Profession : Working as AVP in a State Public Sector Co.
Passionate about all kind of sports and from childhood and was an active sportsman. Around 6 & 1/2 years back started running with the intention of getting fitter and driving away high Blood Sugar.
Have participated in more than 16 events and have qualified consecutively for Boston Marathon, 2019 and 2020. His passion is more about Ultra Distances and have done distances from 50KM to 222 KM. He is presently preparing for 100 KM race to be held at Mawkyrwat, Meghalaya which is a UTMB Qualifier race.
Brief About Races completed
- Half and Full Marathon
- Personal Best in Half Marathon is 1 Hour 33 Min.
- Personal best in Full Marathon is 3 Hours 22 Min and achieved at IDBI Delhi Marathon, 2018 and thus qualified for Boston Marathon, 2019.
- Qualified again for Boston Marathon 2020 in Adani Ahmedabad Marathon in 2018 by finishing in 3 Hours 24 Min.
- Ultra Marathon
- In 2015, did my first Ultra of 100KM at Bangaluru Ultra.
- In 2016, participated and completed 161 Km (100 Miles) run at Run the Runn at Kutch, Gujarat. This race is a self-support race and is considered as one of the toughest Ultra event in India.
- In 2016, participated in 50 KM Night Marathon at Ahmedabad.
- In 2016, participated in 55KM race at Vadodara Ultra.
- In 2018 participated in ADR Night Ultra held at Adani Shantigram and did 104 Km in 12 Hours which was the maximum distance covered amongst all participants.
- In December, 2018 participated in 220 KM race at Saputara Summit 4.0 and completed the distance in 39 Hours.
- Other Achievements
- In 2015 summers, ran 21Km every day for 21 continuous days, this has now become a trend with quite a few runners going on to do it subsequently.
- Being passionate about ultra-distances, have twice ran Sardar Patel Ring Road, a distance of 76 Km and in December 2017 ran from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu, a distance of 222 km and completed the distance in 39 Hours.
- Being also passionate about supporting fellow runners, have been successfully pacing runners at Ahmedabad and Surat Marathon for the last few years.
- Have done few Century (100Km) rides including once in Sabarmati Cycling event in 2015.
- Podium finishes
- In 2014 stood second in Age category in a Duathlon event (10Km run plus 30Km Cycling) conducted by LS Sports held at Ahmedabad.
- Stood third in Gujarat Open Category in Full Marathon in Sabarmati Marathon, Ahmedabad in 2014.
- First position in age Category at Surat Night Full Marathon in 2014.
- Second position in age category in 100 KM Bangalore Ultra in 2015.
- Stood first in Open Category in 50KM Night Ultra, Ahmedabad in 2016.
- Stood first in age Category in 55KM Vadodara Ultra in 2016.
- Second position in Age Category at Airtel Hyderabad Full Marathon, 2017.
- Stood first in in 12 Hours ADR Night Ultra at Shantigram in 2018.
- Stood first in 220 KM Ultra Race at Saputara Summit 4.0 in 2018.
Profession : Physical therapist
Passionate about running & a successful Physio Therapist
Brief About Races completed
- Full Marathons - 17
- Full marathon PB 3:30
- Half Marathons - 18
- Half marathon PB 1:38
- COMRADES 2016 DOWN RUN 10:24
- COMRADES 2017 UP RUN 10:31
- 100K Run of Kutchh
- 100KBangalore Ultra
- 160K Run of Kutchh
- 160K Bhatti Lakes Ultra
- 220K Bhatti Lakes Ultra
- 220K Rishikesh Ultra
- 50K Baroda Ultra
- 30K TuffmanMashobra Ultra
- 2016/2017 BRM Super Randonneur