Getting back to routine

After the Bengaluru Marathon on 17th Jan’2021, it has been hard two and half months, with lot of non-running things taking a lot of my time and little of running. I was nervous restarting, so i started slow and shorter run durations. The legs were holding fine for first 3-4 days then i did aContinue reading “Getting back to routine”

Running: Beyond 42.2

September 27’2020 After finishing the chapter on “Pain” in the book “Endure”, I was inspired for trying something new.┬áThis was my first run where I went beyond 42.2.First 30km were usual juggernaut, where you keep grinding and also ensuring you have enough gas to last the distance you are planning. Real fun begins only afterContinue reading “Running: Beyond 42.2”

What is the greatest luxury of life?

If you do a poll for the question what is the biggest luxury in life? People may respond with different answers depending on their stage of life: for example owning a big mansion, having a chartered plane or a big boat, no work, no schedule, just sleeping, or travelling. Or any such fancy imagination dependingContinue reading “What is the greatest luxury of life?”

Running: Sub 100min Half Marathon

The sub 100min half marathon timing is something I have been trying for a long time. And officially in a half marathon, the closest I have reached is 101’9”min. That was in the Delhi Half Marathon in October’2019. After that in a 25km run I crossed HM at 100’01”. Within 1 sec of my targetContinue reading “Running: Sub 100min Half Marathon”

Running: Run slow to run Faster

“Running slow to run faster” this sounds such an oxymoron. Though one of the most common mistakes by amateur runners is they try to run too fast, too often. And often end up getting injured. For long distance running, endurance is a bigger factor than speed. This fact is important not just on the actualContinue reading “Running: Run slow to run Faster”

Running: My first sub-50 10k

August 2019 After almost 14 months of consistent running. And in the previous 3 months had tried the sub 50 for couple of times and always used to hover around 53-54”. In those failed attempts I realized my mistake was trying to do a pace of 5′-5’10” for first 6-7km and push at the endContinue reading “Running: My first sub-50 10k”

How I started running?

June 2018 After more than 10 failed attempts at quitting smoking, my fitness level was probably at its lowest ever. Smoking was the easiest go to stress-buster when the work load is too high and timelines are always hard to achieve. Though I could always resist myself from smoking for days in continuation but thenContinue reading “How I started running?”