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Running 32 Km on my Birthday – Pooja Gawas

‘The stuff that dreams are made of’ “It’s the stuff that dreams are made of It’s the slow and steady fire It’s the stuff that dreams are made of It’s your heart and soul’s desire It’s the stuff that dreams are made of” I believe birthdays should always be special....

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India’s Greatest Long Distance Runner and the 10,000km Man – Raj Vadgama

“Born to Run” is an amazing book by Christopher McDougall on ultra-marathon running. By definition an ultra-marathon is any distance over 42km. There is no upper limit. Ultra-marathoners must be an insane lot. Unlike us lesser mortals, running a full marathon isn’t exciting enough for them. As the book describes,...

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Awesome Lassies of Pinkathon – Sharmila and Sonia

Coffee with two of Pinkathon’s leading ambassadors Sharmila Munj and Sonia Kulkarni on fitness, running, family, kids and of course our collective heart throb, Milind Soman! I have fond memories of Pinkathon 2014. All the girls in our running group had a great time. I still can’t stop smiling whenever...

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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...

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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...

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DURSHET FOREST MARATHON on 7th August 2016

Sometimes a marathon isn’t just another run against time or a competition with others. It is an experience way beyond that. Durshet Forest Marathon is one such intoxicating mix. Durshet Forest Marathon is in the Sahyadri range beside the river Amba. Greenery, birds, and exotic views are in ample supply...

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50k @ 50 – Ashutosh Nadkarni

50K @50 24th March 1966 was the day I was brought on to this planet. This year I celebrated my 50th birthday. One to remember for a lifetime. Those who know me well call me a “limited edition” model with some manufacturing defects built in. I don’t blame them as...

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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...