Tag: Running Talks

Should Singapore Marathons Ban Headphones?

Should Singapore Marathons Ban Headphones?

While there has not been a solid consensus on the issue, the use of headphones by runners in marathons has been a heavily discussed topic among avid running fans for…

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…

How Much Money Did You Spend on Running in A Year?

How Much Money Did You Spend on Running in A Year?

Running can be cheap or expensive, depending on your approach towards it but for a woman in Singapore like me, running could be far more expensive for women than men….

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…

Singapore Runners are proud to be the Happiest and Healthiest in the World

Singapore Runners are Proud to Be the Happiest and Healthiest in the World

While the United Nations debates the world’s most harrowing subjects — particularly terrorism and international strife — the organisation also keeps tabs on the health and welfare of global citizens….

The Diderot Phenomenon of Running

The Diderot Phenomenon of Running

I love running. I spent a lot of time on the sport by planning my routes and races more than the goals that lay ahead of me, like my wedding…

As a Runner, What do Your Tattoos Say about You?

As a Runner, What do Your Tattoos Say about You?

A high-profile writer compared today’s body tattoo phenomenon to collecting refrigerator magnets: as long as there’s space to add one, why not ask a tattoo artist to ink on a…

Are Your Running Friends Seriously Talking Too Much?

Are Your Running Friends Seriously Talking Too Much?

Did you know that your brain is wired to reward you when you talk about yourself? It’s true, according to Harvard University psychologists who study such things. Humans are, after…

Is Swearing Beneficial for Runners? The Answer Could Surprise You!

Is Swearing Beneficial for Runners? The Answer Could Surprise You!

Do curse words regularly fly out of your mouth? Don’t be hard on yourself. Swearing can be cathartic — and Heaven knows, runners need to let off a bit of…

Do Runners Hate Wearing Glasses?

Do Runners Hate Wearing Glasses?

What’s up with glasses? For some reason, society seems to think that glasses are fair game. Wear a pair and you’re going to be grilled like a homicide detective in…