Kumar Amit

Kumar Amit
  • Full Name: Kumar Amit
  • ID: 4849
  • Sex: Male
  • Country: India
  • Nationality: India
  • Birthdate: 1983-07-12
Mini CV
Myself, Dr. Amit Kumar, A PhD IN Experimental Medicine and Biotechnology from PGIMER Chandigarh India and now working as Drug Safety associate in Parexel Int. below are some my key achievement in Ultra running from 2015 till date:
1. Winner of Border 100 miles (161 KM) from Jaisalmer to Longewala with time of 17-hour 47 min held in Jaisalmer Rajasthan India from 18-19th Dec 2021.
2. First runner up in 24-hour stadium run held in Tau Devi Lal Stadium Panchkula Haryana from 01-02Feb 2020 with a distance of 218.8 KM.
3. Chosen to represent India at the 12th International Association of Ultra running (IAU) 24 Hour World Championships and WMA 24 Hour World Championship to be held at Belfast, Ireland in July 2017.
4. Winner of 24 hour stadium run with course record (188.8KM; previous record 177KM) organized by NEB sports at Sree Kanteerava Stadium Bangalore from 6th -7th Aug 2016.
5. First INDIAN to complete (winner also) 222Km in 38 hours 20 min at La Ultra Marathon (One of the most dangerous and toughest Ultra-marathon of the world) held in Leh Ladakh India from 17th-20th August 2017.
6. Winner of the Gharwal Runs 2017 76Km (7300 feet elevation) with course record time of 8 hour 50 min (previous record 9 hour 58 min) organized by Laultra at Dehradun on 18th Feb 2017.
Race #BIB C/P Time
2022 307 Finish 35:30:31

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Described as the world's most grueling race, the Spartathlon runs over rough tracks and muddy paths (often it rains during the race), crosses vineyards and olive groves, climbs steep hillsides and, most challenging of all, takes the runners on the 1,200 meter ascent and descent of Mount Parthenio in the dead of night.
This is the mountain, covered with rocks and bushes, on which it is said Pheidippides met the god Pan.

Spartathlon is the event that brings this deed to attention today by drawing a legend out of the depths of history. The idea for its creation is belongs to John Foden, a British RAF Wing Commander. As a lover of Greece and student of ancient Greek history, Foden stopped his reading of Herodotus' narration regarding Pheidippides, puzzled and wondering if a modern man could cover the distance from Athens to Sparta, i.e. 250 kms, within 36 hours.