About Sylvia

Hobbies: Writing, reading, running, yoga, being with family and friends :)
5 06, 2016

Sundown Marathon – 28/29 May 2016 (Part 3)_Sylvia

By |June 5th, 2016|Project 42 Blogs|1 Comment

U - Unity Our team members come from different walks of life but running (or any sport) has a way of bonding people together. This was accentuated as we were all 'newbies' to 42km and had to follow the training plan strictly without compromise. We grew closer as we struggled through difficult distances together, cheered [...]

5 06, 2016

Sundown Marathon – 28/29 May 2016 (Part 2)_Sylvia

By |June 5th, 2016|Project 42 Blogs|0 Comments

N - Nerves are normal On race day, I felt a little anxious about how the whole run will go. I guess it is normal to be nervy when we have not conquered this distance before and are doing it for the first time. My advice on hindsight is: Don't overthink, just run and enjoy [...]

5 06, 2016

Sundown Marathon – 28/29 May 2016 (Part 1)_Sylvia

By |June 5th, 2016|Project 42 Blogs|0 Comments

We did it! :) We completed the 42.195km and emerged with sore feet, ankles, knees, shins, calves, thighs, butt and core, but with all the satisfaction that we can get from achieving this goal together! Due to unforeseen circumstances, only 4 of us got to race that day - Jay, Pooi San, Wan Jun and me. [...]

23 05, 2016

A LONG WEEKEND of RUNNING! : Our First Performance Series Coney Island 10km Race on 1 May 2016 & LSD on 2 May 2016 – 25km

By |May 23rd, 2016|Project 42 Blogs|0 Comments

This long weekend (Labour Day) has been really well-spent running our socks off! :) First, we did a 10km at The Performance Series Coney Island Race on 1 May, Labour Day, and then we did 25km (or 3 hours) on 2 May, Monday. Running the 10km race was quite a feat on a hot day. [...]

18 04, 2016

Week 5 – LSD at West Coast Park, our first 21.1km!

By |April 18th, 2016|Project 42 Blogs|0 Comments

This morning I woke up feeling a little tired and wondered if I could complete the 21km that we planned to do today. As I prepared to leave the house, I psyched myself up and told myself that this is part of our marathon training and 21km is just the halfway mark of our full [...]