Indian Embassy in Kathmandu organises 5 km marathon 'Run for Life' with theme of 'lifestyle for Environment'

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With the theme of 'lifestyle for Environment', 5 km marathon 'Run for Life' was organised by the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu on 21 January. 

An overview of the news

  • Hundreds of college going students, human trafficking survivors, sportspersons, doctors and children participated in the marathon to promote running as a healthy lifestyle.

  • On the occasion of Amrit Mahotsav celebrations of Independence in Nepal, Indian Ambassador Naveen Srivastava emphasised on adopting a healthy lifestyle.

  • The Run for Life Marathon celebrates the diplomatic relations between India and Nepal as well as 75 years of India's independence.

  • The marathon started from Pashupatinath temple complex and covered 5 km back to Pashupatinath in a duration of one hour.

  • The Marathon winner was awarded a gold medal after completion of the marathon. 

  • The Embassy of India in Kathmandu also organised a music concert 'Sangeet Sukoon'.

  • The event was attended by Prime Minister of Nepal Pushpa Kamal Dahal, and former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

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