A little flashback My first experience taking part in a hill-climb event was at the Shimano U.C.I. - King of Mountain Ipoh in 2011. 54km of endless climbing from Simpang Pulai (start at Bomba* Simpang Pulai). *(oh did you know that 'bomba' (Bahasa Melayu for fireman) actually originates from the Portugese language? Bombeiro ! The... Continue Reading →
Xterra HOT ! – Xterra Desaru Special Edition 2018 (A belated race report)
Say Hello! Desaru ! The thought of revisiting Desaru after almost 9 years excited me more than the Xterra event itself. Desaru is known being super hot!! It is coastal beach area located in the Kota Tinggi district. If you are not familiar with Desaru, or Kota Tinggi for that matter, this post might be... Continue Reading →
Standard Chartered Kuala Lumpur Marathon 2017 (belated report)
2017: My reality It has always been a mission to keep fit and healthy especially more after giving birth to my kids. Prior to marriage I had the time of my life doing what I wanted to do and like in the sports realm. Adrenaline was the game and satisfaction was the reward. My yearly... Continue Reading →
Almost 36,000 runners at 9th Standard Chartered KL Marathon – Kenyan Cosmas romps home in personal best
KUALA LUMPUR, 21 May 2017: Close to 36,000 runners converged on Dataran Merdeka to take part in the 9th edition of the Standard Chartered KL Marathon today. Cosmas Matolo Muteti,from Kenya won the Full Marathon Men’s Open category in a time of 2:18:43 to take home USD17,500 while the Full Marathon Women’s Open category was... Continue Reading →
Standard Chartered Kuala Lumpur Marathon 2017 – Race kit collection (18 – 20May 2017)
If you are a seasoned runner where yearly you've ran a number of races, the race kit/pack collection as you may feel, is part of 'the' event. The anxiety and nervousness if you would like to put it, starts when you attend the race kit collection -- bumping into running and training buddies, ex colleagues... Continue Reading →
Penang International Duathlon and Triathlon 2016
Triathlon history in Pulau Mutiara, Pulau Pinang If there is one event I have definitely been missing out, it will be this one. For a fourth time this year ! Please leave a shout out in the comment box if you did participate in the multisports event held in Pulau Pinang Pulau Mutiara (Pear of... Continue Reading →
SuperKids Triathlon Camp 2016- My take
There always be a first for everything, and just last weekend we had the inaugural SuperKids Triathlon Camp in UM. Objective of the event is to expose the young participants and their parents to the fun sports of triathlon and the basic skills needed to complete one. Drill for each discipline including transition were headed by... Continue Reading →
Putting meaning to things, and how to slow down !
The new look and feel The mind (and soul) game My determination Now what VS What's next For the sports enthusiast : 'How to slow down' ? The new look and feel I've recently changed the layout, look and feel of this blog. Since missjewelz.wordpress.com was first launched, post my migration from blogspot to worpress... Continue Reading →
Ramadhan Spirit + Olympics
Questions...questions.. Salam and greetings. Four days to Eid u Fitr ! 🙂 Man, Ramadhan this year went by rather quickly innit ? Pejam celik, we're already in the last week of this holy month. Hopefully it has been a good Ramadhan spiritually and physically for all of us. This is the bonus month for all... Continue Reading →
Ramadhan Mubarak Wishing all my Muslim brothers and sisters out there Ramadhan Mubarak (Blessed Ramadhan). Its been 6 days since the first day of this holy month. May the rest that follow be utilised and occupied with good deeds, practice humility and self control apart from refraining ourselves from food and drinks from dawn to... Continue Reading →
7 Top Tips For New Runners !
Congratulations if you have just completed your first 10K or half-marathon at the Brooks Run on Sunday ! 🙂 A FEW tips here if you are new to running, still clueless upon crossing that finish line, apart from being happy and satisfied, of what made you finish the run !!!!! 1. Need When you can't... Continue Reading →
What’s Next ?
Malaysia 1- Indonesia 0 Okay, hands up any of you who did not catch the Indonesia vs Malaysia quarter final match 2 nights ago? We won 1-0. thanks to the goal from Syahrul Azwari. Catch the telecast repeat on Astro (if any/if you can). I made sure I was in front of the TV last... Continue Reading →