Tag: Marathons

Doctors Say Japan Could Be A Dangerous Place to Run in The Day Due to Heat

Doctors Say Japan Could Be A Dangerous Place to Run in The Day Due to Heat

News reports and scientific research have shown that climate change is real. Yet, most of us brush aside the idea of going green because it does not directly affect us….

Why Do Fit Runners Suddenly Die While Running Marathons?

Why Do Fit Runners Suddenly Die While Running Marathons?

When the “father” of the U.S. running movement, Jim Fixx, suddenly dropped dead at age 52 on 20 July 1984, the sport took a serious hit. Fixx was an example…

Be super proud when you can complete a marathon because this celebrity almost gave up!

Be super proud when you can complete a marathon because this celebrity almost gave up!

The World Marathon Majors consists of six major cities: Berlin, Boston, Chicago, New York City & Tokyo. As an avid marathon runner, your dreams would probably be successfully surmounting these…

The incredible reason this multinational hotel chain ask you to run a marathon with them.

The incredible reason this multinational hotel chain ask you to run a marathon with them.

It isn’t often that multinational hotel chains decide to spend years and money to promote a wellness movement that benefits its guests, but The Westin is no ordinary company. To…

How to Be a Responsible Marathon Participant

How to Be a Responsible Marathon Participant

Only 83.7 percent of the 74,365 entries showed up at the annual Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2018 according to SCMP. About 1 in 6 runners were absent. The cause…

Put 7 Wonders of the World Marathons on Your 2018 Wish List

Put 7 Wonders of the World Marathons on Your 2018 Wish List

Can you recall your geography and history class days and your teachers’ insistence that you study (and perhaps memorise) the 7 Wonders of the World? Don’t worry if you can’t…

Blackmores Sydney Marathon: Sweet 17 Edition on 17 September 2017

Blackmores Sydney Marathon: Sweet 17 Edition on 17 September 2017

I first set foot in Sydney back in 1996, as an exchange student along with three university mates. On that trip, the flight from Singapore was delayed for five hours,…

5 Tales from the Start Line: What Happened to You at a Marathon?

5 Tales from the Start Line: What Happened to You at a Marathon?

As runners know, marathons are composed of weeks of preparation leading to a comparatively short time frame when it comes to the big day and there’s no way to predict…

Why We Keep Signing Up for Marathons

Why We Keep Signing Up for Marathons

When running the previous marathon, we told ourselves we need a break from running a marathon. We were in so much pain and we didn’t think we can run another…

Eliud Kipchoge Set New World Record at Nike's Breaking2

Eliud Kipchoge Sets New Record in the History of Running

Nike’s goal of creating a sub-2-hour marathon has been so close but is just an audacious aspiration even after three years of planning. The Nike Zoom Vaporfly Elite today redefined…

Can Nike Really Produce a Sub-Two Hour Marathon with its Breaking2 Moonshot at Monza?

Can Nike Really Produce a Sub-Two Hour Marathon with its Breaking2 Moonshot at Monza?

This coming weekend, Nike will attempt to break the two-hour marathon barrier, with Eliud Kipchoge, Lelisa Desisa and Zersenay Tadese at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza complex outside Milan, Italy. This…

Night Marathons and Runs in Malaysia 2017: The Best Races

Night Runs and Marathons in Malaysia 2017: The Best Races That Won’t Scare You

Why wait for Halloween when you can sign up to run 4 runs and marathons in Malaysia that give you an opportunity to turn out at night, fight against scary…