Fit ISA-NCB, Fit India
The ISA, NCB organised the WALKATHON 2019 for its ISA, NCB members and their family. The event was organised with the agenda to encourage members to remain healthy and fit by including the routine of ‘walking as exercise’ in their daily life. On the steps of the movement launched nation-wide by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the theme of the WALKATHON was kept ‘FIT ISA-NCB, FIT INDIA’. In this fitness event, 100 ISA members including family and friends, faculties from other medical fields, enthusiasts in the field of fitness enthusiastically participated in the WALKATHON’. A total distance of 3 km was covered by the participants. This fitness event was also combined with a social and public awareness aspect wherein placards displaying awareness messages, like SAVE EARTH, SAVE TREES, SAVE WATER, SAVE FOOD and SAY NO TO PLASTIC etc. as well as Jeevan sanjivani COLS (IRC) placards were also carried by walkers displaying COLS signs.
White T-shirts with stickers having the ISA logo & message ‘FIT ISA-NCB, FIT INDIA’ and white caps with the ISA logo were distributed to all the participants. The entire event was full of fun and frolic. Members started collecting from 6:30 am and after a brief period of warm-up, the participants were flagged off from the starting point ‘Tirpude Institute of Management’ Sadar at 7:00 am. All the walkers enjoyed the cool morning atmosphere and completed the walk. The event was flagged off by the three athletes of ISA, NCB and also executive body members, Dr. Ketki Marodkar, Dr. Swapna Bhure & Dr. Amrusha Raipure. Motivating the participants throughout the entire stretch of the WALKTHON were the enthusiastic volunteers from ‘Orange city runners group’.
The WALKATHON concluded at the same place and delicious breakfast was served to all participants on their arrival at the destination. The President, Dr. Manisha Shembekar congratulated everyone for completing the distance with full zeal. Special thanks were given to Dr. Ketaki Marodkar & Dr. Deepak Madankar for co-ordinating the event & the Principal, for allowing ISA NCB to utilize their campus. As a token of appreciation and social gesture, dustbins from ISA NCB were given to the authorities, to be used to help keep college premises clean.
Dr. Soma Cham, Hon. Secretary, ISA-NCB proposed vote of thanks. Gratitude was expressed to all senior ISA members, Teachers and all the families, friends and kids who participated in Walkathon 2019 to make it a grand success.