The 18th Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) will take place from 29 November – 1 December.
This year will see the most exciting line-up of entertainment and activities from live bands to performances, arts as well as delightful local delicacies to elevate the spectator experience and showcase Singapore to the global running community.
Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon.
Road Closure Announcements
Friday, 29 November 2019 (Kids Dash)
Beginning the three-day running festival is the Kids Dash which will flag off from the Formula 1 Pit Building at 7 PM. There will be no road closures or diversions during the Kids Dash.
Saturday, 30 November 2019 (Marathon & Half Marathon)
Road closures and diversions will progressively begin from 1 PM on Saturday, 30 November 2019.
To enable the earliest access possible and minimise inconvenience to road users, organisers will progressively re-open affected roads from as early as 9 PM the same evening.
Sunday, 1 December 2019 (10km and 5km)
On Sunday, road closures for the 5km and 10km categories will be from 4 AM – 12:15 PM.
Road closure information will be clearly communicated, and traffic wardens will be deployed at all affected roads to help re-direct traffic and to assist the public to find alternative routes to their destinations. Re-directional signs will be put up along the roads from Monday, 18 November 2019. The public is advised to take note and make alternative travel plans.
Directions to Port of Entries
- Marina Centre – Changi Airport: travel on Republic Blvd. towards ECP
- Marina Centre – Woodlands Checkpoint: travel on Republic Blvd. towards ECP/KPE
- Marina Centre – Tuas Checkpoint: travel on Republic Blvd. towards ECP. Take Fort Road exit and make a U-Turn towards MCE/AYE.
Alternative Transport Arrangements
The race area is well-served by the MRT and commuters are encouraged to take the MRT as their primary mode of transport to and from the area. While some bus services will be diverted due to the road closures, affected bus stops will be relocated to the nearest possible location. Specific bus diversion plans will be publicized before the event to facilitate route planning.
Shuttle bus services are also provided for the event. The shuttle buses will run between the Start/Finish Venue and 37 locations island-wide over 10 routes. These shuttle services cost $7 per ride and are primarily for race participants and spectators. The shuttle service may also be useful for commuters who wish to travel outside of regular public transport hours.
Visit this link to purchase your ShareTransport ticket.
SCSM 2019 participants or members of the public with enquiries about the road closures may call the SCSM 2019 Road Closure hotline at 6701 1230. The hotline will be available from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM from 1 to 29 November and will be available 24 hours on 30 November and 1 December.
Information on road closures for SCSM 2019 can be found on all SCSM social media pages and website.