National Schools

Vera Wah clinches first National Schools Cross Country title in her swan song

Since 2015, Vera Wah never finished outside the top three at the National Schools Cross Country Championship. Every time she made a run for the title, new rivals rose to the challenge. On Wednesday morning at Bedok Reservoir, well after 9 am under a blistering sun, Wah broke the tape first in the  'A'

Nedunchezian Selvageethan runs the only sub-2 800m en route to victory

Leading a race was a novel concept. Winning gold and bagging a massive PB was the cherry on top. Even then, Nedunchezian Selvageethan, Selva for short, felt that he had room to improve. “(Running from the front is) kinda new,” said Selva. He led the entire race to win the ‘A’ Division Boys 800m

National Schools Track and Field ‘A’ Division 1500m: Hussein Aljunied wins double gold for the third time; podium sweep for the Hwa Chong girls

After finishing sixth at the National Schools Cross Country meet last month, Hussein Aljunied was left with a bitter aftertaste as his hopes of completing the distance treble were dashed. It didn’t help that a combined plantar and calf injury minimized his training as he was relegated to slow easy runs on the grass.

Toh Ting Xuan and Elizabeth Liau fend off injuries to emerge division champions at 59th National School Cross Country Championships

While her peers put in at least one or two preparation races leading up to the National Schools Cross Country Championships on Wednesday morning, Toh Ting Xuan was nowhere to be seen throughout the season. A heel injury that the Year 6 Raffles Institution student sustained last month affected her training as she struggled

By |March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Running|Tags: , , |

Vera Wah leads Hwa Chong to ‘A’ Girls title defence at 59th National Schools Cross Country Championships

“Just do this.” Those three words ran through Vera Wah’s mind as she toed the start line of the National Schools Cross Country Championships on Wednesday morning at Bedok Reservoir. It had been a long morning for the 17-year-old Hwa Chong Institution student as she waited to be flagged off at 9:40 am, the