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.
A National Medal winning rower, a passionate marathon runner, ardent cyclist, committed philanthropist, founder of D2D Marathons, Brand Ambassador for Bal Sanjeevani, he has also been recently appointed as the Brand Ambassador for Round Table India.
Through ‘Neville Endeavours Foundation’ he provides platform to support and guide many initiatives to raise funds especially for children.
As brand ambassador of 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 Therasuits. Every rupee that is raised through Dawn to Dusk has been 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 amount for Love Your Liver Foundation, Centre for Liver Disease & Transplantation, Apollo Hospitals.
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 Dr. A P J. 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 endeavors. Through his rowing, running and cycling activities, he has found myriad ways to help the less privileged. He gives his best in completing the task and inspire others to keep healthy and fit!! Motivates himself to succeed with hard work, dedication, commitment with mind set to achieve the goals that have been set.
With most things in life, blessed and thank God for what he is today!! Able to contribute through his passion and give back to the society in his own way. Always been supported and guided by his family, friends and well-wishers.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 in my profession, rowing, running, and now cycling as well. 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.
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.
Rowing has brought many laurels and recognition beginning in 1994. Represented Tamil Nadu in 3 National Games and won National medal Silver in Men’s pairs. Also held the post of Captain at the Madras Boat Club.
In 2010, Neville took up long distance running and Marathons. His personal best is the Shahid’s Ultra covering a distance of 79 Km in 9 hrs 27 mins. He has participated in 35 marathons across 6 countries. This includes the 3 Dawn to Dusk Marathons covering 156 Km, 154 Km and 207 Km in 12hour period. The proceeds of which went towards supporting educational and rehabilitation.
Completed many cycling events and podium finisher in time trail since 2011. A Super Randonneur having completed all the series of 200 Km, 300 Km, 400 Km, 600 Km and 1000 Km within the stipulation time Km events for the calendar year 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015. Recently, completed 1000 Km in March 2015 – Chennai – Vijayawada – Chennai in 69 hours, finishing 3rd.
He recently represented in the 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 and would like to achieve to make this a better place for the lesser privileged in this world. He is too thankful to all his family and friends, office staff and everyone who have been so supportive for his endeavors.
Learn more at:
Limca Record 2014
Limca Record 2015