Running, and especially marathon running is one of the fastest-growing sports in the world. For some, a Marathon is synonymous with fitness and health – a parameter of a fit physical body, their daily motivation for running, and improving their health. For some individuals, a Marathon is a fun event, to jog for 5-6 km on the streets with their friends, and soak in the feeling of a carnival-like joy. For some, a Marathon is an opportunity to prove their athletic prowess, push their personal limits, and attempt to be among the best long-distance runners. For some, a Marathon is a celebration of the spirit of their city, an opportunity to spread kindness, cheer for runners, and contribute to the liveliness that a Marathon brings to a city. ‘Lucknow Health Run’ is a complete blend for every individual.
With the motto of spreading awareness on health and fitness, ‘Lucknow Health Run’ motivates people to run for a social cause, to help people in such dire times, ‘Innovation Welfare Society-NGO’, with the help of ‘HBN Events Pvt. Ltd.’, organizes the marathon every year. The NGO aims at boosting the health and heart of thousands of people at the same time and motivating the spirit of good health and togetherness.
More than 1500 runners participated in the marathon to raise awareness on healthy living and more than 3000 people gathered to witness the marathon in the year 2019.
The NGO said that- coronavirus pandemic has been deemed as “the worst global crisis since World War II”. The pandemic has taken the lives of more than 1.5 lakhs of people in India. Though scientists had developed the vaccine against the deadly virus, but the livelihood of the people gets severely affected who are alive, the number of hungry and jobless people is only increasing day by day across the country.
Covid-19 has taken away the colors of life, This year the purpose of organizing the ‘Lucknow Health Run’ marathon is to fill the colors back in the life of the people, this year we are going to motivate people to run against the covid-19 pandemic, to beat the pandemic by running faster and leaving the crisis far behind.
The organizers said- We are planning the marathon on the biggest level, ‘Lucknow Health Run Edition-2’ will be grand this year, we are finalizing things and looking over all the aspects from ensuring complete safety measures to all the legal aspects for organizing a successful marathon.
Giving a brief on the marathon the organizers said that the marathon will be divided into 3 categories: Fun Run (2K), 5k Run, Half-Marathon (21K).
The motive behind the ‘Fun Run’ category is to instill running as a part of a healthy lifestyle in our kids at an early age. Through running, we show kids they can achieve more than they ever thought possible and put them on the path to healthier lives. Running is a great activity to help kids build endurance, which is developed when kids regularly engage in aerobic activity. Running offers kids a sense of freedom and a sense of reward and achievement when they finish the race. 5K Run or Half-Marathon(21K) Run, can add a new level of challenge and interest to anyone’s life. Running these marathons can burn up to 1,000 calories in a single race! Running for a 5KMs or 21KMs marathon can be strenuous, but when you have beautiful views surrounding you, it becomes a lot easier to bear. Experience the atmosphere of camaraderie where all runners support each other and develop new friendships.