• Nagano Marathon: Run in the Footsteps of Running Champions


    Nagano City Athletic Park. A gun fires at 8:30 a.m. sharp. Bracing the pre-race jitters that all athletes face in ages past, marathoners will hit the ground running. Dashing past the same spectacular venues used during the 1998 Nagano Olympics, marathoners will eventually reach the climax of the race: the triumphant finish at an actual…

  • Why I Hate to Take Off My New Saucony ISO-Triumph Running Shoe


    As the latest version in the revamped Triumph line of men’s running shoes, Saucony Shoes ISO-Triumph is highly cushioned and ideal for high mileage runners who log long hours out on the roads. Immediately out of the box, the shoe felt extremely light for such a highly-cushioned product. The aesthetic and colours were extremely pleasing…

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  • Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon: The Oldest Lake Marathon in Japan


    Having first fired its starting pistol in 1946 in Osaka, the Lake Biwa Marathon is considered to be the oldest marathon held in Japan. In 1962, this prestigious marathon has since been renamed the Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon and moved to Otsu city, home to Japan’s oldest and largest lake, Lake Biwa. Traditionally held on the…

  • Great Hotel/Resort Room Workouts for Runners on Holiday


    Whether you travel frequently for work or are just vacationing for the holidays, travel and hotel overnights can wreak havoc on your waistline, energy, and endurance when it comes to meeting and maintaining your fitness goals and runner’s body. However, with minimal planning and equipment you can battle the bulge and keep at the top…

  • Great Eastern Colour My Heart Run 2015: A Unique Two-City Event


    Step right up ladies, gentlemen, boys and girls of all ages! Get ready to have your senses of sound, sight and touch bombarded. Debuting for the first time in Malaysia, Heart Foundation of Malaysia (Yayasan Jantung Malaysia) will collaborate with Great Eastern Life Assurance (Malaysia) Berhad for the Great Eastern Colour My Heart Run 2015….

  • Want to Be the Top Banana at This Year’s Pisang Relay Penang?


    Quick: When you see bananas, what comes to mind? If you’re a runner, you know this fruit is loaded with potassium to keep your body firing on all cylinders. If you’re a race observer, a cold banana smoothie during the hot Malaysian summer makes an ideal refresher. But one group of event planners found a…

  • Can You Run Without Looking? Watch Out for Run For Sight 2015


    The Silent Thief of Sight, or Glaucoma, is now one of the world’s leading cause of irreversible blindness! Already afflicting more than 70 million people worldwide, this figure is expected to swell to an overwhelming 88 million by 2020 according to WHO. In Malaysia, more than 100,000 people are estimated to be affected by Glaucoma….

  • Round Up Your Work Buddies, The J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® Is Back!


    Returning on Thursday, 23 April 2015, the 12th J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® is now open for registration. Celebrate team spirit and sign up with your colleagues for the annual 5.6km corporate team run! The first of its kind in Singapore, the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge is part of a worldwide series which features races in…

  • Lovely Gestures to Make You A Romantic Runner


    Valentine’s day may just be over but you do not need a special day to show your affection or be romantic, and for runners, who says running can’t be a romantic romp in the park? True, you and your honey are likely to get all hot and sweaty if you pick up the pace and…

  • Clever Stain, Soil and Odour Hacks Every Runner Should Know!


    It does not matter how much sweet-smelling fabric softener you add to your laundry – nor does it matter how many personal odor-prevention aids you put on before setting out for regular or competitive runs – you’re going to end up in the Land of Stinky, Dirty Running Clothes by day’s end. It’s a fact…

  • Penang Rainbow Run: Paint the Town with Lovely Rainbow


    After a successful inaugural event last year, the Rainbow Run is back in Penang with its 2nd edition! Promising more fun, laughter and, of course, colours, the fun run will be held in Botanical Garden, Penang, Malaysia on Sunday, 12 April 2015. Kicking off bright and early at 6:30 a.m., the endorphin-pumping, vibrant event organised…

  • Brooks Marina Run 2015: A Night of Bright Lights with a Touch of Romance


    Valentine’s Day on Saturday, 14 February 2015 was not only a special day for couples and loved ones but also Singapore’s very first 21km half marathon in 2015! Deemed one of the most scenic half marathons and 10km races on the island, the Brooks Marine Run brought together 6,000 passionate runners to enjoy spectacular river front…

  • The Ultimate Human Race: South Africa’s Comrades Marathon 2015


    Expecting a staggering 23,000 entries, the world’s oldest and largest ultramarathon will hold its 90th edition on Sunday, 31 May 2015. Originally launched with a mere 34 runners on Empire Day, 24 May 1921, the Comrades Marathon has been ongoing annually ever since, except during WWII from 1941 to 1945. The ultra-run’s direction alternates every…

  • Experience Spring in Mount Fuji with the 25th Challenge Fuji 5 Lakes Ultra Marathon


    Picture this: Cherry blossom petals cascading down from swaying trees, crisp cool air, tranquil waters and regal Mount Fuji towering in the background. Soak in Japan’s spring season in an extraordinary way – meander around luminescent lakes situated at the northern base of the grand Mount Fuji. Covering vast distances of 71km, 100km and 118km,…