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100-Mile Week Marathon Training

Average Pace per Kilometer

In all my previous marathons, my goal has been to run my fastest 42.195 km ever. In the last three (Bangkok, Taipei, Stockholm), I’ve aimed for sub 2.30. Pattaya Marathon on Sunday however, will be a training race for me.

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Race Weekend – July 26-27

Race weekend again. Not sure if Pattaya Marathon is “the most beautiful marathon on earth” as the website suggests, but it’s probably July’s biggest running event in Thailand. The registration deadline has changed from the 9th of July, to the

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Pattaya Marathon Hotels

Today is the last day to sign up for Sunday’s Pattaya Marathon. You can register online here. There are still hotels available nearby the start/finish area. At this moment (Wednesday morning, July 23), all the accommodations below have rooms available

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Upcoming Races – July & August

Running Events

Late July and early August are packed with popular running events in Thailand! Compared to the weeks ahead, this weekend is relatively quiet. There are a few races also this weekend though. The World Light Foundation is organizing a 10k

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Heavy Race Weekend

REEBOK JOG and JOY Mini Marathon 2014

Races in Chon Buri, Surat Thani, Lopburi and Bangkok this weekend. On Saturday, we have the Five Temple Walk-Run-Bike event and down in Surat there is another “super race” on Sunday. The Surat Thani Super Mini Marathon offers distances of

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Pattaya Marathon – Last 2 Days to Register!

Pattaya Marathon 2014 is on July the 27th, but the registration closes tomorrow (July 9). Sign up on the organizer’s website or via Go Adventure Asia. Hotels Nearby Pattaya Marathon’s Race Venue A-One Star Hotel Location: North Pattaya, Soi 3

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Super Running Weekend

Columbia Trail Masters 2014 Episode VII

July kicks off with some interesting races indeed. Both the Columbia Trail Masters in Petcahburi and the ESSO Mini Marathon in Bangkok are fully booked. Running is (ambiguously) hot in Thailand! For the Bangkokians who didn’t get a spot in

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Thailand Race Updates – July 2014

July is here! Also this month offers some interesting running races in Thailand. Here are a few of the highlights: July 6 Columbia Trail Masters – 50k trail run. Bueng Boraphet Marathon – full marathon in Nakhon Sawan. July 13

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Stockholm Marathon 2014 Race Review

Stockholm - not as hot as Bangkok

Over two weeks since I ran 2.33.08 in Stockholm. Even though Stockholm is not a fast course, I was aiming for sub 2.30 and PB. I’m not really satisfied, but not too disappointed either. Stockholm Marathon attracts both the Swedish

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Stockholm Marathon Splits

Stockholm Marathon - splits Henrik Jannborg

I’ll let Saturday’s Stockholm Marathon sink in before writing a proper race review. In summary though, effortless for 25-30k, then I had to work a bit until I hit the wall completely with 8k to go. The splits and videos

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Stockholm Marathon 2014

Stockholm Marathon

Tomorrow (Saturday, May 31) it’s time to run a marathon again. Stockholm Marathon is a big race with 21,942 runners signed up for this year’s 42.195 km and 93 countries are represented. The race is also the Swedish Marathon Championship

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Bangkok Runners 2nd Birthday Shape Run

Distance 9 km Date June 1, 2014 Starting Time 6.45 AM Location of Event Chao Phraya River, Thonburi, Samran Rat How to join RSVP is essential, please do so here. Brief description A shape run does not necessarily take the

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Pattaya Marathon 2014 – New Date!

Pattaya Marathon 2014

Nothing up yet on the official website, but a new date for King’s Cup Pattaya Marathon has been announced. JULY 27, 2014. Still waiting for more details about the race.

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Suan Pruek 99 Ultra Marathon

Suan Pruek 99 Ultra Marathon

Last weekend’s 10-Hour Suan Pruek 99 Ultra Marathon was a different kind of race. Your or your team’s goal was to run as many laps in a park as possible within 10 hours. For the crazy ones competing individually, it

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Run For Hope

Run For Hope 10K 2014 winners

I took part in the Run For Hope last week, a charity race for differently-abled people. I was trying to get away with a “smash and grab trophy” (i.e. run to the race, win a trophy and run back home)

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Races on the Hottest Day of the Year

According to this article, Sunday will in theory be Bangkok’s hottest day of the year. The forecasts say April will be this the warmest month of the year with temperatures up to 43º Celsius. Hot stuff! There are a few

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Running in Thailand – April & May

The Songkran celebrations are over and it’s time to see which running events are coming up in Thailand. Below is a list of the upcoming Thai races and the contact info to each one of them. Run Happy, Run Fast,

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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

Image from Denicee.com

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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