Category Archives: Run/Walk

Speed Session

Very carefully we are getting back into group runs. We had cancelled the City Run event last Sunday for obvious security concerns and even now, we do not advertise our group runs on Facebook, but only in our private chat … Continue reading

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Pretty quiet today … here’s a picture of a cat!

Sooooo, there were no further attacks / explosions / significant revelations today, which is good news. I’d like to believe that the ample & detailed warnings we got might have deterred whoever is still out there from blowing stuff up. … Continue reading

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Still Running

Keeping it a bit shorter than usual, but still going out every day. Friday = scheduled rest day

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But what about your running?

My father rightfully asked about my running. Assuming that I had shelved it given the circumstances. But having lived through the aftermath of 9/11 in Manhattan back in 2001, I learned one thing: By giving up on the important life … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday Rainbow Run

We met up early today at Independence Square although it was raining quite heavily. But we waited it out and eventually were rewarded with a sunrise-rainbow over the Indian Ocean.

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SG day 4 part: River Valley Run

Leaving 7 for a 6K run along river valley, very nice, but already getting hot. Always amazed by how runner friendly this city is.

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East Coast Park Half Marathon

Got up very early at 5:40AM to leave just after 6 for a nice long run in East Coast Park. Some of it I ran last December for the marathon and some I biked with Julius 4 years ago. But … Continue reading

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First full day in SG

Starting at 7AM with a nice 10K run. Some I’ve done before, some was new, like finding my way back by taking a staircase to get over the ECP / Benjamin Sheares Flyover (there is a ‘future pedestrian bridge’ planned … Continue reading

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Off to Singapore

Leaving home early 5:30 to get to VIP lounge at 6:30, boarding at 7 and lift off at 7:30 Easy, no issue flight, Lunch was fish curry, milk rice, seeni sambol. We arrive on time. Collect luggage, get SIM / … Continue reading

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Lazy 5K

Day number 6 of running, tomorrow I will rest (and pack for our upcoming trip). This video is NOT indicative of the usual traffic in Colombo! These days it is extra quiet with New Year’s coming up and people already … Continue reading

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Exploring New Routes

I started out with a very regular route, following the shoreline down Marine Drive, something I often do on Wednesdays. But because the traffic is a bit more mellow (because of New Years coming up), I tried a very different … Continue reading

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Slave Island

Getting into some different paths for the fourth video run. Some interesting new sights along the way … and record 33˚C heat early in the morning.

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12K Park Loops

Day 3: As so often on Mondays, I start with simple loops in Viharamahadevi Park, each loop is about 1.8km or a bit more than a mile. This is a great place when I don’t feel like avoiding cars or … Continue reading

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CCR Sunday: Hot Half Marathon up to Galle Face

And here is the second video in my attempt to chronicle a week of running in Colombo. This morning I left early to get 5K in before even meeting up with the CCR crew and we headed up towards Galle … Continue reading

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Marine Drive Morning Run

I am going to try something new: Instead of my usual run-selfies, I want to create some video vignettes to showcase a bit how running here is. This one for example showcases how lively Marine Drive is. And while it … Continue reading

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