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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

SD does 21- Dr Contractor’s blog post

Dr Contractor covered the entire story in his blog post at http://drcontractor.blogspot.in/2012/01/blood-literally-and-sweat-en-route-to.html Blood (literally) and sweat en route to running 21.1 km. Imagine this : It’s the Friday before your first marathon on Sunday, and...
Posted On 23 Jul 2012

SD Does 21 – Final timings

Published on Jan 15, 2012 ++++++++++ SD did it in 3:14, very comfortably. I had set a target of 3:15….Bravo. Filed under: SD does 21 Tagged: Venkatraman, YouTooCanRun
Posted On 23 Jul 2012

SD does 21 – Hindusthan Times covers him

Published on Jan 14th, 2012 ++++++++++++++++++++++ SD is fine and raring to go. Today morning we had an event at Asian Heart where we met with Vijay Amritraj the Brand Ambassador for this edition of SCMM. SD was there in full vigor. His injuries have healed though his face is...
Posted On 23 Jul 2012

SD does 21 – A bloodied face

Published on Jan 13th, 2012 +++++++++++++++++++++ Murphy struck today. SD and all of us were on a short 4 km run from MIG to BKC and back. Very easy pace. It was dark when we were coming back when about 50 mtrs before getting into MIG his feet struck a unintended speed breaker (...
Posted On 23 Jul 2012

Too much water? – Viewpoint of Dr Mercola

When I ran the Half Marathon of July on Sunday July 1st as part of the Bandra-NCPA run all that I consumed was water..just plain water. Even though the following were on offer I DID NOT consume
Posted On 14 Jul 2012

Book Knowledge Sharing – 1…Eat and Run by Scott Jurek

Book Knowledge Sharing – 1   Eat and Run by Scott Jurek I have been wanting to, for a long time, to share what I have found interesting in the various books on running that I have been reading. I do not want to be presumptuous and call it ‘Book Critic’ or ‘Book Review’ since I...
Posted On 25 Jun 2012

S.W.E.A.T – Waterlogged by Prof Tim Noakes

Fellow Runners: Prof Tim Noakes is one of the world’s leading authorities on fluid replacement for endurance athletes, besides being the author of ” Lore of Running”, which is the most exhaustive compilation of Scientific research for runners. His latest book is...
Posted On 10 Jun 2012

Comrades 2012 – Performance agewise analysis

We had 31 registrants from India for the Comrades 2012. The agewise break up of hte 31 were as under 3 were in the age group 20-29, 9 were in 30-39, 16 were in 40-49 and 3 were above 50. Out of the 31 who registered there were 18 who finished and the agewise break up is as...
Posted On 06 Jun 2012

S.W.E.A.T – A busy weekend

In the weekend of June 2/3 we crossed a significant milestone. We crossed 10 locations and covered 173 runners. On Saturday we did the study at MIG club…a repeat location for those who could not make it earlier And then on Sunday we did the study at Aarey Milk Colony  at a...
Posted On 04 Jun 2012