Running Archive

Ultra X Sri Lanka: 21–29th March 2020

Registrations for Ultra X Sri Lanka 2020 are open at and are closing soon: https://ultra-x.co/ The course will take competitors through tea plantations and 10,000 year old rain-forests, down rushing rivers and onto white sandy beaches all the while enjoying a fun race with participants from all over the world. Here’s a recap of their

Join the Decathlon Sports Carnival this 12th & 13th October!

Decathlon Sri Lanka is celebrating one year of making sports accessible to the many! Find Workout.lk and activity partners ranging from Frisbee, Inline Skating, Qigong, Tennis, MMA, Yoga and more at the event too! Join us on the 12th and 13th of October for an enjoyable sporting experience for the whole family. You can also

Video: Young Achiever to Represent Sri Lanka!

Puvini Kahandawala, a 22 year-old who took part in IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo this year, never expected to become the first Sri Lankan female triathlete to be selected for an international event to represent Sri Lanka – The IRONMAN World Championship! Puvini’s enthusiasm and dedication has made phenomenal achievements within such a short period of time.

Your First Runs

The Happy Pacer – Episode 3: Your First Runs Your runs should not just be about putting on some running shoes and running at a park. There is a lot more to it if you’d like to sustain a long lasting healthy and happy running lifestyle. Here a few tips on how to handle your

Running Motivation

The Happy Pacer – Episode 2: The Motivation The motivation to start (and keep on) running has to come from yourself. External pressure may help to an extent, but will hardly lead to happy and long lasting performance; Being forced into a session or being told a million times that you should get some exercise

Plan to Start Running?

The Happy Pacer Series – Episode 01: Introduction to Running Everyone can be a runner. Humans are one of the few species that don’t have in-born endurance to run for long distances, but are able to train for it and become remarkably good at it. Our cooling system, upright position (which minimizes sun exposure) and

Video: Making Peace is a Marathon

May El-Khalil believed a 26.2-mile running event could bring together a country divided for decades by politics and religion, even if for one day a year, and founded one of the region’s most impactful marathons – Beirut International Marathon. We have witnessed how sports leaders in our country too have successfully initiated events such as

Video: Shoespiracy

This feet-first short documentary, made in collaboration with Fable Films, is set to challenge you to think differently about your shoes, the negative effects your footwear is having on your feet, the way you move and ultimately your health…

Video: The Barefoot Professor by Nature

Harvard professor Daniel Lieberman has ditched his trainers and started running barefoot. Find out why…

Tarja Checks Out GOYO!

Professional dancer and designer, Tarja De Silva, tries out the GOYO fitness band and tells us what she liked about it the most. Interested in getting a GOYO for yourself? Workout.lk offers this and more products for your active lifestyle. Visit: http://www.shop.workout.lk/