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FAQ on Sports During MCO Effective 1 June

Following the government’s recent announcement, only LIMITED sporting activities like running will be allowed during the Movement Control Orders (MCO) nationwide. This will apply from June 1st till further notice. To keep things simple, we have summarised what you can…

Mother of 4 “Honeybee” Hani Aims To Qualify For Boston Marathon

Having flown all the way from Qatar back to Malaysia and chosen Challenge Putri Iskandar for her maiden triathlon, Hani Ahmad Kamal is indeed the “honeybee” that craves for adventure. Born in Kuala Lumpur but raised in Johor Bahru, this…

Help Remove Plastic in Run For The Oceans with Adidas and Parley

ADIDAS INVITES MALAYSIANS TO HELP END PLASTIC WASTE THROUGH RUNNING adidas and Parley’s global impact platform, Run for the Oceans, returns for the fourth year, and marks the second Parley Missions chapter of 2021 For every tracked KM via the…

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Youngest Malaysian Female IRONMAN Finisher Ruth Ting – Where Army Medical Doctor Meets Triathlon

In 2016, Ruth Ting Xian Xian became the youngest Malaysian finisher of IRONMAN Malaysia in Langkawi. Five years later, the Sepang-raised Ruth has once again showed tenacity in excelling academically too. Turning 25 years old in this year, the new medical…

5-time World Masters Swimming Champion Cindy Ong Inspires Family Streak

Coming from a family of swimmers, it was only natural that 37-year old Cindy Ong, a mother of 3 children, took up swimming when she was five years old. Born and raised in Ipoh, the family genes definitely powered Cindy…

Stay Alert During Your Runs With JoyMix Awake Naturally

Long runs do take their toll on many runners as they drain energy, leading to low levels of alertness. Some runners may not think much of it as the worst it could do is to lower your performance. But think…

Diana Hazari on Being A Mother, Lawyer and 3-time IRONMAN Finisher

A mother of three, a lawyer, a very charismatic athlete who is dedicated to triathlon with three IRONMAN finishes. Diana Hazari is your mum ‘extra-TRIordinaire’. This 42 year-old mother of 2 boys and a girl has been married since 2003,…

Birth of Twins inspired Ashley Koay to Ultra Running and Triathlon

A mother of twins. A finisher of running too many loops of the 400m track at the University of Malaya. And gunning for her first full IRONMAN distance triathlon. Ashley Koay Shih Chieh, 37 years old from Kuala Lumpur, is…

Mohd Danish Affan Eyes SEA Games Duathlon Spot

25-year old Mohd Danish Affan Bin Hasnul Basri from Klang, Selangor is perhaps the next talent we should be looking out for in our community. The coach from RC Coaching – and also a part-timer for bicycle services at a…