Pinkathon Raipur Going Pink

Raipur Going Pink

Pinkathon by Raipur Going Pink organized Run With Your Bestie on 10th September, 2017 at NIT Campus, Raipur where people participated in the marathon along with their Besties who could also be their brother, sister, mother, father, wife, husband, son, daughter or anyone else.

As we all know Raipur Going Pink is a campaign raising Breast Cancer awareness and making women fitness conscious in Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh. It was founded in 2012 by Reema Sanghvi and Milind Soman.

It is a marathon initiated under India Going Pink, a concept by United Sister’s Foundation, to raise Women’s Health and Breast Cancer Awareness which runs under Pinkathon’s umbrella to take the awareness to all the other cities and towns in India to encourage women to adopt healthier lifestyles and have a positive attitude towards life.

Pinkathon is coming to Raipur on 12th November and it’s venue will be at Central Park, New Raipur. It will be a free run, which is exclusively for women of all age groups. It will have three categories in 10 km, 5km and 3 km.
In the run up to Pinkathon Raipur, the Raipur based team of Pinkathon volunteers have come up with weekly preparation activities which include stretching, jogs, runs and nutrition tips so as to make our city’s women folk fit and increase their stamina for them to run and participate in the event.

On every Sunday they’re coming up with events with different interesting themes so as to make the drill fun yet challenging. 3rd September was the first event at Marine Drive which had theme for “Special Friends (Visually and Hearing Impaired) Cause”. Similarly this Sunday (10th Sept), the event was “Run with your Bestie” at NIT Raipur campus, and also RaipurPinkathon Raipur Going Pink Going Pink has organized Inspire Run at Gandhi Udyan on  17th September.

For registration and more details follow their Facebook page Raipur Going Pink

Written by Reincarnating Raipur

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