Who is Greta Thunberg and what can runners learn from her? At just 16 years old, Greta Thunberg has started an international youth movement against climate change. The Swedish teenager first staged a “School Strike for Climate” in front of the Swedish Parliament in August last year. She continued to gain international attention after speaking at
So, you finally decided to run a full marathon. You picked up your race kit and I am sure counting down the days until the start in nervous excitement. You must be training hard and testing your body and mental limits, but may I ask you a question? Have you reviewed your pre-race nutrition? My
The 41st edition of the annual Mizuno MR25 Ultra Marathon took place on 30 December, 2018. Held at Macritchie Reservoir the race is only considered finished when the participant completes 5 laps of 10.35km (approx) each, totalling 51.75km (approx). The winner is the person that completes the most laps within the race’s 12 hours period.
If you were to ask someone who is new to running, “do you know who is a pacer?” Most likely, the response will be something like this, The term pacing or the role of a pacer is not commonly known. *Infact, the original term was pacemaker or pacesetter, sometimes informally called a rabbit, it is a runner
December 9, 2018, an utterly stirring yet successful day for Chris! Stirred by the journey, success via PB at SCSM 2018. The little known fact is that Chris decided to sign up for SCSM 2018 at the last minute. Now, I am sure you have a burning question, how the hell did he get a
An astronaut, a surgeon and a test pilot, all use checklists to avoid missing a step in a complicated process. Checklists are used in many fields where precision and perfection are absolutely necessary. Checklists save lives! But we’re runners and the stakes aren’t very high. No one loses a limb if we forget something on the race
The Straits Times Run will take place on 23rd September 2018. The Straits Times Run is unique and memorable because of the 18.45 KM category which celebrates the founding year of The Straits Times newspaper. If you are someone who is targeting to finish this race in a certain time or looking for that extra
“Train With Us: 2018 Reloaded” – is a train-together training initiative by Running Department. Runners are encouraged to take advantage of Running Department’s weekly training sessions to help build their mileage up for the various upcoming races such as ST Run, Great Eastern Women’s Run and Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2018.