Thousands come forward for Run Against Drug Abuse
This was the Fourth Edition of Punjab Half Marathon
The Voice of Chandigarh News | Photos By T S Bedi
Thousands of city residents came forward to run for a cause when they took part in half marathon run Against Drug Abuse which was organised by Thrill Zone Trust in city. The run was open to all and residents of any age group.
The 21 km half marathon run was being flagged off from Chandigarh Club in Sector 1 at 5:30 am, while 10 km run was being flagged off at 5:45 am and 5 km run was flagged off at 6 am. Amarjeet Singh Chawla, Visually Impaired Runner was the Chief Guest and also took part in the 21 KM Half Marathon. The youngest participant in half marathon was a 7 year old.
The run was in sync with the recent announcement made by the Punjab Chief Minister, Capt. Amarinder Singh on Independence Day calling for Freedom from Drugs and had launched a programme to take the war against drugs to schools and colleges. Narcotics Control Bureau Zonal Office in Chandigarh supported the event.