Amar Singh Devanda
Amar Singh Devanda
The current National record holder for the 24 hr ultra (257.618 km), Amar Devanda is a passionate ultramarathon runner who represents the Indian team in the IAU Championships. When he is not running, Amar makes the country proud by serving in the Indian Air Force.
Follow Amar Devanda’s adventures on https://www.instagram.com/amar_devanda/
One of India’s top Ultramarathon runners serving in the Indian Air Force, Saurav Ranjan embarked on his ultra journey with the K2K Glory Run in 2019, conquering a massive 4500 km distance within a span of 45 days. He is a silver medallist in the IAU 24 HR Asia Oceania Championship 2022 clocking his personal best of 242 km in 24 hrs.
Check out Saurav’s amazing running routine at https://www.instagram.com/the_dabhrunner/
A differently-abled athlete, Hemendra Singh is a strong runner, gym boy and fitness enthusiast. One of the fastest Visually Impaired runners in the country, Hemendra Singh has a PB of 3 hrs 23 mins for a full marathon and 1 hr 30 mins for a Half Marathon. Hemendra is testament to the fact that whatever challenges life throws at you, you can still overcome them and be an achiever !
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Major Shashi Mehta is an Elite Woman Ultra marathoner who represents Team India in the IAU World Championships. She has completed multiple ultramarathons and is a regular podium finisher in marathons across the country. Shashi Mehta recently completed the Nari Shakti Vandan run from Jhansi to Delhi covering a distance of 470 km in 6 days.
Follow Shashi Mehta’s running journey on https://www.instagram.com/shashimehta98/
Angel is the reigning Brazilian Jiujitsu(BJJ) ADCC India and South Asian champion. She has been into the sport of BJJ for the last 4 years, out of which she has been the National Grappling champion for three consecutive years. Outside the sport, Angel enjoys travel, food and adventures.
Track Angel’s jiujitsu feats on https://www.instagram.com/angelstayfit/
The soft-spoken Velu, an integral part of the Indian Ultrarunning team that has won multiple honurs at the IAU championships, hides a multitude of talent under his quiet exterior. Velu has represented India in the Asia Oceana 24 hr championships and the IAU 24 hr World championships consistently for the last couple years. Serving in the Indian Army when he’s not running Ultras, Velu makes our country proud both on and off the field.
Connect with Velu’s ultrarunning journey on https://www.instagram.com/velu_ultra/
Badal Teotia is an ultramarathon runner who has represented the country multiple times in the IAU 24 hr world Championships and the Asia Oceana championships and has contributed immensely to the Indian Team’s victories at the same. Apart from Ultramarathons, Badal races all distances from 5k to marathons, winning multiple podiums across the same.
Check out Badal’s achievements on https://www.instagram.com/the_priceless_runner/
A triathlete, Ironman finisher and an avid runner, Avinash Kumar from Mumbai has multiple feathers on his cap across different sports. Avinash is a well-known vlogger through his channel “Explore With Avinash” and expertly juggles shooting content while running races !
Explore the athletic life of Avinash at https://www.instagram.com/explorewithavinash/
Preeti’s running journey started with a 6 km run, from where she upgraded all the way to running ultramarathons, having run multiple HMs, FMs and ultras including the World Major Berlin marathon, Comrades Ultramarathon, Khardungla Challenge, and representing India in the 24 hr World Championships and the Asia Oceana 24 hr Championships where she won a silver medal for the Indian team.
Follow Preeti’s ultra runs at https://www.instagram.com/lala.preeti/
A brown belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu under the guidance of world champion Yuri Simoes, Rohit Vasudevan has turned his passion for martial arts and research methodology into the Institute of jiu Jitsu, a Bangalore based school of martial arts for people to learn and hone their grappling skills. Rohit has won multiple grappling tournaments both in the national and international circuits.
Follow Rohit’s Jiujitsu exploits at https://www.instagram.com/rohit_ijj/
Geeno Antony is an ultrarunning enthusiast who has represented India multiple times in the World 24 hr Championships as well as the Asia Oceana 24 hr championships where he won a bronze medal in the individual category and a gold medal in the team event. Geeno serves in the Indian Army and is an integral part of the Indian Ultrarunning team.
Track Geeno’s running achievements at https://www.instagram.com/spirit_ultra/
A triathlete, road runner and an endurance cyclist, Muthu Mahendran is a regular podium finisher in duathlons, triathlons and road running events across Mumbai. He is also an ACSM Certified Marathon Coach who trains and mentors a group of budding professional runners to compete and win at the highest levels of the sport.
Follow Muthu Mahendran’s fitness journey on https://www.instagram.com/maggu_m3/
Anju Saini entered the world of long distance running in 2017 when she ventured into running ultramarathons, and has never looked back since, setting remarkable achievements from representing India in the IAU 24 hr Championships multiple times to setting the national 24hr record with 204.3 km.
Follow Anju’s achievements at https://www.instagram.com/ultrarunner_anju/
Aparna is one of India’s top female ultramarathon runner, and is an integral part of the Indian Ultrarunning team that has participated in the IAU World 24 hr championships and the Asia Oceana 24 hr Championships multiple times. Apart from running, Aparna is a passionate artist.
Follow Aparna’s running journey on https://www.instagram.com/aparnachoudhary26/