Failing is not a crime; lack of Effort is.

Double A’s Report (August 11, 2015)

The Volunteer Run is creeping up on us. Ankush and me have taken responsibility for putting it together. We spent the morning thinking through the logistics and confirming participants and crew. What is cool about this is that many of the runners will be crewing for us volunteers who...

Double A’s Report(August 9, 2015)

Location: Goba Guest House We continue to focus on acclimatisation. On Saturday evening we had agreed that we will go above 17000 feet (5000 metres+). Most of the runners went towards Khardung La which is about 17,800 feet. Khardung La is a popular tourist destination and makes the tall...

Double A’s Report (August 8, 2015)

Location: Goba Guest House Day 3 in Leh and feeling much better. Head felt clear despite not sleeping well last night for some unknown reason. Made a group of 7 (6 runners and myself) to go on an acclimatisation walk/run on a trail close to Leh.  We left at...

Double A’s Report (August 7, 2015)

Location: Goba Guest House, Leh All the runners are here in Leh. Barring couple of volunteers and the medical crew everyone is now checked in. Spillover from Goba is staying at the Leh Chen 500 yards away.  Spent the morning lazing around Goba. One runner has discomfort in his...

Double A’s Report (August, 6 2015)

Location: Goba Guest House, Leh Greetings! Got in to Leh on a morning flight from Delhi around 0730. Apparently it has been raining in this area for the last few days which is very unusual. Some roads are closed and all flights into Leh were cancelled yesterday. So I...

Double A’s Report (August 5, 2015)

Location: Bangalore Airport As with other journeys, my experience with the 6th Edition of the La Ultra begins on Day 1! I spent the morning going over my checklist to ensure that I had packed all the essentials. After several years of international travel experience, I have learnt to...

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