Tag: Elite Athlete

Mira Rai: Running is in My Blood

An Exclusive Interview with Ultramarathoner Mira Rai: Running is in My Blood

Mira Rai is not an ordinary woman. At the age of 12, she left school to help her family. At 14, she joined Maoist rebel army to escape manual labour…

Duathlete Matt Smith Proves that Hard Work Triumphs over Talent

Duathlete Matt Smith Proves that Hard Work Triumphs over Talent

21-year-old Professional Duathlete from Perth, Australia, Matt Smith wakes up at 3:30 a.m. every morning to train. He’s been doing this ever since he raced on a tour of Europe…

Why Singapore's Fastest Marathoner Soh Rui Yong Has Never Participated in the Singapore Marathon Before?

Why Singapore’s Fastest Marathoner Soh Rui Yong Has Never Participated in the Singapore Marathon Before?

The two-time SEA Games gold medallist, Soh Rui Yong, will be taking part in the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) for the first time ever. This year, the SCSM will…

SEA Games Men’s Marathon Champion Soh Rui Yong Takes Aim at National 5000m Record

SEA Games Men’s Marathon Champion Soh Rui Yong Takes Aim at National 5000m Record

In preparation to defend his SEA Games Men’s Marathon title at the upcoming Kuala Lumpur SEA Games in August this year, Soh is currently training in Flagstaff, Arizona, for a…

Sakiko Matsumoto: She’s Been Running and Winning Since She Arrived Here!

Sakiko Matsumoto: She’s Been Running and Winning Since She Arrived Here!

When you’re one of Japan’s most notable female runners, relocating to Singapore can require adjustments and time to settle in, but Sakiko Matsumoto is no ordinary woman. Japanese by birth,…