Photo gallery: Yellow Ribbon Run draws 10,000 runners
The fourth Yellow Ribbon Run was held on Sunday, drawing a record 10,000 runners - an increase of more than 10 per cent compared to last year.
The Yellow Ribbon Run also included a carnival at the end of the run, with exhibits and performances to showcase the journey of inmates and ex-offenders in earning the acceptance of fellow Singaporeans. Another of the highlights this year included 'Catwoman' Jenap Said's personal 12-hour Dusk to Dawn Challenge.
In line with the Yellow Ribbon Prison Run 2012 theme Road to Acceptance, Mdm Said pledged her support for ex-offenders by embarking on a marathon 12 hours before the official flag-off. The Yellow Ribbon Prison Run has raised a total of $170,000 this year, the Care network said on Sunday.
Acting Minister for Manpower and Senior Minister of State for National Development Tan Chuan Jin, who was the guest-of-honour, flagged off the 10km competitive run, before joining in the 6km fun run.