FAQS: Race Information

About the Event

The inaugural MediaCorp Hong Bao Run 2014 is the first running event organised during the Chinese New Year festive period in Singapore.

Kick start the Year of the Horse in a fun and healthy way with family and friends at this 8km race through the city for the biggest Hong Bao of your life. The race will feature Individual Male and Female Categories. Top male and female finishers will each receive a Hong Bao of S$2,888 in cash!

Participants are also invited to dress up in the spirit of Chinese New Year and take part in the Fancy Dress Contest. Impress our MediaCorp Celebrity DJ judges when you cross the finishing line and you may be one of the 3 lucky winners to walk away with a S$888 Hong Bao in cash!

All registered participants will be entered into the Grand Lucky Draw. 10 lucky winners will each receive an S$888 Hong Bao in cash and only one lucky winner will take home the mega Hong Bao of S$88,888 in cash!

Participants will be joined by MediaCorp Celebrity DJs running alongside them. The fun continues after the run with various post-run festivities.

Come be part of this exciting event!

When will MediaCorp Hong Bao Run 2014 be held? Where is the Venue?

The MediaCorp Hong Bao Run will be held on Sunday, 9 February 2014 at Nicoll Highway.

What are the race categories?

The event will feature individual male and individual female categories and the distance for the route is 8KM.

What is the runner's entitlement?

All participants will receive a Race Pack worth more than $80 with the following items:

  • One MediaCorp Hong Bao Run 2014 BROOKS running top

  • One exclusive MediaCorp Hong Bao Run 2014 finisher medal (for participants who complete the race)

  • One MediaCorp sports bottle

  • 6 months free digital subscription of ELLE (for female participants) and Style:MEN (for male participants)

  • One month free subscription of TOGGLE

  • Athlete's Clinic free pre-race assessment

  • One entry to the MediaCorp Hong Bao Run 2014 Mega Hong Bao Draw

  • Race Bib with timing chip

What is the Race Route?

More details about the race route will be released at a later date.

What prizes will be awarded for each Category?

PLACEMENT MALE FEMALE
1ST *S$2,888 *S$2,888
2ND *S$1,888 *S$1,888
3RD *S$888 *S$888

* Only Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents are eligible for the prize money.

* Results and rankings for the top 3 winners (Male/Female) are determined accordingly to “Gun Time”.

Is there a Fancy Dress Contest?

Yes! Simply dress up in the spirit of Chinese New Year and run in your wackiest outfit!

Impress our MediaCorp Celebrity DJ judges when you cross the finishing line and you may be one of the 3 lucky winners to walk away with a S$888 Hong Bao in cash!

The judges' decision is final.

How do I qualify for the Grand Lucky Draw – Mega Hong Bao of S$88,888?


  • The Grand Lucky Draw is open to all individuals over the age of 16 (as of 9th February 2014) who has registered for the MediaCorp Hong Bao Run 2014 race.

  • Grand Lucky Draw participation is limited to one (1) entry per participant with valid contact details.

  • If the winner is not present at the time of announcement, MediaCorp's representative reserves the right to then select another winner from the pool of participants.

  • Winner will be disqualified if he/she is not present at the time of the Prize Presentation Ceremony.

  • All registered participants' details will be stored in a box marked "MediaCorp Hong Bao Run 2014 Lucky Draw". Lucky Draw will be conducted in the presence of external auditors.

  • There will be one (1) winner for the Grand Lucky Draw – Mega Hong Bao of S$88,888. The winner is required to produce their identification documents (i.e. NRIC/Driving Licence/Passport)

  • Only Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents are eligible for the Grand Lucky Draw.

  • MediaCorp reserves the right to amend these Terms & Conditions and may withdraw or discontinue the lucky draw without prior notice.

How do I qualify for the Lucky Draw – S$888 Hong Bao?


  • This Lucky Draw is open to all individuals over the age of 16 (as of 9th February 2014) who has registered for the MediaCorp Hong Bao Run 2014 race.

  • The Lucky Draw participation is limited to one (1) entry per participant with valid contact details.

  • If the winner is not present at the time of announcement, MediaCorp's representative reserves the right to then select another winner from the pool of participants.

  • Winner will be disqualified if he/she is not present at the time of the Prize Presentation Ceremony.

  • All registered participants' details will be stored in a box marked "MediaCorp Hong Bao Run 2014 Lucky Draw". The Lucky Draw will be conducted in the presence of external auditors.

  • There will be ten (10) winners for the S$888 Hong Bao draw. Winners are required to produce their identification documents (i.e. NRIC/Driving Licence/Passport)

  • Only Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents are eligible for the Lucky Draw.

  • MediaCorp reserves the right to amend these Terms & Conditions and may withdraw or discontinue the lucky draw without prior notice.

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