The F1 Singapore Grand Prix is nearly here, promising lots of late-night races, concert, parties and other shenanigans. But all this talk of late-night activity got us thinking about the other end of the night—the wee hours between 4am and 6am, when everyone is asleep. Well, almost everyone. We got out of bed super early two weekends in a row and discovered wonderful little pockets of activity that most people never see. From shopping to fitness to eating, here are nine great reasons to get out of bed really early—and the interesting people you meet are a bonus.