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BMW Berlin-Marathon Set for 26 Sep 2021

The 2020 edition of BMW Berlin Marathon was officially cancelled over the weekend. The organiser had made a pre-announcement some time back, but wanted more time so they could finalise the next steps of actions. Read Also: From Refugee to…

Tokyo Hosts First Road Race in More Than Three Months

While Tokyo Olympic organisers are wringing their hands about running the upcoming Olympics without a vaccine, the 22nd Smile Marathon went ahead on Sunday in Tokyo. It was the first road race in the city since COVID-19 shut things down…

From Refugee to Olympian: Film Celebrates South Sudan’s Marathon Man

South Sudanese Olympic marathon runner Guor Maker is training for next year’s Tokyo Games in the foothills of the U.S. Rocky Mountains, but three decades ago he was running for his life. During Sudan’s long civil war Maker lost 28…

Everything You Need to Know About 23 June Olympic Day

WHAT IS OLYMPIC DAY? Olympic Day is a celebration of sport, health, and being the best you can be. It invites everyone around the globe to be active. Participants from all over the world will commemorate the day the International…

Hvar Half Marathon: The First Race in Europe Happening this Saturday

The 10th edition of the Hvar Half Marathon will take place on June 27 as things return to a semblance of normal on the island. After weeks of lockdown, what could give a more refreshing feeling of freedom than taking…

Under Armour Unveils Sportsmask, A Performance Facemask for Athletes

In late March when Under Armour announced it was shifting production to the design and manufacture of facemasks, face shields and other personal protective equipment for local healthcare workers combatting the coronavirus pandemic, the Baltimore-based company also understood athletes would…

ToughASIA Uses AI to Predict the Next Marathon World-Record Holder

So, our team at ToughASIA had some free time (thank you, COVID-19!) on our hands and suddenly a thought struck, “why don’t we let our artificial intelligence (AI) system solve the world’s toughest question and see if we could break…

Trail Running Around Klang Valley and Selangor: Where To Go During RMCO

Trail runners and hikers all over Malaysia can now celebrate the reopening of some trails and parks in the great outdoors! Such privilege will teach us not to take the little things for granted again. In this Covid-19 pandemic, we…

Sign Up And Celebrate The Free Gold Coast Virtual Marathon

The Gold Coast Marathon, similar to many other international mass participation events, have been greatly impacted by the current COVID-19 pandemic. And similarly, GCM as it’s commonly named, has also decided to go virtual for this year’s edition. But that’s…

Runners Unite to Surpass Global Running Day Pledge with ToughASIA

As the world separated us due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the world of runners have now started to come together again in attaining athletic goals. On Global Running Day, ToughASIA initially pledged to run 50 miles (80km) but a total…