Tag: Ultramarathon

I Finally Unlocked My Achievement at OCC UTMB 2018

I Finally Unlocked My Achievement at OCC UTMB 2018

It has been three weeks since I competed at the Orsières-Champex-Chamonix (OCC) race category of the famed Ultra Trail Mont Blanc (UTMB). It was a personal proud moment as it…

How to Run Your First Singapore Ultramarathon and Survive it

How to Run Your First Singapore Ultramarathon and Survive it

While the entire nation of Singapore is still talking about the first summit meeting held between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean head of state Kim Jong Un, there…

End 2017 On a High with A Complimentary Entry to Ultra-Trail Australia

End 2017 On a High with A Complimentary Entry to Ultra-Trail Australia

We are counting the days to the end of the year and like all good runners do, you would likely be setting your running goals and events to enter in…

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…

Would You Join Veronique’s Attempt to Run 250KM Around Singapore on 15 December 2017?

Would You Join Veronique’s Attempt to Run 250KM Around Singapore on 15 December 2017?

If there’s somebody who says, “I will run after my dreams,” and actually does it, then repeats it year after year, that person will most likely be this lady. Meet…

How to Run Your First 50km and 100km or More Without Killing Yourself

How to Run Your First 50km and 100km or More Without Killing Yourself

It’s that time again: You’ve accomplished all or most of the New Year’s resolutions you made a year ago and your gut tells you that you need to up your…

2XU SG Ultra Marathon: Bust Your Biggest Moves Yet!

2XU SG Ultra Marathon: Bust Your Biggest Moves Yet!

Is participating in an ultramarathon an art or a science? It’s both, say fans of this intense physical competition where athletes must possess the spirit of eagles to survive. The…

Are You Brave Enough to Run Singapore’s North Face 100?

Are You Brave Enough to Run Singapore’s North Face 100?

The year 2008 was beset with newsworthy events: Violence in Kenya, the latest Middle East unrest, governments dissolving and reforming and the first African-American man became the president of the…

Maybe It's The Autumn Air: Tango 100 km Ultramarathon 2016

Maybe It’s The Autumn Air: Tango 100 km Ultramarathon 2016

From the people you will meet, to all that you will see, taste and do – there’ such to look forward to in Kyotango this fall. Let’s start with its…

Ultra Myanmar: An Exotic Adventure on Unexplored Trails

Ultra Myanmar: An Exotic Adventure on Unexplored Trails

It’s little wonder why Myanmar is widely known as the Golden Land. Her rich, cultural diversity is paralleled with almost any landscape imaginable—from snow-capped mountains to pristine beaches, from extensive…

Marvel at Mongolia Sunrise to Sunset

Marvel at Mongolia Sunrise to Sunset 2016

How deep blue can a lake be? How many different shades of green can there be? Discover the answers as you explore the stunning, untouched wilderness in northern Mongolia.

The A to Z of Running an Ultra Marathon

The ABCs of Running an Ultra Marathon

If you are thinking of running an ultra marathon, you’ve got a lot of work cut out for you to prepare for the high-endurance event, but the end result will be such an uplifting experience, you’ll soon forget about the daunting work you undertook to ready your body and your mind for this extreme challenge. To help you prepare for your next ultra, this alphabet of terms includes advice, precautions, tips and advice—everything you need to finish up with the bragging rights you deserve!