Frequently Asked Questions

Updated on 13 Jul 2022
General Questions
Receive a runner's pack consisting of a slingbag and T shirt. Run packs will be mailed to participants.
100% registration fee and donations raised will go towards MWS directly to support needed programmes for disadvantaged children, at-risk youths, distressed and low-income families, socially isolated seniors and the chronically ill, frail and destitute after netting off expenses relating to MWS Empowerun, on top of your contribution of registration fee.
Registrations are non-refundable and non-transferrable.
Running Questions
Participants choose the distance, which can be completed at their own time and at any locations within the virtual run period of 15-28 October 2022. They can choose to run or walk.
The in-person run is on 29 Oct and starts from 7am till 11am (subject to changes). It will be at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park.
No, change of run distance is not allowed after registration.
Yes, you can choose to sign up and run as a team. Total distance = collective distance of all individual team members.
Yes, you can! You will be prompted at registration to indicate your interest to join the in-person run at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park for a fun run!

You may track via your created account on this website when registration opens!

Download the Strava app (it is free) and make sure that it is synced to your account before you start walking/running.

You can also submit manually. Refer to the step-by-step guide here.
No, you can split your race over the 2-week period between 15 October 2022 to 28 October 2022 for the distance set.

No. This is to ensure expenses are minimised and your donation goes where it is needed most – the beneficiaries.

E-cert can be unlocked once you complete the race and it can be shared on your social media accounts. It is a representation of the event and to certify that you have completed the run!
Donation & Fundraising Questions
Fundraisers will be set up via this website too. Please refer to our guide for fundraising here.
We encourage every participant to raise $3,000 each to help us collectively reach our fundraising goal of $600,000!
Yes, you can!

Donations of $50 and above will qualify for tax exemption in accordance with IRAS guidelines if the donor’s NRIC/UEN No. is provided. These are required for the MWS Finance team to process the tax exemption and submit to IRAS. This excludes the registration fee.

Payment for the $40 registration fee does not qualify for tax exemption in accordance to prevailing IRAS guidelines.
100% registration fee and donations raised will go towards MWS directly to support needed programmes for Disadvantaged children, At-risk youths, Distressed and low-income families, Socially isolated seniors and the Chronically ill, frail and destitute after netting off expenses/cost relating to MWS Empowerun.
Lend Your Voice for a Cause Questions

You can share about MWS and a cause close to your heart to help create further awareness.

MWS will be uploading bite-sized information of our causes on this website for you to find out more and share with your friends and families through your socials – Facebook, Instagram or through any messaging app such as Whatsapp!
Personal Encounters with MWS Beneficiaries & Staff Questions
It will take place between August to September. More details coming soon.
This initiative is introduced so that MWS Empowerun participants will have the opportunity to meet our beneficiaries and/or staff to learn about their impact of giving. It is not mandatory.
Strava App Questions

You may follow the following steps:

  1. Head to https://www.strava.com or download the Strava App from the below links:
  2. Sign up / log in if you already have an account. Do take note of which method you used to sign up / log in, as you will need to link it to the MWS Empowerun 2022 website later using the same method!
    • Facebook
    • Google
    • Apple
    • Email address
  3. Click on authorise or enter the necessary information

You may follow the following steps:

  1. Log in to your account at https://EmpoweRun.mws.sg/login
  2. Click on My Activity
  3. Click on Connect with STRAVA
  4. Click on authorise
Do ensure that the current account logged in is the correct account as the one linked to your phone! Should they be different accounts (e.g. Website linked to Facebook Strava, but phone linked to Google Strava), you may experience difficulty uploading your runs. If this occurs, please proceed to unlink the current account and relink the correct account.

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