Running on a vacation is not only a great way to stay in shape, it is also a wonderful way to explore new places. Don’t be surprised if running changes…
Tag: Running Philosophy
What are you planning to do on 20 March? How about taking The Action for Happiness Pledge by saying aloud, “I will try to create more happiness in the world…
As a runner, you’ve acquired certain traits and values that make you stand out from others. What has running taught you that changed your life?
In case you hadn’t noticed, just about everyone on the planet is asking you how smart you are. Most of these nosy people are trying to sell you smartphones, smart bars—there’s even a Smart Car made by Mercedes Benz that’s so tiny, people might question how smart you are to buy one given crazy drivers everywhere on the planet.
When The Jakarta Post named Singapore the most well-prepared city for the future in Asia two years in a row, editors assessed social, infrastructural and commercial progress. So if you take pride in your homeland, feel free to wear this impressive citation as a badge of honour.
Just about every noted running authority has an opinion on whether there’s an “ideal” physique required if one is to become an outstanding runner. This, of course, flies in the face of those who claim that all bodies are great running machines—that there is no such thing as body types engineered to beat the competition, finish first and grab more medals than most. But, ask anyone who points to Kenyans and stars like Jamaican runner Usain Bolt when the debate begins. Surely, this is no coincidence, you think.
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.
When you think of the word “marathon”, you probably think of a long, long run. Or maybe the word conjures up images of a TV marathon or an interminable stretch of time. Regardless, a marathon is something that takes commitment and dedication, and that commitment results in a sense of pride and personal achievement once the event is done.
Nobody could accuse you of living a boring life! You put in a full day at work, socialize with friends and family and you make time for marathons—training for them and competing. But did you know that there’s a relationship between the ethics you practice at work and the character traits you exhibit on the marathon circuit?