National Geographic Earth Day Run 2017

National Geographic Earth Day Run 2017

Event Listing: National Geographic Earth Day Run 2017

The annual National Geographic Earth Day Run 2017 is returning for the second time this year, bigger and better!

Join Singapore’s first and only mass-run powered solely by renewable energy and driven by zero-waste initiatives.

Held from 2.30pm to 8.30pm on Sunday, 23 April 2017, at The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay, funds raised from the event will go to climate change initiatives of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Singapore.

Featuring a 5km Fun Run and 10km Competitive Run, there will also be an Eco-Carnival with food and activities for all, ending off with an Eco-Concert helmed by renowned local acts who have pledged their support for the cause. Participants who pledge to reduce their carbon footprint through daily green pledges leading up to the run, will also be able to accumulate Green Dollars that can be used to redeem selected products at the Eco-Carnival. 

Everyone is welcome to wind down at the Eco-Carnival with food & activities, and free concert featuring Disco Hue, iNCH, Gareth Fernandez, The Façade, and Take Two.

Registration is open at www.natgeorun.sg and in line with the Sundown Night Festival, the organisers will be extending registrations till 26 March 2017, where participants can enjoy discounts at the Nat Geo Earth Day Run festival booth from 21 to 25 March (4.30 to 10.30pm; 2pm to 7am on 25 Mar) at the F1 Pit Building.

More information can be found www.natgeorun.sg

EVENT DETAILS

Date: Sunday, 23 April 2017
Venue: Gardens by the Bay, The Meadow
Time: 2.30pm to 8.30pm (Flag-off at 4pm for 10km run, and 4.30pm for 5km run)
Distance: 5km Fun Run or 10km Competitive Run
Fee: S$69/pax
  S$200/family (2 adults & 2 children under 12 years old)
  *8% of registration fees will be donated to WWF Singapore in support of climate
  change education initiatives
Website: www.natgeorun.sg
       
Event page: www.facebook.com/natgeorunsg

Great Food Options for Families in Singapore

Living in Singapore means that we’re blessed with an incredible range of options for eating out. But when you’ve got your family with you, we all know that it can get a bit more complicated.

So we thought that it might be a good idea to think about different ways that we can keep the little ones well fed, and give us adults some peace of mind!

We all know that there’s a big range of restaurants out there that aim to make the family dining experience a little easier for the parents by keeping the kids entertained. And whilst they might not have all of the attractions of Universal Studios, they do provide a new and interesting way to cater to foodie families. 

Some forward-thinking places even have plenty of craft opportunities to keep those little hands busy whilst waiting for the food to arrive.

This means that your kids can keep you entertained by making sock puppets whilst you enjoy the best of the huge range of food options available in Singapore! 

Of course, not every meal has to turn into an adventure playground, so another option on a quiet night is to simply watch a family movie and order in some of the local gems that you can get from the Deliveroo website.

This can be really handy as whilst we can enjoy some of the more fancy fine dining experiences in Singapore, such extravagances are often lost on the kids.

But just because kids enjoy a more convenient way of eating doesn’t mean that they have to fill up on junk food. Rather than an endless supply of pizzas and burgers, there’s a growing trend of healthier options becoming available with children in mind.

Thankfully, there’s also a good range of food websites that can show us all how to make a quick and healthy meal for the family as another alternative to eating out which can be stressful and expensive.

This means that you can also try and include the children in the cooking experience which is a great way to inform them about the benefits of healthy eating.

So next time you want to celebrate the best of Singaporean food with your children, then remember to keep it fun, healthy and relaxed!

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