November 9, 2023
Pune: Lt Col Swaroop Singh Kuntal has won the rally of Khadakwasla Ultramarathon as he completed the 75 km distance in just 6 hours & 59 minutes.
Speaking to Pune Pulse, Kuntal said, “I had participated in the 75 kilometers Khadakwasla Ultramarathon. The rally was all along the Khadakwasla Lake. It started from one of the banks of Khadakwasla Lake which went on for a distance of 75 km. The rally started early morning on November 5 at 3:00 a.m. I won by finishing the rally in just 6 hrs 59 minutes, covering a total distance of 75 km. I feel extremely proud of this accomplishment.”
As per information shared by Kuntal, around 125 participants participated in this Khadakwasla Ultramarathon rally.
Narrating his journey further, Kuntal shared that the Khadakwasla Ultramarathon was organized by Bavdhan Brigade Runners, Pune. The route was along Khadakwasla Lake Parikrama full of ups and downs with an elevation gain of 800 meters in 75 kilometres. It was a challenging route due to temperature and elevation.
Apart from this, Lt Col Swaroop Singh Kuntal has participated in numerous rallies, cycling events, etc –