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Recovered From COVID-19, Wan Noorasni Is Thankful She Started Running

With the pandemic looming around us, it helps to keep our body healthy and immunity system at its best. Wan Noorasni “Asnie” Mohd Noor recently contracted COVID-19 can attest to that, and is grateful that she started running. “Long before…

No Sporting Activities for Selangor, Wilayah Persekutuan and Putrajaya Under CMCO From Oct 14

Once again, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor and Putrajaya will be placed under Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) effective midnight Oct 14 due to the rollercoaster rise of COVID-19. The government has just announced the decision following advice from the Ministry of…

World’s Fastest Man Usain Bolt tests positive for COVID-19

Undoubtedly known as the world’s fastest man, 4-time Olympian Usain Bolt may be the greatest sprinter of all time, but he could not outrun the COVID-19 virus. Bolt is the current world record holder in the 100 meters and 200m. He…

Trail Running Around Klang Valley and Selangor: Where To Go During RMCO

Trail runners and hikers all over Malaysia can now celebrate the reopening of some trails and parks in the great outdoors! Such privilege will teach us not to take the little things for granted again. In this Covid-19 pandemic, we…

[Updated] 9 Places to Run in Klang Valley and Selangor during CMCO

2020 seems to have changed all our running plans with the Covid-19 pandemic and the Controlled Movement Control Order (CMCO). However, as we always say, ‘training must go on!’ We all miss our parks adorned with lush greenery, which brings…

Top 4 Things To Know Before Returning to Run or Cycle Outdoors

The end of the Movement Control Order (MCO) which has beleaguered Malaysia is almost in sight. The federal government has taken to relax measures and allow outdoor exercise, with some restrictions. However, as of 12am May 4th, 8 states –…

London Marathon May Be Restricted to Elite Runners Only

This year’s delayed London Marathon may now be restricted to elite runners only, race organiser Hugh Brasher has said. However, he added that this was just one of the “10 scenarios” currently being considered by his team. The 2020 edition…

Lake Placid Marathon Donate Shoes Worth USD10,837 to Health Workers

The Lake Placid Marathon and Half is helping local healthcare workers and first responders with an essential piece of their wardrobe during the COVID-19 pandemic: footwear. Greg Borzilleri, owner of the Lake Placid Marathon and Half, recently ordered 142 pairs…

Runners Defy Warning, Runs Boston Marathon Route

At least one person was running the Boston Marathon route early Monday morning despite state and municipal officials’ guidance against doing so due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, news outlets reported. Tens and thousands of people were supposed to…

“Don’t Run the Marathon Course on Monday”, Boston Athletic Association Told Runners

The town of Hopkinton and the Boston Athletic Association put out a statement on Wednesday, “strongly urging runners to refrain from coming to the start line” of the historic 26.2-mile route or “attempting to run the marathon course”. “In the…