Wednesday, April 26, 2006

A Search of Blogs using my surname "Kambhampati"

Today I made a search of blogs using my surname "Kambhampati". The search returned 19 results of which only two blogs are by persons with the same surname.

1. Hi Everybody, my name is Kambampati Anirudh Durga ...
3 Feb 2006 by Anirudh Kambhampati
Hi Everybody, my name is Kambampati Anirudh Durga Sarma. This is my first blog, my daddy created this for me to keep in touch with all of you. Whenever I feel talking to you, I will update this blog. Also I will share my photos & ideas ...

myfirst -

2. Photo Album: Animals
11 Aug 2005
Animals. No photos.

Bharathi -

I have to add that the surname of Vallabhacharya is "Kambhampati."

kvssnrao, Thurday, 27th April 2006

Monday, April 24, 2006

Full Marathon Training - 16 Miles - 23rd April 2006

I completed the training run of 16 miles on sunday 23rd April 2006. I wanted to run at a pace of 14 minutes per mile. But it took much longer time. I started actual running at 6.45 a.m.. I stopped at 11.30 a.m.. Till 9th mile I could run cleanly with 2 walk breaks per mile. From 10th to 13 miles I did 50% running and 50% walking. From 14th mile it was walking only. One can take comfort from Jeff Galloway's comment that stamina improves irrespective of speed. I did some stairs climbing during the run as this time I went to my house after every two miles to have some gatorade. Surprisingly, I did not have any significant pain in the legs at the end of the run. Of course I took leave on Monday and stayed at home for the full day. Galloway says that by slowing down, one can recover faster and avoid injuries during training for long runs.

Today, tuesday, 25th April 2006, I did stairs climbing. I did 12 rounds of 7 stairs alternating between regular climbing and two step climbing. Now I look forward to the next long run. I plan to do 20 miles on 14th May.

Tuesday, April 04, 2006


My training for full marathon is going on fairly smoothly. On Sunday 2nd April, I ran the half marathon distance. I ran the Mumbai half marathon 2006 at a pace of 12 minutes per mile. But during this training run I took 14 minutes per mile. But what is good is I did clean running this time. Running for 900 metres and walking for a minute following Galloway's method. I did not feel the pain that I normally feel for a full day after the long run. I recovered pretty fast the next day after a two kilometre walk. I am now looking forward to 16 mile run on 23rd April and a 10*800 runs on 9th and 16th April.

I came to know during this week that President George Bush ran a marathon during 1990s.

Yesterday (4/3/06), I went around the Parel area looking for shoes. The salesmen do not know anything about suggesting appropriate running shoes. They do not even ask what is the distance you want to run and whether you are a beginner or a seasoned runner. The situation needs a lot of improvement.