4th edition of PSPB Delhi International Half Marathon, Petro Run-2019, kicked off in New Delhi

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By Sarkaritel September 29, 2019 21:12


New Delhi, September 29, 2019: The 4th edition of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) International Half Marathon, ‘Petro Run’, was flagged off by India’s champion sportstars and IOCians, Hima Das and Pullela Gopichand in the presence of Dr. MM Kutty, Chairman, PSPB, & Secretary, MoP&NG and Mr. Sanjiv Singh, President, PSPB, and Chairman, IndianOil. IndianOil board members – Mr. GK. Satish, Director (Planning & Business Development), Mr. Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra, Director (HR), Mr. Akshay Kumar Singh, Director (Pipelines) and Mr. Sandeep Kumar Gupta, Director(Finance), along with IndianOil sportstars, Ameya Malik, Jauna Murmur, Suresh Kumar, Laxman Rawat, S K Uthappa, Kajal Kumari, Padmini Rout, M Poovamma and Swapna Burman were also present on the occasion.

“The immense participation at PSPB Petro Run 2019 stands testimony to the thrust being laid upon on fitness. Cleanliness and awareness on not using single-use plastics has been reiterated in today’s Petro Run.”, said Mr Sanjiv Singh, President, PSPB and Chairman, IndianOil, while flagging off the event. Mr. Singh also participated in the 5 km run along with others and completed the feat in 40 minutes.

“It is wonderful to see such huge participation in PSPB Petro Run. The focus on health and fitness in India is gaining momentum and it would really go a long way. Kudos to PSPB for organising such an initiative.”, Hima Das while flagging off the 21 km PSPB marathon.

“It is an electrifying environment here! I am overwhelmed to witness this level of participation at the Petro Run! It is a privilege to be associated with PSPB and IndianOil. Kudos to the organisers and best wishes to runners.”, said Pullela Gopichand , while flagging off the 10 kms PSPB Petro Run.

Petro Run 2019, the 4th edition of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) Delhi International Half Marathon carried a prize money worth Rs. 42 lakhs, the highest prize money for a domestic event in the country, with overall 119 prizes under various categories for both men and women. PSPB under the aegis of  Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has been conducting this run for the past three years.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel September 29, 2019 21:12