Running

  • Global Footprints - Tips of an Avid Travethlete

    How are the roads there? What time is it safe to run over there? Is it safe at all? A dozen questions come up if you really think about it, so I’ll suggest you do your research. Being a light traveller, my logistical considerations are: how much gear do you need, a variation of shoes (are they really necessary though), wash your gear or...

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  • BIBFIX - Why Ruin Your Race Tops With Safety Pins?

    Nights before races are meant to be relaxed but focused so that you're in the best shape to tear up the tarmac the next day. Something I've dreaded through the years is pinning on a race bib. There will always be at least one adjustment after you fit the four safety pins on, and readjustments are finicky with...

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  • The Unique Course Of Green Corridor Run 2016

    The first thing you should note is that this run is different from the “Green Corridor Run”. I took part in the Green Corridor Run last year, and that run is an annual run organized in conjunction with World Water Day. 

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  • Working On Work-Life And Work-Outs

    I’ve always enjoyed training for races and running on its own, and upon graduation I had the ambition to continue to run decently while climbing the corporate ladder. But this perceptually doable task turns out to be tough, which got me wondering, how did the others do it?

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  • Progressing From SEA Games To Rio

    Two month after his victory at the SEA Games marathon on 7 June 2015, we speak to newly minted marathon champion Soh Rui Yong Guillaume back in Eugene, Oregon. He shares some of his pre-race rituals, pet peeves, and his road to Rio..

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  • Strategic Recovery After Falling Ill

    As people who routinely exercise, we tend to hope that some benefit arises from our perseverance. Suddenly you find that you are – literally – moving with limbs weighed down by fatigue unlike that which you encounter in your daily training sessions. Lo and behold, you've fallen ill. What happens when you're ill? Do you...

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  • Who Said You Can't Drink Wine And Run At The Same Time? - Marathon Du Medoc 2015

    The Marathon Du Medoc race covers 21 chateaux of vineyards and winery. If this itself is not a draw, at the 38km mark you will be greeted with freshly shucked oysters and further down, the legendary Entrecote Beef! Free flow!

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  • My journey with barefoot running: the Vibram FiveFingers Bikila EVO

    Getting a pair of Vibram FiveFingers is more than just getting a shoe. It is subscribing to a whole new way of running. What I really appreciate about the Vibram philosophy is that it encourages you to literally take one step at a time. It is about achieving best performance through right effort, right attitude and patience.

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  • FULL VIDEO #OneTeamSG Sprinter, Shanti & Valerie Pereira (Episode 2)

    In the second episode of #OurTeamSG Athlete Series, meet Valerie and Shanti Pereira – a pair of sister who both found success in their years of high level competition. Shanti is the current national record holder of the 100m and 200m and had achieved 4th placing in all her events at her first SEA Games in 2013.

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  • SNEAK PREVIEW #OneTeamSG Sprinter, Shanti & Valerie Pereira (Episode 2)

    Meet Valerie and Shanti Pereira – a pair of sister who both found success in their years of high level competition. Shanti is the current national record holder of the 100m and 200m and had achieved 4th placing in all her events at her first SEA Games in 2013.  

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