Running the Big Walk again (2017 edition)

The last time I joined the Big Walk was during SG50. I ran to be first across the finish line, but didn’t get directions because I wasn’t wearing the Big Walk T-shirt and went the wrong way and ended up not first. Yesterday morning, I wore the T-shirt but still ended up fourth (I think)….

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…

Newton Challenge: Where are the pacers?

Last year’s Newton Challenge was my most enjoyable half marathon. This year, just about everything is the same with a couple of notable exceptions, What’s the same: It was held on the last Sunday of October. The race singlet looks pretty much the same with minor tweaks. The event area is at Marina Barrage. The…