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For a cause: Kidney transplant survivor to run 21K marathon

DNMUM405535 | 1/14/2018 | Author : Anagha Sawant | WC :350



With an aim to spread the message among people to stay fit and healthy, Shibani Gulati, a kidney transplant survivor, will be running 21 km in Tata Mumbai Marathon for the fifth time. Gulati, who underwent a kidney transplant in 2010, was motivated to run the marathon to keep herself fit and change the thinking of people that organ transplant survivors can’t run a marathon.
Speaking about her journey, Shibani Gulati (38), said, “When I wanted to train myself for the marathon, few gym trainers refused to coach me stating that physical activity will hamper my health conditions. I faced many rejections from the people for fitness. My doctors supported me and encouraged me. While slowly I started walking for two hours, in 2012, I
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