Tag: Marathon Training

Eileen Lui’s Awesome Fitness Program (Part 2)

Eileen Lui’s Awesome Fitness Program (Part 2): Training for Runners

Eileen Lui doesn’t mess around when she sets a goal. That’s how she’s become a certified fitness trainer, Crossfit Level-1 trainer and need we repeat that she literally kicks serious…

Memo to Newbies: Half Marathons Offer So Many Advantages, Why Run a Full One?

Memo to Newbies: Half Marathons Offer So Many Advantages, Why Run a Full One?

If you’ve been watching friends, relatives and work colleagues wax poetic about how much they love to run – but you can’t relate because the sum of your daily activity…

How to Prepare for a Half Marathon Cleverly

How to Prepare for a Half Marathon Cleverly

Do you ever wonder why in the world people spend countless hours of training, dieting and preparation to run a half marathon? Or why the heck would someone even PAY…

10 First Marathon Lessons Learned: Do Any of These Stories Sound Familiar?

10 First Marathon Lessons Learned: Do Any of These Stories Sound Familiar?

When Singapore’s Sundown Marathon flagged off last weekend, many runners had no idea if they would place dramatically at the finish line. Given the spirit of friendly competition that always…

Why I Finally Dared to Run a Marathon

Why I Finally Dared to Run a Marathon

Before I decided to run a marathon, I thought that running was one of the most dreadful activities a person could ever do. I loathed running. Always being a bigger…

True Confessions of First-time Marathon Runners

True Confessions of First-time Marathon Runners

Just about everything about my first marathon experience remains indelibly etched on my brain, because it turned out to be a lesson in what not to do when preparing for a race! I flaunted the rules when it came to eating properly in preparation for my debut and I won’t share details about this nightmare, so use your imagination.

Do You Know The Best Post Marathon Recovery Process?

Do You Know The Best Post Marathon Recovery Process?

Having run a marathon—or just cheering friends on because you’ve yet to try a full marathon yourself—you probably know that not all recoveries are created equal. What do we mean by this intriguing statement? That we’re all unique, so your recovery “style” may be far afield of your running mates and competitors.

How Not To Run A Marathon: 10 Tips You Won't Read Elsewhere!

How Not To Run A Marathon: 10 Tips You Won’t Read Elsewhere!

Raise your hand if you are sick and tired of reading “How to run a marathon” articles! It’s understandable. You’ve had real world experiences; some of which are memorable and other not-so-pleasant experiences that have tested your mettle and your sense of humour. The advice we’re about to dispense could have been written by your Mum—if she wanted to make you laugh about a subject that you hold near and dear to your heart, so consider this your guide on what NOT to do as you prepare for your next marathon!

The Biggest Marathons and Running Events in the World

The Biggest Marathons and Running Events in the World

Have you ever been curious about which marathons and running events are the biggest in terms of numbers of participants/finishers? We had enough curiosity about it to take a look at the figures and find out. It can be confusing if you talk only about the running events, because there can be a massive number of participants, but they don’t all enter the marathon distance, they are spread across all distances within the event, that is why we are listing both biggest marathons and biggest running events.

The A to Z of Running a Singapore Marathon

The A to Z of Running a Singapore Marathon

We’re not in the business of redefining your alphabet, but if you’re a marathon runner, you know how many components go into a race. As an homage to your favourite sport—and just for fun—we’ve created a Singapore marathon-focused alphabet just for you. Each letter and word represents an aspect of the physical pursuit you cherish most, so see how many you would have chosen had you composed this alphabet yourself.