Tag: Marathons

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…

These are the best marathon shoes. Do you agree?

These Are The Best Marathon Running Shoes. Do You Agree?

Unfortunately, there is no such thing as the perfect running shoes. When it comes to running, shoes alone does not determine how well your performance is. There are underlying factors…

A Nation Obsessed? What is Happening to China's Marathon Scene?

A Nation Obsessed? What is Happening to China’s Marathon Scene?

When Mao Tse-tung lead the people’s revolution in 1949, he turned China from a somewhat primitive backwater to a vibrant society, ruling over signature social change that ranged from the…

The Full List of The World Marathon Majors Qualifying Marathons in Asia

The Full List of The World Marathon Majors Qualifying Marathons in Asia

Calling out all marathon runner in Asia. As we all know, the Abbott World Marathon Majors is a championship-style competition that consists of six of the following marathons: Tokyo Marathon Boston…

How to Run a Marathon Safely and Correctly?

How to Run a Marathon Safely and Correctly?

The answer to that question depends, of course, on the way you approach the sport and your willingness to train correctly, so you minimise a variety of risks. Bottom line:…

Can You Complete the World's Deadliest Marathon?

Can You Complete the World’s Deadliest Marathon?

If you are a dedicated runner and have gotten bored of running the usual marathon, then you might want to consider becoming a Buddhist monk. Why? Because only then will…

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….

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…

This Women Proved That A Grandmother Can Run Better Than You

This Woman Proved That A Grandmother Can Run Better Than You and Most of Us

Nope, you didn’t read wrongly. This grandmother probably can run better than you and she also had broken the World Record by more than seven minutes. With a smashing record…

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…

Can a Marathon be a Force of Evil? Ask Your Body for the Answer!

The Evil Effects of a Marathon to Your Human Body

Depending upon your definition of the word evil—the Merriam-Webster dictionary says that the word means morally reprehensible, harmful, and in archaic vernacular, “causing discomfort or repulsion”–you could have a problem…