1. Brief :

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.

  1. Running Brief
  • Have participated in more than 20 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.

 

  • Personal Best Timing :-
    • Half Marathon –              1 Hour 33 Min
    • Full Marathon –              3 Hours 22 Min

 

  • Achievements
    • Achieved Boston Qualification at IDBI Delhi Marathon, 2018 and again in Adani Ahmedabad Marathon, 2018 to qualify for the second consecutive year (2019 and 2020).
    • Ultra Marathon – –
      • In 2015, did my first Ultra of 100KM at Bangaluru Ultra, stood second in Age Category.
      • 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, completed in 50 KM Night Marathon at Ahmedabad and stood overall first.
      • In 2016, completed 55KM race at Vadodara Ultra and stood first in Age Category.
      • 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 and the record still stands.
      • In December, 2018 participated in 220 KM race at Saputara Summit 4.0 and completed the distance in 39 Hours and come overall first and which is prevailing course record.
      • In October, 2019 participated in 100KM trail race at Mawkyrwat Ultra, Meghalaya and completed in 14hours 32 Min.
      • Being passionate about ultra-distances, have twice ran Sardar Patel Ring Road, a distance of 76 Km
      • In December 2017 ran from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu, a distance of 222 km and completed the distance in 39 Hours.

 

 

  • Podium finishes :-
    • 2014 : stood second in Age category in a Duathlon event (10Km run plus 30Km Cycling) conducted by LS Sports held at Ahmedabad. –
    • 2014 : Stood third in Gujarat Open Category in Full Marathon in Sabarmati Marathon, Ahmedabad.
    • 2014 : First position in age Category at Surat Night Full Marathon.
    • 2015 : Second position in age category in 100 KM Bangalore Ultra.
    • 2016 : Stood first in Open Category in 50KM Night Ultra, Ahmedabad
    • 2016 : Stood first in age Category in 55KM Vadodara Ultra
    • 2017 : Stood Second in Age Category at Airtel Hyderabad Full Marathon.
    • 2018 : Stood irst in age category in Full Marathon in Adani Ahmedabad Marathon
    • 2018 : Stood first in in 12 Hours ADR Night Ultra at Shantigram, Ahmedabad.
    • 2018 : Stood first in 220 KM Ultra Race at Saputara Summit 4.0.
    • 2020 : Stood second in age category in Half Marathon in Suryam Marathon.
    • 2020 : Stood third in age category in Half Marathon in SBI Green Marathon, Ahmedabad.

 

  • Other Achievements:- –
    • In 2015 summers, ran 21Km every day for 21 continuous days which was a first in Ahmedabad
    • Being also passionate about supporting fellow runners, have been successfully officially paced runners at B Safal Marathon in Half Marathon and 10K events and also once in Surat Marathon.
    • Being passionate about cycling have participated and completed 50 Km and 100Km cycling race in Sabarmati Cycling event in 2015 and 2016.
    • Have been an Ambassador of BSafal Marathon for 2018 and 2019.
    • Have been informally training lots of runners and also as part of whoesleisrunning.com have successfully trained runners participating in Adani Ahmedabad Marathon, 2019. www.whoesleisrunning.com was the official training partner of Adani Ahmedabad Marathon, 2019.
    • Have been Co-Race Director at the first edition of Backyard Ultra, Ahmedabad.
    • Have associated with runners who are blind and recently in Pinkathon, Ahmedabad 2020 event, helped a 90% visually impaired runner to finish first in her category. Will be doing this role continuously.
    • Is official Fast&Up Athlete (nutrition company) for the last two years and also of CEP Compression (Germany) for their products.

 

  1. Future Goals
  • Would like to do Bad Water Ultra in USA, that is my dream, year not decided yet
  • Will be doing a 300Km plus ultra by next year.
  • Planning to do 70.3 Ironman in 2021/2022 and then Full Ironman
  • Further improve my Half Marathon and Full Marathon timing
  • Keep training and guiding runners to achieve their goals