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3.34 kms

3.34 kms evening run with the kiddo. Evening runs are more difficult than morning runs because of the traffic. One has to always alert to the mischievous drivers on the road. But i guess its a question of getting used to.

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10K race

My first on ground 10K race since mid February 2020 when i last did a half marathon at New Delhi. This time it was a 10k race nearby my house. Need to get accustomed to racing again, as i realised i had forgotten how to race. Just focused on keeping a steady pace. Have a great Sunday folks.

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8.73 kms

8.73 kms for a humid and sultry morning here in Bombay. Wee bit of mist when i start the run, still winter is at least two weeks away here. Wanted to do only a short run, sunday being a race day, but today being a festival holiday, decided to go for more.

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8.34 kms

8.34 kms for the morning. It was a humid morning but had to get some kilometres in the tank because the upcoming 10K race on Sunday. Have a great day folks.

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9.02 kms

9.02 kms in absolutely humid weather here in Mumbai. Have a great Sunday folks.

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5.38 kms

5.38 kms evening run/ walk with the kiddo. It was terribly hot & humid plus a smattering of rains just started, so it was like running on hot burning coals until the ground cooled off with the rains.

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7.02 kms in mindspace

7.02 kms in mindspace, Mumbai. Have a great day folks!!

MRR is raising funds for Dignity Foundation, an NGO whose mission is to create an enlightened society in which senior citizens feel secure, confident and valued, and can live with dignity. They help empower senior citizens with an enriching set of opportunities & programmes so as to lead a more dignified, secure, joyful and fulfilling life.

Request people to contribute generously to their cause by clicking on the following link.

https://www.unitedwaymumbai.org/tmm-fundraiser-15413

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14.34 kms in mindspace

14.34 kms in mindspace. Since it was Sunday, so decided to spend a long time on the feet.

MRR is raising funds for MOHAN (Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network) Foundation whose mission is to ensure that every Indian suffering from end stage organ failure be provided with the ‘gift of life’ through life-saving organ. Its main objectives include creating public awareness about organ donation, training healthcare professionals in transplant coordination, counselling bereaved families to donate their loved ones’ organs.

Request people to contribute generously to their cause by clicking on the following link.

https://www.unitedwaymumbai.org/tmm-fundraiser-11843

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11.59 kms in mindspace

11.59 kms in mindspace, Bombay. Legs were dead today probably after a stressful 31st December yesterday with all the deadlines to attend to. Still managed to squeeze whatever i could from this 1962 model.

Wish all a Happy New Year 2021.

MRR is raising funds for Habitat for Humanity, an NGO whose beneficiaries are economically poor, low income, marginalized groups considered non-bankable, disaster affected families that includes historically disadvantaged communities. Till date, they have served over 62,025 families comprising of 297,720 individuals through our interventions in Housing, Sanitation, Access to Water and Disaster Response.

Request people to contribute generously to their cause by clicking on the following link.

https://www.unitedwaymumbai.org/tmm-fundraiser-15410

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7.88 kms in mindspace

7.88 kms in Mindspace, Bombay. MRR is raising funds for Animedh Charitable Trust, an NGO whose objectives are to provide support and social services to needy women and children. ACT empowers women to transform their lives by providing vocational training and facilitating income generation opportunities. ACT also promotes basic and higher education for the children, especially the girl-child. Request people to contribute generously for their cause. To contribute, please click on the following link.

https://www.unitedwaymumbai.org/tmm-fundraiser-15407

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4.52 kms in mindspace

4.52 kms in mindspace, Winter has well and truly set in Mumbai. Had to wear a muffler to cover the ears as the back road into which i run, gets truly cold. I mean cold by Mumbai standards not by northern hemisphere standards.

MRR is raising funds for Habitat for Humanity, an NGO whose beneficiaries are economically poor, low income, marginalized groups considered non-bankable, disaster affected families that includes historically disadvantaged communities. Till date, we have served over 62,025 families comprising of 297,720 individuals through our interventions in Housing, Sanitation, Access to Water and Disaster Response. Request people to contribute generously to their cause at the following link.

https://www.unitedwaymumbai.org/tmm-fundraiser-15410

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7.18 kms in mindspace

7.18 kms in Mindspace, Bombay. With this i crossed 600 kms for the year, its been a tough year for running with 4 months completely gone due to covid. Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti folks!!

MRR (Mumbai Road Runners) is raising funds for Bhumi, an NGO which is one of India’s largest independent youth volunteer non-profit organisations. Bhumi as a platform will enable over 12,000 volunteers in more than 12 cities across India for causes like education, environment, animals and community welfare. Bhumi is the recipient of the ‘Leader in Volunteer Engagement Award’ conferred by iVolunteer. Request to please contribute generously to this cause. The link is given below:

https://www.unitedwaymumbai.org/tmm-fundraiser-15414

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4.61 kms in mindspace

4.61 kms an evening run/ walk with daughter and then a short walk with the missus. Evening runs are more difficult than morning runs because of the heavy traffic on the roads. One has to be extra alert in navigating the roads because the motorists don’t care a damn whether they knock down a pedestrian and scoot away!! Happy Thanksgiving Day for my American friends and Happy Constitution Day for my Indian friends!!

MRR (Mumbai Road Runners) is raising funds for Light of Life Trust, an NGO which is registered under the Bombay Public Trusts Act, 1950, works towards realising untapped potential of India’s rural communities and empower them through its 2 verticals – Project Anando (Education) and Project Jagruti (Community Development). In order to contribute generously for this cause, request people to go to the following link.

https://www.unitedwaymumbai.org/tmm-fundraiser-15411

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3.91 kms in mindspace

3.91 kms a comeback run of sorts, after 12 days of hiatus due to severe cold and cough. Impromptu decision to go out for a run to clear my nostrils and get energy back into the body. Was glad i did it.

MRR (Mumbai Road Runners) is raising funds for Population First, an NGO which is a communications and advocacy initiative for health and population issues from a gender and social development perspective. Theiri key objectives are to help reduce gender imbalances in the population and work towards gender sensitive and social development oriented health and population programs. Please contribute generously to their cause at the below link.

https://www.unitedwaymumbai.org/tmm-fundraiser-15408

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9.95 kms in mindspace

9.95 kms in mindspace, Malad, Bombay in pleasant weather. Thankfully we have a winner in the US presidential elections after days of counting and counting and glad that the despotic, fascist, narcissistic, fraud regime of Trump has come to an end.

MRR (Mumbai Road Runners) is raising funds for Mentaid, an NGO which is a parents driven initiative, which ensures early intervention, education, vocational training, respite care. It promotes Self Advocacy and Independence for children and young adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Through intensive training it empowers their families, 50% of whom come from the economically disadvantaged section of society. Request members to contribute generously to this cause. The link is given below:

https://www.unitedwaymumbai.org/tmm-fundraiser-15412

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