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Saddam Pittli: Unearthing an Obstacle Course Racing Champion

If your mum ever told you that you’d never be a champion of playing in the mud and jumping over obstacles, you can tell her she was dead wrong now. Just in Spartan Races all over the globe now, 1.3…

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….

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…

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…

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…

Racing on Wheels: Fuad Sanoesi Breaking Stereotypes Despite Disability

We may have known Fuad Sanoesi as the mascot Rimau at the closing ceremony of the ASEAN Para Games Kuala Lumpur back in 2017. If you do not follow news on wheelchair racing, chances are that you won’t be able…

3 Insider Tips To “Kill” the District Race Kuala Lumpur

We asked somebody in the know, close to the source and has experienced District Race in Hong Kong to share her valuable experience with us. Yes, we want to win it badly, just like you! When Sara Sabri wanted to…