Apeejay School of Management organizes Mini Marathon- 'Stay Strong Stay Long'
A Mini-Marathon with the theme 'Stay Strong Live Long' was organized at Apeejay Campus, Dwarka on Sunday, November 13.
- (1888PressRelease) November 19, 2011 - New Delhi: The effort was to sensitize the community particularly the residents of Dwarka about the need for eating right and benefits of exercising regularly in order to lead a long and healthy life.
Dr Radhika Adholeya and Dr Alok Saklani, Director, Apeejay School Of management flagged off the marathon. Hundreds of students of Apeejay and different schools, faculty, staff of Apeejay School of Management and Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication and also the residents of the Dwarka housing societies participated in the 6.5 kilometer long marathon. The participants were from age three to late eighties who shared the same enthusiasm and spirit regardless their age.
Addressing the participants, Dr Saklani highlighted the importance of eating well and regular exercise. He also suggested to gradually transcend the sedentary kind of lifestyle. He valued the efforts of the Apeejay Institutes in organizing such functions on a regular basis as a part of their social commitment.
At last the winners were given prizes in different categories with Mr. Krishna bagging the first prize and Mr. Ankit bagging the second prize in the open category. Sherbahadur won in the school student's category. Mr B P Doval who is 86 years old, surprised everyone by winning in the Senior Citizen category (above 60). Ms Shweta Jha, who is a faculty at Apeejay School of management, won in the women category.
About Apeejay Education Society
Founded in 1967 by Dr. Stya Paul, illustrious industrialist, educationist and philanthropist, the Apeejay Education Society (AES) stands out as one of the premier non-profit education groups in the country, well known for its commitment to its students and to quality education of global dimensions, leading to man-making and nation-building. The prime objective of the Society has always been to educate the future leaders in every field, imparting not only relevant and timeless knowledge and skills, but also rooting its students in universal and humanistic values.