Anjali Saraogi aims to defend Kolkata Full Marathon title

Vastavam web: Defending champion Anjali Saraogi will aim to retain her title and better last year’s time when she competes in the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Kolkata Full Marathon here on Sunday. Anjali, the only woman in a team of seven Ultra-Runners who represented India at the 100km World Championships in Croatia in September last year, won the race in 3 hours 30 minutes and 53 seconds.

Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, who is the brand ambassador of the meet, motivated the runners here Saturday. This edition will also witness several inspirational runners in different categories. Shubhashis Ghosh, who suffers from a rare heart ailment, will be competing in the 10K run, along with the visually impaired Mohammed Asif Iqbal.