Pikachu sends waves of frenzy at Pokemon Run

About 6,000 participants aged between four and 76 took part in South-east Asia's first official Pokemon- themed fun run, the Pokemon Run Singapore, at the Promontory @ Marina Bay yesterday morning. Led by Pikachu, one of the world's most-loved Pokemo
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About 6,000 participants aged between four and 76 took part in South-east Asia's first official Pokemon- themed fun run, the Pokemon Run Singapore, at the Promontory @ Marina Bay yesterday morning.

Led by Pikachu, one of the world's most-loved Pokemon, participants embarked on a 5km fun run against the backdrop of Singapore's waterfront.

The Guest of Honour for the run was Junichi Masuda, best known as a game director and composer for the Pokemon games.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 15, 2017, with the headline 'Pikachu sends waves of frenzy at Pokemon Run'. Print Edition | Subscribe