10 Major Sports Events in 2019 in S’pore for the Avid Sports Enthusiast

If you are an avid sports enthusiast, it is time to mark your calendar because this comprehensive guide to unmissable sport and fitness events happening throughout the year in Singapore is curated just for you!

1) Join The Decathlon Running Club And Test Your Endurance

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Image Source: Decathlon Running Club Trail Runs

Proving that running doesn’t necessarily have to be an individual sport, the Decathlon Running Club gives like-minded individuals who are equally passionate about running an opportunity to bond and train together. Conducted once a month at Singapore’s oldest reservoir, this 12 kilometre trail run is designed for amateur and professional runners looking to improve their stamina as well as increase their muscular endurance.

Decathlon Running Club Trail Runs
Date: Every last Saturday of the month
Time: 8:00am to 10:30am
Venue: MacRitchie Reservoir Park
Price: Free

2) Immerse Yourself In The Thrills Of Rugby Action

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Image Source: Sports Hub

Held at the National Stadium, the Super Rugby is the Southern Hemisphere’s pre-eminent rugby tournament, featuring 15 teams from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina and Japan. So, if you can’t wait for the Rugby Sevens series, why not get tickets to see the HITO-Communications Sunwolves in action against South African side Emirates Lions on 23 March?

Super Rugby 2019
 23 March 2019
Time: 6:55pm
Venue: National Stadium, 1 Stadium Drive, Singapore 397629
Price: S$10-102

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3) Race To The Finish Line At The 2XU Compression Run 2019

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Image Source: 2XU Compression Run

Returning for its 9th year, 2XU (Two Times You) is back to push the boundaries of your comfort zone with their compression run. Featuring three race distances – 5km, 10km and 21.1km Half Marathon, finishers will be rewarded with an attractive finisher’s medal and an exclusive 2XU branded singlet made of their breakthrough moisture management technology.

2XU Compression Run 2019
Date: 7 April 2019
Time: 4:30am Onwards
Venue: F1 Pit Building, 1 Republic Boulevard, Singapore 038975
Price: S$47 to S$70

Being active can boost your feel-good endorphins, so why not consider competing in marathons more frequently? Look up a list of running events in Singapore that the BeScene team has put together for you!

4) Catch Worldclass Shuttlers Battle It Out At A Badminton Open

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Image Source: Singapore Badminton Open

Singapore’s most prestigious badminton event is back to our sunny island! Watch the nail-biting rallies and the heart stopping smashes live as world class shutters from around the globe compete for the US$355,000 prize purse at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

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Singapore Badminton Open 2019
Date: 9 to 14 April 2019
Time: Various Timings
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397691
Price: General Season Tickets – S$20 to S$350

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5) Witness Rugby Sevens’ Most Powerful Players Compete On The Pitch

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Image Source: Singapore Sports Council

Rugby enthusiasts from across the globe can come and experience the sport in all its majesty! The Rugby Sevens is played on a full-size pitch by teams of seven players. But, the games are much shorter in duration compared to the traditional 15’s rugby, with each half lasting seven minutes. The audience can anticipate a fierce competition as this series also doubles up as the Olympic Qualifiers, and the top four teams at the end of the season will automatically qualify for Tokyo 2020.

HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens 2019
Date: 13 & 14 April 2019
Time: *To be announced*
Venue: National Stadium, 1 Stadium Drive, Singapore 397629
Price: 2 Day Pass – S$25 to S$249

Lots of sports require teamwork, so buff it up with these team building activities in Singapore!

6) Pedal Hard At The OCBC Cycle Singapore 2019

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Image Source: OCBC Cycle

Take part in the OCBC Cycle 2019, where cyclists come together to ride safely on closed roads in the heart of the city! The race features three ride categories – Adult, Kids and Families, and Corporate, making it possible for everyone to participate. This is a perfect bonding activity for families or companies, whether you’re simply doing it for fun, or hoping to get the team’s competitive edge on.

OCBC Cycle Singapore 2019
Date: 12 May 2019
Time: 6:30am – 6:30pm
Venue: Sentosa Island, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
Price: The Straits Times Ride [23km] – S$59, The Sportive Ride [42km] – S$99

Not into competing? Here are some parks you can get your cycle on!

7) Reclaim Your Center At An Outdoor Yoga Retreat  

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Image Source: AIA Glow Festival

Taking a holistic approach to health, the AIA Glow Festival presents the first ever health and wellness event to be held in Singapore. An all day pass will grant you access to a 5K charity fun run, admission to all yoga workshops as well as an eclectic lineup of international and local acts. To sweeten the deal, AIA will throw in an exclusive glow water bag and bandana along with a $10 feast credit to spend as you wish in their marketplace.

AIA Glow Festival 2019
Date: 25 May 2019
Time: 7:00am – 11:00pm
Venue: Sentosa Island, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
Price: All Day Pass – S$103.95 (Sales ends on 19 March)

Psst – Want to enjoy 10% off your ticket? Enter the promo code GLOWxHONEYCOMBERS during the payment stage of the checkout process!

8) Relive The Wrestling Memories That Made Your Childhood Infinitely Better

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Image Source: Sports Hub

Undoubtedly, the World Wrestling Entertainment dominated the early lives of numerous adolescent. Though the matches are scripted, there is a particular spark about professional wrestling that never fails to captivate and engage an audience anywhere in the world. That said, Singaporean fans will be pleased to know that they can cheer for their favourite WWE superstars in person instead of watching them wrestle through a TV screen.

WWE Live Singapore 2019
Date: 27 June 2019
Time: 7:30pm – 10:00pm
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397691
Price: S$48 to S$498

Here are some places that are a little more kid-friendly!

9) Watch A Manchester United Match Live At The Sports Hub

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Image Source: International Champions Cup

Football enthusiasts are in for a treat at the annual International Champions Cup Singapore, with riveting football action by top European clubs, thrilling activities off the pitch, and the chance to meet the heroes of the sport up close!

International Champions Cup Singapore
Date: 20 to 25 July 2019
Time: *To be announced*
Venue: National Stadium, 1 Stadium Drive, Singapore 397629
Price: *To be announced*

Some tips to survive the football craze!

10) Start Your Engines At The Formula One Grand Prix 2019

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Image Source: Singapore GP

For its twelfth edition, Singapore GP and its affiliate Lushington Entertainments present a stellar entertainment lineup for the Formula 1 night race, including big names Swedish House Mafia, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Cardi B and Hans Zimmer, plus the previously announced acts Muse, Fatboy Slim, Toots and the Maytals as well as Larkin Poe – all taking to the stage at the Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix 2019.

Formula One Singapore Grand Prix 2019
Date: 20 to 22 September 2019
Time: *To be announced*
Venue: Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore 038975
Price: 3 Day Grandstand – S$268 to 2,128

However, if you would rather put the breaks on the fast life, check out this guide on alternative places you could visit to avoid the F1 crowd and road closures!

This article originally appeared on BeScene SG.