Parul Sheth is a mother, runner, architect, and a published author of a book ‘The Running Soul: My Journey from Darkness to Light”, which has sold over 3000 copies. This book is the story of how she evolved from a non-athlete to a marathoner, running the race of her life at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon in 2014, at the ripe young age of 42. More importantly, it is an account of how, in the process, she evolved as a person.
Over the last 14 years, she has run 9 full marathons, over 40 Half marathons and several other races, including a Half Ironman. Her personal best for a full marathon is 3:48, and she ran the prestigious Boston Marathon in April 2017. In between, she has brought up 2 accomplished teenagers as a single parent, worked as an architect designing popular restaurants, and is the CEO of her household
She now speaks at various corporate events, communities and sports meets. She is also a certified Health and Wellness coach (ICF approved), and a certified Marathon Coach (ACSM certified).
Life for me has been about challenges, some were thrown at me and some I chose. As I live each day, I learn to endure. I may not always emerge a winner, but I hope to keep on evolving, getting stronger.
“We know what we are but know not what we may be.”
– Hamlet, Act 4, Sc. 5 (William Shakespeare)
Find me : parulATtherunningsoulDOTcom