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Pacer Chai Yee Kuan unveils secret to running faster

Too often we hear stories of runners first taking up the sport for fun, either to socialise or support friends and family. They progress from a 5km fun run, to 10km, a 21km half-marathon, before achieving the full marathon, 42km….

The Music Run Will Rock You Sustainably

The Music Run (TMR) by CIMB happening on 23 November at the National Stadium at KL Sports City aims to promote sustainability in running events in the country. There will be more than 100 speakers lining the entire 5-kilometre and…

Towerrunning: Soh Wai Ching Towers Them All

Do you remember the last time you voluntarily skipped the lift and walked up the stairs to get to your apartment or office building high rise floor? Perhaps a long time ago, or not at all. Would you be up…

Motherhood Inspires Serena Yang To Prepare Well For SEA Games Triathlon

This article is sponsored by Hammer Nutrition Malaysia. Fuel up with Hammer Nutrition for optimum performance during your race. Becoming a new mother has not deterred Serena Yang Chen Yin from competing in the upcoming Sea Games at The Philippines….

Focus on Capabilities, Not Disabilities – MyDIMA Run & Roll

“Run and Roll”. This is a simple yet beautiful concept of inclusiveness among the active communities in Malaysia. Run events are almost everywhere and anywhere, happening every weekend without fail. “Roll events”, where wheelchair bound persons can take part in,…

Gan Heng Chye “Beats Yesterday”, Finished 6th And Achieved A Personal Best!

Beat yesterday! As cliche as it may sound, Gan Heng Chye inspires and motivates himself to constantly improve himself in running. “Running keeps my weight in check, and I’ve been running seriously since 2013 after my maiden half marathon” Six…

Qualifying for the SEA Games started with a dream for Ziq Junaidy

This article is sponsored by Hammer Nutrition Malaysia. Fuel up with Hammer Nutrition for optimum performance during your race. It all started with a dream. Mohammad Haziq Junaidy started by writing down his goal in 2017. Step by step, his…

Wait! Strava Had a Map Upgrade?

Click here to follow ToughASIA’s Strava Club and stand to win race slots, merchandise and other prizes. Strava, the world’s largest sports participation platform recently announced a major enhancement: a new global static map for all activities built in collaboration…

100 Marathons And Counting … For Kong Yen Erl

Not too long ago, it was common to hear from ordinary folks that that they would want to run just one marathon to tick their bucket list. Oh, how times have changed. More running events, better technology in gadgets and…

Discovering Hidden Gems with District Race Kuala Lumpur

If you ever need an excuse to explore your city and discover hidden gems, District Race – the new global phenomenon in running – may just be for you. Team ToughASIA banded three girls and a guy to use the…