Ms. Mala Honnatti

Ex-banker, accomplished, mountaineer, trekker, marathoner, ACE qualified Personal Trainer and a Masters in Yoga.


  • National Gold Medallist in long distance running (three consecutive years)
  • Bronze Medal in 10,000 mtrs. in 7th Asian Veteran Athletic Championship, Singapore in 1992
  • Brown Belt in Karate.
  • International Marathon Runner (26 full marathons & 2 ultra marathons).
  • Marathon at Everest Base Camp, Antarctica, Great Wall of China, Kilimanzaro, New York, San Franscisco, Miyazaki, Macao, to name a few.
  • Podium Finisher in several prestigious National marathons.
  • Accomplished mountaineer (veteran of 30 expeditions since 1986)
  • Attempted Mt.Everest from North Face, in Tibet, in 2015, at the age of 62 yrs, aborted the expedition due to earthquake.
  • Detailed as Liaison Officer for foreign himalayan expeditions from Japan, Czeck, Spain, France, Ireland on Defence Ministry (GOI) assignment.
  • Rendered services as guest instructor at national mountaineering institutes.
  • Organised over a dozen Himalayan Trekking expeditions since 2015
  • Organised yoga and marathon training and other fitness activities.
  • Office bearer in Sports, Cultural & Literary Organizations.
  • Participated in several seminars on mountaineering & sports in India
  • Literary contribution to print and electronic media.