The best thing about the local races is that you don’t have to travel far from home. Just to keep myself in a decent shape, I kept training well after my arrival from India in December 2019. I did put some good mileage in last 6 weeks and decided to ran John Dick 50k. I … Continue reading Race Report: John Dick Memorial 50k 2020
After thinking 10 times or more and discussing with my wife at-least 20 times, I bought the expensive stuff exclusively for myself. By now you would have figured out that I bought something related to running. That is correct! I recently got myself $250 Nike Vapor Fly 4% and as far as I remember, this … Continue reading What is the cost of running a marathon PR? It may be around $9.82 per mile.
I have not raced a marathon after running Boston marathon in 2017. In Boston I got fried in the heat along with my buddy David Vande Walle and we both finished in 3:09 whereas our goal was sub 3. If you are running Boston marathon, please don’t get excited about the fact that it’s a … Continue reading Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon Race Report
Let me admit this. I have been running out of ideas recently and didn’t really know what to write on my website. Thoughts like ‘most blogs die within 6 months of their inception’ was creeping in my head because I have not had courage to think and write something useful and interesting. However that changed … Continue reading How I paced my friend in a 50 mile race?i
I had ambitious goal going into this race. My goal was to run sub 8 hour 100 K. I had worked really hard for this event. My plan B was to run faster than 8:09:12! The time I just mentioned was ran by Vinod Kumar Srinivasan in 2012. This still stand the fastest time ran … Continue reading Badger 100K race report: a WIN, PR and a bit of disappointment
I read a book on running where the author said that less is always better. This means that you don’t need to run a lot in order to be a faster version of yourself. The title of the book was “Run Less Run Faster” The main Idea of the book is that you do all … Continue reading How high mileage can make you a better runner
When it comes to participate in the Mecca of marathon also known as Boston Marathon, running 3 hour is a bare minimum. If you are younger than 35 years, you need to run any other marathon in less than 3 hours. To make sure that you have an accepted entry into Boston, 2:55 or even … Continue reading Breaking 3 hour marathon
I have been advised by my well wishers that being on a high fat diet is not healthy in a long run. Therefore, I decided to have my lipid panels done (cholestrol levels mainly). In this post, I will show my blood cholesterol and triglyceride data. We will also discuss how high fat low carb … Continue reading Ketogenic Diet and Cholesterol Levels: What my blood test revealed?
Let me be honest here. I made a commitment to myself to write at least one blog post per week. But recently, I have been really struggling for ideas. On top of that life has been really busy with two kids and 2.5 hours of commute to work. This is in addition to high volume training for my next … Continue reading Ultra Marathon Recovery Plan: How to Recover After a Hard Marathon or Ultra Marathon
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