In the first Feature Friday of November, we introduce to you one of our Full Marathon pacers for SCSM 2018, Melanie Ng. Melanie is a Yogi-runner, someone with a mutual passion for running and yoga. If you are aiming to finish SCSM 2018 full marathon in 5 hrs 30 mins, lookout for Melanie, as she

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GEWR 2018: A Race Reflection

In this article, one of our 10 KM pacer Felicia, takes you through her race reflection for GEWR 2018. So, lets get into her mind and find what a pacer’s early morning on the race day looks like. 3.45am. I woke to an angry flash of lightning and a ferocious roar of thunder; and gasped

Spotlight On Ho Boon Kim

Are you gearing up for the marathon event of the year – Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2018? Over the past few weeks we have seen an increasing number of public runners training with the SCSM Under Amour Pacers from Running Department. If you have missed out on training with the pacers so far, fret not,

Mileage: The Long and Short of it

Mileage can be defined as the distance one accumulates over a period of time. For example, someone might say they averaged 50km/week over 3 months while training for a marathon. Mileage can be a tricky topic. Runners are unique based on age, gender, athletic background, body type, time commitments etc. But together with pace, how

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Aisah and Sheikh

If you want to run fast, run alone. if you want to run far, run together. an African proverb I’m sure some of us girls are still feeling high from last week’s GEWR Race. Were you running behind the high energy Mario Sisters with the 70min pacer balloons? If you were, I am sure you

Under the spotlight this fortnight are our mighty ladies who have been working hard behind the scenes prepping the pacers for the Great Eastern Women’s Run (GEWR) 2018 taking place on Sunday, 14 October 2018. Meet Glendys and Kris (aka mommy hens of GEWR pacers) The Mommy hen duo during their Pacing duties for GEWR

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Gordon Lim, who placed third in the 18.45 KM category of The Straits Times Run 2018 shares his run experience from start to the finish line in this article. Sunday, 23rd September, 2018 reaffirmed just how fantastic it was racing through the concrete jungle of a city in the wee hours of the morning, with

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The ST Run 2018: How Do The Pacers Prep?

Have you ever wondered how pacers manage to get to the finishing line in a certain time on the race day? If that question crosses your mind, then this read is for you. In this blog, Mark Lam, a pacer for The Straits Times Run 2018, 18.45 KM catergory running at an even split of

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

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Feature Friday – Ling Si Shu

Runners who have been training with the Team 2:20 pacers for the upcoming Straits Times Run 2018 will definitely not miss this friendly, tall & slender pacer in the group! In conjunction with The Straits Times Run 2018 that will be flagging off on this coming Sunday (23 September 2018), we are casting the spotlight

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Managing Race Day Anxiety

Ah! The pre-race jitters or the feeling we get on the morning of the race day. Anyone who runs can relate to this feeling irrespective of whether you are a professional athlete or someone who has just started running. Hence, it is not something we can escape but the key is to learn to manage

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Running Department

I had always wanted to join Running Department’s running sessions but felt too shy to do so. Believe me, I’ve been there, holding myself. This inertia to join primarily came from two factors, I don’t know anyone in the group. You look at the Running Department crew and they look like such fast runners, something

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