Every year, I try to get different friends to run this race with me, because I want to share this wonderful experience with as many friends as possible. Running is fun, but clearing obstacles on top of that is another level of fun.
Every other runner has probably discussed, argued, and written about the benefits of running – the adrenaline rush, the runner’s high, the sense of achievement and the super cool and aesthetically pleasing running apparel.
When I opened the shoebox, I was filled with mixed feelings. The colours and design looked amazing but at the same time, I had no idea what to expect from the crazy-looking zigzag soles. The dual-density ZigLite sole with the unique zigzag shape was the key highlight of the shoe and I could not wait to try them out.
Over 2,700 runners gathered for Run For Life 2013, organised by Life Community Services Society. For the first time in 17 years, LCSS decided to embark on a charity run to raise funds, increase awareness and support for the less privileged.
As our world becomes increasingly urbanized, we are faced with the problem of environmental sustainability. Many studies have shown that our extrapolated growth and energy consumption could destroy our planet before we know it. NTUC INCOME RUN 350, organised by Young NTUC, is Southeast Asia’s premier eco-run. The run is organised to raise awareness about the impact that carbon emissions have on our environment and what we can do to ensure long-term environmental sustainability.
More than 20,000 participants took part in the run, with different distances of 21km, 10km and 5km races. Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Acting Minister for Manpower, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of National Development, was the Guest-of-Honour who flagged off the runners.
Every year, I look forward to this race – Men’s Health Urbanathlon. Every year, it just gets better and tougher. With new obstacles, the introduction of female runners and improvements to the entire experience, this 14km race with 9 obstacles was truly a humbling and fun experience.
On Sunday morning, more than 7,000 runners took to the roads at U Run 2013. Running through renowned Singapore landmarks like Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by the Bay and Waterfront Promenade, the race route culminated at the top of NTUC Centre for some 3,000 runners.
This Sunday, 24 Feb 2013, U Run will start at The Promontory @ Marina Bay with the runners flagging off at 6am. It is only a day away from U Run 2013. Are you ready?
Inspired by the graffiti artists of New York City, this limited edition New Balance 860v3 trainers lights up the streets with its bright neon green and yellow design.
It may have been the eve of the Chinese New Year but the URUN Champions were not taking it easy. The trainers definitely did not let them slack at all. Wei Yong and Zen designed a special “Prosperity Training Session” for them, incorporating the lucky number 8.
When the Old Tanjong Pagar Railway Station was closed and shutdown, many people rushed to visit the historic place one last time. When the opportunity came to run through the old rail corridor, many people rushed to sign up as well. On Sunday morning, 6,000 runners participate in Singapore’s first Green Corridor Run, presented by BlackBerry.