By Asia Samachar Team | INDIA |
Some 6,000 runners took part in the Super Sikh Run, a half-marathon that starts and finishes at the historic Gurdwara Rakabganj Sahib in Delhi, on Sunday (9 Dec 2018).
The annual charity run now into its third year also attracted 45 runners in the One Race (Sahas) category designed specially for the differently-abled athletes.
“The event is looked forward to by thousands of runners from all communities. Participation has doubled every year,” event organiser Gurpreet Kaur Wasi told Asia Samachar.
Organised by the Delhi based ‘SuperSikh Foundation’ with the support of corporate partners and the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC), the event raises funds for various charities, with humanitarian relief agency Khalsa Aid as its primary charity partner.
The third edition of the run received positive feedback from many of the runners. Participant Dalip Singh Sabharwal, for example, said that the run that he had been waiting for was beautifully executed.
“Starting from the promo runs to 2 days of BiB Expo ‘Festival of Humanity’ and then the Final Race Day – it was just like a big family get-together because all those who have been associated with SSR have got such a bond,” he shared on his Facebook page.
Super Sikh Run, centered around the philosophy ‘One Race Human Race’, is a marathon organised for all participants beyond the feeble barriers of caste, creed, religion, sex, race and the challenges thrown by life.
“We are proud of the fact that Super Sikh Run is today the most prestigious cause led half marathon race in New Delhi. This has been achieved due to the support and guidance that the event receives from the administration, patrons and participants alike,” said Gurpreet.
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