11th may 2011- One of my toughest runs ever- running in almost 80 percent humidity at 30 degrees it was like being in a torture chamber, only this is self inflicted. Thanks to a very determined Nimisha I had originally planned to run 21km today- to celebrate my 2 week vacation. Fortunately Savio shot down […]
Failure- its a big word- which comes from the French root menaing to fall, not succeed. When I emerged out of my laziness…… To run this Sunday…..I thought I will follow my friends – run together – laugh- and will do the distance like we always do. However it was not to be. After a […]
I withstood the current and swam upstream, as I finalized the pan for Byram to fetch me at the unearthly hour for the thane marathon at 4.30 am. I was dissuaded by most of my friends, and amidst a lot of doubt, I persisted, with my plan to run. The drive to Thane was a […]
As the rhythm picks upAnd the world passes byEach moment comes aliveJostling for attention Flashes of humourSprinkled with sunshineWandering thoughtsFluttering in the breezeHidden memoriesLight up the faceAnd the smile surprises the onlooker! As I look within I find the answers I didn’t know I was looking for.
The most fun part of running with a group is the post run chit chat. As we have seen savio’s slaves lingering on long after the run is over at nariman point. Unsolicited advice, real running tips, words of encouragement, plans for future runs- oh and also match making…….it all happens here. Today Bombay had […]
The talks of a trail run in Pondicherry were making the rounds of PDP-a track for our speed workouts. We heard stories about how pretty the route was, but nothing prepared us for the real thing! As we gathered outside our beautiful heritage hotel in pitch darkness at 4.15am, we experienced Aurovillian hospitality for the […]
As my tired legs beat the digital clock, I raced across the finish line…….I celebrated the end of the race to the words…….“I ran to so well I could to 5 km more”“I should have run faster and cut my time by 3 minutes”“I don’t feel like I have run so much”“I’m not tired at […]