5 New Kicks For The SAFRA Singapore Bay Run & Army Half Marathon

Run anywhere with these 5 shoes that will fit you perfectly for the run this November.

By E-lyn Tham        15 September 2021

With the ongoing pandemic throwing most travel plans out the window, why not seize the chance to explore our little red dot? Or, even better yet, complete a marathon whilst you’re at it?

Here’s the perfect excuse to shop for some new running footwear — the 2021 SAFRA Singapore Bay Run & Army Half Marathon, back this November as a virtual event! (Register here, if you haven’t!)

The best part is that you’ll have complete control over your route. Think: running along the palm tree-lined shores of East Coast Park, or against the shimmering backdrop of Marina Bay Sands and the Flyer!

Whether you choose to embark on this challenge solo or as a team, the one thing you can’t do without is a good pair of shoes. Here are 5 running shoes that will help you to go the extra mile:

1. ZoomX Invincible Run Flyknit, $259, Nike

Jointly organised by SAFRA and the Singapore Army, this year’s event will feature a total of 4 categories:

Feel like you’re running on clouds. Lightweight and fitted with responsive foam, these shoes deliver comfort with every stride. Part of the Men’s Rawdacious Pack, this limited edition design is a celebration of unity, symbolising the coming together of athletes to compete.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE – score 15% and 10% off respectively for all Safra members and servicemen (11B).

2. UA Men’s Charged Bandit 6 Running Shoes, $128.99, Under Armour

Put your best foot forward with these lightweight and cushioned running shoes, which marry both stability and support. Up the comfort factor with a cushioned ankle collar and tongue, and a solid rubber outsole for enhanced durability. Feel good and look good, what’s not to like?

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE – enjoy $7 off $15 min. spend, or $5 off $60 min, spend for new and existing customers respectively. Valid for purchases made through SAFRA’s dedicated link here.

3. PUMA IGNITE Limitless Men’s Running Shoes, $199, Puma

Ignite the fire in you with these sturdy yet sleek running shoes, which are crafted with three key PUMA technologies that boast responsiveness, added cushioning, and a snug customised fit. Revel in a good grip with crystal rubber outsole pods, ensuring that you’ll never miss a step.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE – from now until 30th September 2021, new Zalora customers can enjoy 30% off + 12% cashback with no min. spend (capped at $30 each) with the promo code “SAFRANEW21”; existing Zalora customers can enjoy 22% off + 5% cashback with a min. $100 spend (capped at $30) with the promo code “SAFRA910ZAL”, valid until 31st October 2021. More information here.

4. CLIFTON EDGE Road Running Shoes, $181.30, HOKA

Inject a pop of colour into your running routine with this nifty pair of running shoes. Said to be designed to “help you feel like you can run forever”, these shoes are for those looking to go the distance. Cocoon your feet in a light dreamy foam, complete with a unique heel geometry for a gliding sensation. There’s really no better way to make a bold statement!

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE – new Shopee customers can get $8 off with $16 min. spend with the promo code “21SAFRA8”; existing Shopee customers can slash 10% off (capped at $4) with the promo code “21SAFRA10”. More information here.

5. GEL-NIMBUS 23, $181.30, Asics

Show off your pumped up kicks with a striking red pair of running shoes, which stands as a tribute to the city of Tokyo and the country of Japan. Long-distance runners, these are for you – the shoes offer long-run impact absorption, offering a good balance between balance and support. Engineered with natural breathability, the shoes are even made with recycled materials to reduce waste.


And for those participating in the family category, why not deck your wife or daughter out in some stylish activewear? Get 15% off all regular-priced items with the promo code “SAFRA15” at Anya Active.

Registration for the marathon is open until 3 October 2021, with categories such as the 21km Half Marathon or Cumulative Challenge, 50km Cumulative Team Challenge and the Families for Life 10km Challenge. Click this link to sign up: www.safra.sg/ssbr-ahm.

Credit: Steven Lelham/Unsplash
Photo: Steven Lelham/Unsplash

So lace up your new shoes; it’s time to start clocking some training miles before the run kicks off in November.

Ready, set, run!

All products are subject to availability and prices are subject to change.

Featured image: Jake Weirick / Unsplash