FAQs

About The Race

Mercy Relief, Singapore’s leading independent disaster relief agency that provides aid across the entire disaster management cycle. To learn more about Mercy Relief or get involved, please email volunteer@mercyrelief.org.
Casuarina Grove, East Coast Park.
Should you be feeling unwell or injured, please approach the nearest first aiders deployed along the route or the medical tent at the Race Village.
Don't worry! The time of 80 minutes is a goal for participants to strive towards, not a requirement.
There will be no baggage deposit on race day. We advise you to travel light.
Only 10KM Race Against Time Participants will get their race timings.

Registration

Click on "Register Now" buttons at the top menu.Registration will close on 28 July 2017 at 11 PM. If you miss this deadline, you may register in person at the Race Entry Pack Collection (REPC) venue on 5 and 6 August.
All participants below the age of 18 are required to seek parental/ guardian consent to participate in the race. Relevant indemnity and declaration fields must be filled up at the point of registration – failing which, the Organiser reserves the right to refuse entry to the participants.
You will receive an email confirmation upon successful payment. Should you not receive one, please email info@groundzerorun.com.
Registered participants can also retrieve their confirmation slip here.
There will be no refund of registration fees for participants who do not end up taking part in Ground Zero Run for Humanity 2017, for any reason. If you wish to change (downgrade or upgrade) the race category you registered for, a $10 administrative fee will be charged.
No, all race registrations are strictly non-transferable.
Special rates will be given to groups that register 20 or more participants. We can help your group to register and pay in bulk. Simply email info@groundzerorun.com.
Yes. All fees are inclusive of GST.

5KM Relief Aid Challenge

During the acute phase of disaster response, Mercy Relief provides emergency supplies in the form of relief packs to disaster-hit communities. Many of the villagers typically have to walk several hours to and from the relief distribution point to collect the relief packs, each of which typically weighs 5kg to 10kg. These packs can contain rice, oil, salt, hygiene and sanitation products or medical supplies.
- Participants have to carry a relief pack (5kg to 7kg) for the entire 5km distance.
- There is an option to sign up as a tag team of 2 pax. Team members can take turns to carry the relief pack for the full 5km course.
- After the event, all relief packs will be distributed to low income families in Singapore, in observance of World Humanitarian Day on 19 August.
Here are three ways you can carry them:
1 .Hug it!
We recommend hugging the relief pack close to you! This might be the easiest and most convenient way to transport it. Simply support the base of the pack with both arms for maximum comfort.

2 .Balance it on your shoulder
Trust us, you don't need special skills for this one. All it takes is a little balance, some strength and you're all set to go!

3.Tag Team
For those in teams of 2, you can take turns transporting the pack or even carry it together! As the team saying goes, "Together, everyone achieves more!"
We do not recommend bringing your own bag to carry the relief pack, as the experience is meant to simulate the experience of disaster survivors and challenge the run participants.
The Relief Aid Challenge is a non-competitive category which runners can complete at their own pace, as it is meant to reflect how villagers from a disaster event have to walk several hours to and from the relief distribution point to collect relief packs.