About Neville J. Bilimoria
Neville Jamshed Bilimoria wears many successful caps. He works full time as Senior Partner and Consultant at Bilimoria & Associate and Managing Director of Bilimoria Impex Pvt. Ltd., established in 1995 which specialises in Permanent Residence visa.
A National Medal winning rower, passionate marathoner, ardent cyclist, committed philanthropist, founder of D2D Marathons. Through “Neville Endeavours Foundation” he provides platform to support and guide many initiatives to raise funds especially for children.
He is also Brand Ambassador for Bal Sanjeevani – a cerebral palsy rehabilitation centre, he and his team has raised quite a substantial amount towards rehabilitation of Cerebral Palsy children and donating Therasuit. Every rupee that was raised through Dawn to Dusk donated to the God’s own children.
Chennai witnessed the first ever Chennai’s Night Marathon which took place in November 2014 creating awareness on Organ donation and again raising a substantial funds for LYLF, Centre for Liver Disease & Transplantation, Apollo Hospitals.
Chennai also witnessed another Night Marathon which took place in June 2016 creating awareness for promoting the Freedom Through Education project of Round Table India towards building classrooms and toilet blocks for the underprivileged children for Round Table India. Neville is also the Brand Ambassador for Round Table India towards promoting Education for the underprivileged children.
Neville has been an active Tabler in Round Table India and has made great contribution as past Chairman of MCRT 94, Round Table India. Neville and team of his Tablers of MCRT 94 raised Rs.2.25 crores to build 55 new Classrooms and 22 Toilet blocks which were inaugurated by the former President of India Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.
Giving the best to every activity he takes up while inspiring others to keep healthy and fit is just the beginning of his endeavours. Through his rowing, running and cycling activities, he has found myriad ways to help the less privileged children. He gives his best in completing the task and inspire others to keep healthy and fit!! He motivates himself to succeed with hard work, dedication, commitment with mind set to achieve the goals!!
It is important to remember we are all blessed in many ways and each one of us have the potential to give back to the society through the very passion that drives us. I am passionate about my day to day work and train in the sport of rowing, running and cycling to keep fit. And through these sporting activities, I’d like to find ways that would benefit those who can’t even have a fragment of what we have.
With most things in life, I am blessed and thank God for what I am today!! I wish to keep contributing through my passion and give back to the society in my own way. Always been supported and guided by my family, friends and well-wishers.
Neville holds Two National records from LIMCA RECORDS
- First one in 2014 covering a total distance of 154.12 Km in 12 hours. Running for 6 hours covering 43.12 Km and Cycling for 6 hours covering a distance of 111 Km.
- Second one in 2015 covering a total distance of 207 Km in 12 hours. Running for 6 hours covering 51 Km and Cycling for 6 hours covering a distance of 156 Km.
In the year 1993 Neville joined Madras Boat Club as Student Member and represented the club and state in many rowing events. Brought laurels and recognition by Representing Tamil Nadu in 3 National Games and won National medal Silver in Men’s pairs. Also he held the post of Captain of Madras Boat Club. He has won medals in all three disciplines (single sculls, coxless pairs and coxed fours) for the club.
In the year 2010 Neville started taking part in Marathons and Ultra marathons. His personal best in long distance has been in Malnad Ultra covering a distance of 80 Km in 11 hrs 37 mins. He has participated in over 51 marathons across 6 countries till date. This includes the 3 Dawn to Dusk Marathons covering 156 Km, 154 Km and 207 Km in 12 hour period. The proceeds of the event has been contributed towards supporting education of children and rehabilitation of cerebral palsy children.
In the year 2011 took up cycling and has completed many cycling events and podium finisher in Time Trails. Holds the Super Randonneur title for the 6th consecutive year having completed all series for calendar years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
He has also completed 1,000 Km in cycling for the year 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017. He has completed Paris-Brest-Paris Brevet, an international cycling event in August 2015 completing 1,230 Km in 94 hours.
Married to Kamini, who has been supportive and encouraging with all goals that Neville has achieved. He is too thankful to all his family and friends, office staff and everyone who have been so supportive in his endeavours.
Limca Record 2014
Limca Record 2015