In this coming Sundown Marathon we are calling out to all runners to show your true colours and support for the love of running, In spite of the recent tragedy of the Boston Marathon Blast,, Sundown Marathon organizers will be observing a minute of silence to honor the affected in the USA
Mr Adrian Mok, managing director of HiVelocity Events: “The spirit of running should never be dimmed by such an unfortunate event. We hope runners in Singapore can come together to participate and show their support for the love of the sport.”
You have to be quick if you want to sign up for the Sundown event this coming 31st May / 1st June because less than 5,000 slots are available, making it one of the most eagerly anticipated running events on the local sporting calendar. Please take note that the registration will close on the 30th April 2013 and there will be no further extension You can find more info on my previous post by clicking here , SUNDOWN MARATHON SINGAPORE
To register for the 10km and 21km please click here: REGISTRATION FOR 10km and Half Marathon
To register for the Full Marathon please click here: REGISTRATION FOR FULL MARATHON
Latest Update: 11:03pm
His photo is below.
Martin’s mother and sister both suffered serious injuries.
Martin is one of three fatal victims of yesterday’s horrific terror attack, in which twin bombs, apparently laced with ball bearings, exploded near the finish line of the marathon. More than 140 people suffered injuries, including many who lost limbs.
This is one of the worst tragedies that has happened to the world of sports (well beside all the doping incidents)
I woke up to my twitter timeline filled with a hashtag that says #PRAYFORBOSTON and #BOSTONMARATHON then I read the next word BOMBING !
I was shocked and kinda angry thinking it was some cruel joke, but as I scroll to the earlier tweets by all my followers and following, I was devastated and sad, seeing more and more of it and my trending says ##PrayForBoston, #BostonBombing #Boston #BostonMarathon all this words feels like a knife being stabbed.
I ask my self why ? WHY would anyone want to do this to a sporting event? what is their motive in doing so? Sports is the only way where people of all colors and race unite with no prejudice but with full of pride and sense of belonging. This is the first time I am watching the video and it fills me with sadness.
A movement is sweeping across social media – to show our support, we are wearing our race shirt tomorrow/ or wear the Boston color which is Blue and Yellow when we you lace up your shoes for your run, Run because you can, Run because you choose to see the good in the world instead of the ugliness. Run to let the bad guys know they will never win. Run, Remember Reflect and Pray.
Let the the world know, we stand with our runners, colunteers, medic, supporters, race directors and anyone else who is part of this great passion.Lets rally together because at the end of the day, we are runners. It’s what we do, RUN FOR BOSTON !!
Boston-based New Balance will update the award-winning 860v2 with the New Balance 860v3with a special limited edition design for the New York Metropolitan area. The update to the 860v3 design preserve both the stability quotient and ride that runners have come to enjoy in this series, with the third generation remaining largely consistent but promises an even smoother ride due to slightly reconfigured geometries and new technologies.
The special Limited Edition NYC 860v3 shoe will also be launching November, at a time when all eyes are on Manhattan. This unique design features bright, bold colors that take inspiration from graffiti art found throughout all five boroughs on streets, bridges, buildings and even inside museums. The 860v3 pays tribute to creative graffiti art that is synonymous with New York City culture and is evident to runners no matter where they train. The Limited Edition NYC 860v3 was designed to capture the proud, diverse spirit of the City and the distinct residents and visitors that make New York City one of the world’s favorite cities. The Limited Edition NYC 860v3 will be available in both men and women version at selectedspecialty retailers and New Balance Concept Stores.
The new 860v3 debuts an exciting new upper material, the more-sustainable NuFoam, which is a thin perforated layer of EVA used in the saddle that decomposes quickly in landfills. The nature and shape of this new material allows it to contour around the foot and instep for a better, more customized mid-foot fit and snug wrap around the arch.
Also new to the shoe is TBeam, a lightweight TPU shank running through the center of the midsole. Inspired by the center stringer in a surfboard which can be engineered to give the board a desired rigidity and support, TBeam has the structure to deliver better torsional stability and arch support, guaranteeing a smooth transition and dependable support at mid stance.An entirely new foam-based heel unit enables a larger Abzorb® crash pad that can be segmented to significantly help slow down the rate of pronation
The new technologies and slightly reconfigured geometries in the 860v3 lead to an improved overall mid-foot fit without compromising the locked-in heel, forgiving forefoot area and open met head windows for toe splay. By maintaining a consistent post placement and hardness as well the same offset and midsole heights as the 860v2, the 860v3 promises similar stability and support with an even better ride
The 860v3 will be launched in all New Balance Concept Stores and also at specialty retailers with the suggested retail price of $175 in November 2012.
Women’s Color Range
Men’s Color Range
New Balance, headquartered in Boston, MA has the following mission: Demonstrating responsible leadership, we build global brands that athletes are proud to wear, associates are proud to create and communities are proud to host. New Balance is currently the only athletic shoe company that manufactures footwear in the U.S. with 25% of our U.S. footwear shipments produced at five New England facilities. The company also operates a manufacturing facility in Flimby, U.K. New Balance employs more than 4000 associates around the globe, and in 2011 reported worldwide sales of $2.04 billion. To learn more about how New Balance Makes Excellent Happen, please visit http://www.newbalance.com.
The Boston Marathon is an annual marathon hosted by the U.S. city of Boston, Massachusetts, on Patriots’ Day, the third Monday of April. Begun in 1897, inspired by the success of the first modern-day marathon competition in the 1896 Summer Olympics, the Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon, and ranks as one of the world’s best-known road racing events. It is one of five World Marathon Majors. If you like to know the Five Marathon Majors are as listed below; (more…)
This will be he Fifth Edition of the Sundown Marathon and this time its gonna be SPECIAL !! Why Special you ask ? cause its gonna be a SUN UP run .. just kidding its because its gonna take runners through the Marina Bay Waterfront area and the western region of Singapore. Can’t wait for this years goodie bag as its sponsored by New Balance, I had the last years one and I can tell you Lovin em Hydrophobic running T.
Over 25000 participants have already registered for this event, so what are you waiting for you can still SUN UP because HiVelocity Events have just extended the registration date to 19 April.
Please download the respective Sundown route Maps that you are interested in below. More importantly HAVE FUN !!
Guess what guys !! APPARELS SPONSORED BY NEW BALANCE !! U GONNA LOVE IT FOR SURE ! oh yeah .. I already mentioned about it .. but hey .. really the Hydrophobic stuff really works.. Can I have some please….