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History: First woman to run the Boston marathon

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon.The … Continue reading

Press Release: New Balance 860v2

NEW BALANCE INTRODUCES THE AWARD WINNING NEW GO-TO STABILITY RUNNING SHOE  FOR SPRING 2012 Boston-based New Balance will offer the award winning New Balance 860v2, a stability trainer, as part of its NBx running collection. Designed for moderate pronators, the 860v2 will launch January 2012 and retail for $175. The New Balance 860v2 represents an evolution, not … Continue reading

Press Release: The Amazing Maasai Ultra Marathon

Running with the Maasai –          The Amazing Maasai Ultra Marathon is a unique challenge: Compete with Maasai athletes in the remote plains of Kenya, the homeland of endurance running! –          Participants have the chance to tackle 21km, 42km, or the ultra 75km on 29 September 2012. Early bird race week packages on www.amazingmaasaiultra.org until 31 May. Nairobi (2 April 2012) – … Continue reading

Hype Exclusive: HTNS New Balance Real Run 2011

A new 21km route will replace the 15km distance this year – Sand (0.8km), Trail (4km), Taxiway/Road (16.2km) Event Details Date 16 October 2011, Sunday Venue Changi Exhibition Centre, Changi Aviation Road Flag-off 6.30am (21km) & 7.00am (10km) Start & End Changi Exhibition Centre Prelude (Race Pack Collections) Venue Velocity @ Novena Square Date 30 … Continue reading

Hype: Tiong Bahru Challenge 2011 (8km + 30Storey Climb)

Tiong Bahru Challenge is back! Run in one of the oldest town in Singapore. Participants will challenge the 30 storeys once again after a 8km road run! The route include the newly upgraded Tanglin Park Connector.  Date: 27th November 2011 (Sunday) Time: 0730am (Flag Off) Run Route: 8km Road Run & 30 Storey Vertical Climb at the heart of … Continue reading

Top 4 Common Running Injuries

Running is the simplest of all sports but due to inproper training and conditioning injuries are prone to occur thus knowing the risk and the symptoms of these injuries can well prepare one to avoid them in their running training. Below are the top 4  Common Running injuries (Long lasting) 1. Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Pain) … Continue reading

Review: Crocs Prepair 2.0

To meet the demands of the increase in Sports performance and recovery product, Crocs have come up with their new line of Prepair 2 collections that is set to Enhances recovery after athletic activity such as running, jogging, climbing, swimming and even cycling. Crocs™ the Prepair™ II is designed to enhance foot recovery after athletic events. Slip on to maximize relief, reduce … Continue reading