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Shape Run 2013 welcomes mums with tots

The upcoming eighth edition of Singapore’s original all-women running event includes a new stroller fun run.

Singapore, 8 May 2013 – Online registration for Shape Run 2013, organised by SPH Magazines Pte Ltd, has commenced. The event will be held on Sunday, 7 July, at Nicoll Highway. Participants can register via Shape Run’s micro site at 
http://www.shape.com.sg/shaperun2013/.

Besides the usual 5km and 10km races, participants can look forward to a new non-competitive 2.4km stroller fun run this year. Women looking to kick-start their post-baby weight loss programme will have something to look forward to. Fringe activities such as training runs with pacers will also be conducted in the weeks leading up to the event.

All participants will get a runner’s kit filled with fitness and beauty essentials as well as a limited-edition Shape Run 2013 tee from Reebok, all packed into an exclusive Shape gym bag. Race finishers in all three run categories will get a race e-certificate with their personal timing and a finisher’s medal after the event. Runners who top up $10 or $20 on the race fee will get a six-month or 12-month subscription to Shape magazine

Shape runners, readers and the public are welcome to check out the latest health, beauty and fitness products and services at the Shape Run carnival held before the race from 21 to 23 June 2013 at Marina Square Central Atrium Level 2. Participants will collect their race packs and runner’s kits at this carnival.

Li Yuling, Editor of Shape magazine, said: “It’s been eight years since the launch of Shape Run, and we’re proud to offer something fresh with each edition. We’re especially excited about the 2.4km stroller fun run as there are many new mums looking to ease back into exercise especially after last year’s bumper crop of dragon babies. Joining Shape Run with their children will definitely be a memorable experience.”

Diana Lee, General Manager, Fashion & Beauty, SPH Magazines, said: “Shape Run is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated events in Singapore’s sporting calendar, and the 2013 edition will not disappoint. Shape is in constant dialogue with our readers and partners, and this has allowed us to improve the race format year after year. With the stroller fun run category, we hope to encourage more mothers to restart their active lifestyle. Engaging women of different fitness levels remains a key priority, and the unwavering support of our participants and sponsors has made this possible.” 

For more information, please visit 
http://www.shape.com.sg/shaperun2013/.



ISSUED BY SPH MAGAZINES PTE LTD. 
Co. Regn No.: 196900476M

For more information, please contact:


Caron Chan
Assistant Marketing Manager
SPH Magazines Ltd
DID: 6319 5814
Email: 
ccaron@sph.com.sg

Joelyn Tan
Executive 
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
DID: 6319 1895
Email: 
tjoelyn@sph.com.sg

About Shape Singapore
Shape
 is the complete mind and body guide for women in Singapore, licensed from American Media Inc and published by SPH Magazines. It enriches women’s lives with the latest practical information and expert advice on fitness, wellness, beauty, health and nutrition. With an audited readership of 46,000 (according to the AC Nielsen Media Index 2011), Shape is the leading active lifestyle guide for women in Singapore. Shape was also named Health/Fitness Magazine of the Year 2010 by the Magazines Publishers Association of Singapore.

Website: 
www.shape.com.sg 

About SPH Magazines
A leading publisher in Singapore and the region, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of media organisation Singapore Press Holdings Limited. 

With a proven track record for sterling editorial content, award-winning designs and creative solutions, SPH Magazines raises the bar as a dynamic publisher. In its stable are about 100 titles in the region, in English, Chinese and other languages, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men's lifestyle, automobile, parenting, decor, new media and business. All the newsstand publications, including flagship title Her World, and other titles such as Female, Cleo, The Women's Weekly, Harper's BAZAAR, Cosmopolitan, The Peak, Home & Decor, Nuyou, Torque and HWM are among the highest-circulating titles and best-read in their respective lifestyle categories.


In addition, websites such as 
herworldPLUS.com and HardwareZone.com have extended its reach online, engaging readers with interactive content, capturing audience beyond print. 

SPH Magazines' established editorial unit provides excellent custom publishing services to major corporate clients by producing custom lifestyle magazines, newsletters and other collaterals to meet their business needs. clickTRUE Pte Ltd, an associate company of SPH Magazines, is a Pay Per Performance online marketing company specialising in Online Media Planning, Search Engine Marketing and Optimisation, Web Analytics Consultancy and Landing Page Optimisation. 

With a vision to continue regional growth, SPH Magazines is set to hold a leading position in publishing in Asia, with a presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines and Vietnam. 

In line with this vision, SPH Magazines acquired 34% of WhiteWave Media Group (formally known as Antarctica Interactive Private Limited). It is an integrated luxury media company which owns online publications
 Luxury-Insider.comInluxe.cn, as well as the luxury print BACCARAT Magazine in Hong Kong. Other titles include LP-Luxury Properties, Action Asia, Asia-Pacific Boating, China Boating, JET Asia Pacific and AsiaSpa published through wholly owned subsidiary, Blu Inc Media, in China and Hong Kong.

As a Publisher of Choice, SPH Magazines aims to deliver the best to meet the diverse needs and interests of readers and advertisers.


Visit 
www.sphmagazines.com.sg for more information.