SPN Vision Run participants speaking to media persons in Mumbai on Sunday. Photo/ANI
SPN Vision Run participants speaking to media persons in Mumbai on Sunday. Photo/ANI

Run organised for visually challenged athletes in Mumbai

ANI | Updated: Jan 05, 2020 12:11 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 5 (ANI): The first-of-its-kind run -- SPN Vision Run -- for visually challenged athletes was organised here on to boost their athletic spirit.
"I am participating for the first time in this marathon. I want to thank the organisers for conducting this marathon for us," Prakash Patil, a participant, told reporters.
"I'm enjoying the event. We are specially-abled. We are not disabled. We can do everything," said Munir, another first-time participant.
Apart from visually challenged athletes, the common people also participated in the event to show their support.
Over 200 visually challenged athletes participated in the special 5-km run.
"This event is great for visually challenged runners as running is good for our health. We are very happy to be a part of this run," said Chaya Sawla, who has participated in various other marathons before. (ANI)

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