Run for a fit India organised in Dwarka
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Run for a fit India organised in Dwarka

The run was organised to mark Vijay Divas in which people from different age groups participated

Run for a fit India organised in Dwarka

Dwarka:  A run with the concept of 'keep India fit and healthy', and to honour the martyrs and soldiers on the occasion of Vijay Diwas, organised at Dwarka today, December 18. The run was flagged off at 6.30 am in which people from different age groups (8 years to 78 years) and from different areas of Dwarka and its surroundings participated. It was organised for different distances such as 3km/5km/10km/21km etc. It started from the DXR  (Dwarka Xpress Runners) point, the T point of sectors 17 and 18 under the supervision of captain Anoop Sharma of Dwarka Xpress runners.  The event was Supported by Sanjay Panghal, Madan Godara, Ajeet Yadav, Manish Aggarwal, and other team members of DXR. More than 200 participants ran for the cause and to spread the message to keep your health fit. Not only runners but cyclists were also present at the event. The event witnessed the participation of many Army veterans. 

The run was flagged off by Maj General SK Singh Commandant Base Hospital. Anoop Sharma from DXR who is also secretary of Nishat Apartments Sector 19B says, “This event was one of 171 such types of events organised across the Nation today. This is an initiative of  FITISTAN, a fitness movement started by one Army veteran.” 

As informed by Sharma more than 1 lakh people participated in the run today in different parts of the country.  As informed by Sharma the event also raised funds in various parts of the country which will partially be donated to an artificial limb centre based in Pune which helps those Indian Army soldiers who lost their limbs in war.

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