Come Thursday, April 27, the 14th edition of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge will return to Singapore.
Takes place at the Central Business District
Taking place at the Singapore Central Business district with the finish line at the F1 Pit Building, full time employees of local businesses and corporations are invited to take part in the iconic 5.6km run.
Each registered company must enter a minimum of four employees.
Encourage companies to put aside work for fun and fitness
This event is part of J.P. Morgan’s Corporate Challenge Series, launched to encourage companies to put work aside for fun and fitness. As such, the race flags off at 5.30pm in the evening.
Held in 13 cities in seven countries
Owned and operated by J.P. Morgan, the Series is held in 13 cities in seven countries and each entry is celebrated with a donation to charity.
The race began in the year 2004 and last year’s event in Singapore had attracted more than 14,200 runners from about 350 companies.
Worldwide, there were more than 7,500 companies and 250,000 total entrants in the 2016 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge.
Race Village for runners to mingle
After the run, there will be a race village set up near the finish line for runners to mingle and network with each other. Food and drinks will be available for sale too, for runners to replenish their energy after the run.
This is aimed at further encouraging camaraderie amongst companies and colleagues.
Singapore is the second stop
Singapore is the second stop in the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge series. And after Singapore, the Series will go to Rochester, Chicago and New York in May.
Registration is Open
Registration is currently taking place and runners will be able to sign up till Friday 31 March 2017, or when the maximum number of entrants is reached – whichever occurs first.
Registration is open at