Full Marathon no 3 – SCMM 2017

A Brief History of Marathon: Legend holds that the world’s first marathon was run — unintentionally — in 490 B.C. by a Greek soldier, Pheidippides, who ran the 25 miles to Athens from the town of Marathon to announce a battleground victory over the Persians. “Greetings, we win!” he shouted — and then fell toContinue reading “Full Marathon no 3 – SCMM 2017”

Life lessons from running

Most of the education happens with a goal in mind. You are told to study hard, perform well in exams to get into a good college. Once you enter the rat race it is all about landing a good job which would lead to a big house, car and other material comforts. I find noContinue reading “Life lessons from running”

Shriram properties bengaluru marathon

Last time I did a full marathon, I thought never again, today I finished another, same feeling, never again.  Yesterday at the 25km mark to 32 km mark, I saw runners giving up and taking an auto, ending the fight, yesterday I also saw people on artificial legs finishing a 5km run.Ed Whitlock finished aContinue reading “Shriram properties bengaluru marathon”

As the years rolled by

“To sit back, relax and gaze at the million stars that lit up the night sky fills one’s heart with a sense of profound peace. This star, many million years old now will exist for many millions of years after I am gone. All academic deadlines, marathons, room full of books, achievements, friendships, failures, andContinue reading “As the years rolled by”

Weight loss and running

It is no secret that exercise has its own benefits like : boosts mental strength, keeps anxiety at bay, keeps your heart healthy, manages weight, lowers diabetes risk, normalises blood pressure, increases stamina, boosts your immune system, lowers bad cholesterol etc. Running is a good and a convenient form of exercise. All you need toContinue reading “Weight loss and running”

What I talk about when i talk about running by Haruki Murakami

Title: What I talk about when i talk about running Author: Haruki Murakami Genere : Running /on self Publisher: Vintage Books Non-Fiction ISBN: 9780099526155 Pages:180 “People sometimes sneer at those who run every day, claiming they’ll go to any length to live longer. But don’t think that’s the reason most people run. Most runners runContinue reading “What I talk about when i talk about running by Haruki Murakami”

It’s a wonderful life

“Wind in my hair, I feel part of everywhere  Underneath my being is a road that disappeared Late at night i hear the trees  , they are singing with the dead  Overheard…..”– Eddie Vedder – Into the Wild  There is something wonderful about getting what you want and I have felt over the years that it is propelledContinue reading “It’s a wonderful life”

Airtel Delhi Half Marathon and life in general

“Encumbered forever by desire and ambition There’s a hunger still unsatisfied Our weary eyes still stray to the horizon Though down this road we’ve been so many times” We humans have the capability of sometimes surprising ourselves, going beyond what one can comprehend. Last night when I got free from an academic session which wasContinue reading “Airtel Delhi Half Marathon and life in general”

The Gurgaon Half marathon and life in general

1 Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. 2 Life is real―Life is earnest― And the grave is not its goal: Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. 3 Not enjoyment,Continue reading “The Gurgaon Half marathon and life in general”


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