Nathaniel is a disciplined casual runner and a lover of bananas. As a columnist for RunSociety, he is always on the lookout for exciting and controversial topics that touch the heart of the running community in Singapore, often adding in his funny observations. He has embarked on a mission to start a world class running group in Asia.

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NO Early Train Service Confirmed for Singapore Marathon 2017 Again

No Early Train Services Confirmed for Singapore Marathon 2017 Again

IRONMAN Asia, the organiser for the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2017 has confirmed that no train service will be available during the early morning of 3 December 2017. Perhaps discussion…

Oldest Female Marathon Finisher Harriette Thompson Passed Away at 94

World’s Oldest Female Marathoner Harriette Thompson Passed Away at 94

Harriette Thompson, a cancer survivor and a classical pianist who started marathons running at 76 died on Monday (16 October) in Charlotte, N.C at the age of 94. Ms Thompson…

5 Asia-Pacific "Roads Not Taken" for Off-the-Beaten-Path Runners

5 Asia-Pacific “Roads Not Taken” for Off-the-Beaten-Path Runners

If you admire classic poetry, Robert Frost (1874 to 1963) should be on your list of favourites because he wrote the definitive poem for runners called “The Road Not Taken”…

Train for a Relay Race Alone?

Can You Train for a Relay Race Alone? The Answer is Yes. And No.

Whether you’re left-handed or right-handed, relay training demands at least one other set of hands—unless you want people to point at you and say, “There goes that crazy runner—passing a…

New Name, Old Tradition: The HCMC Marathon Starts 2018 on a Winning Note

New Name, Old Tradition: The HCMC Marathon Starts 2018 on a Winning Note

Vietnam’s recent history remains fresh in the minds of the world’s citizenry, but the nation is busily redefining itself as a modern society. Becoming a marathon mecca is part of…

Smart Running Shoes: Will They Change The Way You Run?

Smart Running Shoes: Will They Change The Way You Run?

Can there be such a thing as too smart? That question is hotly debated in many circles. We want our kids to be smart. Our phones to be intuitive. According…

Singapore International Triathlon

42-year-old Briton Dies while Competing at the Singapore International Triathlon

A 42-year-old male competitor was believed to run into trouble in the swim leg of the standard distance relay event at about 10 a.m. when he was competing in the…

New Race Routes For Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2017

New Race Routes For Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2017

The Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2017 (SCSM 2017) has announced new “heritage” routes and entertainment points for race day on 3rd December. The new routes will allow runners to enjoy…

SEA Games: Singapore's Soh Rui Yong Wins Men's Marathon Gold Again

SEA Games: Singapore’s Soh Rui Yong Wins Men’s Marathon Gold Again

Defending champion Soh Rui Yong clinched gold in the men’s marathon at the SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday (19 Aug) and became the first Singapore man to defend…

Your Half-Marathon Guide: From Smart Scheduling and Fun Facts to the Perfect Shoes!

Your Half-Marathon Guide: From Smart Scheduling and Fun Facts to the Perfect Shoes!

Your calendar is crammed. A fun run here. A full marathon there. In-between, you’ve got half-marathons on your radar. But you might want to know that scientists now say that…