Since 2012, the team at the 24 Hour Race were hoping to expand to a new country. Singapore was the answer to this. In 2013, staff at the 24 Hour Race flew to Singapore with the assistance of 2 dedicated students from Singapore to set up a pilot race. Though the group faced many obstacles, in the end a 12 Hour Race was set up. That weekend, an incredible 3542 km were run in just 12 Hours and the start of the Singapore division of the 24 Hour Race was born.
FUNDS RAISED 109,915 HKD
SCHOOLS INVOLVED 6
Building off the success of the 2013 Singapore Race, a team of students from Singapore was recruited and the official 2014 Singapore 24 Hour Race was launched. Though the race was still relatively new in Singapore, 13 schools were engaged in 2014, helping raise awareness about the issue of human trafficking.
Funds raised 200,000 HKD
SCHOOLS INVOLVED 8
In the Press
In 2015, the 24 Hour Race continued increase its funds raised per runner, equipping its beneficiaries with more funds to use in the fight against human trafficking.