ORBIS RACE4SIGHT 2021: 40-DAY CHALLENGE TO RUN 100KM OR CYCLE 500KM

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A warm welcome to nearly 1,000 racers across the world who had signed up for the Orbis Race4Sight 2021, the 40-day Challenge to Run 100km or Cycle 500km from 3 Sep to 13 Oct 2021!

WHAT IS RACE4SIGHT?

Race4Sight is our first-ever virtual race to raise funds for and awareness of avoidable blindness​, where anyone can have the flexibility to run 100km or cycle 500km anytime and anywhere over a 40-day period from 3 Sep to 13 Oct 2021 in the run-up to World Sight Day.

We are thrilled to welcome nearly 1,000 racers across the world, including 600+ employees from 9 corporate sponsors and 300+ attendees from the general public.

  • Receive Welcome Email and Racer ID: 1 Aug - 20 Aug
  • Receive Welcome Pack: 25 Aug - 3 Sep
  • Grand Opening Flag Off: 3 Sep, 7AM SG Time
  • Weekly Records Submission: Every Friday by 11:59PM SG Time (starts on 10 Sep)
  • Weekly Leaderboard: Every Monday (starts on 13 Sep)
  • Finish Line: 13 Oct, 11:59PM SG Time

*Race4Sight officially started on 3 Sep. No new registration will be accepted.

WEEKLY LEADERBOARD

Congratulations to Connie (Racer ID: 12042)! You rank 1 on week 1 of the leaderboard by accomplishing an amazing 245.75km Run from 3-10 Sep. We will contact you directly for the prize collection.

We are proud to present you the top 5 racers of Week 1's Individual Leaderboard and Corporate Leaderboard:

Converted distance (km) = Run and Walk distance*5 + Cycle distance

Racers are considered to have accomplished the Race4Sight challenge once your converted distance reach 500km. This is the combined results of your walking, running and cycling activities.

For Corporate Racers, your company will donate extra SGD1 to Orbis for every extra 5km (converted distance) you achieve.

Access week 1 full leaderboard

Click here

*Only the racers who uploaded the records successfully are shown on the leaderboard.

*Please email [email protected] if you have any questions regarding the leaderboard (include your Racer ID in the email title).

HOW TO UPLOAD WORKOUT RECORDS?

Participants have to use GPS-enabled mobile devices/apps to record the distance in KM for all the workouts (walk, run, and cycle). The record uploaded must clearly show the date, workout type (run or cycle), and distance.

Every Friday (starts on 10 Sep), grab screenshots of all workout records for the past whole week (Sat-Fri).

Every Friday by 11:59PM SG time (starts on 10 Sep), submit your weekly records for the past whole week (Sat-Fri).

  • For public attendees, please submit the records via google form.
  • For corporate attendees, please follow your company's introduction to submit the records via google form or dropbox shared folder.

WHAT DO I DO WHEN THE RACE BEGINS?

Here’s your checklist when you have begun racing after 3 September:

  • Exercise and have fun. Run (or Walk) and Cycle as much as you can. Don't forget to record it with the downloaded app on your devices.
  • Share on social media. Wear our tattoo and T-shirt that we enclosed in the welcome pack when you walk, run or cycle during the Race period. Share your activity on social media, tag @orbisingapore and #race4sight to help us raise awareness of the importance of eyesight.
  • Weekly workout summary screenshots. Every Friday (starts on 10 Sep), grab screenshots of all workout records for the past whole week (Sat-Fri).
  • Submit the weekly records. Every Friday by 11:59PM SG time (starts on 10 Sep), submit your weekly records for the past whole week (Sat-Fri). For public attendees, please submit the records via google form. For corporate attendees, please follow your company's introduction to submit the records via google form or dropbox shared folder.
  • Look out for the weekly leaderboard. Every following Monday (starts on 13 Sep), the weekly leaderboard will be published on this page and Orbis social media.
  • Weekly prize winner. You will be contacted by email if you have won the weekly prize and we will arrange details with you.

Keep fit, stay healthy, enjoy outdoor exercising and all the best in winning prizes.

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE FINISH LINE ON 13 OCT?

Here's what to look out for after you reach your virtual Finish Line on 13 Oct:

  • Ensure you have uploaded all your workout records by 13 Oct, 11:59PM SG Time
  • Announcement over this page and our social media on the Grand and Runner-Up prize winners for the Individual and Corporate Categories.
  • We will arrange for the Sight Hero Awards to be received by winners.

*Prizes are eligible to be won by non-Orbis staff.

WHAT IF I AM FROM A DIFFERENT TIME ZONE?

All the cut-off dates and times are in the Singapore Time Zone (GMT+8). Please use the time zone relevant to you. The following are some examples:

Racers from Dublin (GMT+1)

  • Grand Opening Flag Off: 3 Sep, 12AM (3 Sep, 7AM SG Time)
  • Weekly Records Submission: Every Friday by 4:59PM (Every Friday 11:59PM SG Time)
  • Finish Line: 13 Oct, 4:59PM (13 Oct, 11:59PM SG Time)

Racers from New York (GMT-4)

  • Grand Opening Flag Off: 2 Sep, 7PM (3 Sep, 7AM SG Time)
  • Weekly Records Submission: Every Friday by 11:59AM (Every Friday 11:59PM SG Time)
  • Finish Line: 13 October, 11:59AM (13 October, 11:59PM SG Time)

Sponsors and Partners

MORE ABOUT RACE4SIGHT

Don’t miss any of our updates

We will be sending future emails to you from a web-based marketing platform, so do check your other folders for messages from us!

What are you racing for?

Globally, 1.1 billion people live with vision loss, and 90 percent of this is avoidable. By wearing our T-shirts to race and posting on social media of your support, you are raising awareness of the importance of eyesight. As a donor, you have contributed to the sight-saving work of Orbis to fight avoidable blindness.

Other FAQ and Race Information

Phone number: +65 8931 3853

Address: Project Orbis International Inc. (Singapore) Ltd ​
352 Tanglin Road, #02-03 S(247671)