Rotary Club of Nagpur and Arneja Heart and Multispecialty Hospital are jointly organizing a Walkathon, on February 24, from St. Ursula Girls High School.
The theme of Walkathon 2019 is ‘Walk for Life’. Dinshaw’s, Plasto and Batukbhai Jewellers are the associate sponsors of the event.
Interested candidates can register online at www.rcnwalkathon.com. The candidates will be categorized as per their age. The categories for different age groups are 12-40 years, 41-55 years and 56 years and above. Printed forms are also available at Arneja Hospital, Dinshaws Cream Studio and Outlets- Residency Roads, Gitikhadan, Gandhi Sagar Lake, Nirmal Nagari, Taj Baug and Titan showrooms- Sadar and Shankar Nagar.
A free health awareness camp and health exhibition is also been organised by Arneja Heart and Multispecialty Hospital. Blood pressure, Blood Sugar and BMI tests will be conducted the camp for free of charge. Exciting gift packs and snack kit etc, would be distributed among the participants on February 23, at St. Ursula Girls High School.
Another attraction at the event will be the Food n Fun Carnival at the two day event i.e. on February 23 and 24th. Exciting prizes will be given to the winners of 3 km, 6 km and 10 km walk races.
Rotary Club has been celebrating ‘Walkathon’ since 2005, when only a 500-1000 candidates participated in the event, it has gradually grown to 5000-10,000 people participating from different parts of the city.
The amount generated from the event will be used in other social causes of Rotary Club of Nagpur, like Udaan, a fun filled sports day for differently abled children, Hemalkasa, a medical camp for tribal and unprivileged community of the society.
Club has also decided to donate a part of the proceeds of the event to the widows of the martyrs of Pulwama attack.
All in all a weekend full of zeal, excitement and enthusiasm is all set for the Nagpurians.