Nagpur News :The ‘Media Walkathon’ organised by Sports Journalists’ Association of Nagpur (SJAN) in association with Tirupati Urban cooperative Bank Limited with a slogan ” Walk for Health” on June 1 is receiving good response.
On June 1 (Sunday) the event will be flagged off at 6.30 and the participants have been asked to report at 6 a.m. The four kilometre walk for men in below and above 50 years category will start from Dr Ambedkar College and by taking the route of Government Chitrakala Mahavidyalaya, Kachipura police station, Alankar Talkies, Shankar Nagar square, Bajaj Nagar, Matruseva Sangh College will terminate at Dr Ambedkar College Sports Academy ground.
Similarly two-kilometre walk for women will be flagged off from Dr Ambedkar College and by taking the route of Government Chitrakala Mahavidyalaya, Kachipura Police station, Bajaj Nagar square, Matruseva Sangh College it will terminate at the Dr Ambedkar College Sports Academy ground.
The prize distribution function will be held immediately after the event. Attractive prizes and mementoes will be given to first three winners in each category. T-shirts and caps will be given to the participants prior to the event. Meanwhile the organisers have extended the last date of entry by one day. Now the entry will close on Thursday at 6 p.m.
Those who have not confirmed their entry can contact the sports desk of newspapers, informs convener of the event Kishor Bagde.