About 4,000 runners including film actors, sporting personalities, professionals from medicine, fitness and wellness industry and information technology participated in the ‘Dawn 2 Dusk Chennai Marathon 2018

Chennai: About 4,000 runners including film actors, sporting personalities, professionals from medicine, fitness and wellness industry and information technology participated in the ‘Dawn 2 Dusk Chennai Marathon 2018’, organised by Neville Endeavours Foundation on Sunday        Over 500 children accompanied by their parents participated in the Kids Run, demonstrating their commitment to individual fitness and support to the cause of charities for treatment of pediatric cancer patients at The Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai.The full marathon was flagged off by Dr Kannan Pugazhendi and Shahid Kandrikar, president, The Chennai Runners. The half marathon and the 10 km run was flagged off by actor Arvind Swamy and ADGP Sylendra Babu. 


Dr V Shanta, chairperson, Cancer Institute, flagged off the Kids Run, the fourth component of the running segment of D2D 2018. Neville Bilimoria, who holds Limca Book of Records for participation in marathons and cycling events, ran in the full marathon category as also in the 100 km plus cycling category. 

Dr Shanta stated that while advancements in medicine has increased the chances of cancer cure, unhealthy life” she said. 






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