Ferozepur, September 22, 2020: Colonelz SharpShooterz, are regularly spreading the message of Shaheed Bhagat Singh through emails to participants. Several schools are taking part, so the young minds are also being educated about our proud legacy.
Mayank Foundation Ferozepur, an NGO supporting social causes, is actively involved in sending across the message of individual fitness, and the struggle of our Freedom Fighters.
At the same time, COVID-19 has forced people to stay away from large gatherings, and fitness-related events that had become popular have also moved online. Necessity is the mother of invention, and Sports is no different! Sports are still finding a way to move on despite the difficulty.
Speaking to media persons, Colonel Jasdeep Singh Nagpal, Mentor of Colonelz SharpShooterz, informed that several schools are taking part, so the young minds are also being educated about our proud legacy.
Besides Running and Cycling, Yoga has also been made a part of the fitness drive, to encourage it’s importance in the world of modern day fitness. The event is non-competitive in nature to encourage maximum participation.
Important sports personalities are Mentors to the event and are playing an important role in guiding the participants: Dr Sunita Godara(Asian Marathon Queen), Mrs Shweta Maurya(Mrs India 2019, and Ultra Marathon runner), Gurleen Arora(Marathon runner), Sanjeev Tyagi(International Yoga Coach), Gareema Shankar (Avid Cyclist).
Registrations are free, and being done totally online on platforms like Facebook, Townscript, Colonelz Sharpshooterz website etc. They will remain open even during the event, to cater for last-minute entries. Registrations are being received from not only India but from the distant USA, UK, South Africa, Oman, Bangladesh etc. People are very excited about the event and are participating in huge numbers. This shows how Shaheed Bhagat Singh continues to inspire Indians across the world nearly a century after his birth!
The Spinal Cord Injury Association, an association dedicated to the upliftment of wheelchair-bound paraplegics, is taking part. They will be doing yoga on wheelchairs. Radio City, NFCI Global, Fast & Up, Nurtiline, SportzCraft Inc, CQC, DPS Jalandhar, APS Beas are other partners in the event.