Blog By-Pooja Seth
“The struggle you are living today is developing the strength you will need tomorrow.”!
The world is filled with people who live their lives in an extraordinary manner.Such is the story of this iron-willed woman.
Her name is Sangeeta Shetty and is called the ultra runner couple along with her husband Sunil Shetty.She has been training with him for almost a decade now.She has always been a fit girl and used to play basketball in college team and also played badminton and table tennis.Running came into her life when was impressed by her husband’s dedication towards his weight loss goal.
She recalls the memory from her first half marathon when all she started runing was because of her husband ,she also wanted to be in shape like him,
The experience of her first marathon left her hungry for more and she continued to run after this.Th the next big step was the decision of running the 75km segment of the 2012 Banglore ultra marathon.The couple slowly increased their mileage and kept a journal inorder to improve their run and move further.In the begning of the run she also faced a knee injury which left a bruise on her knee but the bruise could not deter her will and could not stop her from running the race for which she had prepared for months in advance.
She was helped by her husband Sunil who took all the efforts of filling flasks of coffee and bringing them out to her.The partnership she shared with her husband has helped her ride through the good and the bad times.
Running has given Sangeeta a new life and transformed her in every way.She has developed a new social circle and is surrounded by so many poeple who love to run.Their children have also started following their footsteps and participate in marathons just like them.
They also get called to schools as chief guests ad it fills them with immense joy to see little children perfom so well in sports.She has been felicitated by many awards .
The pillar of strength for her has always been her husband and they show what true love is.They have successfully earned the title of becoming the only couple in the world to complete the run 48hrs.Sangeeta is now an avid runner and also the brand ambassador for Fast&Up.
She has advise to all the runners to start small and steadily add to their distance to enchance their running capabilties.She strongly believes in the saying that says “It is a shame for a woman to grow old without ever seeing he strength and beauty which her body is capable off”.
She has set an example for everyone that it is never to late to start anything and if you really wish to do anything, no factor can come your way.
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