Nagano Marathon Race Report

A short a trip to Japan but what a trip it was as I caught the Sakura season and there was a marathon too! Read about the race here.

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Race Reports

As you can see below, many of my PRs are overdue for renewal. I believe some are still crackworthy and who knows what may come?

Best times:

  • 3K (track) – 13:18 (PACM Time Trials ’05)
  • 5K – 24:22 (Bangkok ’05)
  • 7K – 36:18 (World AIDS Day ’96)
  • 10K – 48:56 (Orange Run ’08)
  • 15K – 1:18.48 (NB PACM ’08)
  • Half Marathon – 1:48.28 (RMAF Half ’08)
  • 30K – 2:50.19 (ING NYC Marathon ’08)
  • 42K – 4:03.49 (ING NYC Marathon ’08)
  • KLCC 1.3km (1 Lap)- 5:11.83 (May’06)
  • KLCC 2.6km (2 Laps)- 11:39 (Jun’06)
  • KLCC 3.9km (3 Laps)- 19:17 (Apr’05)
  • KLCC 6.5km (5 Laps)- 33:29 (Aug’04)
  • KLCC 10.4km (8 Laps)- 54:51.93 (Jul 13’05)
  • KLCC 13km (10 Laps)- 1:14.00 (Apr 6’05)
  • KLCC 17km (13 Laps)- 1:43.59 (Jan 5’05)

Do also check out my account of notable races I’ve ran. I’ve ran many but the races that will be featured here are stand-outs, in terms of size, prestige/history, race management and preparation and personal investment that went into it. Running PRs at these races are icing on the cake.

There are several must-dos races and they will be added to this site once I’ve accomplished them. The reason for running these (read my 2008 ING NYC Marathon report here) are more for the experiences than for the timing. The ones in my sights are (in no particular order):
1. Gold Coast Marathon (2011 | 2012 | 2013)
2. Tokyo Marathon (2012)
3. 2010 The North Face 100 Duo
4. STY
5. Nagano Marathon
6. London Marathon
7. 2011 Twilight Ultra Challenge
8. Berlin Marathon
9. Chicago Marathon
10. Osaka Marathon
11. Kobe Marathon
12. Kyoto Marathon
13. Nara Marathon
14. Mt. Fuji Marathon
15. Okinawa Marathon
16. Nagoya Marathon
17. Hokkaido Marathon

If race reports are not what interests you, perhaps some shoe reviews then? Many models are not the latest but it’s still interesting to see the evolution of running shoes.

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