Marathon runner from Mogappair 


Balaji is a businessman from Chennai who runs his family business in Tiruvallur. He was a part of a large running club - Mogappair Fitness Circle - which had a variety of members but a common goal which was to keep increasing the horizon of human possibilities. His Coach Kay, who is a renowned Marathoner in the circuit, based out of Bangalore, sew the seeds of the ambition to run the Biggest ever Marathon event - Comrades - a 89 km run in South Africa, which had to be completed in 12 hours at a stretch. Balaji took up the challenge and practiced hard for 12 months, with disciplined diet and a rigorous workout schedule which made him stronger mentally and physically. On 4th June, the annual event took off at South Africa in tough, breezy conditions which covered 5 hills en route.