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Why Run? Reason # 9 by RUNNING FATBOY on Apr 10, 2013REASON NO. 9:  TO BE CLOSER TO GOD! This usually happens when I am running by myself and have a lot of quiet time, and I use it to pray to God about my safety, about the blessings He has given me, about my family, about anything actually.  You can...



Why Run? Reason # 8 by RUNNING FATBOY on Feb 24, 2013REASON # 8:  FOR OWN PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENTS! This reason is related to the previous one in that you do these things because you want to know how much you are capable of doing. The first time I joined a 10km race, I was really worried about it.  I...



Why Run? Reason # 7 by RUNNING FATBOY on Feb 18, 2013REASON # 7:  FOR BRAGGING RIGHTS! Whether it is telling your family members or friends, there is an air of pride when you discuss to them about your first half marathon or first marathon race.  Or they may even ask you your fastest 10km and you c...



Why Run? Reason # 6 by RUNNING FATBOY on Feb 6, 2013REASON # 6:  TO LEAVE YOUR COMFORT ZONE Yesterday morning, I had to run 10 kilometers but rather than run repetitive loops inside the village, which I almost always do, I decided instead to venture outside via the small gate at the side of the vil...



Why Run? Reason # 5 by RUNNING FATBOY on Jan 28, 2013For the past few days, I couldn't sleep properly due to jet lag.  I ended up sleeping around 2 -3 AM, watching downloads or reading something. But yesterday I ran again with Alvin in BGC for more than an hour and we covered a distance of 10 kilomet...



Why Run? Reason # 4 by RUNNING FATBOY on Jan 4, 2013REASON # 4: YOU CAN DO IT ANYWHERE! You just need a road to run on! How's that for flexibility! You don't even have to drive to exercise (unlike going to the gym, sports clubs, etc.) Pretty awesome, I know!!



Why Run? Reason # 3 by RUNNING FATBOY on Jan 2, 2013



Why Run? Reason # 2 by RUNNING FATBOY on Jan 1, 2013On the second day of 2013, I went off and did another 5km around the village.  It was a good start for the year and I felt good after the run.  Just a very relaxing run :) Anyway, here is REASON # 2:  IT'S COST EFFECTIVE There is no need to pa...



Why Run? Reason # 1 by RUNNING FATBOY on Dec 31, 2012Today is January 1st, 2013 so before anything else, I would like to greet all you (3) loyal readers out there, a HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Second of all, I ran 5km today and I really, really didn't want to do it!  I wanted to rest, lie in bed, sleep, in s...