Tag: World

Forget About Bitcoin: You Want Runcoins in Your Life—and Now!

Forget About Bitcoin: You Want Runcoins in Your Life—and Now!

How much progress have you made trying to understand the ins and outs of the ultra-hot cryptocurrency movement? Yup. That’s the official name of virtual money exchange, but you likely…

Put 7 Wonders of the World Marathons on Your 2018 Wish List

Put 7 Wonders of the World Marathons on Your 2018 Wish List

Can you recall your geography and history class days and your teachers’ insistence that you study (and perhaps memorise) the 7 Wonders of the World? Don’t worry if you can’t…

6 Extreme Running Races You Won’t Want to Tell Mum About!

6 Extreme Running Races You Won’t Want to Tell Mum About!

How extreme is too extreme? That’s a question every runner must ask himself or herself when confronted with opportunities to take part in an event that’s as far from a…

Top Ten Dangerous Places to Visit Right Now

Top Ten Dangerous Places to Visit Right Now

All over the globe are hidden gems, both natural and man-made, which can tempt the daredevil in each of us. Whether you’re a couch potato who prefers “travelling” by surfing…

5 Beautiful Destination Marathons You've Probably Never Heard Of

5 Beautiful Destination Marathons You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Getting bored with your regular daily running track? Maybe even the annual marathon event in your town is growing tedious for you as a runner?

8 Upcoming Cartoon Novelty Races in 2015

8 Upcoming Cartoon Novelty Races in 2015/2016

Our favorite and cherished cartoon characters keep us young at heart and bring back delightful childhood memories. Even the most dedicated runners enjoy the frivolity and silliness surrounding cartoon novelty runs. Many of these events are held over a weekend filled with exciting activities and visits by favorite characters. Special races and events are planned for children, making these marathons a true family vacation.

10 Ecotourism Friendly Races in the World

10 Ecotourism Friendly Races and Marathons in the World

As the world is becoming more ecologically aware, running event coordinators have focused on designing events that promote ecotourism. Ecotourism is generally regarded as travel to undisturbed natural areas. Ecotourism has become trendy, as it fosters ecological conservation and encourages travellers to respect unique cultures and preserve natural surroundings.

10 of the Most Difficult and Challenging Ultramarathons in the World

An ultramarathon is an organised running event involving distances significantly longer than traditional 42km road-surface marathons. Ultramarathons include two types of events. In a specified time race, each runner tries to cover the most distance within a set time limit. The second type requires runners to complete the entire distance in the least amount of time. Many ultra-marathons include varying distances, depending largely on running terrain and weather conditions.

Wings for Life World Run: The Only Run Where the Finish Line Catches You

Wings for Life World Run: The Only Run Where the Finish Line Catches You

With 35 simultaneous starts and no finish line, the world will run in an incredible world-wide race on Sunday, 3 May 2015. In races across six continents, runners will attempt to stay ahead of pursuing ‘catcher cars’ driven to chase and overpass them.

Terry Majamäki: His Volunteering Efforts are as Admirable as the World-Class Races He Organises!

Terry Majamäki: His Volunteering Efforts are as Admirable as the World-Class Races He Organises!

Ever heard the term “Renaissance men”—dudes who do it all yet manage their lives effortlessly and creatively? We’ve found one: Terry Majamäki. This event planning and race industry guru sits at the head of an empire that takes him around the world promoting running. His business brand, New Global Adventures, LLC, brings him into contact with marathoners, race planners and the minions required to stage international events. He’s an unapologetic cheerleader when it comes to volunteerism and his cat Jager has his own website. But if you ask Majamäki what grounds him, he’ll point to wife Jenny and his passion for running!

Yamuna: Her Logical Methods Can Change the Way A Runner Nurture His/Her Body

Yamuna Zake: Her Logical Methods Can Change the Way A Runner Nurtures His/Her Body

Anyone who thinks that fitness gurus are limited to youthful practitioners has not availed themselves to the wisdom of Yamuna Zake, one of the most visionary master teachers and healers on earth. She’s the embodiment of grace, intelligence and knowledge—particularly when it comes to understanding how the human body works. Yamuna’s philosophies are at the epicenter of an impressive brand. Her intuitive thinking and practices revolutionized the way her students understood their bodies after mastering her practices that are sweeping the globe. Yamuna calls her method “body sustainability”. Around 2,000 holistic practitioners and 450 certified instructors call her methods ingenious, practical and life-sustaining. You might feel the same way after you learn about this woman and her life-long journey.

The Leading Standard Chartered Marathons Around the World

The Leading Standard Chartered Marathons Around the World

Standard Chartered marathons give people from around the world the chance to compete in events that test their endurance and will power. Participating in such a marathon takes a great deal of dedication and training. For this reason, these events sponsored by Standard Chartered are helpful for promoting a healthier lifestyle, and motivate people to strive to achieve more in their lives. The following are some of the most popular Standard Chartered marathons held around the world.