Pokémon Run Carnival 2018 in Singapore – What to Expect & Event Highlights

Pokémon Run Carnival 2018 in Singapore – What to Expect & Event Highlights

Pokémon Run Carnival 2018 in Singapore is a marathon event that will appeal to Pokémon Go fans in Southeast Asia. Look out for Pikachu performances, Pokémon-themed race packs, Pokémon merchandises and more!

“Pika, pika!” Does this rings a bell to you?

If it does and somewhat excites you, you will be tickled with joy to know that Southeast Asia’s one and only Pokémon-themed marathon, Pokémon Run Carnival 2018, is back on 27 Jan 2018 in Singapore — bigger and better than ever before. Die-hard Pokémon Go fans, if you are training to be the next Ash Ketchum in Singapore, mark your calendars now!

Date: 27 Jan 2018
Time: 2pm onwards
Venue: Marina Barrage
Cost: Individual Fun Run (S$70), Buddy of 2 (S$65)

*For more information, please go to http://pokemonrun.com/sg/ or call 6248 5777.

Here is a sneak peek of the event highlights and what to expect for this year:

5km run route with 4 Pokémon zones: electric, water, fire, and grass

The 5km non-competitive run consists of four different zones – electric, water, fire and grass. Runners will start from the grass patch beside Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay, passing by the various zones and catching Pokémon of different types before the run ends at the grass patch in front of Supertree Grove.

The organisers also promise Pokémon of different generations and series. Sounds like some RARE Pokémon might appear? Perhaps Gyarados at the water zone, Flareon at the fire zone, Electabuzz at the electric zone and Exeggutor at the grass zone?

If you are up for it, the event organiser encourages its runners to cosplay and dress up as their favourite Pokémon or trainers. Who knows, it might even attract the Pokémon you have been wanting to catch.

Pokémon Carnival area

Unlike the inflatables and zones which are only available for those with race bibs, the Pokémon carnival is open to all. Singaporeans, rejoice!

With a multitude of game, food and drink stalls, Pokémon merchandise stalls, kids-friendly activities and even a main stage where you can expect to watch cute Pikachu characters dancing to the Pokémon theme song, this carnival is not to be missed out.

Four kids-friendly, Pokémon-type themed inflatables

Newly introduced this year, four specially-designed inflatables, each representing one zone –  electric, fire, grass and water, will be clustered in the heart of the carnival area.

The organisers have shown a sneak preview of the inflatables of electric and fire zones and they look marvellous! Perfect for kids to play in, these inflatables are bound to keep them in high spirits for the entire day.

Exclusive Pokémon Carnival Run race pack and finisher’s medal

All runners who sign up for the race will receive:

  • Exclusive Pokémon Carnival Run SG drawstring bag
  • Exclusive Pokémon Carnival Run event top
  • Unique finisher medal
  • Personalized trainer’s bib

Although the online registration has closed, you can still register at the race pack collection on 20 and 21 Jan 2018, 11am to 8pm at Bugis+ TOG (Toy or Game). Aspiring Ash Ketchums, remember to head down this weekend!

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