Obstacle Course Racing By The Running Plan!

Obstacle Course Racing by The Running Plan!

Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) is becoming big business in Malaysia, with many new and regular event attendees regularly taking on the challenge across the various distances and categories offered.  This is great to see and long may it continue! OCR…

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Avoiding The Side Stitch

Avoiding The Side Stitch

A side stitch can be one of the most frustrating experiences during a race, leaving us feeling bewildered as to the cause and helpless to find a quick solution.  Let’s find out more about the reasons behind getting a stitch…

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What Next After Your Marathon?

What Next After Your Marathon?

Congratulations, you have achieved what less than 1% of the world’s population have achieved; you have run a marathon!  No matter if you nailed a Personal Best or slogged your way around the course, nobody can take away the fact…

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Trail Running Basics

Trail Running Basics

I tell a tale to many fellow runners on our long Sunday runs. The tale is one of myself running down a dry waterfall during the Goat Adventure Race in New Zealand in December 2007, at about the 19km point…

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Tapering For Your Marathon

Tapering for Your Marathon

Tapering refers to the reduction of exercise before a competition or race. Tapering is believed to be essential for best performance and can take from as little to a week to two or three weeks. Tapering for a Marathon Three…

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How To Achieve Your Personal Best

How To Achieve Your Personal Best

TRAINING FOR A PERSONAL BEST – Interview with Mark Williams. Official Running Coach for the Standard Chartered KL Marathon (SCKLM) and Co-Director of The Running Plan (www.therunningplan.com)   What you need to do for the 10k, 21km and 42km Distance…

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Why Run Trails In Malaysia?

Why Run Trails in Malaysia?

Runners can be creatures of habit.  The majority of us probably started our running journeys on road or using a treadmill in the gym, and the chances are that most of us still stick to pavement and gym. Malaysian cities…

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Benefits Of Training In A Group

Benefits of Training in a Group

People Who Exercise in Groups Get More Health Benefits Any kind of exercise is good for you, but working out in groups may give you a little extra boost.  Do you like to hit the gym, road, or trail by…

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The Running Plan Brand Story

The Running Plan Brand Story

The Running Plan is a Malaysian-based brand, founded and managed by Mark Williams and Jeffrey Ross.  The Running Plan was launched in October 2017 with the aim of helping runners of all abilities to train in an efficient manner, via…

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