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WALK FOR LIFE, WALKATHON

February 28, 2015 divider image

Morning Rotarians, the big day is finally here, Rotary club of Nagpur’s walk for life.

Have you registered or not ? We have sent you two forms alongwith the last circular, you just have to fill in the relevant details and collect your T shirt from one of the mentioned collection points. Better still, this evening from 4:30 pm onwards there will be a lot of Walkathon activity on Walker’s street, across Jogger’s park. Bring in your form there, collect the T shirt and also meet a lot of our rotarians friends.

Walkathon Invitation

 

Coming Sunday, 1st March 2015, Nagpurians will WALK FOR LIFE, to relax, to have fun, to bond and to raise a smile. On this sporty spring Sunday, Nagpur will come alive with walkers. An early morning event, the Walkathon is organized by The Rotary Club of Nagpur for the 11th consecutive year. Over the years, the Walkathon is anxiously awaited by Nagpur’s die-hard and casual walkers alike.

The 3 km route from C.P. Club Jogger’s Park will be abuzz with men, women and children in  T – Shirts Caps and colour-coded bows. The atmosphere will reverberate with the energy of the young and old as they gather at the C.P. Club Jogger’s Park. There will be much cheering  as some participants vie for the top place. There will be walkers who want to prove their strength; there will be some who will be there to enjoy the ambience; there will be some who will come to enjoy the Sunday morning with friends. But all will be there to WALK FOR A HEALTHY LIFE.

The 3 Km route will start from C.P. Club Jogger’s Park, near Ramgiri bungalow, will go through VIP Road to Ladies Club, to GPO to High Court and back past Japanese Garden. Each walk will be flagged off at intervals of 30 minutes. The 9 Km walk will commence at 6.30 AM followed by  6 Km and 3 Km. Depending on your determination and ability, you can pick the walk you want to undertake. Then, just put your right foot forward & start the Walk for Life.

The purpose of the Walkathon is to involve the general public in a project to spread the message of regular walking as one of the best ways of promoting good health and preventing heart and joint ailments.

Marshals on foot and motor-bikes will patrol the track to ensure safety & discipline and stop traffic at crossings. Water bottles will be provided at intervals along the way. An ambulance will constantly move along the track to handle any emergency.

More than 6000 participants are expected to take part in this event. Many people from corporate world have also registered namely National Fire Service College, HDFC Home Loans, Times Of India, Bank Of India, etc. Many youngsters are coming with a social message displayed on the placard. Some social organizations have confirmed their participation.

The event is sponsored by Arneja Heart Institute and Co-Sponsored by Adani Wilmar, Godrej Anandam and Jaika Insurance Brokerage. Event Managers are the Times of India, Radio Mirchi and Cartel

Registration charges for participation are just Rs. 100/- per person, against which a T-Shirt, a Cap and refreshment will be provided.  Registration forms are available at Arneja Heart Institute, NGDA, Dinshaws Ice Cream Parlors, World of Titan Showroom, Tauby’s, all Axis Bank branches, Canon showroom Empress mall, BPCL pumps, Ajmera Tyres.

SO BE AN INTEGRAL PART OF THIS CLUB, SUPPORT THE WALKATHON BY REGISTERING AND REPORTING FOR THE WALK TOMORROW MORNING.

BHARAT GOENKA
President




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