I Have An Announcement To Make – Week 3
Apr23

I Have An Announcement To Make – Week 3

I have an announcement to make. It’s very important for me and for the ones around me. But first let’s look at how my week’s ultramarathon training went by. Week 3 : 17 – 22 April 2017 Monday The week started with an easy 6 km. The last weekend beers still had it’s effect on me and I didn’t feel that great. Monday blues maybe! I felt a strange shivering of sorts till after the run. But it went away...

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It’s Different This Time – Week 2
Apr16

It’s Different This Time – Week 2

It’s different this week is the title of the video I made for this week’s training for this year’s ultramarathon. Hence the title for this post too. And it is not SEO friendly! But let it be. The video of this week is a musical one and you may enjoy it. Anyways, about this week’s ultramarathon training. A low mileage week. If you see the week’s workout, the longest run is of 10 km. It is the Base 1 phase...

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I Made Myself  A Training Plan For 100 km Ultra
Apr08

I Made Myself A Training Plan For 100 km Ultra

The first step of success in an ultra is a sound training plan to tame the eccentric mind! If you had read my post on future running plans, then I had mentioned that I have two 100 km ultra marathons lined up for the year. Keeping that in mind, I made myself a training plan for 100 km ultra. Bdw, there is a video at the end of the post on the what I have written, so check that out too. Read : Future Running Plans – UTMB 2018...

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Running and Blogging
Mar25

Running and Blogging

I started blogging sometime in 2012. It was on a free platform then. I had also started running in official events around the same time. I wanted blogging to provide me with some extra money or pocket money, to be honest! Fast forward to 2017, I now have a blog with a paid domain name and have yet to get my first $100 check from Google. But I am still blogging! During initial phases of my blogging, I wrote poorly worded and structured...

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Create A Big Dream And Go For It
Mar18

Create A Big Dream And Go For It

This is what I had written yesterday to all my email subscribers. Just a random thought of inspiration. Then while running today I thought of sharing it on the blog as a post. Hope it makes sense! Do comment below. Hello there, Weekend is coming! I like how it sounds like “Winter is coming” from the Game of Thrones. So, thinking about that weekly long run, huh? Do it, as I told you in the previous newsletter. It helps...

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4 Podcasts A Runner Must Listen
Mar15

4 Podcasts A Runner Must Listen

So what is a podcast? It is digital audio file made available on the Internet for downloading to a computer or mobile, typically available as a series, new installments of which can be received by subscribers automatically. This definition is as per Wikipedia. Why listen to a podcast? Apart from reading books on running(7 books which I read and you should too), podcasts is an another way to enhance knowledge. Well, the benefits are...

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Nike’s Sub 2 Hour Shoe – Reality or Fake?
Mar12

Nike’s Sub 2 Hour Shoe – Reality or Fake?

Nike has recently announced that a trial called Breaking2 will try and break the barrier of running a marathon, 42.2 km, in sub 2 hours. WOW! But is it a reality or just a marketing gimmick? Can it be done? According to a team at University of Colorado Boulder, a sub 2 hour marathon is possible! The current world record in a marathon is by a Kenyan, Dennis Kimetto, with a time of 2:02:57 at Berlin marathon in 2014. But there are lot...

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India is Now on the World Map of Ultrarunning
Mar09

India is Now on the World Map of Ultrarunning

Good news for all Indian ultrarunners! India is now on the world map of ultrarunning. India has become the 83rd member of International Association of Ultrarunners(IAU), all thanks to the initiative by Athletics Federation of India(AFI). But what is ultrarunning/ ultra marathon, you may ask? Any race more than  the marathon distance i.e 42.2 km is called an ultramarathon. The races are generally of distances like 50 km, 50 miles, 80...

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