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Shape Run 2009 Opens for Registration

Singapore, 24 April 2009 - Shape Run 2009 (Singapore) will open for registration on 25 April 2009, Saturday. Runners can register online at or at the Shape Run Launch event (12pm – 9pm) at Wisma Atria, Level 1 Atrium on April 25.

Organised by SPH Magazines Pte Ltd (SPH Magazines), Shape Run 2009 will take place on 19 July 2009, Sunday. 8,000 slots are available for the run this year. With the Run’s regional presence, foreign runners are also expected.

For participants who sign up from April 25 – 26, the registration fee is $35 for the individual categories, and $140 for the Corporate Category. The first 500 participants who sign up at our Shape Run Launch event will receive additional attractive gifts.

All individual runners who top up $10 will receive a six-month subscription of SHAPE, the complete mind & body guide for women. All participants will also receive a fabulous Runner’s Kit worth over $650, filled with running essentials, including a limited-edition Shape Run Nike Tee, exclusive Shape gym bag and a race certificate with personal timing upon completion of the run.

Shape Run 2009 is proudly presented by Japanese car maker, Subaru and co-presented by Nike Running. Other sponsors include AIBI, CITISPA, Dr Joint Pain, Equal, H-TWO-O, Kellogg’s MARIGOLD Yoghurt, ParkwayHealth, Polar, True Fitness and VITAGEN Collagen.

All runners and readers of SHAPE can check out the latest health, beauty, and fitness products and services at the exciting Shape Run Carnival held one week before the race from July 10 –12 at Marina Square.

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For media enquiries, please contact:

Ms Sherlyn Yap
Corporate Communications
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
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About SPH Magazines

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

With a proven track record for sterling editorial content & award-winning designs, SPH Magazines raises the bar as a dynamic magazine publisher. In its stable are over 100 titles in English and Chinese, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men's lifestyle, movies, automobile, parenting, décor, new media and business. All the newsstand publications, including flagship title Her World, and other well-known titles such as Female, The Peak, Home and Décor, Nuyou, Torque, HWM and GameAxis are among the highest-circulating titles and best-read in their respective lifestyle category.

SPH Magazines' established editorial unit provides excellent custom publishing services to major corporate clients by producing custom lifestyle magazines, newsletters and other collateral to meet their business needs. In addition, its regional IT portal,®, is consistently the No.1 online portal as attested by the Hitwise awards over the last 2 years. Its subsidiary, clickTRUE Pte Ltd, 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 growth regionally, SPH Magazines is set to become Asia's publishing powerhouse, with operations in China, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, The Phillippines and Vietnam. Magazines in its fold have achieved strong market presence in their respective sectors, as well as distinguished track records and solid reputations.

At SPH Magazines, the promise is to deliver its best to meet the diverse needs and interests of readers and advertisers.

About Shape Singapore

Licensed from American Media, Inc., Shape Singapore was launched in July 2004. It is the complete mind and body guide for women, with 14 editions worldwide. It covers all aspects of living a well-balanced life, from the latest information on fitness, nutrition, exercise, and health, to invaluable tips on living life to the fullest. Shape is motivating, inspiring and embraces the most desirable lifestyle for active women – shaping their looks, as well as their lives. With a readership of 54,000 (Source: AC Nielsen Media Index 2008), Shape is the leading active lifestyle guide for women in Singapore. Shape won the Silver Award in the 3rd Asian Print Awards 2005. It has editions in Malaysia, Indonesia and China, which are published by SPH Magazines’ associate companies.