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Difference Between YouTooCanRun & Other Platforms

I am in the lounge at Mumbai airport waiting to board a 0130 Air India flight to Newark and thence to Washington DC. I was originally scheduled to catch a United flight on the same sector, departing at 2320, which got delayed by 12 hours. Yes, rescheduled to depart at 12-noon...
Posted On 09 Apr 2018

SBI Green Marathon – Delhi

SBI Green Marathon – Delhi It was a cold wintry night. There was condensation around each breath. At 11.30 PM, on Saturday, 17th Feb, I was standing outside the Parliament Street branch of State Branch of India in New Delhi. Earlier on Friday evening I had met the traffic...
Posted On 19 Feb 2018

YouTooCanRun Pace Calculator for Tata Mumbai Marathon 2018

YouTooCanRun brings you the Pace Calculator specially configured for the Tata Mumbai Marathon. This pacing calculator is designed to help you find an optimum pace to run at and finish with your best timing for the Tata Mumbai Marathon. Here is a peek at the algorithm engine: 1)...
Posted On 13 Jan 2018

Learning to do Pushups Series – 3

I did 10 pushups and posted a video and realised from the feedback that many of my friends want to be able to do pushups but are not able to. I did the push-ups as part of the #PushForChange challenge? For every video of people doing 10 pushups, Garnier Men India will donate ₹50...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017

Learning to do Push-ups Series – Part 2

I did 10 pushups and posted a video and realised from the feedback that many of my friends want to be able to do pushups but are not able to. I did the push-ups as part of the #PushForChange challenge? For every video of people doing 10 pushups, Garnier Men India will donate ₹50...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017

Half Marathon No. 127 – Juhu Beach

Today I ran the HM #127 at Juhu as part of my training run with my trainees from Zippers Club. I ran under rather trying circumstances. On Tuesday and Wednesday this week I was in Guwahati. On Thursday and Friday I was in Aurangabad. Not exactly a great week of rest, good...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017

Why did I not get my results SMS? – Ask Your Race Director

Many runners end up running races and not getting their basic right. Their race results. In this multipart post, we seek to answer how errors get injected into different parts of the process. The first step is where the data gets captured. The registration platform. It has often...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017

The De-acceleration Zone – Ask Your Race Director

In race design, various aspects of the running route have to be given due care so that runner safety and experience is not compromised. In most runs, I have seen the least amount of care is given to the de acceleration zone. In fact, probably if there is one zone that needs a...
Posted On 18 Jul 2017

Is It Allowed To Personally Pace A Friend At An Event?

I intend to start a series of posts explaining and answers several issues of organising and participating in running Events. I intend to use the hashtag #AskTheRaceDirector so that it is searchable across media. Q.1 I intend to personally pace a friend of mine in the next running...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017

121st HM – Course Measurement / Garmin accuracy test

My 121st HM was run today under rather difficult climatic conditions. But in the summer months when there are no events to run, I like to do something interesting with the runs to keep me engaged. This is what I did. Picking up on our newly acquired skills in Course Measurement,...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017