Sporting Life

Running: On a crowded path, we should all watch our step

Soh Rui Yong, Singapore's elite distance runner, is coming around the bend at the Home of Athletics like a well-stoked steam engine, trying to run 70-second laps, exploring his limits, pushing through tiredness, when this is the sort of thing that occasionally confronts him:

A baby stroller on the track.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 28, 2019, with the headline 'On a crowded path, we should all watch our step'. Subscribe