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Sunday, March 15, 2009

Great Indian Desert Run 2009, Sept 7, 2009

Mon, Sep 7, 2009 The Great Indian Desert Run
Rajasthan, India 6:30 a.m.
200-250kms stage run (race format). 5-7 days.
Type of terrain: Desert terrain - Sand dunes, dry-arid flatlands, dirt tracks, village trails.
Temp. 50-80F.
What is provided: Travel ex-Delhi, food, H2O, medic team, t-shirt, medal, certi, race dinner.
Annual: 1st time event
Contact: Suren Sista/Dr. Rajat Chauhan
Email: echostarsports@gmail.com

This is the first time something like this has peen attempted in India. The official website will be up soon, it will also carry the pricing of the event. Will keep you posted on the details as soon as they are made available.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Nice blog,

chanced randomly upon it while browsing.

very impressive that u r training for a triathlon. dont know of any one here in india who has done that.

enjoyed rading ur older posts as well incl singapore marathon. couldnt make out, but i guess ur best for 42K is still 4:00+?

as for me, well i plan to run my 1st 42k in jan'10. i did my 21k in mumbai '09 in 1:59 which is my best ever timing. So hope to do a 42K later in around 4:30 - 4:45

cheers

x

Girish said...

Thanks for the nice words. Yes I have not done a sub 4hr marathon, and don't think I will be able to ever do it in India given the humidity levels. I am hoping to take up a multi stage ultra before the Triathlon, which is more mental endurance than physical one.

Nice to see the progress you are making, 4.30 is definitely on, if you can do a Sub 2hr half marathon.

Best wishes.

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