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Happy Puthandu from YouTooCanRun

Today is Puthandu, the Tamil New Year. Also every day the team at YouTooCanRun assembles to have tea together at 4pm. In many Tamil households we have the practice of reading the Panchang on the Tamil New Year day. Today I used the tea time huddle opportunity to explain the...
Posted On 14 Apr 2015

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

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

Recovery

This is the last week before the SCMM and I thought I will share my thoughts on this important aspect. While much focus is given on training aspect and some on nutritional aspects, very little attention is given to the recovery aspect. So here goes. 1. The ‘form’ that...
Posted On 13 Jan 2014

On The India Running Summit 2014 – 7

Kinita Kadakia Patel the Sports Nutritionist at the Summit is going to touch upon. Sample Menu for Saturday Explaining Every meal Hydration Strategy on Saturday Pre Run Snack- Options During Run- Options Recovery & Hydration Strategy Based on the sport nutritional principles,...
Posted On 09 Jan 2014