This is a Hero

Everyone has setbacks. I’m no different. I happen to have no legs. That’s pretty much the fact. –Oscar Pistorius  Each of us ,in our daily lives struggles, for things small and big. Some of us invite some struggle by setting goals for seemingly difficult events like the Marathon. Following is the story of a man […]

“It’s a Hill, Get over it!”

Fear(n) : a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, whether real or imagined, the feeling of being afraid. Key words: “ Real” or “Imagined” The perception of reality is only in the mind. It needs to be strong enough to recognise it. Last Wednesday. Another scheduled hill run. A sense of dread overcomes me. as […]

The Enigma known as “Comrades Marathon”

The first time I heard the word “Comrades” was when I met Sushant. “I’m running THE COMRADES” he tells me very matter-of factly. A 90 km race…and I looked at him in stunned disbelief……the distance was daunting, intimidating, simply crazy! On googling it, I discovered that it is a 92 year old race, which has […]

A New Mantra

The upcoming Thane and Alibaug half marathons have kept the group motivated. Our training still continues. However, Savio has changed the strategy. Distance is not a challenege anymore….he says, its about the Time! There is no need to run long. Instead, run Fast! We, who are used to chugging along at an easy pace, kilometre […]