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Running Events And Quality

In a recent conversation, it was heard that IDBI Life should not be in the running events if they cannot do good events. This was in respect to some of the quality deviations that happened at Kolkata. In an earlier era, I had heard such conversations about Standard Chartered Bank...
Posted On 26 Mar 2016

Ladakh Marathon 2016

Click on the image to Register!! Ladakh Marathon is a unique opportunity for runners from around India and the world to run with local Ladakhis through an ancient Buddhist kingdom grappling with the rapid changes of today. The historic capital of Leh, the stunning vistas as you...
Posted On 21 Mar 2016

Why Should A Company Sponsor A Marathon?

Here are a few top reasons…not in any order of importance. 1. Running is a growing sport…while in some countries like US and UK there is an opinion that it has peaked, in countries like India it is just booming. Even in the west, the public health agenda makes it a...
Posted On 03 Mar 2016

Can An Indian Beat A Kenyan? – Panel Discussion At #TIRS2016

In SCMM 2016, the first place in 42K men’s elite category was won by Gideon Kipkete and 3rd place was Marius Kimutai, both Kenyans. In the women’s elite category the 2nd, 3rd & 4th places were all taken by Kenyans. The closest Indian runner in the men’s...
Posted On 27 Feb 2016

Importance of Flexibility and Running – Dr. Vishwanath Prabhu at #TIRS2016

When runners take on a training program, they focus on building endurance and speed. Improving their flexibility never seems to make it into the game plan. Yet, a flexible body is more efficient, sees more gains in strength and endurance, enjoys more range of motion, is less...
Posted On 23 Feb 2016

Which Shoe? by Dr. Rajani Patil at #TIRS2016

Too often runners ask the vexing question, ‘Which Shoe?’. And shop assistants are never helpful and lack adequate knowledge. There is no one repository of data of the type of shoe of each of the leading brands in India. At The India Running Summit 2016 presented by GOQii, Dr....
Posted On 17 Feb 2016

Unlocking Your True Potential – Dr. Mansoor Mirza – TIRS2016

Dr. Mansoor Mirza, a holistic healing practitioner was the 5th speaker of the session, ‘Unlocking Your True Potential’, at The India Running Summit 2016 presented by GOQii. The session was chaired by Miss.Varadayini Chitale. Every runner has to face difficulties both...
Posted On 11 Feb 2016

Busting The Protein Myth – Dr. Gayatri Thakoor & Kajal Bhatia – TIRS 2016

Dr. Gayatri Thakoor & Kajal Bhatia took the podium as they discussed about the difference between animal protein & plant protein. The discussion was about what’s better? Both the speakers had their say and Luke Coutinho, the chairperson for the session helped them...
Posted On 09 Feb 2016

Top 5 Trends in Running – Dr. Aashish Contractor – TIRS 2016

Dr. Aashish Contractor was one of the speakers at The India Running Summit 2016 presented by GOQii. He spoke about the recent trends of running which involved a lot of science to it. Highlights about the Session: 1. Endurance Runners on low-carb diet burn fat 2. Wearable...
Posted On 02 Feb 2016

It is easier to be a quality tester than to be a start-up founder

“Venkat, it is easier to be a auditor than to be an accountant” Mr Ashwin Mehta – Circa 1978 Mr Ashwin Mehta was the partner of the Chartered Accountant firm where I had enrolled as an articled trainee. Green behind the ears, I was sitting with a page full of...
Posted On 25 Jan 2016