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More than 12,000 runners completed the inaugural The Straits Times Run in the Park at Punggol Waterway Park on Sunday morning.
Private school administrative officer Ivan Low came out tops in the men's 15km race at the inaugural ST Run in the Park on Sunday morning.
Spirits were high this morning as the inaugural ST Run in the Park got underway under clear skies at the Punggol Waterway Park.
The sky was still dark but by 6 am on Sunday morning, close to 100 runners were already milling around the start point of the inaugural The Straits Times' Run in the Park.
A HOST of attractive prizes await The Straits Times' Run in the Park participants when they arrive at the carnival ground at the end of their race tomorrow.
FAMILY gatherings are a special time for Mr Alvin Tan and his family. Whether it is their weekly dinner, a monthly football game or the annual family holiday, the Tans never fail to turn up.
RUNNING may seem like a solitary sport. But for Japanese consumer electronics group Panasonic, it is very much an exercise in team-building.
IN THE history of man and movement, there have been heroically haywire attempts at hydration. An Olympic marathoner was given strychnine and brandy and no doubt slept soundly after his race. Runners in distress have been fed egg with rum and sometimes brandy with egg. Occasionally, they have ingested milk, red wine and beer. Er, not all together.
A FAMILY that runs together stays together. For married couple Stephen and Pushpa Winter, running events such as Sunday's The Straits Times' Run in the Park are family bonding time.
SHE is chef, tuition teacher, chauffeur, and housekeeper to her three children. Being a wife and mother while also holding down a job as a quantity surveyor is no easy task.
Mr Yong Weng Soon, 48, was tired of being relegated to the sidelines at casual basketball games because he was outpaced by opponents half his age.
MR RAYMOND Tan has an alarm clock set for 4.10 every morning but, more often than not, he does not have to rely on it.
Runners need strong hip and buttock muscles for efficient, injury-free runs
Gradually reducing training volume - tapering - can help you hit your peak
Doing static stretching exercises before a run can actually be harmful to your performance. Participants at The Straits Times Run in the Park 10km clinic, held yesterday at Bedok Reservoir Park, picked up this tip and more from Singapore's top marathon runner, Mok Ying Ren.
WITH 10.5-litre canisters strapped to their backs and rubber dispenser tubes in hand, they resemble walking scuba-divers.
WONDERING how to fuel up for your runs? Try these alternatives while training to see what works best for you.
RUNNERS these days are spoilt for choice when it comes to nutrition, what with the mind-boggling array of energy-boosting food and sports drinks available.
While the shutters were still down in most of Orchard Road, some 200 participants of The Straits Times' Run in the Park created a buzz of activity at Level 5 of Orchard Central as early as 10.30am yesterday.
Here are tips to prepare you for the race day on Aug 25.
A well-run race is a prize in itself, but to sweeten a personal best even more, plenty of goodies await runners at The Straits Times Run in the Park.

Run with a view: Race route

ST Run participants will have many interesting things to see along the way. Here are some to look out for:

Tips for runners

    Core-ditioning
    Six key stretching exercises
    Help for the top three running injuries

Win up to $10,000 worth of Panasonic products

Submit a simple write-up in 200 words or less, explaining to us how winning a Panasonic Dream Home will improve your life in an eco-friendly world.

Entries must be accompanied by the runner's race confirmation slip and a photo of you and your family at home.

The winner will get to choose a combination of Panasonic items, including one washing machine, one air-conditioner and one fridge from the Eco-Navi range.

Entries must be accompanied by the runner's race confirmation slip and a photo of you and your family at home.

The five most creative stories will be shortlisted and a lucky day will be held to select a winner.

Take part now and write to ststar@sph.com.sg by Aug 25. More details here.