New Delhi: 24Response Juniorun a multi-city running event exclusively designed for children of all age groups to raise awareness and promote fitness conceptualized by Siddarth Choudhary, the brains behind GRR, the largest running community in the National Capital Region.
The Marathon was flagged by Mohammad Azharuddin (Politician and Former Indian Cricketer) on 26th November 2017 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi.
It was a sincere effort to bring lifestyle changes in today’s technology-driven centennials by encouraging and providing them with a platform to stay healthy. It is the “only” timed competitive run for juniors in India Says Mohammad Azharuddin.
The event had 3000 children participation, passed through the Lutyen’s Delhi environs on Lodhi Road and Back. It had 4 categories i.e 1 km costume run for kids aged 0-12 accompanied by parents or grandparent, 3km for age group 5-15,5km for 8-18 and 10 km for 12-18.
“We are not just hosting a run, we intend to host an enriching and memorable running experience for the kids”, says Siddarth Choudhary.
The entire team of was deeply involved in organizing and executing the event flawlessly with all safety and security professionally managed.
The organizers and volunteers had conducted free training camps at multiple locations in and around Delhi NCR. These boot camps were aimed at training the children not only in cardio- fitness but diet and nutrition as well.
To support the event, Sunaina Chibba and Deepak Sihag were present.