Rashmi Somani took her first shot in running in 2014 as a resort to stay fit and healthy due to her hectic work life. She completed her first Half Marathon in the month of December 2014, in Bangalore, completing her track in 2 hours 30 minutes.
She is participating in the Airtel Run For Education, 2017 as a pacer with a pace time of 2 hours 30 mins for 21 km and has joined hands with us to raise funds to educate the less privileged children of our society. Her personal best in Half Marathon is 2 hours 2 mins. She ran for SCMM Full Marathon this year with a time of 4 hours 47 mins. In the year 2016, she successfully achieved a commendable rank of 18/349 in the Airtel Hyderabad Marathon in the 21km category and has also completed the highest Half Marathon in the country at the Ladakh Marathon.
Rashmi Somani says “Running has made me mentally stronger. I use running as a source to calm and relax. Regardless of age, gender, distance, speed, anyone who puts in the effort to run, is a runner.” Currently, she is training herself for the Goa River Marathon in December for 21Km category and for SCMM in the month of January 2018 for category 42Km.
Alongside sports, she has an M.Sc. degree in Economics. Her willingness to make our society a better place and part take in our event will surely encourage many other.
She has now taken the responsibility to spread awareness amongst the youth to lend their helping hands towards the less privileged followed by maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle.We are extremely honored to have her as a pacer at our event and we appreciate her efforts to make our world a better place to live.