P T Usha to launch promotion of marathon

P T Usha to launch promotion of marathon

Former Indian Athlete P T Usha talking in a press conference on crowdfunding to empower Athletes of tomorrow, of P T Usha School of Athlwtics, at Capital hotel in Bengaluru on Friday. Photo/ B H Shivakumar

Athlete P T Usha will launch the promotion of NITK Karavali Marathon organised by the NITK Surathkal Alumni Association (NITKSAA), to promote a healthy lifestyle and fitness among the students and to create social awareness among the people of the Karavali region, on November 25.

A press release said that the NITK Karavali Marathon will be held on January 13. It will highlight the causes of ‘Run for Unity’ to promote social harmony and ‘Save the Oceans’ to propagate the pressing issue of impact on ocean ecosystem which is an integral part of the coastal region.

The marathon will be held in association with the Rotaract Club and NITK Students’ Council. For the first time, a full marathon of 42.2 km is being organised and 3,000 people are expected to participate.

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