Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Runners Will Give the Message of De-addiction on Republic Day

By 121 News

Chandigarh 22nd Jan, 2020:- To give the message of De-addiction on the occasion of Republic Day, the Gillco Group and Urban Dive events are going to organize the Punjab Winter Half Marathon on 26 January. The competition will include hundreds of runners from the states of Punjab, Himachal, Jammu and Delhi. This marathon has a category of 5 km, 10 km, 21 km. Women, men, children can participate in this open competition, whose minimum age will be 10 years.

The competition will be held at Sector 126 Gillco Park Hills on Airport Road. In this competition, the 21 km race will be held at 6 am, the 10 km race is 6:40 and the 5 km race will be at 7 pm. Runners participating in this competition can get their registration online till 22 January and offline by 24 January. At the same time, 76-year-old marathon ambassador Amar Chauhan also known as golden Sikh who has won 78 gold medals and has run 89 marathons across the world so far, will join the marathon to complete his 90th marathon and will include event facilitator Sourav Kapoor who is an ultra-runner.

Executive Director of the Gillco Group Tejpreet Singh Gill, said that the Gillco Group is organizing a Punjab Winter Half Marathon Competition to make people aware of the drug addiction spread across Punjab. Which will give a message to the masses on how drug addiction across Punjab is spreading and how to fight back? For which the organizers and the Gillco Group have made full preparations. We hope that this marathon will make people more and more aware.

Director of Urban Dive Events, Aseem Girdhar said that this marathon is a small effort to attract the youth of Punjab away from drugs and towards fitness. We hope that people will support us in this initiative by participating in the marathon.

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