District Administration Ludhiana To Organise Half Marathon ‘Run For Rio’ on Aug 12

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Ludhiana, August 11, 2016: With an aim to motivate the Indian team participating in the ongoing Rio Olympics, the District Administration would be organising a half marathon, "Run ForRio" in the city tomorrow, i.e. on August 12, 2016. This half marathon would start from Guru Nanak Stadium, and after passing through Fountain Chowk and Bharat Nagar Chowk, it would finish at Guru Nanak Stadium.
Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Mr Rishi Pal Singh stated that more than 1000 sportspersons along with city residents would participate in this event. He informed that "Run For Rio" would start from Guru Nanak Stadium at7 am tomorrow (on August 12, 2016) and the participants would cover around 2.5 kilometres during this event.
Mr Rishi Pal Singh urged the city residents to participate in this half marathon in large numbers. He said that all those who want to motivate the Indian Olympics team and are sports lovers should participate in "Run For Rio". The ADC said that this half marathon would be led by International level cyclist and Police Inspector Mr Ramninder Singh Deol.

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Thursday, August 11, 2016