RACE DIRECTOR

  • For those into long distance running Lihas Trivedi is a known name in the community.
  • Has many firsts to participate in an event in his name in world of Marathons in India & abroad from Gujarat.
  • Founder President of enthusiastic runner group ADR (Amdavad Distance Runners).
  • Closely associated with Amdavad Municipal Corporation in introducing Marathon in Ahmedabad in 2010.
  • Since 2011 associated with the event as Technical Associate & in capacity of Race Director. Involved in course design & measurement & complete Planning of Sabarmati Marathon.
  • Top finisher of Sun Down Ultra Marathon (Singapore) in 2011 from India.
  • The first from Gujarat to run prestigious Comrades Marathon in 2012.
  • National Record holder for 24 Hours Madness run held in Gurgaon, Dec 2012.
  • Holds a unique record of running for 25 hours on a treadmill creating the Limca Book Record by running 194.02 KMS.
  • First pair of Ironman 70.3 finisher from Gujarat at Mandurah, Perth, Australia in 2013.
  • First from India to participate & complete HK 100 km Ultra Trail World Tour 2014. A unique race with total elevation gain of 4500 meters & descent of 4300 meters in all ascent & descent (29000 feet).
  • Adidas endorsed running athlete since 2014.
  • 5th Position in Run the Rann Ultra Trail-161 kms -20th February 2016,Dholavira,Kutch
  • 3rd Position & podium finish at the prestigious Bhatti Lakes Ultra in 220km run in October, 2016.

For more details visit: www.lihastrivedi.com




CO RACE DIRECTOR

A well-motivated and energetic mind trainer, mentor and meditation guide, Jagbir is currently co-ordinating the activities of Sports Wing of Rajyoga Education & Research Foundation, a sister organization of Brahma Kumaris Institution. It is a non-governmental organization in general consultative status with the ECOSOC & UNICEF of the United Nations. It is also a recipient of 7 UN Peace Messenger Awards.


With vast experience of 21 years of learning, teaching, meditating, his research interest relate to ‘Effects of Rajyoga on Sports Performance’ He was one of the instruments in founding Sports Wing at the International Centre for Higher Learning, at Brahma Kumaris Academy for a Better World situated at Mt Abu, Rajasthan, India. He has been deeply involved in socio-spiritual service particularly mind training for many athletes.


He stepped out of the professional career to serve with the Brahma Kumaris Institution, moving from his technical and sports career, Jagbir begin working on Mind Training in Sports and as a result his brain child the Sports Wing, came into existence in consultation with the experienced senior Dadis, sisters and brothers of the institution. A widely travelled person, he has been a guest speaker at various national and international forums / seminars / conferences on mind power in sports and Science of Meditation etc. He likes to write articles on health, fitness and sports.


He had been to Beijing Olympic Games-2008 and Singapore Youth Olympic Games-2010. He volunteered in the XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi. He was invited by the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) & International Olympic Committee (IOC) in the 2nd International Forum on Sport for Peace and Development in Geneva, Switzerland in May 2011 by IOC Director General Christophe DE KEPPER. He was invited for the Peace and Sport International Forum from in Nov 2012 at Sochi, Russia on ‘Harnessing the Power of Sport for Global Peace’. Lately he was invited as Mind Trainer by the Indian Body Building Federation for the 5th World Body Building Championship at Budapest, Hungary during in Nov 2013.


Jagbir has a great passion for sports and games. He has been an excellent sportsman and has participated at state and national level in athletic, boxing, cycling and shooting. He is also a keen marathoner. He has participated in number of marathons all over the world. He won Silver Medal in the International Sabarmati Half Marathon in 2011 in his age category. He is also a qualified yoga instructor from Sports Authority of India, Patiala.


He is the recipient of two commendations from the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, CAC, in Boxing-1990 and Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, CAC, in Cycling-1992. He has special interest of conducting Mind Training especially for sportspersons and students. He did his Pre-Engineering from Nehru College, Faridabad and Aeronautical Diploma from Chennai. He graduated from Punjab University. He holds master’s degree in Public Administration from Nagpur University and Management diploma in Air & Sea Cargo Services from New Delhi. He served as a cargo manager in one of the private charter airlines in New Delhi before dedicating his life in the institution.


Currently he is engaged in imparting Mind Power Training for all sports disciplines such as Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Body-Building, Boxing, Cricket, Cycling, Golf, Hockey, Kabaddi, Tennis, Mountaineers, Powerlifting, Shooting, Wrestling etc.


Recently he has been conferred ‘Sports Award’ 2012 by Sanskriti Yuva Sanstha and Ambuja for outstanding achievement in promoting practice of Meditation & Yoga in Sports as well as working to inculcate spiritual values in sportsperson’s lives.

For more details visit: www.sportswing.org
E-Mail ID: jagbirsingh9@gmail.com

                                   

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