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
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
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
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
These days, many people will not think of heading out for a run without a GPS tracker of some sort, be it a tracking app on the mobile phone, or a GPS watch. A GPS watch can provide the runner with data such as distance, time elapsed, pace, speed, calories burnt and even heart rate.
If you’ve ever come to one of Running Department’s Saturday training sessions, you may be familiar with a sign like this: During the training leading up to races such as Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon, Running Department offers a wide range of pace groups between 5:20/km to 7:49/km to train with every Saturday. These