My 6th marathon in the last 4 years, and my 4th Sundown; statistically significant? Probably not, but it was still significant.
The 14th Sabah Adventure Challenge 2013 took place from the 29th to the 31st of March, and saw about 55 ultra-runners and 20 Adventure racing teams compete not just amongst themselves, but the against elements that were ever present around Mt. Kinabalu.
The VO2 Max Test, is widely accepted as the single best measure of cardiovascular fitness and maximal aerobic power. To a novice runner, the term “VO2 Max” would likely be associated with elite or high-level athletes. But what does it actually mean? How is it useful? How can you improve it?
The North Face Athlete Kami Semick was recently in Singapore to host a race & strategy talk, aimed at preparing runners for the upcoming The North Face 100 (TNF100) Singapore race.
I’ll be honest here; I have yet to venture into the realm of Ultra-running yet; call it excuses, procrastination, busy with work, school and etc. Nevertheless, I have been fortunate, or maybe too fortunate to have been presented the opportunity to meet with some of the finest ultra-runners in the world today.
In Singapore, it is common to get visits or talks by world renowned celebrities. But while it is relatively common, the chances of them appearing is usually thanks to high profile media events. It is then even less common for athletes known on an international level to stop by Singapore to visit.