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Decathlon Singapore launches first-ever Virtual Sports Carnival: Decathlon Sports Fest 2021



Decathlon Singapore partners with Sport Singapore to introduce its first-ever Virtual Sports Carnival - Decathlon Sports Fest 2021, in commemoration of Singapore’s 56th National Day celebrations.


Taking place from 24 July - 8 August 2021, you could join them for the first-ever nationwide non-competitive, virtual sports carnival in Singapore. Be rewarded for discovering and attempting up to 10 different sports with fun challenges to complete as an individual, or safely and virtually with your friends and family! Early bird registration is now open here.


In addition, Decathlon will be supporting SportCares - an initiative by Sport Singapore - in hopes of spreading love through sports this coming month. In line with Decathlon's mission to make fitness and sports accessible to many, Decathlon will be giving out 30 free tickets to enable youths from low-income families to discover the love for sports at the Decathlon Sports Fest 2021.



ABOUT DECATHLON SPORTS FEST 2021


In the spirit of encouraging Singaporeans to keep active and healthy and to discover and develop a love for sports at any level and budget, Decathlon has created 10 sporting challenges that are easy to partake in and fun to try out while staying safe during this unprecedented time. The Decathlon Sports Fest 2021 marks the inauguration of an annual event that is designed to provide an inclusive and accessible sporting playground for all.


The rules are simple: start with the intention to try a new sport, document your experience, complete as many challenges as you can within the stipulated time frame and be rewarded with prizes after!


DISCOVER THE 10 SPORT CHALLENGES



Warm up with a 5.6km Virtual Run, HIIT and Yoga sessions


From 24 July to 6 August, dust off your running shoes and reinstall your tracking app, or the recommended MyRaceGate app (Apple, Android). Get those muscles pumping again and hit the tracks for an easy breezy 5.6km run in commemoration of Singapore’s 56th birthday! Run on your own or in pairs for this virtual run. If you are up for more challenges, deck out in full Decathlon apparel, scan the respective QR code and upload your photos to stand a chance to walk away with a $25 Decathlon gift card.


A little behind on your new year’s resolutions? It’s never too late to get started - join then for a HIIT session with certified trainers. For a more rewarding experience, partake in the trivia question at the end of each HIIT session to win a 1-week gym pass with our partners from The Ring Box Community, Grityard and The Faculty worth up to $150 per week. Shout it out loud! Because the fastest answer gets the prize!



Try your hand at connecting, body, mind and soul in a yoga session by Freedom Yoga. Get your yoga mat ready and tune in to classes including Yoga For Runners, Gentle Flow, Yoga Basics: Strength and Mobility and Yoga Basics: Stretch and Relax. Don’t forget to strike a pose as you could be among the top seven participants with the most creative yoga pose to win a $25 Decathlon Gift Card.



Wheel around Singapore and win some goodies


Invoke your inner skater boys and girls and join us for a spin on your inline skates, roller skates, skateboards, or longboards as we cruise around our lovely little red dot. From 26 July till 1 August, go solo or tag your friends as you visit five landmarks - Decathlon Orchard, National Museum of Singapore, Fort Canning Lighthouse, Merlion and Fountain of Wealth. Plan your route well to stand a chance to win some cash prizes for the shortest and most efficient route!



♪ Take a trip around Singapore town on your favourite two-wheel ride! ♪ Check out these six landmarks in a day: Decathlon Singapore Lab, Decathlon Bedok, Bedok Jetty, Singapore Flyer, Decathlon Tiong Bahru and Botanic Gardens, and snap a photo of yourself at each landmark to complete the challenge. If that’s not enough of a challenge for you, up the ante and design the shortest route across the six landmarks. Top three teams or individuals to complete all six landmarks in the shortest distance will win a $200 Decathlon gift card.



Celebrate SG56 with Decathlon’s SG56 Challenges


In celebration of our nation’s 56th birthday, Decathlon is also incorporating some of our nation’s most loved sports - football, basketball, badminton and swimming - to our Decathlon Sports Fest 2021. From 31 July to 6 August, join them for some fun with the challenges that you can complete alone, or with a friend. Remember, 56 is the magic number! For additional rewards, put your own spin on the challenge and share it through photos to stand a chance to win a $25 Decathlon gift card.



Bring in the NDP vibes with our Store-to-Store Walkathon


To end off the 2-week long challenge with a bang, take part in ther Store-to-Store Walkathon on 7 or 8 August. Choose from one of four routes, between Decathlon Orchard to Decathlon Singapore Lab (10km) or Decathlon Bedok to Decathlon Singapore Lab (6.5km), snap photos as keepsakes and for IG boasting rights. Remember to use the hashtags #DecathlonSG #DSF2021.


In the spirit of National Day, deck out in red & white Decathlon apparel during your walkathon and upload a photo of yourself with the unique in-store photo backdrops and stand a chance to win a $25 Decathlon gift card.


To find out more about each challenge, do visit the link provided here.


EVENT PACK & ENTITLEMENTS


Kickstart your sports exploration by signing up for Decathlon Sports Fest 2021! Registration starts from 18 June till 23 July and all successful sign-ups will be entitled to an exclusive Event Pack which includes an event t-shirt and a fitness bag. Event passes will be retailing at $20 each from 12 July till 23 July. Early bird passes are available from 18 June till 11 July at only $18, so be sure to register your interest here as soon as possible to enjoy the early bird discount! Even better, share the love for sports and rope in a friend to sign up as a pair to enjoy two event passes at only $32.


Upon completion of the event, participants will be rewarded with a Finisher’s Pack of either Bronze, Silver or Gold tiering, based on the number of challenges completed during the Decathlon Sports Fest 2021. The more you complete, the merrier!


In the meantime, be sure to mark your calendars and start planning on how to ace the challenges as an individual or even your friends and/or family!



Please refer to Annex or the event website here for more information on event details and safety precautions.

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