As a tribute to the iconic brand, fans unite annually on May the 4th – a date derived from the iconic phrase “May the Force Be With You” – to celebrate STAR WARS.

In Singapore, local event organiser Esprimo and STAR WARS fans, with the support of Singapore Tourism Board will come together as one and commemorate the May the 4th at the second edition of STAR WARS DAY: MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU Festival.

(Photo: RENDY ARYANTO/Visual Verve Studios)

(Photo: RENDY ARYANTO/Visual Verve Studios)

Taking place at the F1 Pit Building, the two-day festival boasts a stellar line-up of activities that celebrates all things STAR WARS.

Fans can look forward to meet the founder of 501st Legion, Albin Johnson and his pink astromech droid R2-KT, band performances by fan group “Dark Empire”, costume fan appearances, movie under the stars, and much more!

(Photo: RENDY ARYANTO/Visual Verve Studios)

(Photo: RENDY ARYANTO/Visual Verve Studios)

These celebrations will culminate with the STAR WARS RUN Singapore 2018 on the night of 5th May.

The night run returns on 5th May at the F1 Pit Building and Marina Bay area. Featuring three race categories this year – from the inaugural 540m Young Jedi Dash to the competitive 10km and non-competitive 5.4km.

Participants will be able to choose one of two routes – to join the Rebellion on the Light side, or be called to the Dark side. Both routes will feature engagement zones that will bring the STAR WARS experience to life!

There will be members of the Rebel Alliance and soldiers from the Empire to flag off the Light side and the Dark side respectively.

Flag off for STAR WARS Run Singapore 2017

Runners for the non-competitive 5.4km can also look forward to be part of a unique flag-off where the Light and Dark side participants will run in opposite directions, under the night sky lighted up with sensational pyrotechnics display.

Finishers for the 10km and 5.4km category will receive a commemorative medal unique to their category and a finisher t-shirt each.

Check out footage from last year’s run here:

Registration for Star Wars Run 2018 is open until 3 May and prices start from $60.

For more information on prices for each category and run entitlements, please visit the official website.

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