How to run 100kms in a month

Silhouette of Boy Running in Body of Water during Sunset by Samuel Silitonga at Pexels
  1. Keeping myself hydrated. To ensure that I consume around 5 to 6 liters of water in a day
  2. Proper Sleep. To ensure that I slept at least 7 hours a day
  3. To have a proper pattern(day and time) for the runs so that the body can get used to the runs
  4. Consuming whey protein shake regularly. I used to consume a protein shake right after my run and on my off days, would take it first thing in the morning
  5. Abstaining from alcohol especially beer. Being a Zythophile, it is hard to go an entire month without having a drop of beer

Gear/App used for the runs:

  1. Fossil Gen 5 Carlyle
  2. Yonex Ankle support
  3. Adidas PureBoost Shoes
  4. Strava App for tracking the runs
  5. Foam Roller

Warm-up exercises before the run

  1. Jumping Jacks, 2 sets with 30 repetitions
  2. Lunges, 2 sets with 10 repetitions
  3. Squats, 2 sets with 10 repetitions
  4. Standing alternate toe touch, 2 set with 20 repetitions
  5. Butt Kicks, 2 sets with 30 repetitions

Cooldown exercises/stretches after the run: Try to hold all of them for at least 30 seconds, followed by a break of 10 seconds in between the exercises/stretches. Use a foam roller to ease out the knots, sore, and tight muscles at the end of the cooldown session.

  1. Figure Four Stretch
  2. Reclining Twist
  3. Hip Circle in Lunges
  4. Lunge and Twist
  5. Cat/Cow Stretch
  6. Bow Pose
  7. World’s Greatest Stretch
  8. Pigeon pose
  9. Cobra Pose
  10. Child’s pose
  11. Downward Dog
  12. Standing Calf Stretch

Documented Journey Week over Week

I had ensured that I would run 4 days a week, which will comprise

1. Week 1:

Strava Screenshot for Wk1: Distance | Time | Elevation

2. Week 2:

Strava Screenshot for Wk2: Distance | Time | Elevation

3. Week 3:

a)Strava Screenshot for Wk3: Distance | Time | Elevation

4. Week 4:

Strava Screenshot for Wk4: Distance | Time | Elevation

5. Week 5:

Strava Screenshot for Wk5: Distance | Time | Elevation

6. Week 6:

Strava Screenshot for Wk6: Distance | Time | Elevation

7. Week 7:

Strava Screenshot for Wk7: Distance | Time | Elevation

8. Week 8:

Strava Screenshot for Wk8: Distance | Time | Elevation

Screenshots of various routes I would undertake during my run

  1. Usual Route for 6.5k
Strava screenshot for Route 1
Strava screenshot for Route 2
Strava screenshot for Route 3
Strava screenshot for Route 4

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Vaibhav Bajaj

An ardent data, product and sports enthusiast with a knack for problem-solving and constant humor. Also, creating content because I want to ;). WhiteClay :)