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  • Spectacular Japanese Trail Running Routes for Culture Lovers

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    The Japanese are known for being healthy and in good physical shape, so it should come as no surprise that the country has an abundance of running trails. And the fact that 75 percent of Japan’s topography is mountainous means that there are many unique natural running trails from which to choose. Westerners may be…

  • Doesn’t Your Canine Buddy Deserve a Great Run, Too?

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    Admit it: On occasion, you love your dog more than anyone else! It’s easy to understand why; when you come home from a run exhausted — competed in a marathon and wound up with a lousy time — or when life is too depressing to manage, your pup is ready to greet you with licks,…

  • New Running Trends in Singapore for 2015? You Don’t Have to Run Fast to Spot Them!

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    Ever wonder where the word “trend” originated? Once upon a time, “trend” was a noun with deep roots in Middle English that meant “following a specific direction” for more than 1000 years! But lately, “trend” indicates experiences and possessions modern society cannot get enough of, which explains why trends in fashion, destinations, habits and activities…

  • 22 New Year’s Resolutions for Runners To Have a Better Year

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    Running is a fantastic way to stay healthy and fit. That said, it can be difficult to stick to your routine if you’ve been pounding the pavement for awhile, and it can be even harder to get started and stay committed through all of life’s ups and downs. Here are just 22 resolutions to keep…

  • Running Vacation: Try These Best Islands for Running in Southeast Asia

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    As many runners know, training in the same places all the time can become boring, too repetitive and hence, less enjoyable. With a large number of islands all across Southeast Asia near Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia, there is never a shortage of locations to visit that make for excellent running vacations. No matter if you…

  • Singapore’s Nature Reserves For Trail Runners To Explore

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    Apart from our modern cityscape, Singapore also has a green side to it, teeming with natural wildlife. These nature reserves are free for you to explore, so grab your gear and explore some of Singapore’s nature reserve trails! Labrador Nature Reserve The Labrador Nature Reserve is home to mainland Singapore’s last remaining coral reef. With…

  • Charities and Beneficiaries Where You Can Donate Your Running Shoes in Asia

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    If you ended up with a pair of running shoes that simply does not suit you or you no longer need, you can get rid of them with a clear conscience by donating them to the less fortunate. Perhaps your child quickly outgrew a pair of shoes and they are still in very good condition….

  • For Tree Hugger Runners: Types of Trees You can See Along Singapore Road

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    Trees are all around you in Singapore, and these gentle green giants provide some much-needed shade from the hot sun for runners. In fact, Singapore has over 2 million trees that are planted in parks, protected natural areas, and along roadsides! Learning about trees is a fantastic way to increase your love and understanding of…

  • 12 Great Running Community Groups in Singapore!

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    Here in sunny Singapore, running is a huge pastime. And the beauty of running is that unlike other sports, you can run almost anywhere outdoors with large groups of people. Reflecting the vibrant local running culture, plenty of running communities have sprung up all over the country. From recreational running to having peers that push…

  • The Great Marathon Mystery: Why Do Runners Cheat?

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    When media outlets break news stories about runners who have the audacity to cheat while attempting to win a marathon, what is your first reaction? Outrage? Anger? Maybe you feel sympathetic? As a student of human behaviour, you might wonder, “What made this person so desperate to win that they were willing to break the…

  • Top Singapore Running Trails That Let You Discover Running in Singapore

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    Singapore is one of the world’s hottest tourist destinations right now, but few talk about its running trails. Thanks in part to heavy investment into tourism, Singapore’s running trails are some of the best maintained and unique in the world, with options for all skill levels. So if you are a runner, you should really…