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The Standard Charter Mumbai Half Marathon

By Vikas Grover “If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon.” – Emil Zatopek These words always motivate me. On 15 January 2012 I finished the Standard Chartered Mumbai Half marathon with a Big Smile I completed it in 2 hours 28 minutes. Not too impressive, I admit. Hopeful in the next half marathon I will be able to finish it in around 2 hours. My personal best time is 2 hours in the Hong kong half marathon. I…

The AIRTEL Delhi Half Marathon

By Vikas Grover Every person must participate in a marathon at least once in his or her life time, my friend. On the 27th of November this year, I ran the Delhi Half Marathon for the fifth time. I had had the good fortune of completing the Delhi Half Marathon in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 though I had sadly missed the event in the year 2010 due to my pre-occupation with my professional life. Till now I have participated in 35 marathon events (Half & Full Marathons), including 5…

The TCS World 10km at Bangalore, India, by Vikas Grover

First of all I can say that this event is one of the best and organized 10km race in India. This was the 4th edition of the (TCS) World 10K in Bangalore on 5th of June Sunday. In last few years, the title sponsor was Sunfeast World 10k and this time it has been change to TCS World 10k. My goal was to finish the race with the Big Smile. I am satisfied, I did it. The Kenyan guy took the first price and finished the race in 28:01 and…