In the early hours of 31 August, more than 45,000 runners gathered at the downtown area to participate in the SAFRA Singapore Bay Run & Army Half Marathon (SSBR & AHM). The key race categories were 21km run, 10km run, 5km fun run and 800m Father and Child Race. Participants had the opportunity to take a refreshing run along the scenic city skyline of the Marina Bay area.
The Guest-of-Honor was Second Minister for Defence, Mr. Chan Chun Sing, who is also the president of SAFRA. He flagged off the SAFRA 5km fun run and the 800m Father and Child Race. Chief of Army MG Perry Lim flagged off the 21km run while Dr Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman, Minister of State for Defence, flagged off the 10km run.