Jalandhar, March 5, 2019: After the incessant success of CT Half Marathon where everyone from sports persons to senior citizens to Olympians, artists, players and also physically challenged persons joined for the noble cause, CT Group of Institutions is once again geared up for its upcoming Race for Charity as ‘12th CT Half Marathon 2019- with Jawans.’
This year, the race for charity will be a tribute to martyrs of Pulwama attack and will be held on March 10 from CT Shahpur Campus to CT Maqsudan Campus (distance of 21.6 Kms). - Participants from Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana and other states will run for the charity at the half marathon.
The flag off ceremony will be performed by IGP Rakesh Kumar Yadav, CRPF, Chandigarh, DIGP Darshan Lal Gola, CRPF Jalandhar and celebrated Punjabi Singer Tarsem Jassar from CT Shahpur Campus at 7:00 am. The other major attraction will remain a flag off by more than 100 jawans in uniform, paying tribute to soldiers.
Giving information, Manbir Singh, Managing Director, CT Group of Institutions said, “CT Half Marathon is the prestigious event which aims to raise funds for the deprived members of society from last eleven years. This year as well we are working on the same grounds to continue this wonderful journey. The raised funds will be donated to martyrs who lost their precious lives while performing their duties across border.”
Charanjit Singh Channi, Chairman, CT Group of Institutions said that, it is one of the largest marathons organized by any educational institution across Punjab with the participation of people from all walks of life including celebrities, sports personalities, business tycoons and amateur athletes who participate in this event. “Everyone should come up and be part of this race to pay tribute to CRPF Jawans who lost their lives”, he further appealed.
Adding the other attraction of the event is huge sum of Cash prize for the winners. The first prize is of Rs. 25,000 (Male & Female both), second prize is Rs. 11000 (Male & Female both), third prize is Rs. 5,100 (Male & Female both) and 7 consolation prizes of Rs. 2100.
There will be First Aid and other medical assistance for the runners by the students and staff members of CT Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (CTIPS) and doctors from renowned hospitals would also register their presence.