Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): About 20 differently abled people took part in 1.5-kilometre run with 20 normal runners. A run was organised to mark World Athletics Day on Sunday in the city.
About 40 runners gathered near Van Vihar to take part in a 1.5-kilometre run to promote the message - Everyone is an athlete. The run was organised by The Run Age. Mayor Malti Rai came to show her support and encourage children at the flag-off event. It was a unique and exclusive event.
The 20 differently abled youngsters who took part suffer from mental, physical and visual impairment. In some of the teams, Mohit Arora ran with Sachin, who is mentally challenged. Soumya Saxena raced beside Shivani, a vision-impaired seven-year-old girl. Nikita Singh jogged beside Karishma who is autistic.
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