PRANAY is running in The Great Odisha Ultra Marathon. Are you?
Pranaya is a Running Enthusiast from Balasore, who is currently working in Bengaluru as a Software Professional in TCS and has achieved the highest level of Success in Endurance Sports (both in Running and Cycling).
After boosting performances in cycling, he started participating in Endurance Running (10k, Half Marathons and Full Marathons) in 2017 and then, got hooked into Ultra Running in 2018.
At first, he finished 50k in Matheran Endurathon in 2017. In 2018, he participated in Hennur Bamboo 50k in Bengaluru and was placed 2nd and since then there was no looking back for him.
Then, he participated in 12 Hours Hyderabad Stadium Solo Run (completed 87k), 24 Hours Stadium Solo Run (completed 186.7k and got 2nd Position), Malnad Ultra Marathon 110km (completed in 14:34 Hours & got 3rd Position).
Running an Ultra is what goes on always in his mind and he aspires to participate in some much-hyped Ultra Events in the forthcoming year.
Even, he has been selected (as a Standby) by Indian Athletics Federation for IAU Asia-Oceania Championship 2018 to be held in Taipei, Taiwan on 1st December 2018.
He currently holds the following Personal Best: 5k in 18 Minutes, 10k in 38 Minutes, Half Marathon in 1:29 Hours, Full Marathon in 3.34 Hours, 50k in 4:25 Hours.
His motto is “Improvement” and he has been working harder to make himself a better athlete by each passing day. He always says that no Personal Best Timing can define any person’s limit and hence, he is trying to make his Personal Best every day.