Rethinking Running Events – Part 3 – Virtual Events

One alternative to running events that has become popular in recent times has been the Virtual Events, where participants run on their own and connect with each other through a platform – an app or a website. Though there are no clear definition of what can be called as virtual event, I would keep theContinue reading “Rethinking Running Events – Part 3 – Virtual Events”

Rethinking Running Events – Part 2

Katherine Switzer, the first women finisher of Boston Marathon, once said, “If you are losing faith in human nature, go out and watch a marathon.” These are strange times when we are not only losing faith in human nature but also, marathons. Among the major events, it started with the cancellation of mass start inContinue reading “Rethinking Running Events – Part 2”

Rethinking Running Events

Disclaimer: The views below does not reflect those of the events or their organisers that I have been associated with or likely to be involved in future. The views conveyed below are in no way sacrosanct and is amenable for suggestions from others. Among the various disruptions due to COVID-19, includes Running events which carry Continue reading “Rethinking Running Events”

Humans of Marathon – Latha Srinivasan

Sometime after the age of fifty, there comes a moment called as retirement which brings curtains down on most lives. On many occasions, not doing anything is most sought out. There are a few who go on to defy the convention and lead the way for the rest.  By the age of fifty-eight, Latha SrinivasanContinue reading “Humans of Marathon – Latha Srinivasan”

Being the Berlin Legend

A marathon in a city like Berlin cannot be anything but “legendary” – Yes, that’s the theme of the event and the organisers did some brilliant promotions to reinforce. Check this promotional video, The event holds a special place among runners for being the ‘fastest course.’ Suresh Seshadri, a participant in this year’s edition, wrote anContinue reading “Being the Berlin Legend”