Mangaluru First Saree Walk and Run 2018 on August 12
Mangaluru: Fitness is very important for women as well as for all the members of the family. But there is a feeling with most women that during exercise, certain type of dress shall be worn and to avoid the myths that are there in their mind we at Mangaluru Women’s Run Troupe Mangaluru has organized a “The Saree Walk & Run” in Mangaluru on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 6:30 a.m.
Medimade Solutions in association with Lions Club, JCI Club, Inner Wheel Club, and other Women’s Clubs have organized “The Saree Walk & Run” on 12/08/2018 and more than 750 women are expected to participate in it.
The event which aims to cross boundaries and break common misconceptions invites women to walk and run in a saree.
Women can wear tracksuits and T-shirts during jogging, walking and some other women avoid walk and run due to this. There are many women who want to go for walk and run for fitness sake but their traditional consuration mind comes in between and it hampers their interest. We have organized “ The Saree Walk & Run” to create awareness among such women says Rajesh Chief Organizer.
We have more than 500 members and 300 are women amongst them. They wear convent dress for jogging and then wear according to their need and work wear saree, chudidar, etc. our aim is to say that dress should not be a barrier for one’s fitness workout and hence this “ Saree Walk & Run”.
There are students, working women, and housewives in our troupe. Most of them start their day at 5:30 a.m. and participate in morning walk and run. This helps them in maintaining health and happiness among others.
Mangaluru Women’s Run Troupe is organizing “Women’s Run” every year. Last year it was held in Kadri, and now it commences from Mahatma Gandhi Park, Mannagudda Road. Mangaluru. “ The Saree Walk & Run” has a target distance of 2 Kms and this has been decided keeping in mind that anyone can achieve this target.
Traditionally saree dressed, individual woman and group, slogan about fitness. Saree Walk & Run group with the largest member of participants get separate attraction prizes. “The Saree Walk & Run” is open to 18 years to 80 years women. Participation certificate and medal will be given to each and every participant. Medical help desk and water counters are provided throughout 2 Km track and every participant’s safety is taken care of by the organizer. Light refreshments are provided to participants.
No men, sorry Many men have shown interest that they would like to join this run in traditional dhotis but it is an exclusion “ The Saree Walk & Run” for women. We do not want to project this as a fashion show but exclusion Run and Walk for women for their fitness and well being says Mr Rajesh.
For enrollment contact: 9242981578, 9591511221
Enrollment fees – Rs. 100/- Dress Code: Saree.