Telecom Professional and Passionate Runner who always believe in that there is no better feeling when you challenge yourself to set new target & achieve it!!!
He firmly believes that “Running Is All About A Mind Game” The better you can control your mind, the easier is to cross the finish line.
Meet our Dynamic Chief Event Advisor Yogesh Gaur, he has done 53 Half Marathons and 1 Full Marathon and Still Counting !
Vishi Upadhyay got in to fitness switch mode from Aug 2015...
A journey from FAT to FIT and targeted IRONMAN July 2019. He has completed several half marathons and full marathons and has been enjoying all running events.
Being a distinguished Ultra Trail runner, Manish Jha has successfully completed and paced renowned marathons some of which include Malnad Ultra (80 km), Matheran Ultra(50km), Tata Lonavala Ultra (50km) 12 hrs Stadium Run, 12 hrs. Mumbai Ultra etc. Manish started running journey in college days with 10km inter college cross country competition and completed the first full marathon in 2011 in Vasai - Virar Marathon First edition.
Popularly known as KAZI in Cycling Circle of the country. A Foodie, Chai Lover, Runner, Randonneur & a Passionate Cyclist who loves riding long distances with his group to enjoy freedom to eat, visit places and burst stress.
Kazi is the Founder of Admin & Ride Leader of "Everest Cycling Culture - (ECC)"; the biggest active Cycling Group of Navi Mumbai, with currently 2400 members and 19 sub area groups.
He has completed 29,000+ Kms of cycling with ECC Group Rides; since 14th November 2014.
He is also the Founder & Admin of "Everest Night Runners (ENR)" (a Night Running Group in Navi Mumbai); to promote Navi Mumbaikars to convert their after-office hours towards Health. ECC aims to get more people on saddles and help them ride correctly, safely, regularly and make them confident to complete a 100kms ride comfortably. This encourages and keeps them motivated to use bicycle as their daily commute and cycle to work/college/school or use it for their daily city chores; reducing traffic & pollution.
Subashini Sreekumar is a senior management level IT professional of a reputed MNC and a runner and motivator by choice. A mother of two sons & also a trained Bharatanatyam dancer.
She started running casually....she couldn't match her husband's pace while walking as he used to walk quite fast.. never a person to give up, she thought, if she can walk at her husband's pace, nothing stops her from running to keep pace...thus began her running at the age of 46, 5 years ago.
Running became her passion and she not just overtook her fast walking husband but many a professional runners too in many a marathon....Half/Full/ Six hours/ Pune to Mumbai/ the Guinness record Satara run/ Mumbai Ultra/ Pune Mumbai Marathon/ Tata Ultra Marathon etc etc...She has hardly any category of running left. Always finishes among the top 5 or 10, her young age of 50+ and being a woman and a full time professional notwithstanding.
She sets herself as her competition for every run and thus is able to self motivate.
She also is a darling among her Kharghar Pinkathon group , Ace Runners and office group runners and there are many many young and older runners and aspirants crediting her for their motivation. She believes strongly in the saying, where there is a will, there is a way (to run of course).
Bindu Balasubramanian, 43, runner by passion and a house maker by duty and a mother of two kids, a Pinkathon Ambassador and fitness enthusiast.
A resident of Nerul, she has been a passionate runner for last 2 years now. She took up running in 2017 with a dream to run the prestigious Tata Mumbai Marathon (TMM).
And she started participating 10 kms distance runs and graduated to half marathon. Journey became more interesting with her 1st Podium win at Mastek Foundation Run in the month of October 2017 and from there onwards there was no looking back for her.
The “I can do feeling” sought her many podiums in various run categories viz., 10kms, half marathon and 10 miles Her recent podium is in the 1st edition of ET Marathon where she won the half marathon in her category.
Till date she has participated and completed 1x10 miles , Relay 12 hr run, 14x10kms and 7 half marathons. Her personal best in;
- 10kms distance run is 54 mins
- Half marathon is 2.02 hrs
She trains with Palm Beach Runners under the guidance of National Gold medalist coach Mr. Pritam Chauhan. She’s here to spread awareness about a fit and healthy lifestyle.
Ms. Shital Gala, 42 years old , is a Homebaker by profession , Mother of 2 boys , Pinkathon Ambassador and a fitness enthusiast .
After working for 15 years with her husband in their family business, she decided to follow her creative passion through baking. Since the last 8 years Shital has been a gym junkie. Loves weight lifting.
Running just "happened "5 years ago, and there’s no turning back ever since. She loves her role in encouraging women to take out "ME" time in the way of fitness .
She ran the Spirit of Pinkathon Mumbai to Pune Run: 160 kms in 3 days.
She advocates - Healthy woman creates a healthy family. Fitness is an integral part of life, and all the more important in setting example to the GenNext .
Her whole family enjoys running. And often participate in running events together.
She’s here to encourage you to take your step towards fitness and healthier way of life.
Vandana Tandon, associated with teaching profession in Don Bosco International School, Matunga and residing in Palava City.
She is a passionate runner. She discovered her passion after shifting to Palava where saw a number of people running regularly and not only got inspired but also took step by step initiative and increased the pace along with keeping herself fit.
She recalls with pride being a part of NCC and representing in Republic day Parade. In 2014, I came to Mumbai with my family and as going forward started developing a dream of participating in "Mumbai Marathon".
By early 2017 she became a member of Palava Running club. Under proper guidance and motivation of Mr. Hari Prasad and palava runners, she started preparing herself to achieve my dream.
Till now she has participated and completed several events for 10 K & Half Marathon with best timings of 2:07.14 for Half Marathon 0:58.48 for 10K and 0.27.10 for 5K.
During Palava 101 days challenge she completed 1,308K. During her two years journey, she has participated in 30+ official events, out of which she has hit four podiums. She is here to spread health and fit life.
Dr Rohan Naik is a practicing medical doctor.
He started running for health related reasons but then developed a passion for running.
Till date he has participated in 19 10k runs, 14 Half marathons, 4 Full Marathons and 3 Ultra marathons including 1 12 hour run.
His personal best times are 48 minutes for 10 k, 1 hr 49 minutes for 21 k, 4 hour 23 minutes for 42 k and 6 hour 8 minutes for 50k. In Mumbai Ultra 12 hour run, he clocked 72 km.
He believes in systematic regular training for running and promote running as an exercise for both mind and body. Currently, he is training for Khardungla Challenge 72k and hope to inspire as many people as possible to adopt healthy lifestyle.