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Pilot mass runs, cycling events of up to 250 participants now allowed under new COVID-19 guidelines

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SINGAPORE: Pilot sport events with mass participation are now allowed, with new guidelines released by Sport Singapore (SportSG) on Tuesday (Apr 6) stipulating up to 250 participants a session in waves of up to 50.

Mass runs, open-water swims, cycling and triathlon events are some examples that typically fall under this category.

In an updated advisory on organising sport event pilots during Phase 3 of Singapore's COVID-19 reopening, SportSG said different sessions are to be adequately separated by time to avoid participants congregating at the venue.

"Organisers may propose the number of sessions and time interval between sessions to ensure safe participation, which may vary depending on context," said SportSG.

Sport events with mass participation will still not be allowed to have more than 250 participants. Organisers are also not allowed to invite spectators and measures should be in place "to prevent spontaneous gathering of onlookers for such events", added SportSG.

Full Story: ChannelNewsAsia

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