GNA University hosted a Cycling Marathon 2023. The sole objective behind holding this Marathon was to educate the public about the benefits cycling entails. The Chief Guest of the event was Mr. Jaspreet Singh, DSP, Phagwara.
The event started with grand opening and a warm up session on some Enthusiastic music numbers. The Rally initiated by the flag off ceremony by S. Gurdeep Singh Sihra, the Pro-Chancellor, GNA University, Pro Vice-Chancellor- Dr. Hemant Sharma, Deputy Registrar Mr. Kunal Bains, Dean Academics- Dr. Monika Hanspal, Dr. Sameer Verma- Dean GNA Business School, Dr.Vikrant Sharma Dean SEDA-E, Mr. CR Tripathy Dean SEDA-D, Dr.Deepak Kumar Dean FOH with Er. Gurmeet Singh- PRO GNA University.
The Cycle Marathon witnessed nearly 85 participants with a motto “To be healthy and to be fit for the whole life”. The major participants for the marathon were fitness freaks, cyclists and many more who cycled all over the Phagwara city. This Marathon covered total 35kms of the Phagwara city and also covered 11 spots. The Marathon was initiated from GNA University’s lush green campus reaching Haveli and came back to the end point- GNA University.
GNA University honoured different clubs- cycling clubs Phagwara Peddlers Club, Hawk Riders Jalandhar club, Fit Bikers club Hoshiarpur club, Patiala Peddlers club and JBC Biking Club Jalandhar for their remarkable contribution towards cycling fraternity. In this Marathon, the first Runners up- Mr. Ekampreet Singh got a Cheque of Rs.11000/-, second- Mr. Anavpuri, a cheque of Rs.5100/-and third- Mr. Gagandeep Kumar received a cash award of Rs.3100/-.
S. Gurdeep Singh Sihra, the Pro-Chancellor said, “Let’s take an oath to make Punjab fitness freak and make this Punjab the best city.
The Chief Guest of the event, Mr. Jaspreet Singh, DSP, Phagwara said, “I appreciate the endeavours of the University to create the enthusiasm among the youngsters regarding good health.”