1. SCMM mumbai marathon Jan 2012 HM- 2:01:17
2.DNA i can March 2012 HM- 1:48
After the near 4 hour performance at Mumbai marathon in January 2014, I couldn't stop thinking about timing and performance.
With the limited time and resources of training, I was aiming for BQ (Boston Qualifying) time.
Usual work, home and life balancing act went on till the end of January. BQ in my head couldn’t come off..How many more marathons do I have to do to get a BQ? And I have heard that we can’t run more…Continue
SCMM 2014- my second full distance race
A week before a race, I had got a request from a friend (FB Mumbai marathon) asking whether we can go together as our goals (sub4 hours) were same. She (Sandra) had run several full marathons in Munich, Jerusalem, and Berlin. Her best time was 3:36 Hrs at midnight Munich marathon. I was delighted with the thought and we chatted on line about the pace etc.
When my husband came to know she is coming alone from Munich just for the marathon,…Continue
My first marathon- full distance SCMM2013
As decided on the finish line of the SCMM 2012 half marathon last year, I registered for the full distance this year.
TRAINING: The very first full marathon-
I had heard from lots of marathoners, about the dedication to training required, and consistency in logging miles, never missing the long run losing weight during training etc.
Giving time to training was a big question being a homemaker and a class representative…Continue
I thought I could do it, so asked Dan about the guidelines, and he emailed me a training schedule for 2 weeks. I followed it except for the easy 12 K run which I ended up with 10K as I didn't measure the distance.
On the race day I made sure I'm in very near to the first row at the start line. Unlike the mumbai marathon where thousands of runners around and ahead. So no zipping through this time. This saved time. I was in the lot of first 15 in the beginning. Later,…Continue