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[ToughASIA Exclusive] Defending Champ Ezekiel Omullo and Bernard Kipyego Gear Up for Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2023 Face-Off

As the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2023 (SCSM 2023) approaches, the stage is set for a thrilling showdown between two Kenyan running titans, Ezekiel Kemboi Omullo and Bernard Kiprop Kipyego. The defending champion, Kemboi, and the seasoned competitor, Kipyego, are…

Asia Trail Master Championship 2023 Final: Trail Fury Unleashed at Siksorogo Lawu Ultra

Brace yourselves for the ultimate showdown as the Asia Trail Master Championship 2023 reaches its climax at the spectacular Siksorogo Lawu Ultra in Central Java, Indonesia, on 2 and 3 December. Elite runners are gearing up to conquer the challenging…

Philimon Kiptoo Kipchumba Breaks Chinese All-Comers’ Record in Shanghai International Marathon 2023

In a thrilling display at the Shanghai Marathon, Kenyan runner Philimon Kiptoo Kipchumba secured a resounding victory and set new records. Clocking in at 2:05:35, Kipchumba not only claimed the title but also established a new Chinese all-comers’ record. The…

Course Record Under Threat at Shanghai Marathon

Assaults on both the men’s and women’s course records are expected at the Shanghai Marathon, a World Athletics Platinum Label road race, on Sunday (26). A total of 12 runners in the men’s field have personal bests inside the 2:07:14…

38,000 Runners Gear Up for the 2023 Shanghai International Marathon Spectacle This Sunday

Shanghai is set to host the 2023 Shanghai International Marathon, welcoming 38,000 runners in a resilient rebound from pandemic disruptions. The event features a 42-kilometer full marathon with 20,000 participants and a 6km health run for fitness enthusiasts. A highlight…

Pahang Eco 2024 Unleashes Trail Running Thrills: Mark Your Calendar for 23-25 August with Three New Exciting Categories!

Pahang Eco, celebrated for its challenging courses against the stunning backdrop of Teluk Cempedak, is gearing up for its highly anticipated 2024 edition scheduled for 23 to 25 August 2024. Organised by Elpis Event Management and supported by Tourism Pahang,…

Top British Ultra-Marathoner Joasia Zakrzewski Banned for a Year Following Car Usage Allegations

Joasia Zakrzewski, a leading British ultra-marathon runner, is handed a 12-month ban by a UK Athletics (UKA) disciplinary panel following allegations of car usage during the GB Ultras Manchester to Liverpool 50-mile race on 7 April. Zakrzewski admitted to entering…

Merapoh Rainforest Trail 2024 Returns with New Addition of 10KM Category

The much-anticipated return of the Merapoh Rainforest Trail, organised by Mt Tahan Ventures, is set to captivate adventure enthusiasts from 31 May to 1 June 2024 in Kampung Merapoh, Kuala Lipis, Pahang. The race returned in 2023 following a temporary…

Chow Yun Fat Stuns with 2:27:56 Finish in Historic Half-Marathon Debut, Vows to Join SCHKM 2024

Legendary actor Chow Yun Fat, famed for his roles in cinematic masterpieces, has shattered expectations by completing his first-ever half-marathon at the inaugural Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HK Section) Half Marathon on November 19. The 68-year-old film star, celebrated for his…

Save the Date: Powerman Malaysia 2024 Set for 8-9 June!

In a highly anticipated announcement, Powerman Malaysia has disclosed its latest dates via its official Instagram account. Set to take place on 8-9 June 2024 at Dataran Putrajaya, Malaysia, the event is poised to be a highlight on the duathlon…