Frequently asked questions

Registration

  • How can I register?

    You can register here.

  • What am I entitled to as a participant?

    Please refer to Runner's Entitlement.

  • How do I know if my entry has been accepted?

    You will receive an email confirmation slip upon successful registration.

  • Do I get a refund if I choose not to participate after registration?

    All race entries are strictly non-refundable.

  • Can I make changes to my personal particulars after registration?

    Yes. Please provide us your new details by emailing us at rac@singaporecancersociety.org.sg. We will only allow changes for names and particulars until 10 July 2017. Change of shirt sizes will be subjected to availability. Change of race categories is not permitted.

  • Can I transfer my race registration if I wish to withdraw from the race?

    All race registrations are strictly non-transferable.

  • Can I change race categories after I have registered?

    No.

  • Is GST included in the registration fee?

    7% GST is included in the registration fee.

  • Why am I asked to share my story for registering for the race during the registration

    It is our belief that no one should fight cancer alone, and we are looking to collect stories from people who are impacted by cancer, whether as a caregiver, patient, survivor, or family member. We would love to hear why you want to run for Race Against Cancer, what it means to you, and who you are dedicating your run to.

  • Is there an age limit to participate in the race?

    For the 5KM Fun Run, runners must be at least 6 years of age, as of 30 July 2017. Participants aged 12 and below must be accompanied by a parent or guardian in the same category. For the 10KM & 15KM categories, runners must be at least 13 years of age, as of 30 July 2017.

  • How can I be entitled to the Student Rate?

    You must be a student aged 23 years and below.

  • Why do I need to fill out the Indemnity Fields during Registration?

    Runners aged 18 and below must fill out the Indemnity Fields for successful registration of the race. The indemnity field is for the Parent/Guardian of the participant under 18 to indemify the Organiser from claims that arises out of his/her participation in the event.

  • Why am I unable to select my T-shirt size?

    As the T-shirts have been pre-ordered, there are limited quantities available per size. We have tried our best to ensure sufficient size quantities. Once a T-shirt size runs out, you will not be able to choose that particular size. You may decide to choose a smaller or larger size.

Race Pack Collection

  • What is the Race Pack Collection Expo about?

    The Race Pack Collection is a two-day event, happening on 22 & 23 July 2017 at Velocity, Novena Square from 11:00am – 7:00pm. Runners will need to pick up their race packs for the event, which will contain their race bib, race T-shirt, race bag, and other sponsored items.

  • What if I am not able to collect my Race Pack?

    You may authorise someone to collect the Race Pack on your behalf. Please download Authorisation Letter here, complete it and bring along for the collection

  • Can I change my T-shirt size during Race Entry Pack collection?

    Change in T-shirt size is subjected to availability during the Race Entry Pack collection

  • What is Race Against Cancer about?

    Singtel-Singapore Cancer Society Race Against Cancer (RAC) is Singapore Cancer Society's flagship fundraising event. We believe that no one should fight cancer alone, and everyone can play a part in minimising the impact of cancer, and to improve the quality of life of those affected. There are many ways you can join the fight - declare it with your lifestyle by being physically active and eating a rainbow, spread the word about why you fight (the more people know, more will donate towards this cause, or to volunteer their resources and talents.)

     

    Fund raised from the RAC campaign will be used to fund various programmes and services which include raising awareness about cancer, promoting cancer screening for at-risk groups, and providing financial and welfare aid for needy cancer patients.

  • When is the Race Against Cancer 2017 happening?

    30 July 2017, Sunday

  • Where will the race be held?

    Angsana Green, East Coast Park.

  • What is the route for this year's run?

    Please refer to this map.

  • How many race categories are there?

    There are 3 categories - 15KM Competitive, 10KM Competitive and 5KM Fun Run.

  • Can I sign up for 2 categories?

    Each participant is allowed to sign up for ONE category only.

  • Is there a baggage deposit at the start point?

    There is baggage deposit area at the start point. While due care and security will be enforced, the Organiser will not be responsible for any loss or damaged items or delay in retrieving the bags. Participants are advised to travel light.

  • What is the Race Day Programme?

    Please click here to see detailed programme.

  • Can I skate or cycle during the Race?

    No.

  • I have already registered for the race. However, due to circumstances, I am not able to make it anymore.

    Can I find a replacement?

    No.

  • Will there be official photographer?

    Photography and/or videography will be taken during the event for news and publicity purposes and Singapore Cancer Society reserves the right to use any photograph, motion picture, recordings, or any other record of the Race for any legitimate purposes, including commercial advertising.

  • Will I get my race timings upon completion of the race?

    Yes, race timings are taken for the 10KM & 15KM Competitive Runs and will be posted on the race website after the race. However, please note that the 5KM Fun Run is not a timed race.

  • Are medals given?

    Runners who complete the 10KM & 15KM Competitive Run will receive a unique finisher's medal at the finishing line. However, please note that as the 5KM Fun Run is non-competitive, there will be no medal given.

  • How do I get to Angsana Green?

    By Public Transport:

    • Tanah Merah MRT Station EW4; Board Bus 31. Alight at Lagoon View, Marine Parade Road and walk to Angsana Green
    • Bedok MRT Station EW5; Board Bus 196, 197 at Bedok Bus Interchange. Alight at Lagoon View, Marine Parade Road and walk to Angsana Green

    By Car:

    • Enter by East Coast Park Service Road off East Coast Park Way. Public car parks E2 and E3 are available for public use.
  • What if I am injured during the run or unable to complete the run?

    Please approach any of our route marshals or First Aid personnel en-route to seek assistance.

  • What would be the contingency plan should there be bad weather on the Event Day?

    In the event of inclement weather, the Organiser reserves the right to delay the commencement of the race. Should the inclement weather persist after delay, the Organiser reserves the right to cancel the race without any refund.

  • What is the ranking based on?

    Ranking and Timing is based on Gun time.

  • Can I bring my pets along?

    No.

  • Are strollers allowed?

    For safety purposes, strollers are not allowed at the race.

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