Kunal Kapoor flags off Juhu Half Marathon, Jeetendra cheers participants
The Juhu Half Marathon aimed to create fitness in the long run , flagged off by actor Kunal Kapoor in the presence of Satyanarayan Choudhary, DCP, Zone 9, saw an amazing amount of participants running across the streets of Juhu at 5.45am on March 4.
Organised by the Get Fit Thru Sports Foundation (GETFIT) in association with Rotary Club of Bombay Airport (RCBA), under the aegis of Mumbai Suburban District Athletic Association (MSDAA), the Juhu Half Marathon well-served its purpose of fitness consciousness among Mumbaiites.
Kunal Kapoor expressed his happiness at the fact that the Juhu Half Marathon “spread the message of health and fitness,” and added that he felt “privileged” on being the Event Ambassador of an event that aims to do good for the community.
Said Bharat Kapadia from Get Fit Foundation "An event is as good as the participants' delight. I'm so glad that the runners enjoyed the run and most of them crossed the finishing line with a smile. Thanks runners, sponsors, partners & well wishers."
Added Vijay Ambati, President, Rotary Club of Bombay Airport: "I am overwhelmed by the passion and enthusiasm. What a sight to watch participants across age groups run enthusiastically for our social cause. A lot of hard work & support from the sponsors/partners and the Rotary family. Thanks to all - deep sense of gratitude."
Jeetendra was very enthusiastic. "All my youth, i have neglected my health. But now, I look after myself and would reccomend the same to each of you. Each of us should participate in a sport to keep themselves fit. It is the need of the hour."