Secretary CCI Jammu, Gaurav Gupta in jubilant mood after successfully completing Kargil International Marathon 2017.
STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: Secretary, Chamber of Commerce and Industries (CCI) Jammu, Gaurav Gupta successfully completed Kargil International Marathon 2017.
The marathon was organised by Sarhad, Pune in association with Sewak NGO, Run Buddies and Swanand Adventures at Kargil Hill recently.
More than 1,200 runners participated in the event which was dedicated to the Kargil War Martyrs of 1999.
Gaurav Gupta, International Marathoner who has already participated at national and international platforms, completed the same marathon of 21 kms in a well stipulated time of 2 hours 5 minutes.
The cut off time to complete the same marathon was 3 hours 45 min. He has a successful past record of completing 4 half marathons, three at Delhi Airtel and one at Leh (World’s toughest higher altitude marathon last year) and two full marathons one at Dubai Standard Chartered in the year 2016 and other one at Mumbai in January this year.
Kargil International Marathon was his 5th half marathon. It is pertinent to mention that this was his first Marathon after being elected as the Secretary of the Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Jammu.
“I am thankful to all the Members of CCI Jammu for their support and faith which they have shown on me during past few months and hope to see the same faith in the coming future. I am also thankful to my family members and friends for encouraging and supporting me in all the times to accept these kind of challenges,” said Gaurav Gupta.
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