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  1. YOLO Run 2017 - 11 Nov (Sat)

    My apologies bros and sister, its actually Hivelocity.
  2. YOLO Run 2017 - 11 Nov (Sat)

    Its good nowadays runners go all the way to the press to "expose" all these screw ups, i remember few years back when social media was'nt that popular used, runners that went thru a bad race suffer in silent, at least by exposing all these screw up, its doing justice to runners who paid like $60-$80 per race, not cheap hor, especially poor poly students, JC students All i can say....Another method is, once u know who are the common organizers that often screw up, be firm, i mean very firm to boycott their event next year, dun ok ok forgive and get "con", then sign up again and again, like a noob. So far, the screw up organizers are Pink Apple, X-change.
  3. Newton Challenge 2017 - 29 Oct (Sun), Marina Barrage

    Nowadays One dun need to be physically present at race site, social media they post, their face appears, they go join every week in week out, and same route...Zzzz. For me, I dun keep joining running events already, I am someone that can’t stand running same route repeatedly and must pay for same route, haha...
  4. Newton Challenge 2017 - 29 Oct (Sun), Marina Barrage

    I think the attendance had dropped a lot, maybe Singapore race route keeps repeating themselves, so many runners will select races carefully according to their wallets ? But still i see a few usual faces, usually we call them "Rubbish-bin" runners who basically join everything despite routes repeats...Pardon me for being frank haha..Pai-seh. For me Lesser runners also good bec more place to run Haha...its quite impossible to technically run long distance like 30km+ or even 21km based on your own will power (at least for myself), Else there will be tonnes of Yuki Kawauchi in Singapore. Just take this as a opportunity to once a while run 21km or 30km loh. Pacer wasn't included, i believe nowadays all these pacer are done out of voluntarily, i believe getting pacer group might incur additional cost. In fact pacer was'nt common unless for main events until recent years, dun be too pampered lah, its a privilege, not an entitlement. End of the day, or someday, we have to run alone in races, pacers are uncommon in other countries. And i think once u pay for a race dun think of "run myself free one, run myself free one" mindset..else u never be happy haha, enjoy the running process! And Actually hor give food not bad already with this pricing. (Dun complaint lah bro), no end de.. To sum up, Overall, this year edition of Newton was well organised, adequate water for all, no complaints for this 2017 Newton Run, thumbs up for organizers. But one point to bring up...i hope the race route rotates every 3 years bah, else next year again Marina barrage, i knew Singapore had limited places but i think just switch a bit. Thanks, regards
  5. 2XU SG-Ultra Marathon (07 Oct - 08 Oct)

    I suspect this race is making a huge $$$ lost, It turn out all smooth bec not much people join. Have a feeling 2XU trying to test water and try compete with Sundown and Standard Chart in organizing long distances running, but i guess they making huge loses due low participants and might not have any more of such races, I think even mother nature never helped the organizers, its inaugural ultra started with a downpour ! One word....Suay !!
  6. Thats why i say, its like competing on unfair grounds, many of our athletics like Joseph Schooling is like spending 100% of his time in USA training, then come back SG compete as an SG athletics, then just bec he is born here, he is named as an Singaporean athletic. To me it dun sound rite at all... Unlike many of the poorer country athletics, they can only train in their own backyard. Lets put in in another scenario, let all the poorer countries athletics from Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia Athletics all train in USA 100% of their time then compete...this will be "more fair".
  7. Another method to make this race more enjoyable is to let those Army boys runs at the slightly later timing, (example..army boys from unit starts 5am, public starts 4:30am) do let the public runs first, by mixing the big lump of Army boys and public together, it makes the whole place packed to the core. Many Army boys are "forced" to run vs the public who really wants to run do not actually mix well.....my 2 cents thought.
  8. This Soh may talk a lot but at least he deliver. He got a Gold medal. But frankly speaking, what do u guys think of local born athletics going overseas train and compete and get gold ? Like Soh, he trains in USA, Joseph Schooling trains in USA also.....Vs our neighborhood countries Athletics like Agus Prayogo, from those poor poor countries, they just use minimum resources and train solely in their own backyard. Is people like Soh Rui yong, Joseph schooling like "cheating" ? U are born here, but spend 100% of your time using better resources from overseas like USA to train then win already shiok shiok claims to be a Singaporeans and get the prize money. Whereas those from less privilege countries just train in local homeground....is like not competing on fair ground. My 2 cents thoughts..
  9. Oh ya...How come City area has bad GPS ? All of us are in open space with no blockage. My runkeeper recorded 23.5km, i was like huh, run extra so much ?? I thought only in tunnels that GPS is affected. Does lots of people affect the GPS thingy ? Like during new year countdown, no network logic? Does this often happen in City runs that GPS is affected ?
  10. Let me be the 2nd one to post bah, overall...it is a well organised race, there is sufficient drinks for everyone. Route is good, smooth, but to me the only set back is...there is really too many guys. Basically its like a all guys event...i think only 10% ladies vs 90% man. Flooded with man. This kinda turns me off and i left the place without walking to the booths..
  11. I expecting this coming run to be flooded with Guys. Going to be a boring one..haha. Cheap run but no eye candy. I think u saying those 1 or 2 booth, maybe they are scheduled to be there by chance, i went on Fri, no ladies at all ? But talking about runners, all i saw is Guys and more Guys, in fact, even the q ticket machine is welcomed by 2 tan muscular guys...A bit gay gay feel, like a gay pub entrance. Haha. Maybe they should have put 2 chio bu there to help us get the q number..or collaborate with government service like teaching sectors, we will see some pretty teachers, or nurses. But afterall, Army half, means Guy's run...haha
  12. Collect the race pack was a breeze, but i bet most straight guys dun wanta stay there for long, the place is full of guys. Ya, 99% guys, its "Army half" afterall so every where u see is guys, unlike Stand Chart, or other runs, u may see one or a few pretty gals collecting their bib. The race expo sports sales all the items i can find online at a cheaper price also. i find it pretty uncomfortable there, i find it a bit gay to be there too..haha, like u had enter a world of guys. U can hardly see a "chio bu" haha....i left immediately after collecting bec nothing really worth to be there. Be prepared to race in a sea of Guys ! Zzzzz
  13. No point doing that, nice things u "overdo" it, becomes bad things...there will be no more joy in running. Its like the Chinese saying, everyday u eat abalone, u get sick and tired, so many races cramp in, u get sick and no joy. They call it obsessive compulsive disorder in running....
  14. 2XU SG-Ultra Marathon (07 Oct - 08 Oct)

    Not possible, i do not think the race organizers will factor this bus service in, this Mega race "may" not attach so many people vs the annual smaller 2XU run. In fact i did a calculation, if most runners who does a standard chart marathon finishes at 5hr-6hrs+, 50km will mean 6hr to 7hrs, so by the time they end is 1-2am, so its either, we have to sit at the race site endure till morning for public transport to save cab fare or pay the expensive mid-night charge cab fare to go home. To me is very bad logistic, to some they feel is unique to start at 5pm, different people different ideas..haha.
  15. HomeTeamNS Real Run 2017 - 15 Oct (Sun)

    I quit going to Home team real run after they no longer use the Changi coastal road that area, to me the good old route is one of the best run ever, it consist of 3 running surfaces, gravel, trail and seaside soft sand run, its really the best running experience as the route is super unique, where can u find a race with 3 types of running surface ! And how often one goes Changi coastal area (a wulu area) with no MRT. Thus making this race Super nice ! then they switch to Sentosa, then they shorten all the good 21km, 15km races to 10km, 5km maybe for easier management? ....and blah blah blah then full stop, i stop going for the hometeam Real run already. I sincerely hope they can bring back the good old days.