61yr old Woman runs Marathon first time, Barefoot to raise medical funds for ill Husband and Wins
if you want to achieve your goals find your “WHY”, meaning “why” your dreams / goals matter to you ? and if your “why” is bigger than your excuses, You will achieve all your goals / dreams. In her situation her “Why” was her necessity to raise funds for her ill Husband which gave her Strength to fight against all odds and Win.
A 61-year-old woman finished first in her race at the Baramati Marathon. Dressed in a sari. Barefoot.
Lata Bhagwan Kare, a laborer from the town of Pimpli, surprised everyone by coming out of nowhere to not only win her first-ever 3K race, but beating out much more experienced runners in the senior category to the finish line. considering that she signed up to participate in the race just days before the event.
she did it without any sneakers or fancy running gear, Well, she actually started the race with slippers on, but they came off just a few meters into the race. They just got in the way, so she took them off
Kare revealed that she felt a little nervous standing at the start line – “I felt a little awkward, as all the other participants were staring at my dress. That also made me a little nervous. However, when the race began and I started overtaking them one by one, I gained my energy. While running I was talking to myself and telling that I want to win this race and I did it.”
Organizer Sachin Satav said on this surprising development, “We never expected a participant like Kare to be the winner of the race. It was pleasant surprise. We were extremely happy while handing over the trophy to Kare.”