Tagged: ultra marathon

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...

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...

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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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,...