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Haile Gebrselassie - from farmer's son to Olympic & world champion runner

While in Singapore, world distance champion Haile Gebrselassie shed light on the life-changing advantage that sport of running brought to him.

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History of running and the marathon

Our columnist runs us through a history of running, and its evolution to the modern day marathon.

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Back to basics with Minimalist Running

Don’t scoff at barefoot runners – minimalist running may just work wonders for your gait.

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Breaking the 41 year old 10K record

Dare to be different, everything starts with a dream. This is something that comes to mind when speaking to national 10,000m record holder, two-time national cross-country champion , World Half Marathon Championship competitor & national athlete Soh Rui Yong.

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Cancer survivor keeps on running

Cancer survivor Carolyn Soemarjono signed up for the 21km event in the Standard Chartered Marathon in Singapore before knowing she had cancer. "Cancer has slowed me down, but it has not stopped me."

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Themed runs gaining popularity in Singapore

Although normal marathons, triathlons, and even ultra-marathons have long been all the rage here, a recent spate of unconventional ‘fun runs’ are becoming talk of the town.

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Interview with Wui Ming Hui, recreational Marathon Runner

When did you start running marathons? How did you get introduced to it? I started joining marathons when I was around 18 years old. I was introduced to it by my school, Singapore Polytechnic.