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World Half Marathon Record Broken by Kamworor in Copenhagen at 58:01 mins

26-year old Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworor broked the world record at the Copenhagen Half Marathon on Sunday 15 September with a timing of 58:01 mins. The previous record of 58:18 was set by Abraham Kiptum in Valencia in 2018. This Danish…

Stay Indoors: Malaysia’s Air Pollution Reaches Alarming Rate!

Malaysia’s air quality took a dive today as the World Air Quality Index recorded an alarming 251AQI as of 5:20AM today,  16 September 2019, placing the country with the 6th most polluted air quality globally . Worst hit locations: 1)…

Malaysia ranked 12th most polluted in air quality worldwide

As of 4:03AM today, 12 September 2019, the World Air Quality Index (https://aqicn.org) stated that Malaysia is the 12th most polluted in air quality globally with a reading of 164AQI, trailing behind Turkey (167AQI), Peru (167AQI) and Pakistan (164AQI).  Locations…

Top 3 Green places to run during the hazy period

Haze, oh haze. So many races like Bursa Bull Charge in KL, G2 Run and Run for Peace both in Kuching have been cancelled due to the worsening haze plaguing the whole country, and we’re worried too! Have a big…

ASICS Relay Malaysia 2019 Under the Spotlight

Thousands of highly motivated runners flocked to Sepang International Circuit (SIC) last Saturday evening as though the Formula One race made its returned to Kuala Lumpur for a night race. Instead of having race machines roaming the circuit, it was…

Marvel Run brings Star-Studded Cosplay to Putrajaya, Malaysia

Captain America, Captain Marvel coupled with Thor and Black Panther were spotted having a Marvel-lous time at the inaugural Marvel Run Malaysia in Putrajaya. Cosplay was at its finest with 15,000 runners from young children to adults, all dressed up…

6 ways to combat Leg Fatigue from Running

Leg fatigue happening in a race is inevitable, so is the burning passion to complete the race with a satisfying PB. Organisers of the ASICS Relay Malaysia 2019 that is happening this evening have some reminder and simple tips for…

Prepping for your (possibly first) 5K race?

Getting pumped-up with ASICS Relay Malaysia 2019 this Saturday? 5.25K for a 21K relay race may seem easy, but the true fact is that many beginners undermined its difficulty and turned a blind eye on a consistent race training. Be…

Fewer training runs improves marathon pace? 

Follow ToughASIA’s Strava Running Club Here Strava, the world’s largest sports participation platform with over 44 million members and a million more joining every 30 days, recently launched ‘The Escape Plan’, a four-week challenge to be active at least five…

Team Isuzu Malaysia raises funds for Sarawak charities by running Kuching Marathon 2019

CEO of Isuzu Malaysia Koji Nakamura together with members of Team Isuzu who participated in the Kuching Marathon 2019 handed over mock cheques of funds raised by the team to Hope Place Kuching and Persatuan OKU Kuching. Receiving Hope Place…