Rainy season is MILO season.
After doing 5 MILO marathons since 2011, I will be taking a much-deserved break and not racing this year. It’s funny how things compelling me NOT to do Milo this year has fallen into place…But I honestly believe that “absence makes the heart grow fonder”, hence I will be back next year with a vengeance! Keep the spirit alive and MILO-race those torrential rains!
Milo medals dominate my medal rack because it’s one annual tradition I couldn’t miss for the world. No typo there, I could not, not I will not. There’s an irresistible kind of high that draws you in, even when early announcements are just being made. It’s a marathon of marathons, wreaking the havoc of a tropical storm, and sending runners from all walks and experiences in life, to pause and remember what it was like in the past editions.
Leading to tomorrow’s 3AM gunstart in just a few hours from now, let me just share what it’s been like for me for the past 6 years of Milo-madness.
Rain or Shine. We could be divided on this, but the more experienced a runner you are, the MORE you would probably prefer the rains, or even a gusty storm, to prevail in the skies – rather than melt…
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