Singapore is in general quite a safe country for running alone outdoors. However, it is still necessary to take safety precautions when out running alone.
These are some general tips for safer running:
Remember, you are taking part in this race at your own time and place. Make sure that you are medically fit to participate in the race. Please take care to prevent potential injuries with the following tips:
Remember, if you are going out for a walk, jog, or run, please be socially responsible and follow the safe distancing guidelines:
Participants should take note that you do not have to complete your category distance target in one single run.
Please remember to undertake safety precautions when running long distances without race support or peer support, such as bringing along the following items with you on your solo long runs:
Remember to inform your family or friends when and where you are going for that long solo run and the estimated amount of time you will take before you get home so that they will not worry if they do not hear from you during this time. Give them an update once you have completed your run so that they know how/where to look for you if they do not hear from you by a certain time.
Avoid routes/areas that are too secluded, quiet or dark, early in the morning or late at night on your solo runs.