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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
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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
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India’s First Race Director by the Road Runners Club of America

Proud to have been certified as India’s first Race Director by the Road Runners Club of America. Was handed over the certificate last night at the Convention dinner at Detroit. Last year I acted as a Race Director to a handful of races across the country. This role came...
Posted On 12 Mar 2017
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YouTooCanRun helps a International study of Marathon running and Cardiac Diseases

Proud to mention that YouTooCanRun associated with Sukhada Bhatte Paralkar and Zoya Anis of Department of Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Mumbai, India in a study about health of cardiac patients who are regularly running marathons. The study was done using the...
Posted On 06 Mar 2017
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TIRS 2017 – Low Carbs High Fat – Demystified

When we had the opportunity to host Dr Philip Maffetone at Mumbai earlier this year, thanks to the kind courtesy of Hyderabad Runners, I got a first-hand opportunity to understand LCHF from its leading exponent. Though one has read and tried to follow, LCHF there is nothing like...
Posted On 02 Jan 2017
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Psychological Rehab – Post Injury For Runners

The topics that we present at The India Running Summit often come out of my own inquisitiveness to learn in depth about certain issues that I encounter as a trainer and as a runner. My training with Cardiac patients as part of Zippers Club has thrown one challenge. Some of the...
Posted On 25 Dec 2016
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Launch of ‘From Sofa to 5K – Marathi Edition’

Super Thrilled. On 14th Sept. printed copies of the Marathi edition of my best selling book ‘From Sofa to 5 K’ arrived. It arrived in time for me to launch it at The PNB Metlife Satara Hill Half Marathon on Saturday the 17th. Written in an easy to grasp style and...
Posted On 21 Sep 2016
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112th Half Marathon as a Pacer at Satara Hill Half Marathon 2016

HM # 112 3 hour Pacer #26 Last Sunday I ran the PNB Metlife Satara Hill Half Marathon – 2016 as the 3-hour pacer. I went to Satara two days before to help put things together. Team YouTooCanrun was involved in: – Registration of runners – Tracking and correcting...
Posted On 21 Sep 2016
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Race Report: Bhumi India Promo Run – Mumbai 2016

Bhumi India Run – Race report Today was the Bhumi India Run at Bandra and kudos to Bhavana Diyora and Prakash Wani for making it happen in the manner in which runners enjoyed it a lot. It started about 8 or so months back when Lokesh Rekapalli got in touch with me to do a...
Posted On 11 Sep 2016
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Barking up the wrong tree

I live in a building called Arunodaya. In our building we have a letter box which is meant for society cheques as well as for communications / complaints etc with the managing committee. Outside my building are two other buildings, SriRam Apts and Raj Kiran. Both have similar...
Posted On 09 Sep 2015
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