03: Mumbai, India

A tough day at the office – Mumbai Marathon

India... What an amazingly chaotic place?! I'm guessing that Lorenz and Mandelbrot both visited Bombay (now named Mumbai), as they worked on the basis for chaos theory. You can't help looking around thinking, "How the hell does everyone get where they're going??"  And yet, among the madness, there are certainly patterns that allow people to [...]

By | January 20th, 2010|Blog|6 Comments

Manhandled in Mumbai

Haha, I think I just liked the idea of using the word "manhandled".. But in truth, the Mumbai Marathon has left me a little banged up. It got done.. It wasn't pretty, but it got finished and I'm happy to say, in under 4 hours. I had 3:58 on my watch. I'm still looking for [...]

By | January 18th, 2010|Blog|4 Comments

Ponting Pumps Up The Boys!

Australian Test Captain, cricketing God and all round Australian hero, Ricky Ponting, has heard about our exploits and wanted to wish us luck in Mumbai: “Good luck guys for your run through the streets of Mumbai.  It’s one of my favourite cities in the world and I’m sure you will do Australia proud”. Thanks Ricky! [...]

By | January 10th, 2010|Blog, RunLikeCrazy|0 Comments

Mumbai Marathon IS BACK!

www.mumbaimarathon.com I can't believe it either, but friends (and friends of friends) have been in contact with the race organisers and they have graciously seen their way clear to give me an entry and allow me to run! I was going anyway, so it's worked out very well! Thanks to my old running partner (and [...]

By | January 5th, 2010|Mumbai Marathon Info|2 Comments