Posts tagged running

Many miles on Two feet

Five guys decided to enjoy the Indian summer by running from Bangalore to Karwar, the Deccan 300 miler run. Sushil ji  Balakrishnan Sadasivam and Babu George  and Rajendra Jaiswal were targeting 300 miles, while Gjm Reddy planned a 200 miler. All of them did it except RJ who had to call it off midway. Kudos to all you guys, for you, the highway is child’s play!  Two wonderful people Ankur Bhasin and Shiva in the…

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Bangalore Mountain Festival

Last Sunday (Jan 27) was the Half Marathon run at  “Bangalore Mountain Festival”, an event at Nandi Hills. Trail runs are very special to me as I meld with nature, staying mindful, totally in the present. It is fascinating to run in hilly terrains with rocks carefully poised over each other gently looking at you, nudging you to climb over them and supporting you all the way, smiling at you as you bound away from…

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Mr Valentine

A minister said he will break the hands of any man who touches the woman of other religion, post which a inter-religious couple posted their kiss and dared him. On another thread, this minister accused another of running being a woman of other religion when that person questioned the work he did for the nation. Unity in diversity is what I grew up with. Times have changed, seems it is “Impunity with perversity”. Unfettered I…

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A morning at Jarakhabande

Post the night of volunteering at Jarakhabande Eco Ultra, the forest beckoned me to to do a single loop next morning. Having done the 100km last year, I have enjoyed the sweet not-too-long, not-so-short loop of mixed terrain with a mild climb of ~500m over the 6.4 km stretch. Here is a what it is and how it felt as a poem poster titled “A morning at Jarakhabande”. (#237)