The Saucony Virrata is a natural motion running shoe with all the benefits of form and none of the strain. The 0mm heel to toe offset ensures that the landing is even with no extra cushioning elevating your heel. The Saucony Virrata is extremely light and flexible, this translates to THE perfect marathon shoe this season!
Just as the sun rose, 6,000 avid cross terrain runners descended on Harbour Front to race in, what has been touted, “Singapore’s toughest 10km”. At 7am, there was a steam of orange with freckles of colour spanning the road leading to Sentosa. Energetic and loud, the running gang composed of kids, adults and even grandparents who were ready to conquer this race of sand, gravel and road.
Simply the best, The North Face has got everything right with the Hyper Track Guide! The upper is TPU-welded through support overlays, meaning that it is light and strong. Also, it has no-sew seamless construction ensuring no string snaps and full-form durability. Most of all, The North Face (TNF) Hyper Track Guide feels fantastic!
The Energizer Singapore Night Trail was back charging Lorong Asrama into a frenzy. “The third time’s the charm” proved true when there were 2,000 more runners than in 2012! A stream of reflective bright orange flooded the lanes of Asrama for Singapore’s most novel night race. A rare treat, since this area is only available to military men!
The PUMA BioWeb Elite is full of astounding surprises! One would think this technologically power-packed pair would be strong, sturdy and durable… IT IS! AND a lot more! One of the biggest surprises is how shockingly light the shoes are. In most one-piece uppers, feet are often held together primarily by the lace, but the BioWeb Elite’s “web-cage” is constructed using material that locks your foot in comfort so you can kick your cage into overdrive.
Millenia Walk was the start to a great city race! Four distances to conquer, 4500 waited eagerly at 7am on 3 March to start speeding down the roads of our sunny island. The North Face Singapore City Race is the amazing race minus the money, public transportation, TV cameras, one million dollars, but so fun! It’s free form dashing through our well connected city center and iconic landmarks.
The Salomon X-trail Run 2012 is one of the most unique running experiences around! Rock, vegetation, clay, sand and mud will hinder you from your goal. Not only are there obstacles on the ground and physical barriers, canopy and over-hanging branches will add precious seconds to your fastest timing. Of course this is expected, so preparation is key!
Focusing on natural motion running, the base of the Reebok Realflex Flight was designed with a patterned series of flex nodes. Each coloured node provides a different attribute that adds to the strength of this feat of engineering.
Newton makes shoes that mirror the needs of the runners. They also make exceptional events that cater to everyone! With the route looping around East Coast Park from Big Splash past Bedok Jetty and back again, there was no lack of water points, toilets and cheer from the organisers.
The Home Team NS New Balance Real Run 2012 is organised by the very people that keep our country safe from within. So naturally, they are painstakingly familiar with the cross-terrain running options our sunny island offers.
Kami Semick, like many of us, found her passion and herself in university. Unlike the majority, she sought it out, honed her skill, steeled her mettle and blazed through trails with a steady beat and absolute focus on her goal. Over the past decade or so, her dedication to the sport garnered her the world trophy 50k and multiple road and trail championships ranging from 50km to 50miles (roughly 80.5km). Here is a peek into the mind of a champion.
Turning 25 this year, the Swissotel Vertical Marathon has really come of age. Starting as a novel race concept for 180 glut destroyers in 1987, the race has since been inducted into the Vertical World Circuit. Towers of stairs, all around the world envy, the nine iconic buildings that make up the circuit.