Monday, November 24, 2008

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Sundown Marathon 2009

The registration for 2009 Sundown Marathon (30.05.09) will be open in conjunction with the Singapore Marathon Expo.

Race Entry Pack Collection

Date: 4, 5 and 6 Dec 2008
Time: 12pm to 8pm (4 – 5 Dec 2008)
10am to 5pm (6 Dec 2008)
Venue: Singapore Expo Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hall 5

Runners are reminded to bring their Race Confirmation Slip, together with the Identity Card/ Photo ID, to collect the Race Entry Pack. If you have misplaced the Race Confirmation Slip, you can go to the event website at to print out your Race Confirmation Slip.

If you are unable to collect your Race Entry Pack, you may appoint your relatives, friends, or representatives in Singapore to collect your Race Entry Pack on your behalf with a Letter of Authorization. Note that your relative, friend or representative in Singapore is required to produce his/her Identity Card/ Photo ID, along with your Letter of Authorization and photocopy of your NRIC/Photo ID upon request from the counter staff.

Please note that no changes in t-shirt sizes and race category will be entertained during the Race Entry Pack collection.

The service for runners to update their particulars will end on 29 October 2008. Request thereafter will not be acceded.

Click here for the website.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Updated Singapore Marathon 2008 route

Updated route of Singapore Marathon 08!

Monday, November 10, 2008

Friday, November 7, 2008

Article by Haile Gebreselassie: Even on Bloody Feet

Even on Bloody Feet

It's hard to run away from a military dictatorship. How the world's fastest marathoner found a way.
By Haile Gebreselassie
Published Nov 1, 2008

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Sports & Fitness Expo 2008 And Promotions for Singapore Marathoners

Singapore Marathon Race Pack collection details:

Collect your Race Entry Pack and join us at Singapore’s Largest Sporting Lifestyle Expo!

Date : 4 – 7 Dec 2008, 12 – 8 pm
Venue: Singapore Expo, Hall 5

Sports & Fitness Expo 2008 promises something for everyone at this 4-day, high adrenaline event. Bike Stunts, Soccer Penalty Shootouts, Floor Ball, Wheel Basketball, Martial Arts, Sports Clinics, Medical Services and over 100 well-known brands of sports products will create the ultimate sports & wellness experience.

The Race Entry Pack Collection will also be at the Singapore Expo on 4, 5 & 6 December 2008. Participants will have to produce their confirmation slips together with NRIC/Passport to collect their pack. The collection times for the packs are as follow:

• 4 – 5 Dec 2008: 12pm to 8pm
• 6 Dec 2008: 10am to 5pm

So when you come on down to the Expo Hall 5 to collect your race entry pack, bring your family and friends along to Sports and Fitness Expo and stand to win great prizes including the top prize worth S$1,000!

Click here for the website.

More Good deals for Singapore marathon participants;

20% off NIKE selected products !

Athlete's Circle promotions!

Sponsors' Promotions!

Good time to stock up running equipments!

Monday, November 3, 2008

StraitsTimes Marathon training guide


And here is this week Marathon Pacer's training program:

Week 11


Mon 3/11: Rest / Cross (5 - 10km for those who choose to run - Option: Changi Business Park, 1815 hrs. Meet at "The Signature")
Do this or Wednesday.

Tues 4/11: 7-10km, with at least 4 x 1km Tempos.
River Promenade (Meet at FatBird statue), 1815 hrs.

Wed 5/11: Rest / Cross (7 - 12km, International Business Park, Atrium. 1800 hrs.)
Do this or Monday.

Thurs 6/11: 7-10km, River Promenade (Meet at FatBird statue), 1815 hrs.

Fri 7/11: Rest.

Sat 8/11: 32km - 35km @ Pace, ECP, Playground@Big Splash, Meet 0645hrs.

Sun 9/11: Recovery Run: 5 - 7km Easy, Own Time Own Target.

Half - Marathon

Mon 3/11: Rest

Tues 4/11: 7-10km with at least 3 x 1km Tempo.
River Promenade (Meet at FatBird statue), 1815 hrs.

Wed 5/11: Cross.

Thurs 6/11: 7-10km, River Promenade (Meet at FatBird statue), 1815 hrs.

Fri 7/11: Rest.

Sat 8/11: 20km @ Pace, Changi Beach Park Carpark 2, Meet 0645hrs.

Sun 9/11: Recovery Run 5 - 7km Easy, Own Time Own Target.

Note: Please look out for Team FatBird pacers at the meeting point.