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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

Social Entrepreneurship – 2

YouTooCanRun is a social entrepreneurship which is about doing good to society. The good that we want to do is To Promote The Good Health of all those who interact with us. Public  statistics in India are alarming and lifestyle diseases are taking a toll on the general...
Posted On 04 Jun 2014

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

Nutrition and Runners – A holistic perspective – 3

As long as the minerals, nutrients are in the soil, they are not considered edible. One wouldn’t think of eating rocks, would we? But when the rain falls and water dampens the soil; and the sun shines on the leaves; and the chlorophyll converts the solar energy into a...
Posted On 06 May 2014

Nutrition and Runners – A holistic perspective – 2

The 56 kgs that is me, which runs along, is composed of solids, water and air. The air is the oxygen that I breath. 70% of me is water that I drink ( or consume in food ) and the rest is solid matter consisting of muscles, bones, organs etc all of which came from what I ate. ...
Posted On 29 Apr 2014

Nutrition and Runners – A Holistic Perspective – 1

As runners we tend to get concerned about our nutrition. As we should be. And so should non runners too. But too often our ‘knowledge’ of nutrition is based on factoids that we gather from here and there. Too often from commercially sponsored messages backed by...
Posted On 25 Apr 2014

Blade Runners Inspire Us

In a very heart warming gesture, The India Running Summit played host to the blade runners from Dakshin Rehab. Major DP Singh introduced each one of them and Mohana Gandhi explained the various aspects of their participation in the SCMM the next day. Though the event was a short...
Posted On 05 Mar 2014

Milind Soman Transition to Barefoot Running

In the experiential part of the Summit, Milind Soman, who was planning to run his first full marathon barefoot at Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon the following day narrated his personal story of how he transitioned to barefoot runner. He started with how he ran with shoes, the...
Posted On 17 Feb 2014

Dr Kinita K Patel on Nutrition

The second session of the day dealt with the all important topic of ‘Nutrition’. Dr. Kinita Kadakia Patel touched upon various aspects of pre-race day, during the race and also post race recovery.She started with explaining why the lunch that was served at the Summit...
Posted On 13 Feb 2014

The India Running Summit 2014 – Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony was a quick and crisp one. Mr. P. Venkatraman, Chief Running Evangelist, YouTooCanRun, went on to touch upon the need to have The India Running Summit. He said that based on the way running was growing in our country, there needed to be Pan India Summit,...
Posted On 11 Feb 2014