TMM 2019 Mumbai Marathon this year felt faster while the finish time was more than last year’s run. This is how runs go. One hopes, prepares and then variables beyond one’s control take over. All that variation and uncertainty is fine as long as one doesn’t expect. However, as much as running is about experience, [...]
At 0430 hrs CST is horizontal until cops go about waking folks up. Meanwhile , the fast train to Howrah awaits platform allotment.
On Sunday, January 21st I ran the Mumbai marathon. It was my second year at this marathon. I will continue to run this every year. I realized that this once a year run is a good opportunity to mark one's physical and mental states through time. As I began this time, I clearly remembered how [...]
Mumbai 20.01/2018 The year could be 1950 here in Vasanthashram, a ‘boarding house’ in the heart of the city. Crawford market bustles around, three floors down from here. The high rises of Nariman Point occupy the skyscape outside. Inside here, the dorm is filled with men from South India, discussing cheap food options around the [...]
Last week at SCMM, I figured that a 42 kilometer loop around a city is quite an unusual way of experiencing it. May be that explains increasing popularity of running tours in Europe. A run around the city is much like our old town halwai offering generous bits of the assortment of sweets on display before [...]