How I survived the Standard Chartered Singapore (half) Marathon

I know I blogged earlier I wasn’t joining this year’s Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon. Then two weeks ago, I came across someone selling his half marathon slot online for $70 (usual is $95) and I couldn’t resist. Apart from a very late flag-off for my wave, I have no complaints about Sunday’s race. But many…

How my year of halves became my year of injuries

At the beginning of the year, I proclaimed 2017 my year of half marathons. Instead, it turned out to my year of injuries. First, I blew my quad in my left thigh in February. Then I hurt my Achilles tendon in my right ankle in August. Because of the latter injury, I had to skip…

Running 10km in the Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore

The 10km flag-off in the SCMS 2016 was delayed from 6.45am to 7am. But I didn’t start until 7.30 as the 12,000 10km runners were flagged off in waves. I was a few waves behind. It was the first time I joined the Standard Chartered Marathon, albeit in the 10km category It was also the…