Indian Husband-Wife Team Is The First Couple To Win The World Marathon Challenge

Hyderabad based Uma Chigurupati  and Krishna Prasad Chigurupati  are the first couple to complete the World Marathon Challenge.

Hyderabad based Uma Chigurupati  and Krishna Prasad Chigurupati  are the first couple to complete the World Marathon Challenge.

They ran 7 half-marathons in 7 continents in 7 days!

Uma and Krishna with the Indian flag in Antartica
Uma and Krishna with the Indian flag in Antartica. Photo via reddit

Now here’s something even more impressive:

Krishna is 60 years of age and Uma is 53!

The couple decided to do something memorable when Krishna turned 60 recently. And they ended up being the first couple to have completed and won these half-marathons across seven continents, including some of them on the harshest terrain. The route for the World Marathon Challenge included Antarctica, South America, Miami in North America, Madrid in Europe, Marrakesh in Africa, Dubai and Sydney.

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The results and timings of this amazing couple! Courtesy: World Marathon Challenge

Here’s congratulating this couple for their amazing achievement and wishing them the best for many more such glorious feats!

 

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