Tagged with " Challenges"
Jan 24, 2014 - Obsessions    4 Comments

How (And Why) I Really Ran My First Half Marathon

21.097 kms. That’s what it takes to finish a half marathon. And on the 29th of last December, that’s what I did at the first Cochin International Half Marathon.

When @Hari told me about the run in the first week of December, the idea was to just be part of the event. Do the 7km fun run and show a contribution. On the first day of practice, I could barely jog for 5 minutes and 7kms looked like a challenge in itself.

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Jan 3, 2012 - Memoir    29 Comments

130 Kms of Cycling: Perfect End for an Awesome Year!

I loved cycling since my school days, I used to go long distances right when I had my first bicycle, well at that time a 4 km trip around the town seemed long and there was the thrill of breaking the rule set by parents which stated that the town was off limits for me 😛

When I was in high school I used to do 15 km spells now and then and last March I brought my bicycle to Cochin doing an awesome 38.7 kilometres in 2 hours. I wasn’t hoping to see me up and walking the next day, but surprisingly 39 kms didn’t touch me anywhere. I wanted more.

2011 was an awesome year for me, and I wanted to do something legendary to end the year and cycling challenge topped my list. So this 31st, me and my friend Tison Philip, we decided to go cycling to a city called Alleppey.

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Dec 6, 2011 - Life Hacks    4 Comments

How I Quit Biting Nails. And So You Can Too!

Okay, Biting nails is not a very good bad habit, wait, maybe that’s why they call it a bad habit. Anyways, since high school I had this not-so-good habit and my nails looked so small and terrible.

But somehow I never cared about it so much, and whenever someone say that my nails are too small, I would gladly reply with, “Yeah! I bite them all”.

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Mar 31, 2011 - Memoir    25 Comments

Cycling to Cochin – Riding on 3 Apples and a RedBull

Mission: Ride from Perumbavoor to Cochin on my Bicycle. 38.7 kms as per Google Maps.

–[Log]–

31st March 2010 – 7: 14 am: Leaving home on my old cycle

Backpack contains 3 Apples, 1 can of Red Bull, two bottles of Water mixed with ORS and chilled.

Stop 1. ATM 2 kms away, took out 200 bucks.

Stop 2. Aluva, 55 minutes after start. Calls back home, saying am alright 😉 Had the Redbull, and an Apple. 10 minutes.

Stop 3. At Panambilly Nagar (Destination). Time Elapsed: 2 hours 19 secs.

–[End of Log]–

Mission Status: Accomplished! YAY.

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