ITM organized FUN RUN & Walkathon 2017 in association with Navi Mumbai Runners ( NMR ) on 26th February 2017. A Public service initiative organized to highlight about the benefits of walking, running and exercise for good health was a get together of like-minded people who hold good health in high regard. The aim was to spread awareness on importance of good Health and benefits of being healthy.
The walkathon started at Maldunge village, 20kms from panvel station and ended at ITM IHS panvel Campus. Nere Maldunge route is one of the popular and favorite running route for runners. Pick-up and drop facility of participants was arranged by ITM HIS from Vashi, Nerul, Belapur, Kharghar and panvel.
It was second consecutive year of ITM NMR FUN & Walkathon where more than 100 participants were registered for run.
Some of these participants chose to go for a trek and others went searching for something to shoot beautiful nature. The participants did trekking near the village along with the walk. The weather in Maldunge was awesome and many of the people had a nice run. The buses were good, full, and reached Maldunge at7am. After some few snaps most of participants were went for a walk & run.
Highlight of this year’s ITM NMR FUN RUN & WALKATHON 2017 was participation of ITM Institute of Health science’s college students. ITM IHS kids enjoyed the locale as well.
There were in all 150 plus participants registered with the NMR who did attended event and were staff members of IHS and students. There were participants from the age group of 6 years to 80 years.
As per schedule, the runners left the place to go to the ITM Institute of health science at new Panvel around 8:30am. After the walk the runners spent some time at IHS campus & had delicious breakfast Poha, pav bhaji, bata wada, grapes and bananas .
FURTHER ITM IHS had organized Eye testing camp and Blood donation drive for the runners and staff members & THIRTY BOTTLES OF BLOOD WERE COLLECTED .
The NMR organizers Shri Srivatsan & Shri Subramanyam said that event was a success with a synergy between staff ,students and runners . The main highlight was skit performance based on Women Safety & Security performed by the students of ITM IHS nursing stream.They praised the very Good hospitality is part of ITM IHS team & the wonderful support by staff and students .
26th February 2017 was also important date from ITM IHS point of view because it was Sports 2017 Award ceremony day. ITM IHS annual sports festival ended with an award function on 26th February 2017 at the hands of all sports participants like NMR Runners.
ITM Group of institute’s Vice President Prof RSS Mani also presented medals and trophies to winners. NMR Runners also took part in presenting award to winners of ITM IHS Sports 2017. Prof. RSS Mani presented a sipper bottle to all participants as a parting gift. All in all avery satisfying event ..