Throwback: When I Used To Run

Was doing some post-lunch clearing of emails when I came across this link to a running-related comic that I have saved. Link: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/running There are 6 parts to it in total. As I look back at my running days now, it has dawned on me that my very 1st race (Great Eastern Women 10K in October … Continue reading Throwback: When I Used To Run

Getting Started Again ……

One of the most challenging things in life is getting a goal/project going - and sticking to it! It can be something simple - such as eating less carbs, sleeping earlier ...... to something involving higher stakes such as a new job, prospecting in a new target market, sticking to a budget etc. ...... One … Continue reading Getting Started Again ……

Post Marathon Recovery & Re-Start

Completed my 2nd marathon over the weekend - Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon on 4th December Sunday ...... Briefly on the marathon 1st, was not able to acheive a sub-7 hour timing due to various reasons (insufficient training .. extreme heat & humidity .. poor distance markers) and ended up doing similar/slightly worst than last year … Continue reading Post Marathon Recovery & Re-Start

Afternoon Entry: Running

A quick post lunch entry in the office ...... Have been pretty slack in my running/training lately ......and even skipped the week (National Day week hols) where I did my wisdom tooth extraction ...... Until I came across this article in the Runner's World email update last week ...... Runner's World - Get To The … Continue reading Afternoon Entry: Running

The Next Few Months Ahead ….

It's my once a week entry .... as usual on a Sunday. Only difference is I'm writing this via my iPhone due to my 'inability' to get it done on my laptop (thanks to sleepiness, tiredness, and wordpress being down online) ..... Had a rough work week no thanks to some people who simply don't … Continue reading The Next Few Months Ahead ….

3 Days Left To 2010 ……

It is the time of the year when things start to wind down for another round of festives (to celebrate the new year) ...... and also the time to review and reflect upon the past year - year 2010. It is also the time that I try to find time to sit down and set … Continue reading 3 Days Left To 2010 ……

Training Progress

Have been feeling a tad guilty of the irregular blogging so after staring at the computer screen for a good 5 min on WHAT to write, decided that I shall do an update on my training progress for the Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore (Full Marathon) this coming December ...... Earlier at the office, R passed … Continue reading Training Progress

Belated Sundown Half-Marathon Reflections + Cranking In New Shoes – Part 1

As the saying goes ...... 旧的不去,新的不来 ...... I ran my maiden night race - Sundown Half Marathon on Saturday, 29 May 2010 with my trusty New Balance 1221s which was my 1st pair of proper running shoes from 2006 ...... Considering that various challenges and circumstances (which I will go into below), I can honestly … Continue reading Belated Sundown Half-Marathon Reflections + Cranking In New Shoes – Part 1

Post Half-Marathon Reflections

Attempted my 2nd Half-Marathon (Standard Chartered Half) yesterday morning. Some post race reflections & thoughts ...... 1. Not overloading on carbonated drinks (H-2-O ... 100Plus) as compared to last year ...... no funny reactions from stomach as compared to post run 2008 BUT got headache (lack of salt as I did not finish up the … Continue reading Post Half-Marathon Reflections