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Running Year Review: 2012

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.                   ~Lao Tzu My journey into the wondrous world of running had begun in 2009 when I trained to run my first half-marathon (Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2010). Before 2012, it was a bumpy ride strewn […]

TCS World 10k Bangalore 2012: Race Report

Pre-amble: The Bangalore 10k has been one of my favorite races and one that I have now run three years in a row. There are three key factors that make it my favorite a) It happens in Bangalore, which is one of my favorite cities with awesome weather even in May-June when the race is […]

A runner’s mind

The inspiration for this post came from Alastair Baxter’s blog where he describes in brilliant detail what goes inside the head of a rugby player during the game. Here’s a recollection of what went through my head at different points during the Half Marathon. Starting Point: Slow and steady – should stick to my strategy […]

Learnings from the second Half Marathon

Post the euphoria of finishing my first half marathon, I had written a note on Facebook about 10 things I learnt from my first Half Marathon. As I finished my second HM of the year yesterday, some of the learnings seem very relevant while others a little amatuer-ish. So here’s another list – this is […]

Letter to organizers of Airtel Delhi Half Marathon

Dear ADHM Organizers, In the context of long distance race organization, you have a lot going right for you with Delhi. In November, Delhi is in the ‘pink’ of winter – it’s chilly without being freezing cold, breezy without being windy; in short, the perfect weather to organize a half marathon! Then you have the […]