Tag: Marathon Training

How I Trained for Gold Coast Airport Marathon in 7 Weeks and Improved My PB

How I Trained for a Marathon in 7 Weeks and Improved My PB by 35 Minutes!

With only 7 weeks left before race day, I had to make a critical decision: to run a full marathon or half marathon. For all my previous marathons, I always…

Gold Coast Airport Marathon 2017 Race Review

I Achieved My PB at the Gold Coast Airport Marathon 2017. Here’s How I Did it!

As someone who has done all her five full marathons in Singapore, I thought it’s about time that I step up my game and join overseas full marathons. Little did…

What To Do If You Can’t Finish Your Marathon?

What To Do If You Can’t Finish Your Marathon?

It’s every runner’s worst nightmare: You train like crazy, watch your diet and show up at the start line extra-early to get the lay of the land. Even the weather…

Preparing for the Marathon if You have Asthma

How to Prepare for the Marathon if You have Asthma

Running a marathon even without a chronic condition is an exceptional endeavor. However, there are physically fit people out there who fear that their participation in such a challenge with…

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.