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  • Revitalise Your Running and Join the Gold Coast Airport Marathon 2014

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    After those grueling months of interval training, endurance runs, fartleks and everything in between, it has all paid off. That journey to complete your first 42KM has been accomplished. Sure you’ve completed a few marathons after that, but the very first medal takes special pride of place! But after awhile, things start to look the…

  • Running On All Cylinders: Costumed Superhero Runners

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    Whenever they appear at marathons, girls squeal with delight, and guys stare and smile. No, it is not the hydration point (although the reactions are very similar), but costumed runners dressed as superheroes and fairytale characters. Without further ado, here are some of the highlights of the runners we saw spicing up the scenery in…

  • 5 Best Things About Running the Tokyo Marathon

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    Over the last ten years Japanese mass participation marathons have exploded in across the country drawing crowds both locally and from overseas. Tokyo, which hosted its eighth mass participation city marathon last weekend, is now the sixth marathon major worldwide (alongside New York, Chicago, Boston, London and Berlin). What makes running in the Tokyo Marathon…

  • Recapturing Singapore’s 2013 Running Highlights

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    The running scene in Singapore was lively last year. The big races were bigger than ever. Colorful novelty races kept popping up. Singapore made a good showing in international events. Here’s a list of 2013 running scene highlights. 2013: A Running Retrospective Mok Yin Ren Wins the Gold at SEA Games At the SEA Games…

  • Acti-Tape Helps Provide Support Without Affecting Range Of Motion

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    RunSociety had the chance to catch Acti-Tape in action at their Singapore workshop on last Tuesday. As the official tape supplier of the 2XU Compression Run 2014, instructors demonstrated how the therapeutic tape can help provide support to joints and muscles, as well as enhancing sports performance. What is Acti-Tape? Acti-Tape is a highly elastic,…

  • 6 Reasons To Date A Runner

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    Dating a runner could be the best decision of your life. While everyone knows a runner is in shape, there is so much more to a runner besides their obvious athletic prowess. Think of each of the 6 examples below and remember that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Maybe it’s time to give…

  • The Ups and Downs in the Running Scene of 2013

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    2013 has seen lots of ups and downs in the running scene. Here are some of the biggest events that made an impact in the running world. Biggest Running Stories of 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing The biggest running story of 2013 was also the most tragic. Two bombs were set off near the finish line…

  • 3 Exciting Singapore Running Clubs that Launched in 2013

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    Are you tired of running the same old route everyday? Try joining a running group! Having a support network to help guide you, and improve your running progress faster too. While these running groups may have different membership criteria, they share one thing: Their love for running. We’ve done a feature detailing some of Singapore’s…

  • 5 Breath-Taking Waterside Runs in Singapore

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    Singapore is not all about high-rise skyscrapers and a hectic lifestyle. There are still so many serene places where one can appreciate nature at its most vibrant. We’ve covered some amazing heartland running routes before, but there are still so many more beautiful areas for you to appreciate nature. Here are 5 more breath-taking waterside…

  • 4 Great Reasons To Enjoy Trail Running

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    The running phenomenon has swept the world in recent years. The number of people entering races is expanding far faster than race organisers can manage. Popular races can reach capacity within hours after opening for registration. More and more runners enjoy the sport simply for fun without the goal of running a race. With all…

  • 10 Interesting Things You Might Not Know About Running

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    Humans are built to run, and whether as a career or pastime, running continues to grow in popularity. Although some runners are destined for elite status, running is a sport that doesn’t require special skills to bring enjoyment and good health to those who take part. When you view running as a personal challenge, you…