Tag: Running Stories

This father breaks down in tears after he finishes a marathon. But the reason he cried made our hearts heavy.

This father breaks down in tears after he finishes a marathon. But the reason he cried made our hearts heavy.

A runner was seen breaking down in tears after crossing the finish line at this year’s Nanchang International Marathon in the capital of east China’s Jiangxi Province, revealing the touching…

13 Women Doing Amazing Things in Running

13 Women Doing Amazing Things in Running

Have you ever think to yourself about women being able to do amazing things while running? I bet not as women are often perceived as weak species but little that…

How Running on the New Year’s Eve Led Me to A Great Start in 2018

How Running on the New Year’s Eve Led Me to A Great Start in 2018

It was a rainy Sunday on 31 December 2017. It was the perfect weather to stay at home waiting for the new year to come. One day before, my husband…

Why I Finally Dare to Run an Ultramarathon

Why I Finally Dare to Run an Ultramarathon

People who know me can attest to the fact that my life is all about routine. I work, have fun, run and show up when needed if a charity or…

The Cheater’s Guide to Winning an Upcoming Marathon

The Cheater’s Guide to Winning an Upcoming Marathon

If you think about cheating on occasion when events let you down or you find yourself in a state of desperation because you haven’t been able to crack a PB…

I Hired “Ghostbusters” to Vanquish Poltergeists Living Under My skin!

How Do I Kill My Unfitness Ghost

Until I read about their mission—to sleuth out ghosts that lurk in abandoned and not-so-abandoned buildings in the Singapore area—I thought Singapore Paranormal Investigators might be able to assist me…

I Ran "Nude" for 14 Days and Learned Some Awesome Lessons!

I Ran “Nude” for 14 Days and Learned Some Awesome Lessons!

There’s no 12-Step group for my addiction: I can’t live five minutes without consulting my toys. They’re everywhere. A tablet for this. A wrist tracker for that. If my mobile…

10 Surprising Lessons Learned from My First-Ever Half-Marathon!

10 Real Lessons Learned from My First-Ever Half-Marathon!

The CSC Run by the Bay was my first half marathon but it won’t be my last. I believe that trying new and challenging tests is a great way to…

What I Learnt About Running in Maldives

What I Learnt About Running in Maldives

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…

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…

When Running Killed My Son, How Could I Stand to Run Again?

When Running Killed My Son, How Could I Stand to Run Again?

It was a perfectly ordinary morning: the day’s heat had yet to settle over Singapore and as was his habit, my son Steven arose early to get in his conditioning…

I Refused to Run. Now, Thanks to Running, I’m a Millionaire!

I was forced to run in school and hated every minute of it. Teachers sent notes to my parents complaining that I had a bad attitude and that more often…