Running the Mumbai Marathon? Here is all you need to do pre, during and post the race

Clinical nutritionist Dr Nupur Krishnan gives tips on how to prepare for the marathon, right from the diet, to clothes and medication

Running the Mumbai Marathon? Here is all you need to do pre, during and post the raceThere’s a lot of excitement in those running the marathon. Everyone is working on improving their speed and time. Amidst all preparations for marathon, nutrition is an important part of training. One has to eat good quality dietary fats. There are many vitamins which are fat soluble only and need fats to be absorbed. So, […]

Dream Run: Childhood cancer survivor to run Mumbai Marathon, raise awareness on the disease

Sandeep Yadav will raise awareness on how cancer can not only be cured, but its survivors and patients can live a healthy life, sans the stigma

Dream Run: Childhood cancer survivor to run Mumbai Marathon, raise awareness on the diseaseIn 2007, Sandeep Yadav was barely 13-years-old when he was diagnosed with bone cancer. He underwent a rigorous treatment and was completely cured a year later. It’s been 10 years since he has survived the dreaded disease, and this new lease of life has encouraged him to run the marathon. In the 14th edition of […]

116 epilepsy patients to participate in Mumbai Marathon

Approximately 11.2 million people suffer from epilepsy in India. This year the theme is “Myths of epilepsy is like black money - get it out of your mind”, with this message the patients will spread awareness at the marathon

116 epilepsy patients to participate in Mumbai MarathonMumbai Marathon has always been considered as a good platform to spread awareness about different disease and Epilepsy is one of them. On 15th January, 116 epilepsy patients along with their 116 care takers will participate in the dream run category for the cause of epilepsy. “Epilepsy is a chronic non-communicable disorder of the brain […]

103-year-old marathoner to show younger generation how it is done

Nashik's Dagadu Bhamre will be running 4.3km category in the Mumbai Marathon for the first time, says he wants to highlight the fact that age is just a number. He is the oldest participant this year

103-year-old marathoner to show younger generation how it is doneMumbai Marathon is one event which has given several inspiring stories of its participants year after year. On Sunday, January 15, the city streets will be ready to host 14th edition of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM). Among some of the finest athletes from across the world participating in the race, there will also […]

‘Heart surgery not the end of life,’ says 60-year-old set to run Mumbai Marathon for eighth time

Jayendra Maniklal Deliwala, who will run 21km in marathon for the eighth time, underwent a bypass surgery two years ago, but this has not deterred him from living a normal life

‘Heart surgery not the end of life,’ says 60-year-old set to run Mumbai Marathon for eighth timeSixty-year-old Jayendra Maniklal Deliwala is one among city’s many senior citizens who will be running Mumbai Marathon. Though Deliwala started running seven years ago, from the last two years he has been setting an example of how a bypass surgery is not an end of life. Deliwala, who will run 21km in marathon for the […]

Do not give up, there is always light at the end of the tunnel

37-year-old Shibani Gulati suffered kidney failure in 2004 and lost her confidence. She will be running the Mumbai Marathon 2017 after successfully completing 21 kms in 2016

Do not give up, there is always light at the end of the tunnelFor Shibani Gulati (37), participating in Mumbai Marathon is special as it gave her the confidence in herself which she had lost after she suffered from kidney failure in 2004. Gulati then underwent a kidney transplant in 2010. Gulati, who has been fitness freak, said she decided to participate in marathons after her transplant to […]

Asian Heart Institute’s 500 volunteers to give medical aid at Mumbai Marathon

The institute recently trained over 40 marathon volunteers, in cardio-pulmonary-resuscitation (CPR). This training for volunteers could make critical difference in life and death situations

Asian Heart Institute’s 500 volunteers to give medical aid at Mumbai MarathonIn its attempt to ensure immediate medical assistance is available for runners during the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, Asian Heart Institute (AHI) has readied a team of over 500 doctors and volunteers. The team also consists of 40 volunteers who are specially trained in cardio-pulmonary-resuscitation (CPR). CPR is an emergency life-saving procedure used on those […]