Chao Lengdon Chaocing is a sports enthusiast, who is associated with Newtown Runners (Kolkata) since September 2015. He is an Asset Protection Manager for an IT company by profession. His feat of running had started in the month of September 2003, where he had laced up his shoes to run marathons, setting up an example for youngsters and giving them a reason to join him for the run.
This year Mr Chao Lengdon Chaocing will be running as a pacer at Airtel Run For Education, 2017 with a pace time of 1 hour 50 minutes for 21Km.He has participated in 02 Full Marathons, 05 Half Marathons, and several 10km running events so far. As a part of his training schedule, he runs 60-70 km’s per week. He has been a regular runner at the Pre-Run Event of the Airtel Run For Education 2017, Marathon.
Completing a marathon would be a commendable accomplishment for anyone to be proud of but having beside such enthusiasts like Mr Chao adds more colour to the event. He has achieved the third position in his age category at the IDBI Kolkata Full Marathon in the month of January 2017. His best performance in Half Marathon is 1:39:32.
He has now taken the responsibility to promote and spread awareness amongst the youth for maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle through social networking sites. He is also a figure of motivation among the members of the runners’ groups and his office colleagues.