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Top Tips to Gear Up for District Race Malaysia by AIA Vitality

District Race Malaysia by AIA Vitality offers a fun, unique and engaging way to encourage Malaysians to get creative with their fitness routine to live healthier and better lives through the District App. The digital world has shown unprecedented growth…

Late Starter Tengku Masirin Raring To Do An Overseas IRONMAN Race

40-year old Tengku Ahmad Masirin Bin Tengku Mahmud, born in Terengganu but raised in Kuala Lumpur since age 10, considers himself a late starter to running. The business owner of a family-owned driving academy in Sungei Buloh took up running…

Running Opens The Doors to a Happier and Meaningful Life – Safiah Galgo

For many of us, running is a path that helps us to stay healthy. It is the same for 41-year old Safiah Galgo, but she chooses running as a means to also improve her mental health. During a recent interview…

Naval Engineer Chan Jun Shen Remains Youngest Local IRONMAN Malaysia Finisher Since 2008

Do you remember what you were doing at age 18? For Chan Jun Shen, at age 18 years 1 month 26 days, he completed his first IRONMAN Malaysia triathlon on Langkawi island in 2008. To date, the Malaysian Navy Lieutenant…

Jack Ah Beh Brings Us Down Memory Lane of Triathlon Racing

Jack Ah Beh. You may have heard of his name or know him personally. But you cannot not know this cameraman behind most running, cycling and triathlon races in Malaysia. Born in Pahang and having grown up in Klang, the…

ASICS Launched METASPEED Sky and METASPEED Edge, Shoes Optimised for the Most Popular Running Styles

On 30 March 2021, ASICS announced that there will be not one, but two high-performance running shoes that will take the power of human-centric design to the next level.  In an industry first, METASPEED™ Sky and METASPEED™ Edge have each…

Mokhzani Mohammad: When a Squash Player Starts Running

Squash has always been Mokhzani “Mox” Bin Mohammad’s go-to sport since age 13, where he has been active in the local amateur leagues and tournaments. But court closures since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic turned the 37-year petroleum economist…

Syamsul Found Podium Positions – And Love – At Samosir Lake Toba Ultra

You would not be able to tell that Mohd Syamsul Bahtiar Bin Abd Gapar was never into sports when he was young. The 37-year old from Tangkak, Johor has found more than his fair share of podium finishes in various…

Challenges Spur Christopher Yip From Running to Triathlon and World Major Marathons

For investment banker Christopher Yip Yew Meng from Petaling Jaya, who turns 33 this year, quitting is never an option. A self-confessed kiasu person, he is always up for challenges. “The reason I started running was due to a challenge.”…