Asia offers some of the most beautiful and serene beaches in the entire world. And while there is no shortage of beach sports, exotic events, and nightlife, many beaches are also great places for you to lace up and run in. Whether you are someone who likes tranquil short runs or marathons that require months of training, Asia offers it all.
As many runners know, training in the same places all the time can become boring, too repetitive and hence, less enjoyable. With a large number of islands all across Southeast Asia near Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia, there is never a shortage of locations to visit that make for excellent running vacations. No matter if you are a speedy 5km racer or a steadfast marathoner, these 10 islands in Southeast Asia are suitable for fulfilling running experiences.
If you ended up with a pair of running shoes that simply does not suit you or you no longer need, you can get rid of them with a clear conscience by donating them to the less fortunate. Perhaps your child quickly outgrew a pair of shoes and they are still in very good condition. It may simply be that the color of your shoes does not suit your mood of late. Whatever the reason, by donating them, you have the satisfaction of knowing that you saved another human being from going barefoot. Many souls are going soleless in Asia, from Singapore to Jakarta. From the list below, find a place near you, where you can send or take your running shoes that are still in fairly good condition.
Jose Manuel ‘Chema’ Martinez Fernandez and Isis Beriter emerged as champions for the Gobi March 2014, arriving at the finish line by the spectacular shores of Xinjiang’s Sayram Lake.
Everybody likes to win—to earn titles and accolades that show friends and family that they have mastered life’s important lessons: discipline, self-respect, honor and commitment. In 2015, the organiser of the Asia Trail Master Series (ATMs) challenge are going to give every person in Asia the opportunity to do just that by participating in the Asia Trail Master Series initiative, and winners will jog away with prizes, accolades and eminence.
Asian cities are rolling out the red carpet for runners around the world, offering better marked trails, knee-friendly surfaces and even showering facilities.