Tagged: running

1005242_629785430387709_295183945_n 0

Part II – Tour De France Run – Zoe Romano

In Part II we continue chatting with American Ultra-runner Zoe Romano who made history by becoming the first person to run the entire tour de France route in 2013. Part I was published earlier. Mayur – Was there a time in the run when you struggled to keep going? Zoe...

1005242_629785430387709_295183945_n 1

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...

shilpa head shot 1

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...

jitu5 3

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`...

pune-running11 5

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...

striders 0

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...

022516_0813_DontWorryab4.jpg 24

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...