Ravi Kalsi was born and brought up in Mumbai and is the son of an ex-Army officer. His passion for running started around seven years ago. He is a barefoot runner. Till date, he has participated in numerous Half and Full Marathons but now his aim is to concentrate on running faster Half Marathons.
He has an enviable list of achievements and podium finishes. His major achievements are finishing third at the Standard Chartered Half Marathon (Age Group 40-45) in 2016 and 2017 and the IDBI half Marathon 2017 (Age Group 40-45) with a timing of 1 hr 25 min and 29 sec.
He participated in the inaugural edition of the Navy Marathon 2016 in the 10 km Veteran Category and came first with a timing of 40 min and 16 sec.