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Clock Up Steps while Reconnecting with Loved Ones As Skechers Friendship Walk Returns This August!

Updated: Jul 2, 2021

Organised by sports and lifestyle brand SKECHERS for the fourth year running, the Skechers Friendship Walk 2021 Online Edition is back this August 2021 for more friendly fun as participants get to earn exciting Skechers rewards and join in a lucky draw to win the grand prize of the event.

This year’s Walk will be held between 2 to 22 August 2021, during which participants can accumulate steps on their fitness tracker or device to reach different step goals across the two- week period. A good way to stay active even as we are staying home more often these days, and to be able to explore our city’s corners.

“A yearly event that brings the Skechers family and the community together, we are excited that the Skechers Friendship Walk is continuing into this year. The virtual format we have adopted since last year has allowed more flexibility, as participants can join with their friends and family even though they may be physically apart. We look forward to creating a memorable experience for participants to keep active and spend precious time with their loved ones,” said Ms Zann Lee, Vice President of Skechers Southeast Asia.

First held in Singapore in 2018, the Skechers Friendship Walk was transformed into an online Walk format last year, where more than 12,000 participants joined in to track their walk distance in a two-week event. Many also posted moments of their walk with friends and family, exploring their neighbourhood or even scenic and nature trails around Singapore. - more -

Photos: Participants’ Walks during the Skechers Friendship Walk 2020

As part of the event, there will be attractive Skechers rewards up for grabs, with all participants receiving an exclusive voucher upon sign-up for 30% off GOwalk footwear, Skechers’ signature walking shoe series. By attaining the step count in at least one category, there will also be a ‘Buy 1 Get 1 Free’ voucher when you complete the Walk! With the first category beginning at 50,000 accumulative steps (or 2,380 steps/day), all casual runners and walking enthusiasts will be able to take part, even if it’s just a short daily stroll around your community with family members our neighbours.

To enhance your walk experience, participants can choose to add-on Skechers Friendship Walk merchandise, comprising an event medal or event T-shirt. Or get the full Event Pack for a free pack of ombre masks for you to step out safely for your walks.

Share your favourite moments from your walks on Instagram, as three inspiring or interesting posts will be chosen to win a pair of Skechers GOwalk 6 shoes. All eyes will also be on the grand prize of the event. A yearly tradition of the Skechers Friendship Walk, one winner will walk away with one year’s supply of Skechers footwear!

Skechers Pledges $1 With Every Sign-Up for APSN Beneficiaries

Skechers continues its long-term partnership with the APSN, a social service agency which provides special education for individuals with mild intellectual disabilities. Having partnered with APSN for the 2019 edition of the Skechers Friendship Walk, and in 2020 for its Apprenticeship Programme, Skechers is honoured to contribute to the community for this event.

In support of the organisation, Skechers will donate $1 to APSN with every participant registration for the Skechers Friendship Walk 2021. The total amount donated will be used in purchasing shoes for APSN special needs beneficiaries.

Just by signing up, everyone can make a small contribution to give back to the community! - more -

Skechers GOwalk 6: A ‘Burst’ of Energy with Every Step

Photos: SKECHERS GOwalk 6

Step up for the Walk with Skechers’ new GOwalk 6 series, an update in the brand’s signature GOwalk series featuring the best in walking shoe technology.

Pairing its best materials for ultimate walking comfort, the new GOwalk 6 brings together the Ultra GO® cushioning midsole with ultra-light Hyper Pillars. Visible on the outsole of the shoe, the Hyper Pillars are constructed with HyperburstTM foam for increased energy return, making each step even more efficient and effortless.

As you step out into the sunny outdoors, stay cool even in the heat with the Air Cooled Goga MatTM breathable insole, perfect for Singapore’s weather.

The Skechers GOwalk 6 will be available from 1 July 2021 at, along with Skechers concept stores, including JEM, Northpoint City, VivoCity, Wisma Atria, Great World and Jewel Changi Airport. Plus, participants will receive 30% off all GOwalk footwear upon registration for the Walk. - more -

Event Details Registration for the Skechers Friendship Walk 2021 Online Edition is now open at; registration is free.

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