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Inside Ultra Distance Runner Shazwan Shawal’s Training for the IJM Allianz Duo Highway Challenge 2024

As the IJM Allianz Duo Highway Challenge draws near, Shazwan Shawal stands out as a formidable contender, captivating the running community with his rigorous training and unyielding determination. Known for his disciplined approach, Shazwan’s preparations for the half marathon reflect…

Malaysia Rugby Elevates Sporting Excellence with DEVER Energy Gel Partnership

Malaysia Rugby, under the visionary leadership of its President, Amir Amri b Mohamad, embarks on a dynamic journey towards redefining sporting standards and sustainability in Malaysian rugby. In a significant stride towards this mission, Malaysia Rugby proudly announces its strategic…

IJM Allianz Duo Highway Challenge 2024 Returns with Malaysia’s First Full Highway Marathon

The IJM Allianz Duo Highway Challenge 2024 returns with its highly anticipated sixth edition, to be held on 8 September. This year’s event will feature Malaysia’s First Full Highway Marathon, incorporating the interconnected routes of IJM Corporation Berhad’s (IJM) NPE…

Angga Sangputra Leads Runner Tanpa Sempadan to New Heights Ahead of the IJM Duo Highway Challenge

In a world where sports often emphasise competition, Angga Sangputra bin Mhd Safe’i, the captain of Runner Tanpa Sempadan (RTS), champions a different approach. With a mission encapsulated by the phrase, “wherever you go, greet and befriend anyone,” RTS has…

Championing Green: Nurhakim and SCORE Marathon’s Sustainability Drive

As the SCORE Marathon 2024 approaches, sustainability takes center stage, both as a core principle of the event and through the efforts of dedicated runners like Muhammad Nurhakim Bin Abd Rashid. Hakim, an advocate for eco-friendly practices, is not only…

KLSCM 2024 Rallies Running Community to Plog on 15 June 2024

Dirigo Events and the Kuala Lumpur Standard Chartered Marathon (KLSCM) are encouraging the running community to come together this weekend to be part of a plogging event on 15 June 2024. The “Plog with KLSCM” initiative is to commemorate the…

Morib Duathlon 2024 Welcomes Young Athletes in New National Youth Championship

Anticipation is building for the Morib Duathlon 2024 as the sun rises over the tranquil Morib Beach. Formerly known as Selangor Duathlon, this year’s event, now in its third edition, is set to introduce an exciting new feature: the National…

COROS VERTIX 2S Lands in Malaysia: The Ultimate GPS Sports Watch for Adventure Athletes

The COROS VERTIX 2S is finally making its touchdown in Malaysia on 24th May, bringing advanced GPS sports wearables and training software for performance and adventure athletes. The latest edition in the VERTIX series of sports watches, the COROS VERTIX…

Conquering SCORE Marathon 2024: Insights from Ultra Marathon Maven, Chai Yee Ling

As the countdown to the SCORE Marathon 2024 gains momentum, athletes across the spectrum brace themselves for the ultimate test of endurance. Amidst this fervour, ToughASIA had the privilege of delving into the realm of Chai Yee Ling, Malaysia’s revered…

Malaysia Prepares for Debut UTMB Race?

Excitement reverberates through Malaysia’s trail running community as murmurs of the nation’s inaugural Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB) race circulate. The Malaysia Mountain Trail Festival, renowned for its heart-pounding challenges amidst nature’s splendour, has undergone a subtle metamorphosis, teasing enthusiasts as…