Few years back I used to think, that going to Gym is waste of time, or at least I thought it was not for me. When we rented our first home in US we didn’t have any furniture and we were sitting in the floor. If I sit continuously for 30 minutes, my knee will be paining like a hell for few minutes after when I getup. Last year during some conversion with my PM I told him, that my knees are paining and he shouted at me saying at the age of 24 I should not have these issues and asked me to go for jogging and also he asked me to participate in some marathon. I didn’t take it seriously until I knew that he used to go for marathon for about 20K and I decided to start with jogging first.
It was winter time and few of my roomies used to go to gym everyday and I decided to choose the treadmill. On the first day I couldn’t even run for a mile and I was gasping like a dog. Finally after two months I was able to run for about 3 miles and at the end of winter I was able to run about 5 miles in 50 minutes. The spring season has started and we have shifted to new room and I’ve lost the touch with Gym. But Luckily because of my friend here I bought a cycle and even though I didn’t have a company I started cycling. There are lots of biking trials near to my apartment and few are mountain trails too. My interest of exploring each trial has pushed me to go for 10 miles a day for few times.
I also love to play tennis and used to play for a set after my cycling and if I didn’t go cycling play at least three sets. My body was completely fit and also I was so confident that I can run 5 miles without any trouble. Then I got an opportunity to thru my org to participate in marathon and which is for a good cause of collecting fund to the child cancer. I decided to participate in that and it was exactly one month ago. My aim was to complete the run and I started practicing for a few days. Since I was fully fit I could able to go for 5 mile run in a few days itself within 50 minutes. Within this last one moth our interest has fully transferred to playing cricket because of the number of people who appears in the park and I completely stopped going for jogging. And also for couple of weeks I got a company to go for biking, so the jogging becomes and out of touch but still I was confident that I will make it.
For the past one week I didn’t do any activities to just relax and even I didn’t play cricket. I knew that if play cricket then I cannot run, and finally the day arrives to go for this 5k run. This is second time in my