Toh Ting Xuan sets 5000m national junior record, first junior to run sub-18 minutes

2018 has been nothing short of a dream season for Toh Ting Xuan thus far. After setting the ‘A’ Division 3000-metre record at the National Schools Track and Field Championships, she upgraded to the 5000m at the Singapore Open. Her debut netted her the national junior record and a ticket to the Asian Junior Athletic Championships. On Thursday, Toh shaved 17 seconds off her

By |June 9th, 2018|Running|

#Strong: Phoebe Kee quits school to pursue triathlon dreams

The #Strong movement is presented by the TRI-Factor Asian Championships Series.  As Phoebe Kee watched her father, Kee Teck Sing, compete in the 2011 Busselton Ironman, she thought to herself, “Wow, he’s amazing.” Riding on that wave of inspiration, she signed up for the 2014 MILO Youth Triathlon two years later. The only problem? Kee was terrified of the sea, constantly clinging to her dad

Chasing New Summits (Soh Rui Yong): Week 9. South-East Asian Leading Mark! Marathon training doesn’t kill speed.

Week 9 Training Log Monday AM 8.1 miles (13.0 km) PM 4 miles (6.4 km) Total mileage 12.1 miles (19.4 km) Woke up early to watch Boston Marathon with Steph & Ben Bruce, Chris and Emelia of the UK. Morning run together after, 4 miles in the evening by myself. Tuesday AM 10 miles (16.1 km) PM - Total mileage 10 miles (16.1 km)

#Strong: Nicholas Rachmadi – From corridor runner to Singapore’s top triathlon prospect

The #Strong movement is presented by the TRI-Factor Asian Championships Series.  Just 1.5 years after picking up the triathlon, Nicholas Rachmadi was the first local to cross the line at last weekend's Metasprint triathlon, and placed fourth overall among older and more experienced triathletes. When Rachmadi took his first steps in the triathlon as a Secondary Three student, he was a demoralised national age group