Category: #running

Writer’s block. Runner’s block.

Disclaimer: I have not written in a long time so i cant call myself a writer. I know of writer’s block and has been happening to me. Either I don’t get ideas or I am not penning them down. Just plain lazy I guess. Disclaimer 2: Runner’s block: I was not sure if that term…

10 tips for your first marathon. No. 9 is most important.

  Disclaimer: I am not a very experienced runner, only about 15 races done but have learnt some things which can help first timers at any marathon. Also these are not prescriptive so use your own judgement and dont blindly follow these tips. Also assuming that you have done the hard word and training and you are…

Gurgaon Road Runners

Grrr… No it is not the abbreviation, I am actually grinding my teeth in disgust. I know everybody would be writing good things about this group, I have a different take. Read on if you wish. My first run with the group: dooms day The fateful day when I decided to run with them at…

Hydrating during runs and races

Disclaimer: I am in a dilemma whether to have a funny tone to this post or a serious one but I will let it flow naturally and my fickle mindedness will ensure the humour. This article is totally based on personal experience and not at all prescriptive. I am not an expert, just a serious runner…

42.195: My first!

Disclaimer: It might sound like blowing my own trumpet but so be it (BTW have never seen a trumpet, in real life I mean; have you? send me a picture), its 42.195 and no easy feat. 42.195 here in question are kilometers that you run to complete a marathon (just clarifying for the uninitiated). Disclaimer 2: Showing full respect to the distance, I…

Why do I run?

Disclaimer: I have uploaded the before after picture at my own risk, fully aware of the fact that posting such embarrassing pictures can lead to reduced number of followers but I have taken this sacrifice to motivate you. Why do I run? Well everyone would think its a valid question, does he not have anything…

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