I have this notion that you don’t get to really know a city until
you’ve run in it.
So, I ran a couple of times in my Singapore trip, and I liked the
route so much that on Day 13 (Thu, Jan 03, 2008), I started taking
I start right from getting out of Abishek and Ashish’s apartment and
getting down the stairs.
This is a proper urban area, not outside the city. Don’t be fooled by
Was listening to “Heartbeat – Instrumental” from ‘Kal Ho Naa Ho’.
Was listening to “Far Away” by Nickelback.
I love the wide open spaces they have kept for public usage right in
the middle of a square area with huge apartments on all sides.
Was listening to “Ninnindale” from Milana (Kannada movie).
It was good to see so many runners around. The best part is that
people accept it as normal behavior. And cyclists are given their due
The most startling thing was when I was waiting to cross the road, the
vehicles will stop (irrespective of traffic) and ask you to go ahead
first. It was actually irritating at first to experience this, but
soon got used to it.
Was listening to “Endings” by Dusty Hughes.
Was listening to “One Thing” by Finger Eleven.
What more can a running enthusiast like me ask for?
P.S. If you’re curious on why people run, watch the trailer of the Marathon Movie.