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Marathon Acer

Student Achiever of the year of our University

Sudha Mani is a B.P.Ed student of our University, who has made a mark in the marathon running of our country. She has won accolades from celebrities like Kanimozhi, Gov. Rosaiah, Bollywood heartthrob Shah Rukh Khan, Sheila Dikshit, etc. Here she shares her passion and aspirations with us.


P T Usha


B.A. (History), B.PEd.

First National level Competition

Inter University Meet at Kottayam, Rank 160

Practice Schedule     

4 hrs daily (6.00 – 8.00 hrs & 17.00 – 19.00 hrs)

Coach & Mentor  

Mr. Jayachandran

Family Background   

Economically vulnerable background

Highest Prize Money Won   

3 lakhs

Total Prize Money won

20 lakhs

No. of races won

6 full marathons (42 km) 10 half Marathons (21 km)

Personal Record  

3 hrs 4 mins (covering 42 km) 4mt. 30 sec./Km

1 hr 18 mins (covering  21 km)

Best Moment in life  

Winning Gold Medal in Chennai

Future goals       

Pursue M.P.Ed and to work as a coach at N.I.S., Patiala

Nutritional Facts  

Diet rich in Carbohydrates and Protein + milk, Fruits and vegetables

No oily or fried food