Goal of 13 in 13 completed (10 marathons + 3 half-marathons) with yesterday’s running of a Half-Marathon in Schaumburg IL with my son Visraant. One more marathon to go next weekend in warm and humid Honolulu. Family vacation plus marathon with the boys Sravisht and Visraant.
Ran Indianapolis Marathon on Saturday, Nov 2, 2013. The course ran through all the nice parts of the city – and I definitely didn’t expect downtown Indianapolis to be this charming and vibrant. Indiana done towards the 50-state goal.
No better way to reset the body, mind and the routine (after a 2-week trip to India for my dad’s funeral) than to run a Marathon. Almost all the 26.2 miles were run inside the Wright Patterson Airforce Base. Pretty cool, despite sparse crowd support.
Finished Helsinki Marathon. The finish line was inside the Olympic Stadium on the running track. Very exciting. Photos and video to follow. The weather was awful at the start with rain but halfway thru the rain stopped and it was absolutely perfect for running. Helsinki is a beautiful city but couldn’t see a lot of(…)
Ran “Biggest Loser 15k” along the Chicago Lakefront on a beautiful Sun-filled Summer day. Got high-fived by Dolvette at the finish line (I am not a big “Biggest Loser” follower nor a fan -but apparently he is a trainer on the show – and middle-aged women were shrieking a-la Bieber fans). Finished the race at(…)
This was a fun race – with more than 20000 runners on a beautiful Chicago summer day. Finished the 13.1 miles before it got too hot…Ran a decent race and finished under 2 hours.
6th continent done. Ran in Rio on a hot winter day. It is supposedly winter in Rio at this time of the year -but the temperature was in the 80′s. Beautiful course. Spectator presence was minimal – and whoever were there were in their bikinis and casually strolling along the Copacabana sidewalk. No one cared(…)