More than 75,000 people from various walks of life participated in ‘Education for All’ Mini Marathon organized by KIIT & KISS on Sunday. KIIT & KISS has been organizing the Mini Marathon for the noble cause since last three years.
This is the third edition of Mini Marathon, where it was organized in 35 cities & towns of 30 districts of Odisha. In all places the mini marathon started at 6:30 am simultaneously. In Bhubaneswar the Run started from Sandy’s Tower to KIIT Stadium. Dr. Prasanna Patasani, MP, Lok Sabha; Anubhab Mohanty, MP, Rajya Sabha & eminent Odia cine star; Priyadarshi Mishra, MLA, North Bhubaneswar, Cine star Sabyasachi Mishra, sprinter Dutee Chand and Anuradha Biswal, international footballer Shradhanjali Samantray, international Kabadi player Rashmita Sahu and Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS flagged off the Run. More than 10 thousand people including students from various educational institutions of Bhubaneswar, Students and staff of KIIT & KISS, students of SAI and state sports hostel and common people also participated the mini marathon. Education plays a vital role in inclusive development of a nation, state and in person.
Everybody should create awareness for education for all, opined the guests present in the closing ceremony. Certificates are given to all the participants of mini marathon on the occasion.