FOREST 60 FULL DETAIL

Overview

1. EVENT

TNF GREENRACE FOREST 60
21km trail / 42km trail / 60km trail – Register

2. EVENT DATE and START TIMES*

26th August 2017
60km – 6.15 am*
42km – 6.15 am*
21km – 6:30 am*
*Headlamp + spare batteries required for these categories.
*Starting and Cut-off times subject change for each category.
*All runners will be notified by email within 48 hours of event date.

3. VENUE LOCATION

The 2017 Green Race Forest Marathon Start/Finish is the former KTM railway station at Bukit Timah along Bukit Timah Road. 5 minute walk from King Albert Park MRT Station.(Blue Line)
Google Maps location here.
View the Start/Finish venue map here.

4. REGISTRATION

Register here

5. ENTRY LIST

Full Race Entry List available ~2 weeks before race day on Racematix.

6. LANDING PAGE

Click here to view the landing page

7. OVERVIEW

The GreenRace SG returns to Singapore for the second time with a brand new format. The GreenRace Forest Marathon is unique to Singapore, introducing for the first time the newly opened Chestnut Nature Park Trails! This area is a treat for trail runners, encompassing rolling hills and lovely views of the forested area over Chestnut Nature Park. Beyond the new trails of Chestnut Nature Park, participants will follow the rocky, ancient trails of the Central Catchment Nature reserve. Competitors will finish where they start, at the historic KTM railway station at Bukit Timah.

Multiple categories are on offer from 21km solo and paired teams all the way up to a solo 60km Ultra!

8. ACCESS and PARKING

The 2017 Green Race Forest Marathon Start/Finish is the former KTM station at Bukit Timah (located along Bukit Timah Road, just before the Bukit Timah Seven Mile Flyover junction).

Find the former KTM station at Bukit Timah on Google Maps here.
View the Start/Finish venue map here.

The nearest MRT Station to the Start/Finish venue is the King Albert Park Station(Downtown Blue Line), accessible by just a five minute walk.
For those driving to the venue, the nearest carpark can be found over at Bukit Timah Plaza, located opposite the start/finish venue, again, accessible by a five to seven minute walk.
In addition 3 bus stops are also conveniently located next to the start/finish venue with the following bus services: 67-170-151-74-171-852-66-154-77-970-961-174

9. GREENRIDE SHARE

Let’s get to our favourite weekend running events a little cheaper, a little greener and a little friendlier!
RideShare to the GreenRace with us: https://thegreenrace.sg/greenrideshare

10. RUNNER ENTITLEMENTS

• Luchos Dillitos 100% Natural Guava Energy Cube (wrapped in a plantain leaf!)
• GreenRace Hydrapack SpeedCup (no disposable cup event:)
• GreenRace reusable RaceBelt (this is ‘no pins’ event:)
• FSC natural maple wood Finisher’s Trophy with Fuji Instax Photo
• Complimentary Pure Electrolyte Hydration mix at the race pack collection venue (11th – 13th August).
• High quality food and beverages at the Finish Line
• Discounts and Special Offers from our Green Partners

11. FEES + COMPETITOR CATEGORIES

Register by June 1st
• 60km: $100 solo only
• 42km: SG$85 Solo / Duo (SG$80×2)
• 21km: SG$65 Solo / Duo (SG$60×2)
*Duo runners start together and finish together (no relay).
Register here.

Register by August 1st
• 60km: $110 solo only
• 42km: SG$95 Solo / Duo (SG$90×2)
• 21km: SG$75 Solo / Duo (SG$70×2)
*Duo runners start together and finish together (no relay).
Register here.

12. AGE CATEGORIES

1. Children: 1-8 years old (accompanied by parent)*
2. Kids: 8 – 13 years old (must run with a parent / guardian / waiver)*
3. Students: 13 – 17 years old* (must run with a parent / guardian / waiver)*
4. Greens: 18 – 35 years old (all categories available)
5. Primes: 36 – 49 years old (all categories available)
6. Vintages: 50+ years old (all categories available)
*Runners are automatically entered in respective age category on race day.
*Some age categories have restricted entry. Review our race rules and regs here.

13. CUT-OFF TIMES

• 60km – 5:30 pm (11 hours)
• 42km – 2:30 pm (8 hours)
• 21km – 1:00 pm (6 hours)
*Starting and Cut-off times subject change for each category.
*All runners will be notified of any changes by email no later than within 48 hours of event date.

14. COURSE MAPS

Download course maps in gpx, tcx, jpg format:
https://thegreenrace.sg/maps/
60K http://www.mapometer.com/running/route_4521054
21K/42K – http://www.mapometer.com/running/route_4521025

15. GPX / TCX FILES

Access GreenRace Forest 60 GPX files here.

16. COURSE MARKINGS

• 60km – GreenRace labelled Orange fabric ribbon
• 42km – GreenRace labelled Orange fabric ribbon
• 21km – GreenRace labelled Orange fabric ribbon
*Orange arrow directional signs and marshals at major junctions.

17. VERTICAL PROFILES

TBC

18. COURSE DIFFICULTY

• 60km: 20%(1) 50%(3) 30%(4) = 4 overall
• 42km: 40%(2) 60%(4) = 4 overall
• 21km: 50%(2) 50%(4) = 3 overall

1 – Piece of Cake (road/flat, short distance course or sections)
2 – Little More Than a Piece of Cake (Road/trail/steps/some hills). Nothing too serious, all runnable.
3 – Tough Stuff. Still having fun though! Some road, mostly trail with smooth and technical sections – may find yourself speed walking or hiking some sections.
4 – This Could Hurt! Glad you’re a well-honed Trail Running Machine! (Significant ups and downs mostly trail, some very technical sections, recce recommended.
5 – Agony of DEFEAT. Only way through is up down and then back up again! Technical rocky, rooty, lots of vertical trail and steps, pre race recce highly recommended.

19. CP FOOD and BEV

• Healthy and nutritious snacks will be served at start/finish point in addition to water and Pure Hydration electrolyte drink.
• Pure Electrolyte Hydration mix available to all participants at the 2 water points on the course and at the start/finish point.
• See our course map for CP locations here.

20. FACILITIES / TOILETS

• Toilets are available at the start/finish point and at Dairy Farm Nature Park car park B.

21. COURSE RECCE

Run prepared on race day!
We invite you to get out and recce the GreenRace route with us.
Meet Location: Meet at the Start/Finish line, Old Bukit Timah Railway Station: https://goo.gl/4R4iLq.
Maps: Access Start/Finish venue and route maps here: http://thegreenrace.sg/maps
Full Race Detail: https://thegreenrace.sg/forest/full/
Recce Facebook Event: https://goo.gl/bCkCYd
Dates & Distances*
21/42km
Recce 1: May 6 @7am
Recce 2: June 3 @7am
Recce 3: July 1st @7am
60km
Recce 1: May 13th @7am
Recce 2: June 10th @7am
Recce 3: July 8th @7am
Recce 4: August 19th @7am

Final Run Distance:
*We’ll decide on final run distances together, based on the turnout numbers and abilities.
*All runners should arrive prepared to run at least half distance they have signed up for.

Contacts:
Ash +65 8114 1781
Chris +65 9613 5133

22. TRAINING

• Is this your first trail running event?
• How about your longest distance challenge to date?
• See our training page here: https://thegreenrace.sg/training/

23. PRIZE POT

All prizes available for this event are listed here: https://thegreenrace.sg/prizes/
• Ultra 60k Male 1st: IAMRUNBOX Backpack Pro
• Ultra 60k Male 2nd: IAMRUNBOX Backpack Lite
• Ultra 60k Male 3rd: IAMRUNBOX Garment Carrier
• Ultra 60k Female 1st: IAMRUNBOX Backpack Pro
• Ultra 60k Female 2nd: IAMRUNBOX Backpack Lite
• Ultra 60k Female 3rd: IAMRUNBOX Garment Carrier

Top 3 winners for each category and also prizes won will be announced here:
https://thegreenrace.sg/results/

24. TOP CROWNS OF GREENRACE!

Top solo male and female in top distance category win:

SG$500 cash*
or
Transferrable entry to a GreenRetreat**

Grand Prize applies to top distance categories only***
– Braemar 15K Solo Male and Female.
– Pottinger 15K Solo Male and Female.
– Plover 30K Solo Male and Female.
– Ultra 70K Solo Male and Female

*Prize pot increased from $2000 HKD to $2500 HKD on 1 March 2017)
*Plover Community Challenge Crown is eligible for $2500 HKD registered charity donation only.
**Retreat option valued nearest to SGD $450. For higher option GreenRetreats having a value exceeding SGD $450, runner is responsible for the remaining balance.
***Review Racematix final GreenRace results here.

25. THE GREENRACE CROWNS!

2017 MEN’S CROWNS AWARD
Braemar Jeff Campbell Chiang Mai Retreat
Ultra Stone Tsang HK $2500
Pottinger Jeff Campbell HK $2500
SG TNF60 TBA SG $500
Plover TBA HK $2500 (Charity Donation)

2017 WOMEN’S CROWNS AWARD
Braemar Mary Hui HK $2000
Ultra Elsa Jean De Dieu HK $2500
Pottinger Ruth Croft HK $2500
SG TNF60 TBA SG $450
Plover TBA HK $2500 (Charity Donation)

2016 MEN’S CROWNS AWARD
Pottinger Jeff Campbell HK$2000
Plover Jeff Campbell HK$2000

2016 WOMEN’S CROWNS AWARD
Pottinger Leanne Szeto HK$2000
Plover Katia Kucher Guangzhou Retreat

*Prize pot increased from $2000 HKD to $2500 HKD on 1 March 2017)
*Plover Community Challenge is eligible for HK$2500 registered charity donation (or currency equivalent).
*Review Racematix final GreenRace results here.

26. FULL RACE RESULTS

Find full GreenRace results on Racematix.

27. GREEN OPTIONS and EXTRAS

Sustainable Natural Finisher’s Awards by GreenRace!
• YES I would like a sustainable wood finisher’s medal!
• NO I prefer to donate SGD$4 to HelpUsHelpSG please!

GreenRace Bib Belt*
No Pins! We are working towards no disposable plastic or metal items in our racepacks and at our events.
• YES I’d like a Race Belt to be used for my bib number
• NO I already have my own race belt and prefer to donate SGD$4 to HelpUsHelpSG

Speed Cup by Hydrapak*
• YES I’d like to receive a free GreenRace Speed Cup by Hydrapak (no disposable cups event)
• NO I prefer to donate $4 to Help Us Help SG

Reusable Timing Bands and Race Bags*
No Disposable Timing Devices or RaceBags at GreenRace Events.
• I understand GreenRace events utilise reusable silicon timing bands.
• There is a SGD $8 deposit required for each timing band, charged to this registration at checkout.
• We will return your deposit in full at the finish line (Just show us your bib, no questions asked!).
• Don’t want your jute race bag? Leave it with us at racepack collection and we’ll return your deposit.

GreenShop Products and Services*
YES! I’d like to have a browse through some of the other Green products you have available and add these two my racepack. https://thegreenrace.hk/greenshop/
NO! I’d like to finish my registration off now.

28. GREEN PARTNERS and RUNNER TREATS

Gain exclusive access to unique offers from our community of GreenRace Partners:
https://thegreenrace.sg/partners/

THE NORTH FACE – Official Outdoor Gear Sponsor
The North Face is dedicated to providing apparel and equipment to outdoor athletes, in every step of their exploration. As a global leading brand in outdoor gear, The North Face has been tried and tested by athletes. Their products meet every outdoor need in exploring the world and challenging human potential to its limits. The North Face provides an extensive line of innovative, high-performance, technically-advanced apparel, footwear, equipment, and accessories for serious outdoor adventurers, global trekkers, and sophisticated urbanites who have one thing in common: they seek out, invest in, use, and wear the best. The brand is also dedicated to protecting the outdoor environment and has maintained their goal of sustainability and minimizing all human impact on nature.
Runner Benefit:

NEVER STOP EXPLORING!​
https://www.facebook.com/TheNorthFaceSG/

The Primal Pantry / Pure Sports Nutrition – Official Sports Nutrition
All participants are offered the opportunity to purchase Pure Sports Nutrition and The Primal Pantry sports nutrition products at an exclusive 20% off all products via a promo code for orders placed directly via their websites. Offer is valid for 1 month starting from the issue of the registration confirmation email.in addition,all participants will be offered a sample of Pure Hydration at the race pack collection venue from 11th to 13th August.
Runner Benefit: 20% off, Coupon Code: GreenRace
https://www.drinkpure.com.sg/
https://www.primalpantry.com.sg/

GU – Official Energy Gel
A holistic nutritional system designed to help you hydrate, energize, and recover when pushing yourself and your body to the limits. GU™ has what your body needs to go longer and farther.
Energy-dense calories in a portable packet to help sustain energy demands of any duration or activity Each 100-calorie packet contains carbohydrates (maltodextrin and fructose) that use non-competing pathways to help maximize carbohydrate absorption and utilization while diminishing stomach distress. Sodium, the primary electrolyte lost in sweat, aids in hydration by maintaining water balance.
Branched-chain amino acids (leucine, valine, isoleucine) may reduce mental fatigue and decrease muscle damage.
Runner Benefit: Sponsored Energy Gel at all Checkpoints!

IAMRUNBOX – Awards Sponsor
With IAMRUNBOX© you can include sport into your daily routine or trip overseas. Designed to hold your trousers or skirt, shirt and accessories firmly in place as you hit the street; this modern clothing carrier will slot right into your daily life.
Runner Benefit: Podium Finisher Awards Sponsor
https://iamrunbox.com/en/

Lucho Dillitos – Natural Energy Sponsor
For years Colombian cyclists have stuffed bocadillos in their jersey pockets before going for a ride. Epic race performances were fuelled by bocadillo. Now, thanks to Lucho Dillitos™, you too can experience the benefits of this natural energy source
Runner Benefit: There’s a free single Lucho included in every racepack!
http://www.luchodillitos.com/

Injinji – Official Socks Sponsor
For over ten years, Injinji has evolved from a startup sock company to a community of athletes from all sports and skill levels who believe in taking action and pushing personal physical boundaries.
Injinji socks are anatomically designed to your foot, and the five-toe sleeve design allows your toes to splay naturally and align properly, enabling greater stability and more comfort. They’ve created a sock that fits naturally, protects from blisters and is so comfortable you forget you’re wearing socks. That’s the way it should be. Injinji only uses superior fibres that are durable, light, and flexible to offer superior breathability, which means cool, dry, and comfortable feet.
Runner Benefit:

The Running Lab – Official Retail Partner
Running Lab is a specialty running store retailing technically advanced running apparel, equipment and footwear. Staffed by sports trainers and experienced runners, we provide assistance to match the right shoe to your foot type and gait, helping to maximise your running performance and reduce risks of injuries. Our facilities include an in-house treadmill for gait analysis, as well as to allow customers to put their shoes to the test before deciding if the pair of shoes they’re wearing are truly the right pair for them.
Runner Benefit:
https://www.facebook.com/runninglabsingapore

Triple Fit – Official Training Sponsor
Situated within retail haven Millenia Walk, TripleFit is Singapore’s ultimate fitness performance + retail hub. Spanning over 23,500 square feet, TripleFit is the one-stop destination for fitness aficionados in Singapore. It offers a wide array of fitness programmes ranging from High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), Strength and Conditioning, Yoga, Circuit Training, Bootcamp, and much more. On top of that, TripleFit includes a retail zone which carries the latest in activewear sports fashion from global American sports label Under Armour, Swiss functional sportswear apparel Odlo, Danish sports brand Newline, Japanese athletic compression gear C3fit, and British stylish activewear brand Every Second Counts.
Runner Benefit: 20% Off Coupon included in runner racepack!
https://www.triple.fit/

Urban Remedy – Official Online Media Partner
Urban Remedy delivers a tailored, personalised wellness experience. No matter your age, ethnicity, budget or where you are in your wellness journey, we are here to help. We are your healthiest relationship.
Runner Benefit: N/A
http://urbanremedy.asia/

29. RACEPACK COLLECTION

Check your BIB number and race pack collection date here.

Race pack collection will be held at Running Lab store,Marina Square.

Dates:11th August(11am to 7.30pm)
12th August(11am to 7.30pm)
13th August(11am to 7.30pm)
Address: Running Lab@Marina Square
6,Raffles Boulevard #02-26
Singapore 039594

Nearest MRT Station is Esplanade Station(Circle Line/Yellow Line)

30. THIRD PARTY RACEPACK COLLECTION

Friends or family can collect racepacks on your behalf:
• Forward your proof of registration email to reg@thegreenrace.sg and cc the 3rd party who will be collecting your racepack.
• 3rd party will need to show this email to the GreenRace reps on collection.

31. BAGDROP / LOST and FOUND ITEMS

All GreenRace Events have bag drop services available. We will not be held responsible for lost or damaged personal items at the event.
• Race Director reserves the right to check any bags in possession of the GreenRace.
• Lost and Found items will be made available for collection at the First Aid Tent.
• For post event enquiries please contact us.

32. MANDATORY RACE EQUIPMENT

Volunteers will check for mandatory items at CPs:
• Runners found to be inadequately prepared and/or missing mandatory items will be disqualified in order to maintain the safety of all competitors.
• Review all GreenRace Mandatory Items here: https://thegreenrace.sg/mandatoryitems/

33. RULES and REGS

Runners must abide by GreenRace Rules and Regs during all our events.
Visit: https://thegreenrace.sg/rules/

34. PHOTOS

Find photo albums for all our GreenRace events on Facebook.

35. VIDEOS

Can’t make one of our pre-race recce / training sessions?
Review our course videos here:
https://thegreenrace.sg/videos/

36. MORE SG EVENTS

Find this and all future GreenRace Events on Facebook.

37. GLOBAL CALENDAR 活

We are expanding our trail network!
Find all GreenRace events on our global events calendar.

38. HOW GREEN ARE WE?

Just how Green is the GreenRace?
• We’re working hard to create Zero Waste Events!
• Check out our green initiatives here:
https://thegreenrace.sg/green/

39. HELP US HELP SG!

Opt out of racepack items and Help Us Help SG!
• See how much we’ve raised here:
https://thegreenrace.sg/huhsg/

40. DIRECT DEPOSIT

Cut out the transaction fee!
• We accept direct deposit so long as proof of payment is sent within 48 hours of registration.
• All orders will otherwise be cancelled.
https://thegreenrace.sg/proof/

41. INTERNATIONAL RUNNERS

Contact Us.

42. VOLUNTEER!

Enjoy a great day out with friends and also enjoy our exceptional volunteer benefits pack!
https://thegreenrace.sg/volunteer/

43. WAIVER

By joining for our events, participants must confirm acceptance of our waiver during registration:
https://thegreenrace.sg/waiver/

44. EMERGENCY CONTACTS

Critical Emergency: 995
Non Critical Emergency: 1777
• Ash: +65 81141781
• Martin: +852 91335415
• Etienne: +852 6778 7314 (Whatsapp +61 430 195 208)
https://thegreenrace.sg/contact/

45. CONTACT US

Have some positive or constructive feedback for us or simply have a question?
We’d love to hear from you!
• Office: +852 2742 6988
• Martin Cai: +852 91335415
• Etienne Rodriguez: +852 6778 7314 (Whatsapp +61 430 195 208)
• Ash Kurt: +6581141781
https://thegreenrace.sg/contact/

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