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All about Matheran Endurathon on 9 July 2017

Kalyani Tokekar writes about the upcoming Matheran Endurathon. The Matheran Endurathon, organized by RunBuddies.Club, is scheduled this weekend and runners from all across India will be participating the second edition of this trail run. Based on my experience of the first edition, I would like to share some dos and don’ts...

Tidke ka Tadka at the Deccan Ribhanger

This article was originally published here – Chaitanya Velhal writes about Prashant Tidke Whoever invented the words impossible, quitting, giving up, etc has clearly not met Prashant “the Missile” Tidke. What he did on the 22nd of February is a feat you don’t get to see every day. I was...

Don’t Worry about Dying, Worry about Not Living

I have always been a fitness enthusiast. As a child I would go for bharatnatyam classes. I played throwball in school and college and I used to swim regularly. When I was pregnant with my first child, I was diagnosed with borderline gestational diabetes (high sugar levels in pregnancy). Since...

Enthusiasm beats Age – Suresh Patil's Story

Suresh Patil writes about his tryst with sports at an advanced age when most people would be skeptical about getting into any kind of activities. Very inspiring indeed. Late Bloomer In 2013 I turned 53. That was the year when I started cycling. Things are never easy for a late...

JITO Marathon – Can it get any worse than this?

Once in a while when a slow runner hears “Excuse me, coming through” the unwritten protocol is to step aside and let the faster runner go past. But to have to shout out “EXCUSE ME, EXCUSE ME” non-stop throughout a 5km run is just simply unthinkable. JITO Marathon was organized...

Ride to Machu Picchu – Rajesh Bhartiya

Rajesh Bhartiya writes about riding in Machu Picchu in Peru, the crown jewel of South America. Machu Picchu Antarctica, Kilimanjaro, Serengeti, Machu Picchu – all these words have some kind of mystic charm in them that pulls you to them. You hear these words and you want to visit them....

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A Marathoner and a Life-Saver – Dr. Sudhir’s story

Dr. Sudhir Wadgaonkar’s story of how he saved a young man’s life – Last week I was out on the roads of Khadki cantonment for a 5k run. It was a nice run until I was jolted by a major road accident right in front of my eyes. It was...

God has Angels and I have seen one: Santanam Swamy

Prashant Jog Just as a disaster strikes out of the blue, angels too appear unexpectedly. On 2nd April 2016, I took part in the Pune-Lonavla-Pune 100 k cycling challenge. I witnessed a horrifying and haunting accident just a few meters ahead of me. Ashish Mehta, another rider from Mumbai, lost...

Winning after 40 – Shilpa Godbole

Shilpa Godbole is an artist, a writer, and a celebrated marathon runner. She combines her artwork with creative writing as a medium to put forth views. Most of her art and writings are women centric. She does mixed media art and personalized illustrations. On this Women’s Day, Shilpa pens down...