Herald: Manovikas School Marathon 2018
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Manovikas School Marathon 2018

12 Oct 2018 04:20am IST

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12 Oct 2018 04:20am IST

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To marks its 50 years of Celebration Manovikas English Medium School organised a marathon on 7th October 2018, which had 702 participants

The Manovikas School Marathon held on the morning

of 7th October, 2018 witnessed a unanimous response as Parents, teachers, runners, supporters and students from schools across Goa assembled at the School in the wee hours of the morning to participate in the run.

10 KM Commemorative Run, 5 KM Fun Run and 2 KM Family Walk and Run were flagged off by Dr. Vishal Gude and Minister of Town and Country Planning, Vijay Sardesai who also joined the run along with the School Chairman, Jose Manuel Noronha and Trust members. The event began with a warm up session including Yoga and Zumba to prep the crowd before Flagoff and ended with a non-stop, highly energized crowd that took to the thumping beats of the Zumba Finale.

Manovikas School expressed their gratitude to their guests, participants, well-wishers, volunteers and everyone who came forward to support the initiative. “It was encouraging to see participants from across Goa, including senior veterans, young children and Runners. A special thanks to Goa Traffic Police cell for their whole hearted support in ensuring safety on the running route,” said the school in a statement to the media.

“Sports and fitness are an essential element in a child’s development and throughout their life for progressive physical and mental well being. As first influencers in a child’s life, parents and educators form a vital part of this development process. To be able to cultivate healthy habits at an early stage of their growth, we must lead by example, “ added the school.

The Marathon is an initiative to foster and encourage physical activity among young kids. The celebratory Run cum Marathon was part of a series of events to commemorate 50 dedicated years of Manovikas English Medium School.

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