Pune, May 8, 2018: City based long distance running group Pune RoadRunners organized a running event for the Pune kids at the VIBGYOR High School, Magarpatta City.
400 Children up to the age of 12 years participated in the Kiddathon along with their parents. They ran in 3 distance categories – 1km, 2km and 4km.
“The concept of Pune RoadRunners Kiddathon was designed to help nurture the interests of children towards running and fitness, at an early stage.”, said Rohit Roy, spokesperson and member of Pune Road Runners.
“More than a competitive race, we wanted to keep it as a parent-child run to inspire the parents and their kids to realize the joys and benefits of running together” said Manoj Thakur, organizer and member of Pune RoadRunners.
“Looking at the overwhelming response and positive feedback, we feel encouraged to organize the second edition of Kiddathon soon”, said Rohit Roy.