Welcome to our second virtual edition of POSB PAssion Run for Kids 2021. Jointly organised by POSB and People’s Association (PA), this annual charity run is now in its 13th year.

Registration Date: 05 July – 24 October 2021
Race period: 1 – 30 November 2021

Join us in the virtual race with fun-filled activities happening this November, from just S$5!

Gather your family and friends for a fun run and collect Smiley Nutpoints as you explore Singapore together. Partake in the Smiley Sticker Hunt and mini events every Sunday for attractive e-deals and a chance to win lucky draw prizes!

Run for a good cause. Run for kids.

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POSB PAssion Run for Kids 2021

Explore Singapore as you run for a good cause. Build up your bank of Nutpoints to get exclusive e-deals and a chance to win attractive lucky draw prizes.

Follow steps below to earn your nutpoints:

Progressively run 21km over 3 stages throughout November. Earn Nutpoints and F&B e-deals with every completed stage!

You may also complete the virtual race as an individual or in team. Simply form a team of 4 to be part of Team Challenge where top teams with longest distance achieved will be recognised on the leader board. Find out how to form a team here.

(Maximum 21 nutpoints to be earned)


Participating Merchants


Hunt for just one Smiley Sticker from any of designated locations below to earn 5 Nutpoints

  1. Participating Community Clubs (CCs)
  2. Singapore Discovery Centre (SDC)
  3. NHB Heritage Trails below:

Maximum 5 Nutpoints will be rewarded regardless of number of submissions


Pre-register to participate in any one of our four family-themed mini events* to get your hands on exclusive Smiley collectibles^!

Happening every Sunday in the month of November.
(Maximum 13 Nutpoints to be earned)

Stay tuned for more details!

*Subject to prevailing Safe Management Measures. Pre-registration opens in September.
^First-come-first-served, while stock lasts

Run for Kids Entitlements

 

Donate to POSB PAssion Kids Fund

Supported by POSB PAssion Run for Kids and managed independently by the People’s Association Community Development Fund (PACDF), POSB PAssion Kids Fund is a registered charity under the Charities Act and has been conferred Institutions of a Public Character (IPC) status. To date, the Fund supports 178 programmes which have been rolled out to benefit more than 660,000 children.

100% of your donation goes directly towards the Fund and benefitting children in the community.

Donate Now

If you are unable to donate by clicking ‘Donate Now’, you will still be able to do so through the following channels by following these steps:



  1. Select "Pay Bills" on POSB/DBS iBanking
  2. Select "Billing Organisation not in my pre-arranged list"
  3. Select "PACDF" from the list of billing organisations
  4. Enter your preferred donation amount Input your NRIC/FIN/Passport No. in the "Bill Reference No" field
  5. Submit your donation



1.Select “Pay Bills” on POSB/DBS Digibank
2.Select “One-Time Payment”
3.Select "PACDF" in the “Billing Organisation” field and your NRIC/FIN/Passport No. in the “Reference No” field
4.Select the account which you would like the donation to be made from
5.Enter your preferred donation amount
6.Select “Paynow”

(Tax deduction is not applicable for donation via these channels)



  1. Launch PayNow or DBS PayLah!
  2. Scan the above QR code
  3. Check that the donation is to PA Community Development Fund
    (UEN: T07CC3011L)
  4. Enter your preferred donation amount
  5. Enter NA in Reference No. field
    (Please take note that tax deduction is not applicable via this channel)
  6. Submit your donation

1.Download your donation form here.

2. Choose your donation option and follow the steps provided.

3. Fill up the form and email us at runforkids@dbs.com

POSB PAssion Kids Fund supports children in the community through causes* close to the heart. Play a part and join us in making a difference!

Community Service

Covid Carepack Distribution Exercise
Care packs containing essential items such as food, health and wellness products and stationeries were distributed to more than 400 children from low-income families. This was in addition of holding complimentary online enrichment classes for the children.

Enrichment

North East Green Adventure
The programme brought about a series of enrichments to PCF kindergartens, childcare centres and primary schools, benefitting around 3,000 children. The modules were designed to nurture the children in areas beyond sustainability and use the interconnectedness between character and the environment to strengthen the learning in both areas.
 

Arts

YEAH Programme
A structured welfare programme reaching out to 5,000 youths and youths-at-risk from low-income families, focusing in developing their life skills and building capabilities necessary for character development, civic mindedness and sustainable academic success.

Enrichment

Little Chef Cooking
Engaged over 150 children and parents of low-income families through cooking to promote family bonding, independence and creativity. The children gave back to community by helping to plan and organise community events.
 

Sports

Nee Soon Football and Study Programme 2021
A platform for underprivileged children aged 6-16 years old to engage in weekly study and football sessions. The students are mentored by volunteers and Chong Pang scholars with football coaching and co-organising of Football Cup by ESPzen Soccer School. .

Entrepreneurship

Nurture Programme
Designed to enhance the quality of lives of children and their families by creating opportunities for the children to learn soft skills sets which have been aligned to the 21st Century Competencies framework identified by the Ministry of Education. To date, this programme has benefitted 242 families.
 

*All donations will go towards the POSB PAssion Kids Fund, and channelled to various programmes supporting the causes listed above.

 

Overview

Join the second virtual edition of POSB PAssion Run for Kids! Run with Smiley and collect Nutpoints in the Smiley Sticker Hunt, join weekly mini events in November for exclusive goodies, e-deals and attractive lucky draw prizes!

Jointly organised by POSB and People’s Association (PA), this annual charity run is now in its thirteenth year. Register now to run for a good cause!

The Virtual Event is co-organised by DBS Bank Limited, The People’s Association (PA) and Esprimo Pte Ltd and is facilitated by using a third-party mobile application managed by 42Race Pte Ltd.


It means that you can complete the required distance at your own pace, anytime and anywhere within the clock-in window for the respective stages to earn your race entitlements. Participants must submit their running records via virtual race website.


  1. Individual Virtual Run Challenge
    Clock minimum distance during stipulated period to earn Nutspoint and 2 e-deals per stage
    • Stage 1 (1 – 5 November) : 3km for 3 Nutponts
    • Stage 2 (6 – 15 November) : 5km for 5 Nutpoints
    • Stage 3 (16- 30 November) : 13km for 13 Nutpoints
  2. Smiley Sticker Hunt
    Locate just 1 Smiley sticker from one of the participating CCs, Singapore Discovery Centre (SDC) or Singapore Heritage Trails and upload your selfie with the sticker on virtual race app feed between 1 – 30 November 2021 to qualify for 5 Nutpoints. Late submissions will not be entertained.
  3. Mini Events*
    Happening every Sunday in November at the following venues:
    1. 7 November : Senja-Cashew Community Club
    2. 14 November : Singapore Discovery Centre
    3. 21 November : Anchorvale Community Club
    4. 28 November : Our Tampines Hub

Join one of the activities at these mini events to earn 13 Nutpoints. Additionally, pick up exclusive Smiley collectibles (e.g. bag, towel, cap and many more) at the mini events on a first come-first-serve basis.

*Subject to prevailing Safe Management Measures. Registration opens in September.


No. You can conduct your runs anywhere and must be able to track your running distance, time and run with successful upload of results the virtual race app within the clock-in window.

Registration

Participants of all ages are welcome to join us! Participants aged 18 and below must seek parental or guardian consent upon registration and are advised to be accompanied by their parents/guardians while conducting the virtual run.


The registration period is from 5 July 2021 to 24 October 2021.


Yes, foreigners can partake in the run if you are able to track and submit your running results on virtual race Website and/or Mobile App. However, e-deals, lucky draw prizes, and physical race entitlements are applicable within Singapore only. Overseas delivery will not be entertained.


Click and register for the run here.

New user of 42Race will be required to sign up and create an account. If you have an existing 42Race account, login and select POSB PAssion Virtual Run for Kids 2021 under the “Events” tab.

Next, select the race category you wish to participate in, check your details and complete payment. Now, you are registered and ready to go!


An e-confirmation slip will be sent to your email upon successful registration.


This could be due to the following reason(s):

  1. Your payment did not go through, and your registration was not successful;
  2. The email has been blocked by your mail server and/or is treated as spam.

Should you require further assistance, please email to enquiries@runforkids.com.sg. We will get back to you within 5 working days.


Yes, each runner must create a 42Race account with a valid email address. Children aged 18 years old and below should obtain parental/guardian consent before registration and accompanied by parent/guardian during the run.


Race Entitlements Fees
Race Entry
  • E – Badge
  • E – Certificate
  • E – Deals*
S$5
Add On - Run for Kids Tote Bag + S$7
Add On - Run for Kids Event Tee + S$10
Add On - Run for Kids Medal + S$10
Add On - Run for Kids Tote Bag + Medal + S$13
*Complete your run stages to receive e-deals.

Yes, you can add on the entitlements from your virtual race account. Go to “Shop” icon at POSB PAssion Virtual Run for Kids 2021 event page, select the additional race entitlement, confirm your order, and make payment. The additional race entitlements will be delivered to your mailing address (along with the entitlements you initially selected, if any) within 30 working days after the event ends.

Smiley Nutpoints

This year, we challenge all participants to collect and build up your own bank of Smiley’s Nutpoints throughout the clock-in period. Complete all challenges to unlock exclusive e-deals & stand a chance to win attractive lucky draw prizes from a total lucky draw prizes pool of $8,000!


  1. Virtual Run
    Progressively run 21km over 3 stages throughout the month of November. Earn Nutpoints and e-deals with every completed stage! (Maximum 21 Nutpoints)
  2. Smiley Sticker Hunt
    Look out for just one Smiley Sticker from any of our participating Community Clubs (CCs), Singapore Discovery Centre (SDC) & Singapore Heritage Trails, take a selfie and upload on 42Race's social feed! (5 Nutpoints)
  3. Sunday's Mini Events
    • Pre-register to participate in any one of our four family-themed mini events* to get your hands on exclusive Smiley collectibles (e.g. bag, towel, cap and many more) on a first come-first-serve basis, while stock lasts!
    • Happening every Sunday in the month of November. (Maximum 13 Nutpoints to be earned)

Stay tuned for more details!

*Subject to Prevailing Safe Management Measures. Registration opens in September.


Your accumulated Nutpoints will be updated in your virtual race account under POSB PAssion Virtual Run for Kids 2021 event page. Please allow at least 5 working days for crediting of Nutpoints upon completion of any challenges.

The lucky draw winners for each tier will be announced within 5 - 10 working days post event.


At the end of the event (30 November 2021, 2359hr), your qualification for the lucky draw tier rewards will be based on the total Nutpoints you have accumulated during the month of November.

There are 2 reward tiers and 20 winners for each tier will be determined on a lucky draw basis. The prizes for each reward tier are as follow:

Tier Smiley’s Nutpoints Prizes No. of Lucky Draw Winners
1 ≥26 1 Night Staycation
(Worth up to $250!)
20
2 ≥18 Foodpanda Vouchers
(Worth $150!)
20

Virtual Run

Firstly, track and record your running activities via a GPS-enabled application. Submit your running activities manually or auto-sync your running activities to your virtual race account. Please note that only Strava and Garmin mobile applications have the auto-synchronisation function to your virtual race account. For other GPS-enabled applications connected to your wearables, you can submit your running activities manually.

Here is the instructional guide on how to submit your running activities manually and/or auto synchronise via Garmin or Strava to your virtual race account.


You can choose to download the mobile app or register and submit your running activities through 42Race Website. You are required to create a 42Race account on either platform to submit your running activities.


You can make unlimited submissions to accumulate the required distance throughout the clock-in window for each stage. The progress bar for each stage in your virtual race account will turn green when a portion of the targeted distance is completed.


Yes, you will be placed at a higher rank on the individual leader board for each stage. However, no additional Nutpoints and e-deals will be given.


Under your “Profile” in your virtual race account, choose “POSB PAssion Run for Kids 2021” under joined events. Click “Rankings'' to check on leader boards.

Although your running submissions are validated and updated daily to the leader board, please allow at least 5 working days for crediting of Nutpoints after completion of each stage. If your submission is not reflected by the 5th working day, please email us at enquiries@runforkids.com.sg.


Yes, manual and auto-synchronised submissions can be deleted. Click here for the instructional guide on how to delete your submissions.

Smiley Sticker Hunt

You can look out for the stickers at the participating Community Clubs (CCs), Singapore Discovery Centre (SDC) and selected Singapore Heritage Trails.


Refer to video for submission steps

 

Please allow at least 5 working days for the crediting of Nutpoints to your virtual race account.


As much as we would like your active participation, we have made more locations available so that more participants can join in the hunt. Only 1 selfie submission will be eligible and 5 Nutpoints will be credited for taking part in the hunt.

Mini Events

Mini events* happening at 1 designated location every Sunday, with family-themed sports activities. 13 Nutpoints will be credited to participants who pre-registered and head down to the event site on actual day. Exclusive Smiley collectibles will be given out to participants who visit the event sites on a first-come-first-served basis.

*Subject to Prevailing Safe Management Measures. Registration opens in September.


The different locations & dates are:

  1. 7 November : Senja-Cashew Community Club
  2. 14 November : Singapore Discovery Centre
  3. 21 November : Anchorvale Community Club
  4. 28 November : Our Tampines Hub

Due to Safe Management Measures, there are limited time slots available and slots are given on a first-come-first-serve basis. Upon successful registration, you will receive an e-confirmation slip from enquiries@runforkids.com.sg.


You may request for more slots if your family member(s) / friend(s) are also a registered participant for POSB PAssion Virtual Run for Kids 2021. Simply input all your Race Bib Number(s) to pre-register. Each Race Bib Number is eligible for one slot.


Go to your “Profile” and scroll down to “Joined Events”. Find POSB PAssion Run for Kids 2021 event and click on the Race Bib icon.


Unfortunately, the mini events are open to registered participants of POSB PAssion Virtual Run for Kids 2021 only.


Upon receiving the e-confirmation slip of your slots and slots numbers from enquiries@runforkids.com.sg, you can reply to the email with your cancellation or change of slot numbers and/or timing request. Please include the Race Bib Number(s) for the addition, change or cancellation of your time slots. As the time slots are limited and issued on first-come-first-serve basis, we will get back to you within 5 working days for any successful change of your time slot.


Yes, you can still look forward to other fun activities that will be held indoors.

Safe Management Measures

The event will continue, however, there will be changes made in compliance with Safe Management Measures that prevail. Smiley Sticker Hunt at the Community Clubs (CCs) and mini events will be cancelled. In place, there will be weekly stay-home challenges/online live lessons conducted by CC’s interest groups.

Participants will be updated via email should there be changes to weekly challenges.


Yes, you will still be able to earn Nutpoints from various activities that will be conducted in place of Smiley Sticker Hunt at the Community Clubs and mini events.


No, there will be no changes to the lucky draw prizes/race entitlements, so you can still look forward to standing a chance to win those prizes!


Yes, although the stickers will no longer be placed at the Community Clubs, it can be found at the selected National Heritage Board (NHB) trails. There will be no change to the points system.


We will no longer conduct any on-site activities, but weekly challenges/live CC interest group classes will be held as a replacement instead. You will be able to earn 13 Nutpoints by posting a picture of yourself attending the lesson/completing the weekly challenges.


Participants will be updated with details via email should there be changes to weekly challenges.

Race Entitlements

Achieve the required distance for each stage and submit your run results within the respective clock-in period to receive your finisher entitlements.


All entitlements will be mailed to you within 30 working days after the end of the clock-in period (30 November 2021, 2359hr).


No, the physical race entitlements will be mailed to your registered mailing address within 30 working days after the end of the clock-in period (30 November 2021, 2359hr).


Yes, however we encourage everyone to complete the required challenge to earn Nutpoints and exclusive e-deals.


A tracking code will appear in your order page on your virtual race account under “My Orders” and “View Orders”.


Please email to enquiries@runforkids.com.sg with your Name and Race Bib Number for assistance. We will get in touch with you within 1-3 working days.

Please email to enquiries@runforkids.com.sg with your Name and Race Bib Number if you have any issues upon receiving the entitlements. Please also include pictures and reasons for exchange/return. We will review on a case-by-case basis.


Please email to enquiries@runforkids.com.sg with your new address and we will assist you. We will not be responsible for sending a replacement once the package has been dispatched. You are advised to confirm your mailing address upon completing your registration


It will be made available on your virtual race account at the end of each running stages.

Payment, Refunds and Returns

We regret to inform you that registration for this run is non-refundable and non-transferable.

POSB PAssion Kids Fund

All donations* made to the POSB PAssion Kids Fund will be entitled to 2.5 times tax deduction and are applicable to both corporate and individual tax residents.

DBS will send your name, NRIC, mailing address and donation amount to the People’s Association (PA). Tax deduction will be automatically filed to Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) by PA and will be reflected in your individual tax assessment the next calendar year.

To opt-out of the tax deduction, please email your request to runforkids@dbs.com

*Donation via PayNow will not be eligible for tax deduction unless you email runforkids@dbs.com your name, NRIC, mailing address, donation amount and donation date. Tax deduction will then be filed to Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) by PA and will be reflected in your individual tax assessment in the next calendar year.


Please email to runforkids@dbs.com your donation date, donation amount, full name and FIN within 2 weeks of your donation.

Contact Us

E-mail: enquiries@runforkids.com.sg
Hotline: 9720 3229
Operating hours: Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm, excluding Public Holidays

 

POSB PAssion Run for Kids Gallery

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Official Social Media

POSB PAssion Run for Kids 2021 Facebook Page
#POSBPAssionRun
#RunForKids

       

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