JomRun sports app, known for conducting reward based runs, partners with Nickelodeon and Animation International bringing thematic virtual fun runs to Singapore. Through the Crayon Shinchan, Garfield, and Spongebob Squarepants thematic runs, JomRun hopes to bring newbies as well as seasoned runners together. Runners can look forward to winning a wide array of limited-edition merchandise after completing enjoyable runs with family and friends.
Participants can choose between a range of distances – a half marathon (21km) or a 5km run. Runners can choose to run in short time spans to make up the distance as well.
They are also allowed to complete the mission by incorporating a step counter, a GPS tracking wearable, a treadmill or other cardio exercises such as jogging in place.
The virtual fun run series kick-off with the Crayon Shinchan Virtual Run Series which will be launched in three parts.
- Crayon Shinchan Virtual Run – today until the 30th September 2021
- Shinchan Biu Biu Virtual Run – 1 October – 30 November 2021
- Crayon ShinChan Joyful Time – 1st December 2021 – 31 January 2022
The Garfield Virtual Run is an ongoing event that spans the month of November to January 2022.
The Spongebob Squarepants Virtual Run will take place from 1 December 2021 – 20 February 2022.
Registrations are now open and early bird signups will be able to enjoy discounts of up to 50%.
Those who successfully complete their run will be rewarded exciting prizes including:
- Finisher medal (21km finishers will receive a Gold medal)
- Dry-fit shirt
- Finisher t-shirt
- Tattoo stickers
- Drawstring bag
- Premium cyclist jersey
- Face mask
- Tote bag
The Garfield Virtual Run will also allow the participants to choose their merchandise from three different themes: Foodie Garfield, Sleepy Garfield or Playful Garfield, whilst runners participating in the Crayon Shinchan Virtual Run Series will receive entitlements according to the run they register for.
To participate, simply download and register on the JomRun app which is available on Apple AppStore and Google Play. The public can sign up for the virtual run of their choice, pick the distance category and choose the entitlements. Activate the JomRun app tracker and run to receive those limited-edition goodies.
Running results will be automatically recorded and the entitlements will be posted after the running period.
To learn more about JomRun, please visit here.