Hi All! It's been ages since I took time to visit here with all you wonderful folks. As promised, I am pleased to report that I have met my CI objectives for 2015. I had promised to run 3 back to…Continue
This one is not really about running, but Eric has influenced me enough with this #TheCoolImpossible. I want to be able to do this (check out video link below) in 2015…Continue
Hi All! I volunteered last year as personal crew at La Ultra - The High touted as the 'cruelest ultra in the world'. This is a 333 Km run in the Indian Himalayas and includes three passes close to…Continue
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Hi Folks! I am back after an amazing fortnight in the Himalayas (Ladakh area of Jammu and Kashmir in India). The La Ultra 2014 was everything that it was touted to be. It was a brutal race because of the many variables - altitude, distance, gradients, temperature changes etc. 15 runners from 10 countries showed up at the Start Line and one finished.
My CI did not pan out as well as I hoped because my runner Allen had to drop out for medical reasons about 7 hours into the…Continue
Hello again! My apologies for the long delay in sharing my continued experiences with the Foundation Program.
Like I mentioned in the previous post, I took a 4 day break from the program and revisited Week 7 again. I am happy to report that I managed to stick to the recommended program for Weeks 7-10 without much difficulty. I did experience a little calf soreness in Week 9 and 10 after my long run on Sunday. So I did not do the first optional run of the week; basically took…Continue
Hi All! I know that most of you will be excited about the Jackson Hole Run Camps this week, but I wanted to maintain the discipline of sharing my Foundation Program weekly reports.
Well, Week 6 went great and I stuck to the program perfectly. My long run at the end of Week 6 went great and I felt good after 140 minutes run. I started Week 7 enthusiastically and after Day 3, felt a 'twinge' on the left side of my right calf muscle. I decided to take a couple of days off just to…Continue
Hello again! I completed my long run of Week 5 yesterday (Sunday in India). There is not much to say except that my body and mind have got conditioned to the schedule and I am enjoying it.
My long run yesterday was 2 hours and I felt at ease and strong even at the end. My legs felt a little fatigued in the afternoon, but by evening I was fine. I woke up this morning on my Off Day and am feeling fine.
The discomfort on the inside of my left foot went away within a few minutes…Continue