Basic runners’ rights

I have just written an article for Outlook magazine, about  – amongst other things – the parlous state of our cities, where such basic infrastructure such as street lights are often sadly missing.  Potholed roads, totally encroached-upon footpaths, rubbish everywhere…seriously, there are times when you have to wonder what on …

Pepper spray? Chilli powder? Personal alarm? Needle? Knife? Taser? Kick? Boxing? Knee in the groin?

I am feeling very overwhelmed and yes, humbled, by the (mostly supportive) outpouring of comments and advice, after my blog post about being groped, when I was out running on Wednesday. Thank you, thank you to all of you who took the time to write and, especially thank you to …

“I’m running in the rain, just running in the rain. What a glorious feeling…”

So today in Delhi it rained. As in it poured down, monsoon style. Which meant that the hundreds of participants in the 3 races at the F1 circuit early this morning who all got soaked to the skin and still ended the race smiling and grinning are –  I accept …