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12 Temples of Thonburi

Event: 12 Temples of Thonburi Distance: 12 km Date April 20, 2014 Location of Event Chao Phraya River, Bangkok How to join RSVP is essential, please do it here. Brief description: Flat street running, mostly on quiet soi streets, some

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Train Hot – Race Fast

A busy March has come to an end and April has started. The marathon in early March was followed by a few easy weeks without much running. I planned to have two easy weeks after the race, but it became

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Running Injuries Related to Electronic Devices

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An increasingly number of people are running with their smart phones, music devices etc attached to their upper arm. Recent researches suggest that running with a smart phone or another electronic device attached to the upper arm might be the

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BTS OnNut to Nong Bon Reservoir

Route - BTS Onnut to Nong Bon reservoir

Bangkok Runners hold this social run on Sunday (March 23, 2014). Join them! Route: BTS Onnut to Nong Bon Reservoir. (Route – Nong Bon Reservoir Loop) Distance: 12km to the beautiful reservoir (run can be linked into Nong Bon Reservoir

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Marathon PB Attempt Blown Away

I went to Taiwan last weekend to run the New Taipei City WanJinShi International Marathon. The target for my 6th marathon was clear, sub 2.30. I had prepared well and everything went according to plan all the way to one

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March & Brooks Kick Off

Brooks Kick Off Shoe Party

March is almost here and there are of course some interesting running events in Thailand coming up. The Ocean to Ocean Relay is postponed, but March offers a 10-mile race, bikini beach run, interesting charity runs and a lot more.

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North Face 100 Thailand – Race Report

Almost a week has passed since the North Face 100 Thailand 2014 and much have been said about it already. Well organized, great atmosphere, many participants, scenic course and an indeed impressive 100k winning time of 8:35 hrs by Vlad

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North Face 100, BITEC Half Marathon & more

Packed running weekend in Thailand! Races from Chiang Mai in the north, to Nakhon Si Thammarat in the south and other regions in between. Two Bangkok races on Sunday; RU 42nd Anniversary Mini Marathon and BITEC Half Marathon. The latter

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Mobility for Runners – Calf Foam Roll

Yesterday I followed up the Functional Movement Screen I did two months ago. I was glad to see improvements, especially as I’m in a tough training period now with quite high milage. Feels like I’m on the right track for

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Election Sunday

Election on Sunday, but for Thailand runners it’s an “in between weekend”. Last weekend it was the Khon Kaen Marathon and next weekend we first and foremost got the North Face 100® Thailand (TNF 100), but also the BITEC Half Marathon.

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Khon Kaen Marathon – One of the best Thailand has to offer

Khon Kaen Marathon 2014 - finisher

Murray Hunter has put together a quite comprehensive article for nsnbc international about last weekend’s Khon Kaen Marathon. The race gets good reviews from Mr. Hunter who gives the race 4.5 stars out of 5. He writes about the cash

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Khon Kaen Marathon 2014 – Race Report

Khon Kaen Marathon, by Brooks

Khon Kaen Marathon is one of Thailand’s main running events. It does not only attract a large number of participants but also many professional runners who race for the top spots and the cash awards. This year was faster than

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Khon Kaen Marathon

The 11th Khon Kaen Marathon is one of five “Thailand Majors” according to TAT‘s Marathons Throughout Thailand. Khon Kaen always attracts a strong field of runners and this year’s race was maybe faster than ever. Charles Kimutai Kigen won the

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Columbia Trail Masters – Review

25k down, 25k to go Randy!

Last week I did my first ever trail race at the Columbia Trail Masters in Khao Mai Keo close to Pattaya. I had heard in advance about the challenging course, but looked forward to run the 25 km race nevertheless.

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Strength for Runners – Rear Foot Elevated Split Squats

Strength for Runners - Rear Foot Elevated Split Squats

Second exercise video, Rear Foot Elevated Split Squats using a TRX. Again, sorry about the sound. FREE Functional Movement Screen is still available at Aspire? Just fill out the form below!

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Columbia Trail Masters & more

Not that many Thailand running events over the holidays, but now they start to pop up again. The weekend’s major race is the Columbia Trail Masters on Sunday. AMA Events is the organizer of this Pattaya trail run featuring distances

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Stability for Runners – Single Leg Deadlift

Stability for Runners - Single Leg Deadlift

Back to normal training again after a few weeks of “prehab” where I cut down significantly on the running volume and instead focused on mobility, balance and strength. These exercises are still a part of my weekly training regime, even

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Marathons Throughout Thailand 2014

Marathons Throughout Thailand 2014

Mark your calendars! Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is promoting five outstanding running events in their Marathon Throughout Thailand 2014 campaign. Khon Kaen International Marathon – January 26, 2014 The first major marathon of the year in Thailand offers one

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My Thailand Races 2013

Bangkok Marathon

Time to summarize the running year of 2013. My year started slow due to injuries but then it took off and I had a good second half of the year. What are your best running memories from 2013? My Thailand

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Chiang Mai Marathon 2013 Review

Chiang Mai Marathon

Last week’s Chiang Mai Marathon 2013 was for many Thai runners the final race of 2013′s running calendar. It was the 8th edition of this marathon event and there were more participants registered than ever before. I planned to do

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