10 SEPTEMBER 2023
FLAG OFF AT 8:00 AM
Venue: OCBC Square
1 Stadium Place, Singapore 397628
The D2M Charity RUN
In a world where diabetes is rapidly becoming the fastest growing chronic disease, it is essential to acknowledge the pressing need for change. Here in Singapore, the statistics are alarming: One in three citizens faces a lifetime risk of developing diabetes, and shockingly, 50.4% of individuals in Singapore living with diabetes went undiagnosed as of 2021 according to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). As we project the potential of having one million people with diabetes by 2050, it is evident that we need to take action to alter this course.
The D2M (Designed to Move) Charity Run emerges as a powerful symbol of hope and unity, signifying our collective determination to make a difference. It represents a profound belief in our capacity to pave a path towards better health management and lifestyle habits for all Singaporeans. With our inaugural run successfully held in 2021, we embark on our third annual run with even greater resolve and purpose.
At the heart of the D2M Charity Run lies Diabetes 2 Mellitus, the most prevalent form of diabetes. This condition not only brings about cardiovascular diseases but also gives rise to complications that can significantly impact various bodily functions. The question arises: As we live longer, are we truly living a life of quality and vitality? The answer lies in the choices we make daily.
Emphasising the pivotal role of a healthy diet and regular exercise, we affirm that our bodies are indeed designed to move. Whether you are an athletic runner, a jogging enthusiast, or a casual walker, this event welcomes everyone to participate and contribute to a worthy cause. Each step you take is not merely a physical endeavour; it becomes a testament to your commitment to embrace a healthier lifestyle while supporting a charitable initiative.
By joining the D2M Charity Run, you become a catalyst for change, a beacon of hope in the face of a growing health crisis. Your participation transcends the confines of a charity run; it embodies a philosophical journey of self-awareness and communal responsibility. Together, we can alter the trajectory of diabetes in Singapore, fostering a future where health and happiness intertwine.
Let your footsteps echo with purpose, your strides resonate with meaning, and your presence ignite the spark of transformation. Join us in this significant event, as we propel ourselves towards a brighter, healthier, and more fulfilling tomorrow. The time is now, and power is in unity. Together, we will redefine what it means to live a life of vitality - a life that truly moves with purpose.
Will the Charity Run be conducted in person?
Yes, all participants will meet at the venue to be flagged off. There is no option for virtual running this year.
When is the Charity Run?
Sunday, 10th September 2023, 8.00 am
What is the distance
We have kept it simple –
You can run or just walk.
It is not a competition.
Complete 5km at your own pace.
Where will the Charity Run take place?
OCBC Square, 1 Stadium Place, Singapore 397628
Dr. Tan See Leng
Minister for Manpower
Second Minister for Trade & Industry
Is the event free?
Yes! Donations are welcome but not required; you will be led to the donation webpage after you have registered for the Charity Run.
What are the safety guidelines?
Advisory guidelines will be provided via email nearer to the date to those who have signed up for the event.
How do I register?
Complete the registration form. After submission, you will receive a unique registration code as proof of registration. You will be redirected to our giving.sg donation webpage; if you do not wish to make a donation, exit the webpage and wait to hear from the D2M team for next steps.
What are my entitlements?
Every registered participant will receive a free D2M event t-shirt and tote bag
How to Participate ?
It is simple, just register
All proceeds go to
supporting Diabetes Singapore’s services
and activities for the diabetic community.
DONATIONS ARE WELCOME
T-Shirt Collection Details
1. Registered participants are strongly encouraged to collect their free D2M event t-shirt prior to the event on 10 September 2023.
2. T-shirts can be collected from Diabetes Singapore's Head Office (Jurong West) or Branch Office (Boon Keng), 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM on weekdays or 9.00 AM to 12.00 PM on Saturday. Our offices are closed from 12.00 PM to 1.00 PM on weekdays for lunch. We are also closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.
Jurong West Head Office
528 Jurong West St 52, #01-353 Singapore 640528
Boon Keng Branch Office
22 Boon Keng Road, #01-15 Singapore 330022
3. Participants are required to show proof of their registration.
4. T-shirts cannot be returned due to hygiene reasons.
5. Only in-person collection is available; no delivery or shipping.
6. Registered participants will be notified when their t-shirt is ready for collection.
7. If you contact us by email, please allow up to three (3) working days for our reply.
8. Participants are strongly encouraged to wear the t-shirts to help raise diabetes awareness.
9. The provision of these free entitlements will cease after the event has ended; as such no collection of entitlements will be entertained after the event.
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