District Administration To Organise Half Marathon ‘Run For Rio On August 12 In Ludhiana

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Ludhiana, August 8, 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 For Rio" in the city 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.
While providing information, 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 at 7 am on August 12, 2016.
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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Monday, August 8, 2016