Madhumita Dasgupta
  • Female
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • India
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Runners Don't Quit and Quitters Don't Run.

Profile Information

How often do you run?
A few times a week
Where do you run?
In Hiranandani, Powai
Why do you run?
For health, happiness and to get some "ME" time to clear the cobwebs of my mind.
What is the longest distance you have ever run?
42.0 k
What is your personal best timing? (please mention the distance and time)
19.0 K in around 2 hr 45 mins.
5 k in 42 mins
Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, 2008 in 3:23:20
SCMM 2009, HM, Jan 18, in 3:21:44
i-race, IITB, March 8, 2009: 9.89 km in 1:22:15
SCMM 2009, HM, Jan 18, in 3:21:44
i-race, IITB, March 8, 2009: 9.89 km in 1:22:15
Thane Varsha Half Marathon (July 12, 2009) : 17.5 K in 2:40
Hyderabad Half Marathon, 2009 : 3:18:23
ADHM , Nov 1, 2009 in 3:04:38
SCMM 2010 : Jan 17, 2010: 3:03:43
Auroville FM : Feb 14, 2010:7:34:50

Madhumita Dasgupta's Blog


Posted on November 16, 2010 at 7:34 12 Comments

“Nothing happens unless first a dream”.

- Carl…


Thane Mayor’ Varsha Marathon (TMVM-15: 2010): Run with a song in your heart.

Posted on July 19, 2010 at 10:24 14 Comments

"The essential thing in life is not so much conquering as fighting well."



AUROVILLE 2010: MY FIRST FULL MARATHON ……A journey of no return.

Posted on February 16, 2010 at 1:07 34 Comments

“Each of us must have a mountain [to climb], even if some might look on it as little more than a hill.”…


SCMM 2010…..Target times and a Fight of the Mind over Body.

Posted on January 18, 2010 at 8:38 9 Comments

We all have dreams. In order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline and effort.

Jesse Owens

For all of us training under Zico for over two years, SCMM 2010 was very special. It was going to be a culmination of the training imparted to us so painstakingly custom made and monitored by Zico, our own efforts and most important : The fight of the mind over body which Zico explained to us in great… Continue

ADHM 2009.……From Sole Running to Soul Running.

Posted on November 5, 2009 at 13:44 9 Comments

"Anything is possible, but you have to believe and you have to fight."

-Lance Armstrong

There is something to living life with a fire in your belly. And ADHM 2009 did just that to me. This race will always be very special to me. My journey into Sole Running began from ADHM 2008 when my coach Daniel Vaz (Zico) motivated me to run my first HM. Since then, it has been an amazing journey of hard core training, of failures, of joy, of fear and of hope. And so I ventured into… Continue

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At 6:03 on January 16, 2012, Biker said…

Wondering if you are the same person I used to know in Darj. and Cal. Sorry if you are not. Enjoy running.


At 14:39 on September 20, 2011, Arjun Nair said…

Thanks Madhumita. look forward to joining all of you at Aarey, in a few weeks from now. just started training back a few days back. so need to get fitter before i run longer :)

Where in Aarey do we all usually meet and at what time? Looking forward to joining you all soon. Many thanks and have a wonderful day !!!

At 22:33 on June 14, 2011, Nipa Diwanji-Sheth said…
Love the pic! :)
At 17:31 on June 13, 2011, Rohit Bansal said…
Thanks Madhu... :)
At 12:09 on March 8, 2011, Rohit Bansal said…
Hi Madhu, Sorry, just saw your message...

Thanks so much... :) have been missing you at Aarey.. this weekend also, I had to push off early and missed your idlis... :)
At 10:59 on February 26, 2011, Abhijit Dange said…

Unfinished business! Looks like somebody has a grudge!

Take your time with the injury and come back with a vengeance. I for one am rooting for you. See you at the Ultra. And this time you WILL come to my place too.

At 11:55 on February 25, 2011, Abhijit Dange said…
Hi Madhumita, been a while... looks like you gave the SCMM a miss this year?
At 22:29 on February 10, 2011, WAZZA said…

good to see ur reply...



so hows ur jogging and all???

do convey others tat i m SO SO BACK!!!!!



just feels good to see all of you.....

At 20:44 on February 9, 2011, WAZZA said…
i m so so back.....Now i m here like forever.....LOL.....Ha ha ha....
At 17:45 on January 17, 2011, Veera said…

Hi Madhu ,

It was gr8 meeting you at the finish line , thank you for clicking my finish photo. While running ,the SCMM road was asking for you and I said next time she'll be there

Recuperate soon ,

With Best Wishes,



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