Hi people, the benefits of running are being realized lately in India, as there appears to be almost a running revolution with quite an ecosystem…
Madan is a health, fitness and well being motivator with more than 26 years of experience in health and running activities. An alumunus of IIT Kharagpur 1996, and IIM Calcutta 2003, Madan is presently DGM of a PSU bank, Head, Risk. He started competitive running (college level) during 1992 at IIT Kharagpur. Went for the annual inter IIT meets at IIT Kanpur and IIT Madras. Had to take a gap of almost 10 yrs between 1996 to 2006 due to job n family, but mainly because there were no amateur running events. Resumed running since 2007 with Airtel Delhi half marathon. Had to take intermittent gaps during 2009-12 (due to injury). Regular since 2013. Participated in numerous half marathons and few full marathons since then and an Ultramarathon at Durban, South Africa. Personal best times 42.2km: 3:32hrs in 2018; 21.1km: 1:35hrs in 2017; 5km: 17:54min in 1995. Apart from giving health talks in various organisations, he is into Yoga, gymming, swimming, playing guitar, singing, dancing, blogging.