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The 2019K Challenge Leaderboard

Hello runners, we are happy to present the summary report of May 2019 of The 2019K Challenge. For those who came in late, The 2019K Challenge is a challenge to run 2019 km in the year 2019. You are free to join the challenge nevertheless whether you want to do 2019 or more or...
Posted On 07 Feb 2019

Did Pacers really help Eliud Kipchoge break the World Record, and Breaking2

Eliud Kipchoge is undoubtedly the greatest marathoner of all times. For those who came in late, he broke the World Record at Berlin by running the full distance of 42.195 km in a record time of 2:01:39 bettering the previous record held by Dennis Kimetto of 2:02:57. A full 1:18...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018

No Social Media Logins at YouTooCanRun. Why?

Many times we have been told by event organisers that this was an essential feature to have and considered it a shortcoming. ‘Ease of use’ was the argument put forward to us. We have always felt that doing the right thing was more important than doing the popular...
Posted On 30 Apr 2018

Difference Between YouTooCanRun & Other Platforms

I am in the lounge at Mumbai airport waiting to board a 0130 Air India flight to Newark and thence to Washington DC. I was originally scheduled to catch a United flight on the same sector, departing at 2320, which got delayed by 12 hours. Yes, rescheduled to depart at 12-noon...
Posted On 09 Apr 2018

How We Go About Selecting Pacers

Here are the broad points based on which we choose the pacing team. When reviewing the past performance, we examine why the idea of ‘not a minute earlier and not a second late’ was not met. We know that even in the world’s leading marathons where the pacers are...
Posted On 23 Mar 2018

YouTooCanRun Pace Calculator for Tata Mumbai Marathon 2018

YouTooCanRun brings you the Pace Calculator specially configured for the Tata Mumbai Marathon. This pacing calculator is designed to help you find an optimum pace to run at and finish with your best timing for the Tata Mumbai Marathon. Here is a peek at the algorithm engine: 1)...
Posted On 13 Jan 2018

Learning to do Pushups Series – 3

I did 10 pushups and posted a video and realised from the feedback that many of my friends want to be able to do pushups but are not able to. I did the push-ups as part of the #PushForChange challenge? For every video of people doing 10 pushups, Garnier Men India will donate ₹50...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017

Learning to do Push-ups Series – Part 2

I did 10 pushups and posted a video and realised from the feedback that many of my friends want to be able to do pushups but are not able to. I did the push-ups as part of the #PushForChange challenge? For every video of people doing 10 pushups, Garnier Men India will donate ₹50...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017

Half Marathon No. 127 – Juhu Beach

Today I ran the HM #127 at Juhu as part of my training run with my trainees from Zippers Club. I ran under rather trying circumstances. On Tuesday and Wednesday this week I was in Guwahati. On Thursday and Friday I was in Aurangabad. Not exactly a great week of rest, good...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017

Why did I not get my results SMS? – Ask Your Race Director

Many runners end up running races and not getting their basic right. Their race results. In this multipart post, we seek to answer how errors get injected into different parts of the process. The first step is where the data gets captured. The registration platform. It has often...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017