Tagged: SCMM

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Vivek Salvi’s SCMM – Joy and Lessons

SCMM Pre-Race Day, or Expo Day as it is called was an exciting one. Like all my fellow runners, on 16th  Jan I was very anxious and emotional at the Expo for SCMM 2016. I met Nikhil Shah and Priti Arwade, two of the biggest stars of Pune Running at the...

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Deepak Upadhye’s SCMM story – Dare to Dream and Achieve

Deepak Upadhye‘s fascinating SCMM story viewed through the eyes of his wife, Mitali Upadhye…  Deepak has always been a perfectionist. He needs to do things in perfect order and regime. His training for the SCMM half marathon was no different. A very strict and meticulous schedule saw him progressing nicely in...

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The Italian Job – Federica Freni on how she conquered SCMM

I ventured into this world of running, always thinking that maybe starting running after 50 years was a bit eccentric. Since the two years I started training in Pune University campus. I was immediately impressed by the enthusiastic group of runners who train here regularly. In October 2015 I took...

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SCMM – A story of Pain and Pride

Pre-Race 17th Jan 2016, Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM) day opened for me at 1:30am. This was consistent with my trend of sleeping for less than 2 hours before every SCMM night. After some reading and twisting and turning in bed, I was ready for our taxi-pool at 3:45am. Ashish,...

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SCMM – The Big Day is nearly here…

SCMM (Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon), the baap of marathons, carries an undeniable aura within the running community across India. In the runners’ parallel universe anyone who doesn’t run the SCMM is, if not a pariah, a lesser or unfortunate mortal. This writer has been a regular SCMMer since the 2010...