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KLSCM 2022 Welcomes Over 34,000 runners to Dataran Merdeka

More than 34,000 runners converged on Dataran Merdeka last weekend to take part in the Kuala Lumpur Standard Chartered Marathon (KLSCM) 2022. The 12th edition of the premier distance running event in the country made a triumphant return after a…

Your Race Guide To First Edition of Borneo Trail Classic

  With the first edition of the Borneo Trail Classic (BTC) getting underway in the next few hours, excitement is building up at Redeems Centre, Kampung Apar in Bau, Kuching. In a Facebook Live session held a few days ago,…

High Adrenaline Sunday Morning With KLCC Runners Group

  Not the usual Sunday morning we would expect from the notorious KL traffic as thousands of runners and cyclists from all walks of life thronged the bustling city for a healthy morning exercise. The KLCCRG Group Family Fun Run…

INEOS 1:59 Challenge – Key Facts To Know

Eliud Kipchoge, 34, reigning Olympic champion and official world record holder of the marathon distance  will attempt to break the two-hour barrier in Austria today. His marathon world record at 2:01:39 was set at the Berlin Marathon in September 2018….

Fun Facts for Chicago Marathon 2019

This weekend’s huge international marathon has to be Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Runners the world over look forward to this annual race in one of the largest cities in the United States of America. Let’s look at some trivia…

Bekele Records Second Fastest Marathon Timing In History

Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia ran an amazing 2:01:41 at the BMW Berlin Marathon to become the second fastest person in history. His timing is a brutal 2 seconds shy of Eliud Kipchoge’s 2:01:39 recorded at last year’s edition. 37-year-old Bekele…

Marathon runners injured in hit and run at KL Marathon

Some runners at the KL Standard Chartered Marathon 2019 suffered injuries after a hit and run. Along the marathon route in the early morning, a vehicle crashed through safety barriers and ploughed into the runners. According to a Facebook post by…

8 Last-Minute Preparation Tips For KLSCM

Going, going, gone. The haze, that is. We’re all happy that KLSCM will proceed as planned. But hang on, the haze of the last two weeks has kept us indoors, hibernate and also automatically taper for KLSCM. And suddenly, we…

ASICS Gel Kayano 5 OG gets reimagined as Malaysia’s favourite Nasi Lemak

ASICS Malaysia announced a special rendition of the GEL-KAYANO 5 OG, inspired by the Malaysia’s national favourite, Nasi Lemak. It’s the brand’s first-ever foray into the local sneaker scene presented by local multi-label retail store, Hundred% (hundred percent) and Malaysia’s…

KLSCM: Team Alwin-Barkley-Chooi Wan brings Marathon Runners across the Finish Line as KLSCM Pacers

Some say running a marathon is difficult, but how does it feel to help someone else complete a marathon? With thousands running in the Kuala Lumpur Standard Chartered Marathon (KLSCM), many are beginners who are hoping to complete their first…