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112th Half Marathon as a Pacer at Satara Hill Half Marathon 2016

HM # 112 3 hour Pacer #26 Last Sunday I ran the PNB Metlife Satara Hill Half Marathon – 2016 as the 3-hour pacer. I went to Satara two days before to help put things together. Team YouTooCanrun was involved in: – Registration of runners – Tracking and correcting...
Posted On 21 Sep 2016

Of Pacing Teams

We are often asked how we put together pacing teams for the several events where we do them. So here is a rather detailed note on the efforts that goes into each such team.   – We handpick experienced runners for the pacing effort…we do not post on social media and...
Posted On 19 May 2016

Happy Dassera and its relevance today

A very Happy Dassera to all of you. All of us know that there is a lot of mythological significance behind the festival and most of it revolves around the triumph of good over evil. Thus it is also called Vijaya Dashami…the Victorious Tenth day. Most of the stories are lost...
Posted On 24 Oct 2012

My Airtel Delhi HM Pacing Plan

    Dear Runners,   I thought I will share my pacing plan for Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, 2012 in the form of FAQs How will a Runner who wants to run with me spot me? I will be wearing a yellow ‘Dare to Run’ Tee shirt and having a pennant with the...
Posted On 27 Sep 2012

The rubber meets the Road – OR How to choose your optimum pace

    From all the feedback of my last post of the Hare and the Tortoise, one thing clearly emerged. Everyone wants to run like a hare with the pacing plan of a tortoise :-). Sorry guys you were born on a wrong continent. But everyone agrees that one should pace properly...
Posted On 25 Sep 2012

The Hare, The Tortoise and Pacing

Now that we know, from the earlier post, what Pace is..let us try to understand why this is so important on Race day. Runners believe that in the parable of the Hare and the Tortoise the Tortoise won the race because it had a better pacing plan in place. Most new runners,...
Posted On 19 Sep 2012

All about Pacing

Hello,   I am the Pacer for the 3 hour bus at the forthcoming Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on 30th Sep, 2012   To know more about me you can visit the profile at http://www.procamrunning.in/adhm/content.php?code=VENKATRAMAN_PROFILE#MyAnchor   I also intend to do a...
Posted On 17 Sep 2012

An august August

In the month of August I ran THREE Half Marathons. I never thought that one day I could be achieving this feat. I am thrilled that it could be done without too much of effort at all. Awesome as some would say!!! Brilliant as others might concur!!!
Posted On 28 Aug 2012