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On The India Running Summit 2014 – 2

Milind Soman is known to the lay public as a supermodel. Runners know him as someone who holds the Limca book of records title for running between Ahmedabad and Mumbai and also between Delhi and Mumbai. More recently he has taken his passion of running the length and breadth of...
Posted On 03 Jan 2014

On The India Running Summit 2014 – 1

I had the occassion to travel one entire racing weekend with two leading running coaches of our space. One has represented the country in international events & another works with the largest contigent going to Comrades every year. In the 4 hour drive back and forth and the 2...
Posted On 02 Jan 2014

SCMM Expo – An Industry Marketplace?

I spent the last 3 days at the SCMM Expo and got a very good ground level feel of things.  I thought I will share my summary thoughts on this post. I went there originally to help Amit B Sheth with his stall to sell Tshirts for RUHI but also ended up manning the stall of Rahul S...
Posted On 14 Jan 2013

Why the Marathon Training Workshop?

Many may wonder what is the purpose of the workshop and where does this fit into the larger scheme of things. Out of the 13-15K HMers and 3-5K FMers that turn up for the SCMM, hardly a fraction train under a good coach or as part of a running group. Each year, there is a large...
Posted On 04 Sep 2012

SD does 21 – Intro

This is a collection of a series of posts that were made on different dates, in various Internet fora, when a runner called SD was trained by me to run the Half Marathon of SCMM in Jan 2012. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ INTRODUCTORY POST – Dec, 16,2011 For a long time I was...
Posted On 23 Jul 2012

S.W.E.A.T – Sweat Rate Study

WHY A SWEAT RATE STUDY? Myself ( P. Venkatraman ) and Dr Aashish Contractor, Preventive Cardiologist and Head of Cardiac Rehab, Asian Heart Institute and Medical Director of Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon have launched India’s first and World’s largest study on...
Posted On 25 Mar 2012
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