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  • Running Vacation: Where to Explore After Your Next Penang Race

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    Penang is fast becoming one of the world’s premier running sites, and if you’re preparing to visit for an upcoming race, factor in extra time to see the sites, taste the food and relax at beautiful hotels and resorts in this tropical paradise. Sure, you’re coming to run, set a personal best or test your mettle,…

  • 5 Interesting Heritage Road Trails That All Runners Should Know About

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    You don’t have to visit stuffy museums to learn about history. Singapore’s colourful past can be glimpsed through roads and buildings that have been carefully preserved for posterity. Some of these places are almost 2 centuries old! Let’s not waste any time; slap on some sunscreen, bring a camera and explore 5 of Singapore’s historical…

  • Match Made in Heaven: 11Best Runs in Singapore To Pop the Question

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    These days, lovers find unique ways to pop the question, but for runners, only one place makes a proper venue: A race! Your heart rate is already elevated, so it may as well stay that way. And dropping down on one knee isn’t problematic when legs are weary. No fancy clothing required, either. If she…

  • 5 Astounding 2015 Korea Races You Must Absolutely Know

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    What better way to take your runs to new heights than with races in Korea? After all, it has been said that, “The Marathon is the epitome of Korean sports. There is the Korean spirit in Marathon.” RunSociety shares top tips for daebak—Korean for ‘great!’—races you must absolutely know. There are road races, like the…

  • Trail Running is Hot in Thailand: Where to Run?

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    Where are the best running trails? Thailand is not a small country and has many diverse opportunities to get away from the crowded cities. As the popularity of trail running increases, more new and interesting venues are discovered. Benefits of Trail Running Experienced runners agree that the most enjoyable elements of trail running are the…

  • Adore Nature: 10 Plants You Can Discover Along Singapore’s Running Trails

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    Few countries as compact as Singapore can claim the same diversity of flora as this robust city-state. Thanks to Singapore’s extensive network of running trails located just minutes from major urban centres, it’s easy to see a wide array of plants in their native habitat without much effort. Below you’ll find a sampling of some…

  • 12 Interesting Games That Can Replace Your Off Run Day in Singapore

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    As runners, we all know there are off day activities that can be enjoyable, as well as improve your performance. However, even if you’re just a runner for fun and aren’t all that concerned with Personal Record (like many), motivation is still a key factor in taking that next run. Admittedly, sometimes those off day…

  • 10 Reasons to go Sightseeing in Korea After Running an Autumn Marathon

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    As we say goodbye to 2014, it’s humbling to realise that we had so much to be thankful for in the last 12 months. After all, it’s been a spectacular year that took us to new countries where we immersed ourselves in different cultures and tasted exciting cuisines. In October, we accompanied a group of…

  • 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…