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From India Gate to Gateway of India: Watch 'The Great India Run'


From India Gate to Gateway of India: Watch 'The Great India Run'

New Delhi, July 17 (ANI): 'The Great India Run', India's first multi-city marathon covering six states, including Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra was flagged off by Sports Minister Vijay Goel, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and former World Championship bronze medalist Anju Bobby George at the India Gate on Sunday. The 20-day, 480 kilometer run will culminate on August 6 at Mumbai after covering the six states.

The run will see the best ultra marathoners from Asia, Africa, United States of America and Europe, including International champion Arun Bhardwaj, Denmark's David Bredo, Pia Hansson, South Africa's Melanie Delainey and Yuri Esperson. Milind Soman and Gul Panag will also be part of this mega event.

The event is being organised to promote running as a sport in the country and to spread the message of fitness.

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