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Run for your dreams

Team StoryWeavers|April 5, 2019|

The fastest man on the planet is Usain Bolt. Nicknamed as ‘Lightning Bolt’, he holds a record of 9.58 seconds in 100 metres. Pro-runners like Usain Bolt, P T Usha, and Milkha Singh have been an inspiration for many; avid runners Rahul Bose and Gul Panag are an encouragement to many to take up running. Need more? NASA astronaut Sunita Williams runs marathons in spaceships. Imagine that! Inspired much?

If you love the gush of wind on your face, run to the playground now. Or just quickly refresh yourself by running from your drawing room to the bedroom. Did you know that your body instantly releases happy hormones when you run?  

Here’s a fun info-graphic for you to get running.

Here’s how you can get started:

  • Put on your PT shoes and gear up for a refreshing, energetic run
  • ‘Fastest sibling or The fittest friend first’ – Start a friendly race with your siblings or friends to win
  • Drink lots of water
  • Nuts and juicy red carrots also make yummy snacks – try it next time 🙂

Running has innumerable benefits. Give yourself a chance to experience the thrill of running, have great health, be confident, get strong bones, happy heart, and a cheerful you in just 30 days. So, start now!

Initiate it as a hobby and share your running stories with us. Comment to let us know what other outdoor activities you would like to pursue.

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Mariam Taqui

Mariam Taqui Ali (pro tip: the middle name is pronounced tuh-key) A Word slayer, pluviophile, baker, traveller; among other things, knows the correct usage of punctuation and the difference between your and you're. She spent some time (read a lot of time) writing, editing and keeping track of word counts. Her trysts with writing and editing has led her to interact with experts from diverse industries like healthcare, wellness, HR, business and technology. Having experienced all that, she continues her professional explorations, to learn, to grow and to be a value add. Drop in a line at if you liked her stories, have something nice to say, or if you have compelling ideas to share!

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