Gandhinagar Half Marathon 2016– Gandhinagar Runners Group was formed in 2010 under mentorship and leadership of Mr. B K Satish. He is the founder of this group and brought all non-professional runners together on a common platform to develop their running skills. The group has discovered the hidden potential of the members to enhance their running capacity from non runners or small distance runners to marathon runners. The group organises weekly runs thrice in a week on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.The weekly runs routes are astonishingly beautiful, with its lush green natural beauty all over. One has to experience to believe it.
This group consists of all non-professionals & dedicated runners from different backgrounds (i.e. Doctors, Engineers, Reputed Officials from Government departments, Technocrats, Businessmen, Managers, IT specialists, Chartered Accounts, Company Secretary & Journalists). Apart from weekly runs this group has participated in many marathon events such as Delhi Marathon, Sabarmati Marathon & Cyclothon, Kaveri Trail Run, Mount Abu hill run and B Safal Half marathon etc.
Around 5 years back, Mr.Satish had planted a concept of weekly runs for good mental and physical health with few runners those who can count on fingers but over the years, glory of this group has enhanced, runners are added and now the total strength has reached to 28 Nos in our runners family.
Running is a bit challenging habit to develop over a period of time with endless efforts, self-motivation, perseverance and to maintain consistency with great amount of enthusiasm. As a runner, in last 5 years we all took it as a challenge and developed this running habit. With God’s grace and blessings of our mentor (Mr. B K Satish) and sincere and devoted efforts of all our members, we are now moving forward a little step ahead and announcing Run Gandhinagar Run – a half marathon of 21.042 km. along with dream run of 7km on 31st January’2016 to bring awareness about running and its benefits to individuals and society as a whole in green city, clean city and healthy city of Gandhinagar.
Gandhinagar city has its own reputation all around the world for its healthy lifestyle, cleanliness and greenery all around the city. We are proud to be a resident of this beautiful city and would like to urge runners from all over India to come and participate in this running event. Your participation in exemplary numbers will always delight us and will inspire us to do better in years to come.
We dedicate this run to all those children who are special to our society and have congenital cardiac defect. Our run will bring awareness of this health condition to the society.
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