Gone are the times when distance running as a sport was taken up by the adults and kids would limit themselves to 100 m and 200 m runs in the school grounds,with the new generation along with the old taking up fitness and agility as a serious stuff to stay healthy,kids are in the fray for the long distances to cover.

As a boost to the routine runs,the carnival of #100 days of running as given wings to the kids with a minimum 2 kms of run a day to stay true to the #100 days of running event and set a benchmark for the kid generation. Here we are talking of 2 kids with the same nomenclature putting the tracks on fire.

1. Meet Vivaan Bhartia-2018 edition Debutant #100 days of running

Last year this kid 8 year old Vivaan Bhartia debuted on the #100 days of running challenge completing 100 kms in just 31 days and thus upped the ante in the challenge motivating a lot of kids to start running and has gone ahead and competed in a lot of 10k runs improving upon his performance from one event to another and remains a blue eyed boy for the monthly collaboration runs hosted by one of the running groups by turns where all the runners of kolkata turn up in hundreds making it a celebration to remember.

2. Meet Vivaan Merani-2019 edition Debutant #100 days of running

Vivaan is a 9 year old ,studying in La Martiniere for Boys. He is a very bright child and a Mathamatics genius. He has won umpteen number of awards in Abacus examination at National as well as State level .
Apart from his number skills he is a die heart fan of cricket and aspires to be a cricket player some day.He is a very active child and takes part in many sports.Following his motherโ€™s footsteps he enjoys to take part in the Various Running events. Recently,he took part in Airtel Run for Education in the 5km race and dusted it in 37:55mins.He not only keeps an eye on which events are coming up but he also keeps a track of whoโ€™s who in the running circuit.Though he is a 9 year but has his views very clear .He has a never give up attitude . He also support his mother to set higher goals for herself.

Its not a competition of clocking more and more kilometers but a carnival to get fitter and disciplined and get ready for the running season, so wish the little masters good luck and follow them to their journey to finish #100 days of running

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I am a storyteller who is trying to put the spotlight on the ordinary people who are making extraordinary efforts to make a difference in their lives as well as of others in Health,fitness,creativity and entrepreneurship. When i am not blogging ,you might find me running Long or short distance runs on some weekends preparing for Marathons and earning a living as a Digital Lending Professional.


  1. Good luck Vivaan…..god bless u…..u r doin a commendable job๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘