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Nasru prepares for his 100th marathon

Malika Shahid
08 January 2023, MVT 08:39
[File] Marathon runner Nasrulla Ahmed (Nasru): His aims to complete his 100th marathon this year
Malika Shahid
08 January 2023, MVT 08:39

Nasrulla Ahmed (Nasru) is preparing to celebrate his 100th marathon this year.

Nasru, who has participated in the most number of marathons in the South Asian region, tool his marathon tally to 86 in 2022. He will have to compete in 14 marathons this year to reach his goal.

Nasru said he is considering completing his 100th marathon in Tokyo or London.

"I will hopefully run my 100th marathon in one of these two places. I haven't thought about a specific place yet," said Nasru, who ran 10 marathons last year.

Special celebration for 100th marathon

Nasr, who is also a distance running coach, said other runners from the Maldives will be participating with him on his 100th marathon.

According to him, about 10 people had expressed their interest to join him.

"I'm thinking of providing free training to those who want to go with me," Nasru said.

Nasru, began his sports career in 1999 from the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) Marathon. He said 2018 was the most special year in his career in which he ran a total of 13 marathons, all of which he finished in under four hours.

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