SANJEEV SHAH ( CHIEF COORDINATOR )
an industrialist by profession and an adventure enthusiast by passion. He has summitted a number of peaks in the Himalayas and around the World. Along with trekking, he is a hard core cyclist as well. He had cycled across India from Kanyakumari to Srinagar. He also cycled up to Khardungla, Leh which is the the Worlds highest motorable road. Recently, he explored and experienced North Eastern India, by cycling across the four states of Manipur, Nagaland, Assam and Meghalaya.
Few of the adventures he has undertaken are Antarctica, Mt. Kilimanjaro, Island peak, Stok kangri and ennumerable treks in the Himalayas & Sahayadris.
It is not only about being a fitness lover and completing such stupendous tasks, but it is about the gathering people along with him and ensuring they accomplish these too. He is a peoples person and a motivator in its truest sense. He has organised countless treks, expeditions, cycling adventures and marathons for the public at large. He has been spreading awareness about mental and physical health for many years now. Sanjeev Shah: A one Man Motivation Army, as he is rightly called!
MOHD HAMZA ( COORDINATOR )
A man with a friendly personality and a love for travel and adventure, and you are bound to find a spectrum of traits worth praise. With over 33 years’ experience in tourism, Mohd. Hamza started as a guide for Ladakh region in June 1987,with a well known Adventure travel company of India and has now been designated as their Director -Operations. He is solely responsible for all the ground arrangements and preparations related to the entire system of adventure / Cultural tours of the company. He also run his own travel company, SPACE TOURISM. If you find yourself with Mohd. Hamza, do get yourself some coffee and get him to tell you his stories, which come from years of experience leading tours to a vast number of destinations in India / Nepal & Srilanka. His knowledge and ideas will amaze you. He has so much to offer in the travel and tourism field, and thanks to this, many travellers would vouch for a sensational travel journey. Besides his love for travelling, Hamza enjoys music, reading and his favourite pastime involves endless hours on Discovery and National Geographic channels that have become his doppelgänger when it comes to stoking his adventure streak to seek and soak in knowledge on travel and adventure. He holds key positions in many reputed organizations, these include:- Chairman of SEWAK (Shingoo Educational & Welfare Association Kaksar), an NGO, Member of Universal Peace Society.-He is also one of the active members of Sheena Cultural Association, Hamza wrote the first ever guide book on Kargil Ladakh – The Dreamland: Discover Unexplored Kargil (Ladakh) – to be as interestingly layered as Mr. Hamza himself is... the author, the architect behind the idea, a man who wants travellers to know how blessed the land of entire Ladakh particularly Kargil and how much it has to offer with its unique landscapes, brown mountains, hilltop monasteries, spectacular glaciers, gushing rivers and ethnic cultures. Mr. Hamza is actively involved in promoting tourism in Ladakh. He is a person who truly loves his job and more importantly, has an endless love with this exotic land.
ARVIND BIJWE ( COORDINATOR )
Has worked in Corporate for 18 years, But his heart always yearned for Sports. His journey for sports began in his early years of school and college. The determined but also, mischievous kid in school who played National & State for a total of 5 sports- Basketball, Athletics, Atya Patya, Handball and Korfball. His second inning started out by participating in several Marathons and Cycling races in many cities across the globe. Arvind eventually started his own fitness club in Pune called One Life-Make the most of it. Being the Co-founder for RunBuddies, he has been conducting various Marathons and cycling expeditions all over India like Kargil International Marathon, Shirdi, Durshet Forest, Konkan Marathon,NIO Vision Marathon etc. He was also Race Director for many prestigious races like Soldierathon,PRBM,Surat Night Marathon etc. Race Manager for Brazil -135 ultra marathon. He has also participated in Everest Base Camp trek,Manali –Khardungla Cycle Expedition, Iran Cycling Expedition, Rugged Sahyadri,Ladakh Marathon etc and Arvind was also Crew member for La Ultra,Brazil -135,Bharathon etc. Arvind has always had an inspiring rhythm and also has encouraged everyone towards fitness. He has made a difference for a lot of people and put forth an effort to make his dream come true. He always says that we have one life to live, let's make the most of it. For that reasons only, he is here to run for desire, for fitness and for charity. Currently promoting “Making India Run” campaign..
NIKHIL SHAH ( COORDINATOR )
Known as a Passionate runner who runs all over the world. He has made an immense contribution in building the running community. His love for running, is now spreading all across the country, and making more number of people take up the sport. Recently, The Times of India quoted Nikhil as the most famous runner from Pune. Nikhil has run several races. He has been a Pacer for almost all major marathons in India since 2010. He has done expeditions like running from Manipur to Myanmar. Nikhil is the creator of exotic races like First Monsoon Marathon, Durshet Forest Marathon. Matheran Endurathon, Kargil International Marathon, INA Ezhimala - Land of Legends Marathon, Everest Base camp marathon (EBCMarathon). He has also was part of Rome by Night Marathon in Rome Italy. Nikhil is the person who laid the first stone by conceptualizing and organizing the First LSoM (Last Sunday of The Month) and also the first Pune Running Beyond Myself event. He organizes about 23+ marathons for lots of companies. Besides Running Nikhil is passionate about Cycling and Swimming..