July 1, 2015

The 7-minute, run-faster, go-longer, stay-injury-free, no-gym-required, strength-training warm-up plan

Stretching runner

SEVEN MINUTES can be an eternity—for a runner, at least. That’s enough time to bang out a mile repeat, ice a cranky knee, or boil water for pasta. And now, it’s also enough time to squeeze in a strength-training workout. We created this seven-minute routine for busy runners who like to spend their time logging…

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July 1, 2015

Send us your training photos on Facebook and you could WIN

Team training together

Introducing the Island Chill Suva Marathon SELFIE Promotion! Take a selfie of yourself training with your family, friends or team and you could win a family weekend getaway at Holiday Inn Suva, $150 voucher or $100 voucher which you could use at any MH, Daltron or Carpenters Hardware outlets. Talanoa Treks is giving 2 places for…

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June 12, 2015

10 Tips for Beginning Marathoners

Sunset runner

  Keep a training log. Write down your daily mileage, run times, race distance and times, and how you feel. It’s hard to remember what you did later, so write it down immediately. Increase weekly mileage by 10%. This allows for a gradual increase in mileage and reduces the risk of injury. Include a “cut…

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June 12, 2015

What does the Suva Marathon have to do with World Ocean’s Day?

Plenty! This year the Suva Marathon encourages its participants to run or walk for a cause, and we have partnered with some charities to highlight concerns and issues that are important to us here in Fiji. The Vatu-i-Ra Seascape is one of our charity partners and because we celebrated World Ocean’s Day this week, here’s a special message from our…

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June 12, 2015

Suva Marathon Roadshow will be at the Westpac Health Walk

    If you are thinking of a good way to start with your training programme for the Suva Marathon, the Westpac Health Walk is happening this Saturday, 20 June, from 6:30 – 7:45am at Albert Park. We will also be there and invite you all to do the Westpac Health Walk and then register with…

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