Category: Running

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Tour De France Run – Zoe Romano

The three most exciting and dreaded words in the world of endurance are Tour De France. This 3500 km (over 2000 miles) race demands nothing short of super-human capacity to suffer coupled with immaculate preparations by the cyclists. A prominent cyclist once described TDF as an exercise in self-abuse. Now...

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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...

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My First Sub-2 half marathon – Jitendra Patel

Jitendra Patel’s Sub-2 Half Marathon at the Vadadora Marathon The number two (do`) has ruled the lives of us Indians for a long time. Movie dialogues have used the number on a regular basis. Here are a few dialogues from the movie Sholay: Kitne aadmi the? do? woh do` thei aur tum teen? Do`...

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PUNE RUNNING’s Program for Beginners – My5K

My5K is PUNE RUNNING’s eight-week program designed for absolute beginners. The goal of the program is to help men and women, irrespective of age, weight, and current fitness levels, run 5 kilometers non-stop. This is a FREE eight-week program conducted by our voluntary trainers. You may join the program at...

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Pune Running – 10K in 50 Mins

Pune Running launches the 10K in 50 K Program. The objective is to get Runners to the Next Level. This program will be anchored by Hitendra Choudhary one of the fastest runners in Pune Running. He has the best time of 10K in 42 Mins. This program is not for...

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Striding in the right direction with Praful Uchil

Sportsjoy’s Reena Narula had an early morning chat with Praful Uchil, founder of STRIDERS, the largest running group in Mumbai For someone who gets hundreds of runners hitting the pavement every morning, Praful comes across as a quiet, down to earth person. I almost ran past him on an early...