The department of sports and physical education of the Faculty of Engineering JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) along with the NSS wing organised a Marathon-” Run While You Can” for all the students at JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) Global Campus, Kanakapura on 30 September 2022.
The students and faculty from all the departments and semesters actively participated in the marathon. The marathon track of nearly 4 Kms was prepared in the JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) Global Campus by the NSS volunteers.
The event was inaugurated by Chief Guest, Dr. Ravindra Bhandari, Vice Chancellor JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), Dr. S.A. Hariprasad- Director Faculty of Engineering and Technology, was the Guest of Honour, Dr Chandrashekar Shastry Dean of PG and Dr.Geetha Rani also witnessed this energetic event.
The marathon started at 9.30 am and soon all the participants hit the running track. Refreshments, water and energy drinks were kept at every 500 mts for all the participants to keep them hydrated throughout the sport. Emergency services such as medical supplies, ambulances and doctors were deployed all across the track to meet any unforeseen circumstances. The marathon was a huge success with no injuries reported, a total of 10 participants, 5 boys and 5 girls became the winners of the marathon.
Dr Ravindra Bhandari and Dr. S.A. Hari Prasad, spoke about the importance of sports and also distributed the cash prizes to all the winners of the marathon.