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Ferozepur Marathon 2019: Meet 95-year-old inspiring and interesting runner

Ferozepur Marathon 2019: Meet 95-year-old inspiring and interesting runner

Ferozepur Marathon 2019: Meet 95-year-old inspiring and interesting runner

Ferozepur March 31, 2019:  Jagtar Singh, an old-timer athlete today participated in the Marathon-2019 – to give a clear message – Run for your Health and Vote for the Country’s Health – flagged off by Deputy Commissioner, Ferozepur Chander Gaind from Shaheed Bhagat Singh Stadium. More than three thousand from all classes joined the event.

Congratulating Jagtar Singh for his participation and will to join the Marathon and still keeping himself physically and mentally fit, Gaind said, the senior citizens are an asset for the country and it is the right time to give back to the society from their past experiences.

Wishing a long life for Jagtar Singh, he said,  we will see that senior citizens are made a part of every future event by the district administration of creating awareness among the people on various social issues especially for the youths to keep themselves away from drugs and work hard, by joining the skill development progrmmes, to stand on their own feet, to live an independent and happy life.

Every runner has a unique story of what motivated them to be part of the Marathon, from a social cause to a personal mission. Jagtar Singh, 95 – still holding the roaring voice and regular runner at the stadium -expressed concern over the present youths going away from the real meaning of life said my participation at 95 is itself a message to the youths that one can keep himself fit by keeping away from the drugs.

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