ARMY DAY-MINI MARATHON

  ARMY DAY-MINI MARATHON

           Chennai, 14th Jan 2019

          The Madras Regimental Centre (MRC), prestigious institution in Wellington near Coonoor, started the pre celebrations of 70th Republic Day and the Army day on  12 Jan 2019 for motivating young minds to join the armed forces.  

          As part of this endeavour, the MRC held a mini marathon for the ladies and students on Saturday which gave them a first hand feel of Army’s energy and pride.   Nearly 200 students from various schools in and around Wellington participated     in the event.  

          The event marked paying homage to martyrs who laid down their lives in the line of duty and also to spread the message of physical fitness and healthy lifestyle.    The participants ran 5 kilometers within Wellington cantonment.

          Brigadier Pankaj P Rao, Commandant, MH Wellington honoured the winners and congratulated them for their zeal, fervor and keen participation.       

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 PS/SK/01/2019