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Social Entrepreneurship – 1

Modern economic theory is largely founded on the assumption that every human being will do something selfish to better his position in life.  Corporations, banks, taxation, all of them assume that we will have our selfish interest foremost as a guide to all our actions. If this...
Posted On 26 May 2014

Poorna – Sofa to Pinkathon10K

Poorna Daftari, joined the team of YouTooCanRun and was inspired to take up running. Being a non runner, she aspired to take part in the Pinkathon 10K. With about 7 weeks of training she ran a decent 10Kms. Read her amazing story here. Name : Poorna Daftari Age : 22 Profession :...
Posted On 10 Dec 2013

Jayanti — Sofa to Pinkathon10K

Jayanti Poojari joined the team at YouTooCanRun. Though she was having an atheltic background before, she had never run. She aspired to run the Pinkathon 10K and with about 7 weeks of training she ran the distance at a comfortable speed. Read all about her adventure here. Name :...
Posted On 10 Dec 2013

Major D P Singh gets ready for a Run

While most runners would not think twice before getting ready for a run, in the case of Major D.P Singh fixing the prosthetic leg is a longer process. These photos give a sense of what is involved in getting ready for a run for Major D.P Singh. The entire process takes about 45...
Posted On 23 Nov 2013

Arunodaya – Sofa to 5K

As many of you know YouTooCanRun has embarked on a program titled ‘Sofa to 5K’ The aim of this program is the get folks who are sofa sitters to start running 5K. So here is a story of how 4 ladies from my Housing apartment in Mumbai, called Arunodaya ran ( rather...
Posted On 11 Mar 2013

SD does 21 – An Update Video

The winter of 2012 finds Mr Surendra Desadia preparing to run his second Half Marathon. He has started well in time, by the month of Sep and has ramped up his training and mileage quite nicely.  He has been running through the year on the treadmill at Cardiac Rehab and this has...
Posted On 21 Dec 2012

“Heroes of Running” Coverage in Runners for Life

I have been featured by Runners for Life under their column “Heroes of Running” . Runners for Life http://www.runnersforlife.com is one of India’s larges networking site for recreational runners. My coverage there means a lot to me and thanks a lot to the team...
Posted On 04 Aug 2012

SD does 21 – Pre Race Cardio test

Posted on Jan 4th, 2012 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Last week SD did his Stress Echo test. In this test you are strapped with the cardiac electrical sensors to your chest and a 2D ( sonography ) echo is taken of your heart to see how you perform. The treadmill is in the same...
Posted On 23 Jul 2012

SD does 21 – Training issues

Published on Dec 27, 2011 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ My first concern when SD wanted to be trained was his level of physical fitness…in short his chasis..and how much of beating it could take. We had about 3 months to go..and I knew that about 2-3 weeks would go in...
Posted On 23 Jul 2012