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Chasing New Summits (Soh Rui Yong): Berlin Magic: Running in the world’s fastest marathon

2hrs 25min 05sec – the clock read as I crossed the line of the 2018 Berlin Marathon. It was the second fastest time ever in Singapore history, 10 seconds of my personal best of 2:24:55 set almost two years ago in Chicago. I wasn’t completely sure what to feel. Obviously, it was slightly annoying to come 10 seconds short of your marathon best, but

Limits don’t exist for Kim Kilgroe

Check out our pre-Asian Games features: Nikko Huelgas and John Chicano. Things could have been very different if Kim Kilgroe hadn’t committed all her money into triathlon in 2016. Would she have been toeing the line alongside the region’s top triathletes at her first Asian Games? Would she have the time to travel to training camps all over the world challenging limits? Starting out

By |August 30th, 2018|Triathlon|

John Chicano races to win, or he has no money for food.

Check out our pre-Asian Games features: Kim Kilgroe and Nikko Huelgas. Eight years ago, John Chicano found himself bringing up the rear of the competition at the Subic Elite Junior race when he emerged dead last in the swim leg. It was his first international race just off two months of swim practice when he was struggling to cross a 25-metre lap pool. His

By |August 28th, 2018|Triathlon|

20 confidence-boosting triathlon skills to help you enjoy your next race

When you have mastered these triathlon skills, you will be physically and mentally more prepared for your triathlon race. On race day, you will struggle less, and triathlon will become more intuitive and more enjoyable. You might even find racing more fun. If you want to learn more about the listed skills, one way to understand them better is through Second Wind’s triathlon skills

Cedric Chua emerges national champion in Tri-Factor Triathlon; Singapore unrepresented at Asian Games

With one month to go before enlisting into the army, Cedric Chua just wanted to leave his mark to put himself in consideration for the 2019 SEA Games. And left his mark he did. In his third crack at the standard distance in the Trifactor Triathlon held at East Coast Park on Sunday morning, Chua emerged the national champion and finished second in the

By |July 29th, 2018|Triathlon|

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|

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