Rain lashed Run on a Challenging Choolavaram Course – A Runners Delight and Volunteers Pride

October 21, 2013

Lengthy and scenic trails have been buried along with our ancestors underneath the modern and urban cities. Running as one the best ways to stay healthy and fit has been picking up like wildfire in recent times and every city has started hosting marathons to meet the never ending adrenaline rush of the runners. However, […]

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Navagraha Temples and My Yearning for Shiva – Is the 175 kms run the Genesis?

October 14, 2013

If it has to happen it will happen; if it is destined it will transpire; if it has to occur it will unfold; if it should emerge it will rise tremendously. Not even in the wildest of my dreams did I cover the Navagraha temples by legs. For an amateur like me, running a full […]

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Meditative Mind and Throbbing Heart – A blissful trek into the Venkatagiri hills

September 14, 2013

It was a charming cloudy day; the sun was shying behind the clouds, the mountain breeze was pleasingly calm, the melody of the birds was touching me gentle, the reverberating mountains made be humble, and the aroma from the mango farms refreshed me. I realized that even the minutest particle in the forest had a […]

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A Journey of 42.2 kms in the city of Hyderabad through my Heart!

August 28, 2013

Hyderabad Marathon is a special event in my brief running career because I ran my first official half marathon in 2012 at this place and from then on I slowly trained myself and graduated to run full marathons. The early morning chillness on the race day, the gloomy clouds, the energy which was out bursting […]

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Banatheertham Falls – Karaiyar Dam

August 10, 2013

Banatheertham Falls located inside the picturesque Karaiyar Dam in Tirunelveli district is a natural cascading waterfalls situated at Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve. The medicinal property of the water is acclaimed and it is believed that the legendary sage Agasthiya wandered here in search of rich herbs found in this forest.   15 minutes boating from […]

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A Day When Machine Stops For Running Legs– Not A Dream!!

July 20, 2013

In this cumbersome life of Chennai where disorderliness becomes the order of the day and when men forget to use his legs and machines occupy every bit of space on the roads. It was a unique and charming Sunday morning I woke up to witness the dark clouds sprinkling to calm the city. One of […]

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Monsoon Trek In Kabbinale Forest – Life Is Calling!

June 29, 2013

Quick we disappeared into the thick jungle even before the sun could rise for the day. The chill breeze, the thundering waters gushing in the river, the trees dancing to the tunes of the heavy wind indicating the perfect season to do a monsoon trek. We were all set to explore this pristine forests of […]

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Heal the bay! Save the Shores!

June 1, 2013

Chennai Live FM “What’s the use of a fine house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?” ― Henry David Thoreau, When we (Chennaities) boast about having the longest natural urban beach in the Country and the second longest in the world, it is important to save and sustain the same, […]

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Auroville Full Marathon

February 10, 2013

  It was a pitch-dark morning: with just a ray of hope (not of light), I started off on my second marathon; Running along the countryside trail, Cherishing the early morning chillness, yet feeling the warmth of the host, and the drummers cheering us the most, I successfully completed my 2nd Full Marathon (42.2 kms) […]

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