Raj Vadgama is on a mission to create a Guinness World Record, 10000 kms long run to be completed in 4 months
Raj is a sport enthusiast and has been in the fitness industry for past 27 years. He is a trained martial artist ( Wing Chun & Judo) and has taken up running 12 years ago. Raj has run a number of marathons and ultra marathons and has achieved illustrious success by his consistent performance.
Raj is well known name in Indian sporting arena, he already has several records in his name, he is the 1st Indian Runner to complete 100 Kms Zendurance. Ladakh Run, the longest ultra marathon held at the highest altitude. He holds his name in Limca Book Of Records for his 1500 km Delhi to Mumbai, Greenathon run in 30 days.
Raj was born in medium class Gujarati family in Mumbai, at the age of 14 , and very highly influence by Bruce Lee, he started doing rather say copying his Master The Legend “Bruce Lee”. After passing his 10th standard he went to Nashik for his Further study and due to financial condition he has to stop his study before 12th standard. came back to mumbai and join Martial art class to follow his dream. Rs.60 he had to pay for tuition fees so he started small job in Photo Studio part time and also join Part Time Diploma in Interior Designing.
His record breaking attempt is called “Bharathon 10000″ the race is scheduled to start on 15th Aug’2004 and will 14th Dec, 2014. In this 4 months of epic journey, Raj will cover all of central India upto Leh, he plans to run 83kms per day.