21 races in year 2009, 9 half marathon, 7 quarter marathon and 5 under distance races (6km to 10km). Among this 21 races, 9 races at Penang state, 5 in KL/Klang Valley, 3 in Perak, 2 in Kedah, one in Seremban and Singapore.
First half marathon at Bidor Half Marathon, I am lucky, completed my race with timing same as my bib number, 145, but 13 sec over. Completed half marathon with sub 1:45 become my aim for this year.
NB Pacesetters15km, meet up a lot friends during the races, having fun with all of them.
Malakoff 26km Penang let me found another nice running route in Penang.
SCKLM become my next target for sub 1:45, but mission failed with 5 min over...
Completed 3 half marathons within 3 weeks continuosly, from SCKLM, Ipoh International Run and Seremban Half Marathon, but timing become slow and slow....
For the very first time, run under heavy rain for about 10km during Ipoh International Run half marathon.
Shape & Men's Health Night Run 2009 (11.5km), first quarter marathon which I not manage to get finishing medal, the last medal (75th) was given while I still another 500 m to reached finishing line.
Ran 2 half marathon within 3 days, ASJC half marathon on Friday follow by adidas KOTR on Sunday, almost Killed On The Roundabout at Shah Alam area, but still completed the 22km with sub 2 and manage to received Certificate of Achivement with official time. Consider very lucky if compare with last year, 9 sec over the qualify time and just received Certificate of Participant only.
adidas KOTR also mark my 21 time 21, my 21st half marathon.
Two race within two days, Lembah Bujang Jamboree (11km) on Saturday and Kebun Bunga Charity Run (6km) on Sunday, the worst thing is still FOC OT during that weekends after the races.
Mizuno Wave Run 2009, first time change to UPM campus, all the way hilly route up and down, really killing..... but lucky still can ran with 4:49 pace for 10.99km.
Powerman Malaysia 2009, Team 2 Plus 2 in Men's Relay category (11km and 10km), my team-mate (64km cyclist) wish to get better results compare with last year (4th position) and get podium finishing, but end up with drop to 5th position....but at least the RM150 cash prize still belong to us.
PBIM half marathon, mark my 10th anniversary to run on the Longest Bridge. Sub 1:45 still my aim, push very hard until 18km, but my stomach condition after 18km make me failed to achive this target, with 1 min 17 sec over.
SCSM, my first oversea half marathon, also last half marathon for 2009, putting a lot of hope on this race and hope sub 1:45 can achive by 2009. Pia from starting until the end, crossing finishing line with 1'43:26..... dream for sub 1:45 came true during this race.....
Total running mileage accumulated (races and training) from 31st March 2009 to 29th Dec 2009: 1510.55km, with 133 hrs 15 min 28 sec.