Monthly Archive: June 2011


Training in Bangalore

Bangalore has a very thriving running scene and no wonder there are many options for you to get training from.   Nike Run Club – An initiative of Nike which has finished 3 years...

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Runner of the fortnight : Preeti Ashok

  Q. Running for me means: A. Empowerment! It’s setting a target and then not just achieving it, but surpassing it! Q. How many half marathons/ marathons have you run: A. Most of my half marathons would be part of the training schedule for a full or the ultra – so i’ve lost count! but not too many  This is the official list as part of races one 25km at ultra 2009 3 full marathons (2 at Auroville – 2010 and 2011 and 1 at KTM 2010) One ultra – 75km in 2010 Q. I have been running for: A. 2 years Q. Personal bests:   PB for a FM – Auroville marathon 2011 – 4hr 30 min PB for a half – 2hr 09 mins (as part of the – auroville full marathon 2011)...

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TCS World 10k : Race report

Here’s what the runners who ran the TCS World 10k had to say about the race :   Suresh Seshadri Q. Describe your training for the TCS World 10k : A. To be honest, I...

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Comrades marathon : The journey

We interviewed 3 runners who braved the weather, the up hills and the distance to finish the Comrades Ultra 2011. Here’s what they had to say : Jacob Boopalan Q. Describe how you went...

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The running couples

Athreya Chidambi & Reena Chengappa Q. What got you both into running? Did either of you start running & motivated the other to take up the sport or did you meet on the run?...

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Delhi Runners 50K Ultra : Race Report

Delhi Runners 50K Ultra : Race Report                                                                    By Tanvir Kazmi The Delhi Runners group organized the largest ultra marathon in North India and the second largest ultra marathon event in the country (after Bangalore Ultra)...

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Singapore Half Ironman. Conquered.

They trained long, they trained hard and in the end, it all paid off.  Here’s what they had to say on conquering the half iron-man distance . Swim 1.9k , Cycle 90K and Run...

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