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Three Phases of a Runner

Social media and other forums receive comments ranging across the board. As the runner progresses in his running life, viewpoints and expectations change over  period of time. I am weaving such changes into other aspects of life which we will easily recognise. So the next time...
Posted On 13 Apr 2015

Parsi Owned Car

For those who are from Mumbai ( Bombay ), the term Parsi Owned Car may be a familiar one. For those who are from elsewhere, the Parsi community in Mumbai is known to be fastidious in the care and upkeep of its motor vehicles. Lavishing considerable attention all through its life,...
Posted On 28 Mar 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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