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“The Dark Road” – A young marathoner’s murder – novel by Mayur Didolkar

Sportsjoy readers would be delighted to hear that Mayur Didolkar, one of our regular contributors, has recently published his second novel “The Dark Road”, through Juggernaut Publications.  What is more interesting is the novel’s tagline on the cover reads as ‘A young marathoner’s murder shocks P une.’ A murder mystery involving...

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...

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...

Trekker, Runner and much more – Manjiri Latey

Hello, Superwoman She has been trekking for 28+ years. She has been running for more than 10 years now. She communicates with animals and nature. She has successfully completed a solo expedition in the Welsh mountain range. She is Manjiri Latey our very own Punekar, one with boundless energy and...

Kundalika River Marathon – 5th March 2016

Evening Run by the River! Kundalika is a beautiful river that originates in Tamhini ghat and runs into the Konkan region. You will run alongside the runner on an up and down route. Kundalika River Marathon is one of India’s most popular and scenic evening marathons. It offers a combination...