Fit And Fab

Never-give-up runner who wants to inspire others

Mr Banjamin Quek feels he is not exceptionally talented, so if he can work his way up from a nobody to being one of the best runners, others can do so too. He hopes to be somebody's hero one day.
Mr Banjamin Quek feels he is not exceptionally talented, so if he can work his way up from a nobody to being one of the best runners, others can do so too. He hopes to be somebody's hero one day.ST PHOTO: ALVIN HO

At 13, Banjamin Quek was teased for being unable to run; he is now doing it full-time

Q What is your secret to looking fabulous?

A In my opinion, "fabulous" means having a good attitude towards life. That's why I try to be positive every day to be fabulous in my own way.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 10, 2018, with the headline 'Never-give-up runner who wants to inspire others'. Print Edition | Subscribe