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  • 10 Important Things to Know About Running Marathons in Malaysia

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    Millions of visitors flock to Malaysia for the lush landscape, majestic mountains, pristine forests and breathtaking cities set like jewels amid primeval jungles. Beneath the landscape beats the heart of a nation enamoured with running, which is why official and not-so-official runner’s clubs and marathons have sprung up across the nation like terraced tea plantations…

  • Finding Your Motivation to Keep Running

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    Everyone has a different reason for running. Some do it for love of the exercise, while others do it to feed their competitive nature. Everyone has a motivator, whether they realise it or not. Here are some of the top reasons that many have caught the running bug and never looked back! Intrinsic Motivation: Striving…

  • Reach for the Stars: Where to Train for Vertical Marathons in Singapore

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    Admit it, you didn’t pay as much attention in science class as you should have because other topics were more fun, but it’s time to give Sir Isaac Newton, the father of the theory of gravity, his due. He proved the popular theory that what goes up must come down. Velocity notwithstanding, your interest in…

  • Running Crazes? Check Out These 13 Most Unique Running Races In The World

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    Whether you’re a dedicated runner or are just looking for some active entertainment, plenty of races are designed to maximise fun and minimise struggle. Plus, many of these zany events raise some serious funds for worthy charities. Around the world, running race organisers have turned the standard racing formula on its head. Everything goes at…

  • Top Running Secrets: 8 Habits of Highly Effective Runners

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    There are a few at every race. They get better and faster every year, while other runners plow along, season after season, completing distances but never seeing real improvement in their timings. The small lifestyle and training decisions made every day become habits that make all the difference in achieving goals. Here are a few…

  • Exploring 6 Interesting Parks in Singapore that are Off the Beaten Track

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    For a small country, Singapore has plenty of scenic spots that do not get as many visitors as they deserve. If you enjoy a quiet run that is off the beaten track, you might be interested in the following parks that are just a little more quiet and peaceful than other popular places. As many…

  • 5 More Wonderful Places to Run and Eat in Singapore!

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    Some of us eat to run, but most of us run to eat. Let’s face it; running gives us the excuse to eat something extra sinful, because we feel we deserve it after a good, long run! We’ve previously covered 5 great places to run and eat in Singapore, and the response was so encouraging,…

  • 7 Inspiring Examples of Real-Life Running Heroes in Singapore

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    Everyone has a story to tell, and challenges to conquer. When a person overcomes their own personal obstacles with strength of will, determination and tenacity, he or she tends to inspire others to rise to the occasion and contribute to a higher cause. We take a look at some of Singapore’s local running heroes who…

  • 5 Weird Confessions of a Runner

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    Non-runners think that it is crazy to wake up before sunrise every morning to willingly participate in strenuous physical activity until the lungs begin to burn and sweat pours off the skin. We runners don’t give up easily. We wear our determination proudly as part of our identity. Some enviously admires these vigorous specimens whose…

  • 5 Heritage Roads Singapore Runners Would Be Proud Of

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    Back in 2001, the National Parks Board started the Heritage Roads Scheme, aiming to preserve the most notable scenic tree-scapes along roads in Singapore. These Heritage Roads are rich with trees and greenery, and are excellent places to run if you want to appreciate nature while running on asphalt. In some cases, the green ambience…

  • Run, Jog and Stay fit at Singapore’s Best Free Stadium Tracks

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    Time to stretch your legs, get a cardio workout and run, but not many choice of places to go to? Think again. Although Singapore is one of the world’s most densely populated islands with limited areas to explore, running tracks are readily available and abundant. Singapore is rife with stadiums; unfortunately, some are not open…