Mohamed Idris, 49 years old, hails from Chennai. Post working in the Middle East for 25 years he down settled in India in 2014. An accomplished athlete, he is currently pursuing a career as a Veteran Athlete and as a Coach. His list of achievements as a runner is vast.
Other than participating and successfully completing in races like the London Marathon, Athens Marathon, China great wall Marathon (23rd overall), Phuket Marathon and Dubai Marathon, he also participated in the Iron Man Malaysia Challenge in 2010.
He got his due when he participated in the South African 89km Comrades Marathon in 2014 and received the Bill Rowen Medal with an impressive time of 8h 56m.
For the last 3 years, he has been a podium finisher in all the Major running events held throughout India.
Mohamed Idris came First last year at the WNC Navy Marathon 2016 in the 21.1 km Veteran Category with a timing of 1 hr 22 min and 26 seconds.