As more than 12,000 eager participants gathered at the Singapore Sports Hub yesterday morning for The New Paper Big Walk, so did the storm clouds.
Despite The New Paper Big Walk’s cancellation due to lightning yesterday, enthusiastic participants still flooded the carnival.
For the first time in its 25 editions, The New Paper Big Walk had to be cancelled due to lightning, as rain pelted down on the Singapore Sports Hub yesterday morning.
At this year’s The New Paper Big Walk, more than 1,300 individuals are walking as one Tripartite Alliance (TA) contingent.
This year’s The New Paper Big Walk participants can look forward to a leisurely 5km walk along a fun-filled route. The Nov 18 walk will be hosted by One FM 91.3 DJ Andre Hoeden and Kiss92 DJ Desiree Lai.
In 1994, six friends participated in The New Paper Big Walk. Twenty-four years later, they are walking together again – this time with their wives and children, a sign-up initiated by one of the six – Mr Mark Tan.