4th Edition of Goa River Marathon 2013 Launched
The oldest and largest Marathon in Goa, GRM has been one of India’s premier Running Events attracting participants from India and around the world. One of the most loved Marathon events in India, it is also one of the very few in the world which is organized ‘BY RUNNERS’ and is ‘OF RUNNERS’.
To be held on 8th Dec 2013, it has four categories as part of the main event ; 21 km Half Marathon, 10 km Competitive Run, 5 Km Family Run & the 5×4 km Corporate Relay. These have been designed keeping in mind the fitness levels required.
GRM has been at the forefront of CSR activities through support for various charitable institutions like Cause of Our Joy (a Psycho- Social Rehabilitation Centre), Ashadeep New Dawn School for the differently able and Muskaan Support Group for cancer patients.
With the aim to spread and grow the running sport in Goa and India, GRM organizes a Running Workshop before the main event every year. This year it has been scheduled for 18th Aug ‘13 and will be conducted by 3 top running fitness instructors in India; Dr. Aashish Contractor (Head of Preventive Cardiology, Asian Heart Hospital ), Daniel Vaz, Coach Nike Running Club (Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Fitness Professional Sports conditioning & Nutritionist from American College of Exercise) & Mr. P. Venkataraman (who started running after his bypass and is now a seasoned runner with extensive experience in training runner teams and Founder of YouTooCanRun).
This year Vasco Sports Club felt there was no better way than to kick-off registrations with hosting a Charity Premiere of ‘BHAAG MILKA BHAAG’ on the 12th of July 13. They share the passion and determination of the Flying Sikh Milkha Singh, to fight for what we believe in! The Premier saw a full house of avid sports enthusiasts.
The focus of GR 2013 is to take the event to the next level by getting ore national and international participation to spread the sport of Running.
Registrations are open for the event and are being accepted online at www.goarivermarathon.com. You can also follow the latest updates of the Official Face book Page of GRM 2013.
The Endeavour of Vasco Sports Club has always been to spread the message of health through their various initiatives. Through this event they have successfully inspired other similar events in Goa and India which talks about their love for and commitment to sport.
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