The Captain is at the helm!
The Captain is at the helm….! Dream Runners is extremely happy and proud to announce Rekha Sudarsan as Race Director for Dream Runners Half Marathon-2020.
Jointly assisting in the endeavor, will be Raja Vaidyanathan (Boat Club Dreamers chapter) and Bharadwaj PV (OMR Dreamers chapter). Together with Rekha, they will make up the Race Management Team(RMT) for DRHM 2020.
Fondly christened ‘Captain’, for being one of the founders and foremost flag bearers of Dream Runners, Rekha needs no introduction. A well known personality among the running and fitness fraternity, her passion for running is unmatched and infectious. A healthcare professional, an accomplished homemaker, author of books on healthcare, an individual having varied interests- she wears all the hats with aplomb and success.
A veteran of many marathons including World Majors, as Race Director, she will bring to the table, learnings from some of the best managed events in the world and will combine it with her unrelenting drive to make DRHM 2020 better than all of our already successful editions till date.
Raja Vaidyanathan of our Boat Club Dreamer chapter is an Engineer from IIT, an MBA from IIM, a Cost Accountant (AICWAI) , a Company Secretary (ACS). But these academic accomplishments only represent a part of this amazing achiever and outstanding personality. He is also a successful entrepreneur, a philanthropist , an avid sports enthusiast with interest in long distance running and swimming. Raja plays mentor to trainees, not only in terms of getting them into a healthy lifestyle , but also in shaping their personality and thought process in becoming better versions of themselves.
Truly representing the adage ‘age is just a number’ Raja takes pride in sharing the fact that he ran and completed his first half marathon at age 60….! He has participated in numerous International events in Singapore , Malaysia, Cambodia & UK.
With an admirable combination of experience and enthusiasm, we are very happy to have him on-board as part of the team and are sure he will guide DRHM 2020 to new height.
Bharadwaj, one of the first few to sign up for our free structured training programs many seasons ago, has since played a key role in incubating and growing, one of our largest and most vibrant chapters, the OMR Dreamers. He continues to participate in many running and cycling events.
A tech entrepreneur, an avid photographer and travel enthusiast, an organizer par excellence, Bharadwaj combines together unique skills of precise technology and fluid creativity, to think up new initiatives and out of the box solutions. At same time, he parallels it with a focused drive to achieve targeted goals within constraints of time and resources. He has been closely involved in creating and managing the digital presence of Dream Runners over the last many years.
We are sure his invaluable skills will help in the making DRHM 2020 a memorable event.
Join us in wishing the trio the very best, for delivering yet another path breaking DRHM…!