The 17th edition of the Rotary Arneja Walkathon will be held on February 19, 2023 at St. Ursula School Ground, Civil Lines from 7.00 am.
The Rotary Club of Nagpur has set the theme “Walk for Life” for the walkathon. The 3 km, 6 km, and 9 km circuit of the Walkathon will start from the school’s ground. There are 3 age categories for the event : Below 18 years, 18-60 years and Above 60 years.
The walkathon is sponsored by Arneja Heart and Multi-speciality Hospital and Co-Sponsored by Dinshaw’s. The registrations can be done online and offline. The registration forms are available at Arneja Heart Institute- Ramdaspeth, Dinshaw’s Ice Cream Parlours- SJTI Complex- Sadar, Opposite Jumma Talak and Gittikhadan outelets, Tauby’s- Ramdaspeth and Ram Nagar, NGDA- Sadar, Ajmera Tyres (all outlets). The forms will also be available every morning at Shivaji Nagar Park, Mankapur Stadium, Japanese Garden and Walkers Road-Civil Lines, Dadgi Park-Ramdaspeth and Gandhibagh Garden. Online registrations can be done at : www.rotarywalkathon.com
Each participant will get a T-shirt, Cap and Dishaw’s snacks box. The caps are sponsored by Batukbhai Jewellers. A total of 36 prizes will be given away to the winners. The prizes are sponsored by Parekh Jewllers.
Thirty minutes before the walkathon, a half an hour zumba session will take place at the ground by Deepti Gogoi and DJ Raj.
Around 4000 plus citizens have registered for the walkathon till now. The Rotary Arneja Walkathon23 is expecting registrations of 7000 people.
“We want more and more people to participate in the walkathon,” Dr. Jaspal Arneja said at a press conference on Wednesday. As a cardiologist, I believe that people should begin participating in such activities to keep their bodies healthy. This will be a fun activity for the participants. One should take part with their friends and family.”