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Dose of Jogging and Long-term Mortality

How much running do you need to do, in order to gain the maximum benefit by way of lowest mortality risk? In the Copenhagen City Heart Study, just published, 1,098 healthy joggers and 3,950 healthy non-joggers have been prospectively followed up since 2001 regression back...
Posted On 21 Mar 2015
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Pinnacle Satara Hill Marathon, 2014 – Meet the Pacers

Hello Runners, With the every increasing popularity of the event, this year we  are putting together a team of pacers to help you run the event better. Out of the 9 pacers, 5 are from Satara and are those who run the route regularly. 2 of them are Comrades participants and all of...
Posted On 11 Sep 2014
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Evaluating Runnning Events and Event Organisers

With an increase in running events, there is a choice for runners. Naturally discussions often veer towards judging the quality of the events. There are many criteria to evaluate and come to a judgment about a particular running event or the event organizers behind the event....
Posted On 10 Jun 2014
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Airtel Hyderabad Marathon – Runners Feedback

As part of the efforts to improve the Pacing efforts, we had initiated a Facebook group for the specific purpose of having the pacers and runners interact before the event. Such interactions bring about a bond between the pacer and the runners who intend to be in his bus. After...
Posted On 23 Dec 2013
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Airtel Hyderabad – Feedback from Pacers

As part of the constant efforts to improve our efforts we actively seek feedback from both the pacers and the runnners. This is what the different pacers had to say about the efforts. Manivanan 2 hour HM pacer Thanks for the wonderful opportunity everyone. Our bus was a lot of...
Posted On 23 Dec 2013
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Airtel Hyderabad Pacing Team

YouTooCanRun put together the Pacer Team for the Airtel Hyderabad Marathon in the August of 2013. This post captures the entire series of efforts that went into it and concludes with what was learnt from this effort. About Pacing Many runners take up endurance running but do not...
Posted On 23 Dec 2013
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YouTooCanRun and The Challenging Ones

The mission of YouTooCanRun is to inspire non runners to take up running for good health. It seeks to do this by presenting inspiring stories of runners who are achieving great heights in running inspite of several challenges. The Challenging Ones is an organisation spearheaded...
Posted On 20 Nov 2013
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Garmins and Logging

There is a management dictum that what you don’t measure you can’t manage. Oblivious of this rule most runners do not keep a running log. It doesn’t take much. A paper, pencil and a decent Rs 200/- watch is all it takes to maintain a log. Serious athletes in the...
Posted On 13 Nov 2013
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Which Shoe?

Which Shoe? For most new runners the issue of which shoe to buy is a perplexing one. There are a bewildering range of options that the new runner faces. And if he asks questions in running forums all shades of opinions fly at him. When he steps into the shoe store in his...
Posted On 12 Nov 2013
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Are you in a R.A.T. race? – 4

Are you in the R.A.T. Race? – 4 If there is one single Mantra in which the Hindu way of life is captured,  it is the Mantra of “ Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu” ( Let all beings in the Universe be happy and free of sufferings ) While  the above thought is indeed very...