It may be over 100 days away, but it’s time to either get serious about your training or dig out those running shoes from storage. The Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore (SCMS) returns this year, with registration officially launching on Friday, July 6, 11am at Raffles Place Park.

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Be one of the first 1,000 registrants and you’ll receive an exclusive goodie bag, plus exclusive race privileges such as priority sign ups, a 50 per cent discount for running clinics, free transportation from designated pick up points on race days, and a separate dedicated counter during race entry pack collection.

Lucky draws will also be going on – registrants will have a chance to win one of 15 SEIKO men’s watches worth $645 each, and one of six Pure Fitness memberships.

Runners can register for their running slots online via the official website at 11am on July 6, or at Toa Payoh Sports & Recreation Centre from 11am on July 7. The marathon will be run on December 2, 2012.

Registration launch details:
Date and time: July 6, 2012, 11am-4pm
Venue: Raffles Place Park, Raffles Place MRT Station
Price: Registration prices will be announced at the event launch, and will be available on the official website from 11am on July 6, go to

Cash and credit card payments will be accepted at the registration launch. Participants who make payment using Singapore-issued Standard Chartered Bank credit cards will receive a 15 per cent discount. Participants of SCMS 2011 will receive a 20 per cent discount.