Running Wild In Bario – Mud Battle

Run free in Bario high land

A last-minute decision to enter a race has introduced me to a remote place I’ve never been before. After 20 years away from Asia, a place like Bario was just the perfect introductory Borneo adventure for me. My first trail race in Malaysia (and the first time in Sarawak)  has turned out to be aRead more

Iznik Ultra 136km – How on earth I retired 10km before finishing line?

The blue Lake Iznik, Bursa, Turkey

Iznik in Bursa province is a beautiful town in one corner of the world. A peaceful, serene and calm town around Turkey 5th largest lake surrounded by stone wall built by the Greek. Majority part of the wall still remain intact. There are many historical aspects to the city – a town that in itselfRead more

The North Face Cappadocia Ultra Trail 110km

North Face Cappadocia 110km

This particular trail race in a region of spectacular surrounding that is a UNESCO heritage site has always been on my bucket list.  Been blessed to have visited wonderful Turkey few times including the central Anatolia (where Cappadocia is), I was pretty confidence on travelling solo to participate in The North Face Cappadocia Ultra Trail 110km with a variationRead more

Incredible Ijen – 70km volcano run

More than 40 ultra runners battled a route up an active volcanic crater and then ran back down – what enticed them? For me, it was about longing for sense of adventure, to witness and be charmed by wonder of nature in an area that is remote yet famous among tourist. My first visit to East Java Island,Read more