Around 1200 enthusiastic runners from all parts of the city ran 5K for the Promo Run and came forward to pass the message on fitness, encouraging Mumbaikars to come forward and register for IDBI Federal Life Insurance Mumbai Half Marathon.
The run was flagged off by Dnyaneshwar Tidke, Boston Marathon finisher, from the university stadium. The run advanced towards Wilson College concluding the run back at the start line.
A warm-up and Zumba session were conducted before the Promo Run which was lead by fitness & Zumba expert, Philip. All the necessary tips were given on running, precaution and preventive measures to be taken while running in monsoon and how to remain fit along with some Zumba training.
The Promo run will later head to Goa on Saturday, May 21, 2016 and Pune on Saturday, May 28, 2016 to promote running culture in these cities, closer to Mumbai. By going to these cities it aims to pass on the fitness mantra and call in entries for the inaugural edition of IDBI Federal Life Insurance Mumbai Half Marathon scheduled forSunday, August 21, 2016.