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Dr. Pranav Desai - Detail of Core Team, The Surat Marathon

Dr Pranav Desai

Consultant Pathologist and Managing Director Desai Metropolis Laboratory

Running since 2008, founder of group Surti Runners.

Have organised 3 editions of Surat City Half Marathon ( race director) and also 1st edition of Summit Saputara.

Race director of Valsad City Half Marathon since the start ( 3 years)

Have run 15 Full Marathons nationally and Internationally ( Athens, Singapore , Berlin)

Also run many Half Marathons.

Also completed the prestigious 90 km Comrades Ultra Marathon in 11:08 in 2016.

  • Half Marathon PB : 1:54
  • Full Marathon PB : 4:12

Have motivated the city to take up healthy life style in the form of running activity by forming the group Surti Runners and organising Surat City Half Marathon and Saputara Marathon and helping Valsad Racers organising Valsad Half Marathon.