Registration are now open, and will be closed on May 10 or when all running slots are sold out, whichever comes first.

For more information about the run and the race pack collection, and to sign up for the race, visit

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