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  1. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Personal best: accident of time helps Boston runner survive

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by BRAD SMOLAR

    ... Brad Smolar life@scmp.com Heady with euphoria, a runner crosses the finish line faster than expected, not knowing it would be one of the luckiest accidents of his life One minute yields a second chance While many runners commit, sacrifice and train for years to earn the monikers of "Boston Marathon qualifier" and "Boston Marathon finisher", I will now always ...

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    Personal best

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline life@scmp.com Runner has mountains to climb to reach top 10 We all have dreams: some extravagant, some insignificant, others seemingly impossible. Stone Tsang dreams of standing among the top 10 at the finish line of the world's most prestigious mountain race. Last month, he came within minutes of realising it. At a little past 4pm, the compact Chinese runner ...

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    The ode less travelled

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by CHAD LYKINS

    ... have been mistaken for the runners described in Charles Hamilton Sorley's The Song of the Ungirt Runners: The rain is on our lips, We do not run for prize. But the storm the water whips ... was dangerous and maybe even irresponsible. But they were also a little envious. Asked why I did it, I said, "It was fun." I am not an elite runner. I have no sponsors and I will never ...

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    Personal best: Make your workouts fun

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... at the end of my walking route makes the workout so much more enjoyable. Marie Monozca: As a marathoner, I love going for long runs with my fellow marathon runners. We chat while running, which ...

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    Personal best

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by WALTER CHEUNG

    ... I found myself as Hong Kong's first and sole representative among 150 international runners who set off on the slow journey to the marathon starting line. Over the next 11 days, and under ... to rest. One seasoned runner who had completed marathons on all seven continents had to be evacuated. Other participants battled with severe coughs and bronchitis. I experienced shortness of breath ...

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    A bump in the road

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by VIKKI D'ARCY

    ... Vikki d'Arcy healthpost@scmp.com A bump in the road I was a top age-group triathlete and a sub-three-hour marathon runner, spent a year as an officer cadet at Sandhurst in the 1990s and had been on operational tours. Pregnancy was going to be a breeze, right? Wrong. I had never been in less control of my body and never been more aware of it. I had a strict lesson in patience, ...

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    Personal Best: How I discovered my inner badass

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... as the gradient ramped up, I was once again walking ata snail's pace. I berated myself while my body fought for more oxygen. While my internal argument continued, a runner jogged past me. Dressed ... determination stirring from the depths, locked on to the challenge of catching- and then passing- the fluorescent runner ahead. Pushing my limits, I strode over the loose rocky path, risking a broken ...

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    The man who hit the wall and ran on

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Mark Graham

    ... The keen club runner already had the athletic credentials for an ultra-endurance mission- he had a marathon time of two hours, 39 minutes and a nippy 10-kilometre personal best of 31 minutes, 30 ...



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