• Isn’t it Time Runners Stopped Buying Into Chinese New Year’s Superstitions?


    If you’re fascinated by Chinese culture, myths and rituals, you may already know that the number 8 is lucky, so invoke this number throughout the Chinese New Year’s holiday and you might enjoy fortune beyond measure. On the other hand, superstitions surrounding this lunar holiday can be irrational, turning practical runners into timid souls fearful…

  • True Confessions of First-time Marathon Runners


    Just about everything about my first marathon experience remains indelibly etched on my brain, because it turned out to be a lesson in what not to do when preparing for a race! I flaunted the rules when it came to eating properly in preparation for my debut and I won’t share details about this nightmare,…

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  • Win a Trip to the Air New Zealand Hawke’s Bay International Marathon!


    Golden autumn colours, pure fresh air, a light cool breeze, wineries, olive groves and orchards…Air New Zealand unveils its latest runway at the spectacular wine-growing region of Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. Be one of the first to run the Hawke’s Bay Marathon on 14 May 2016 and make it special! You’ll have a full complement…

  • PUMA New IGNITE ULTIMATE Joins the IGNITE Running Shoe Family


    After the introduction of the IGNITE running shoe family in 2015, PUMA has announced the addition of a new member – the PUMA IGNITE Ultimate. PUMA’s most energised runner now features an innovative IGNITE FOAM and unique PU blend, which offers comfort and energy return with every workout. The raised midsole heights and unique configuration…

  • How You Can Survive Chinese New Year Feasting Easily

    Food & Nutrition

    The celebrations for Chinese Lunar New Year (CNY) or the Spring Festival normally last for a period of 15 days. The first few days of the CNY holidays are the most hectic and with frequent festive eating, it’s inevitable that we might eat a little more than we expected. So how do you keep your…

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  • TIME Continues as Title Sponsor for IRONMAN 70.3 Putrajaya for 2016 and 2017 Edition


    IRONMAN Asia Pacific is delighted to announce the continuation of TIME dotCom (TIME) as the title sponsor for the 2016 and 2017 IRONMAN 70.3 Putrajaya. This partnership renews TIME’s commitment towards the continued growth and success of this multi-sport in Malaysia. After a successful collaboration in 2015, both TIME and IRONMAN are looking forward to…

  • Trace 3,000 Years of History in the Jerusalem Winner Marathon


    Trace 3,000 years of history in the fascinating city of Jerusalem, holy to the world’s three monotheistic religions. Held in Israel’s capital on Friday, 18 March 2016, the Jerusalem Winner Marathon combines history with a challenging race experience. All runs will kick off at Rupin Road, at the junction between the Israel Knesset building and the…

  • Is Our TomTom Spark GPS Fitness Watch Actually Playing Music?


    Some reviewers call the new TomTom Spark GPS Fitness Watch a liberating device because you won’t be trailing those pesky wires required to keep your music playing nonstop. Did we say music? You read that right. The Spark Music and the Spark Cardio + Music puts your favourite tunes right at your wrist and these…

  • New adidas PureBOOST X: First Running Shoes Created For Women By Women


    The future of women’s running has evolved further with the new adidas PureBOOST X running shoes, the first shoes created specifically for women. After teaming up with female athletes from around the world, adidas has created a high performance and high fashion running shoe for women. Based on years of research and testing with women…

  • Do You Know The Best Post Marathon Recovery Process?

    Health & Injuries

    Having run a marathon—or just cheering friends on because you’ve yet to try a full marathon yourself—you probably know that not all recoveries are created equal. What do we mean by this intriguing statement? That we’re all unique, so your recovery “style” may be far afield of your running mates and competitors. But what intrigues…

  • Why Singapore Runners Live in the Smartest Nation on the Planet


    You’re smart. Your parents are smart. Even your dog and cat are smart — but can a nation be smart? It can if the country to which you refer is Singapore. We are never shy about admitting that everything new and improved is a shining example of our urban planning efforts, so you couldn’t find…

  • New ASICS fuzeX Running Collection: Perfect Balance of Performance and Style


    ASICS has unveiled a totally new collection of running footwear and apparel, named fuzeX to match the demands and needs of the next generation of runners who are looking for versatility and design. The fuzeGEL, a new lightweight midsole developed by ASICS Institute of Sport Science in Kobe, Japan, combines lightness and protection with a…

  • Decathlon’s First Sports Megastore Opens in Singapore


    Decathlon SA, the global sports equipment and apparel retailer opened its flagship store in Singapore on 15 January 2016 in Technopark@Chai Chee (TPCC), near Bedok Town Centre. The 35,000 ft store provides more than 95,000 items of footwear, apparel and equipment products for men, women and kids from over 50 different sports, with 20 in-house…

  • Making Singapore’s Green Corridor Greener with “Lines of Life”


    As a Singaporean runner, you already know how assertive the government has been about maintaining, creating and nurturing green space, but what you might not know is that the most spectacular long-range project any country has tackled in recent memory is beginning to take shape: the rejuvenation of an area that once hosted the nation’s…

  • SongkRUN 2016: World’s First Water Fun-Run Will Make You Wet!


    Love playing with water or shall we say splashing water onto someone? To be honest, no one can resist the urge to play with water, just see the “Ice Bucket Challenge”. Now we can run and play with water at the same time at the SongkRUN 2016. Inspired by the Songkran festival celebrated in Thailand,…

  • Want to Lose Weight Better? Try These Top Running Gear


    No matter what type of running gear you choose to wear, the physical exertion of running results in calorie and weight loss. Of course, shorts and T-shirts made of cool, porous cotton or cotton blends are most popular when you are running in Singapore’s hot, humid climate. Although male runners often like to run without…

  • I Finally Did My First Overseas Half-Marathon. Here’s How It Happened.


    I can still remember that “fateful” morning, – 29 September 2015, the day of my registration for the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2016. I was awake by 6.30am, sent my friend, ET, a text to ensure she was awake too and ready to get on her laptop to register for both of us. It…