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True Confessions of a 2016 Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore Drop-out!

True Confessions of a Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore Drop-out!

As someone who’s been a mostly-faithful participant in the Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore (SCMS) since its inception 15 years ago, I couldn’t imagine not being part of the scene on…

It Wouldn’t be January if Singapore’s Race Calendar Didn’t Include Marina Run 2017

It Wouldn’t be January if Singapore’s Race Calendar Didn’t Include Marina Run 2017

Any Singaporean looking across the water at our magnificent skyline/shoreline at night should take pride in the area’s metamorphosis, begun nearly 50 years ago. Once nothing more than prime waterfront…

Forbidden Rice: Food For The Emperors, Good For The Runners!

Forbidden Rice: Food For The Emperors, Good For The Runners!

Black rice, often referred to as forbidden rice, is a grain which has been used for thousands of years for its deliciously nutty flavor and exceptional health benefits. Although it’s…

When the Sun Goes Down in Asia, Where Would You Be Running?

When the Sun Goes Down in Asia, Where Would You Be Running?

When it comes to running, most people like to do it during the day. After all, it’s so much easier to see where you’re going and you don’t have to…

Into Pokémon Go? You Could Run Into Sundown Marathon Loyalist Loke Kai Hong, Too!

Into Pokémon Go? You Could Run Into Sundown Marathon Loyalist Loke Kai Hong, Too!

When the Sundown Marathon was conceived in 2008, getting the nocturnal event off the ground was a daunting experience for organisers. A lot has changed since that premier run —…

66 Audio Head Gear: The Future of Sound Technology?

66 Audio Sports Head Gear: The Future of Sound Technology?

There are plenty of reasons to pay attention to the number 66. It’s the most iconic route in America, running southwest from Chicago, Illinois to Santa Monica, California since 1926…

Start 2017 on the Right Foot by Committing to the Inaugural Powerman Thailand

Start 2017 on the Right Foot by Committing to the Inaugural Powerman Thailand

The nation of Thailand has recently suffered one of the most devastating experiences any country could endure: the people’s beloved king—the man they called “father”—died on 14th October 2016 after…

Mongolia Sunrise to Sunset 2017: A Run Away from the Modern World

Mongolia Sunrise to Sunset 2017: A Run Away from the Modern World

You cannot feel further away from the hectic, modern world: Wild horses, yaks, untouched nature, some shamanic “Ovoos” and a few Mongolian gers here and there. Every year since 1999,…

Tough Mudder Makes Asia Debut on the Island of the Gods

Tough Mudder Makes Asia Debut on the Island of the Gods

Founded in the US in 2010, Tough Mudder is a 16-20 km obstacle course challenge designed to test physical strength, stamina and mental grit. With no winners or clocks to…

How do I Break the News to my Mum that I’ve Fallen for the Fitbit Charge 2?

How do I Break the News to My Mum that I’ve Fallen for the Fitbit Charge 2?

I’m pretty sure my mum is sitting by her (non-smart) phone waiting for me to explain what I meant when I said I’d finally found my ideal match! She’s keen…