Western Railway, under the leadership of Shri Anil Kumar Gupta- General Manager, participated in Dream Run event of Tata Mumbai Marathon- 2018 held on Sunday, 21st January, 2018 in Mumbai. Officers of Western Railway participate in the Mumbai Marathon held on third Sunday of January every year. This event is previous known as Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon.
A group of more than 40 officers and and their family members under the leadership of Shri. A K GUPTA -General Manager Western Railway took part in the Dream Run event of Tata Mumbai Marathon 2018.
Western Railway has been participating in this prestigious annual event right from its inception. WR also extends facilities like running extra suburban service early morning and other support to the organisers. The participation in the dream run event by the officers is part of PR exercise by Western Railway.
In addition, about 12 officers completed the Half Marathon and DRM Vadodara Mr Amit Kr Singh and the CPRO WR Mr Ravindra Bhakar completed the full Marathon which is a grueling test of fitness and resolve for officers who are not professional runners.
The participation was coordinated by Shri R.K.Lal President/Western Railway Sports Association and Shri. Sandeep Rajvanshy, General Secretary/Western Railway Sports Association.
Ms. Parul Chaudhary of Western Railway won Bronze Medal in the full Marathon event.
The Mumbai Marathon over the years has become much more than just a marathon. It has become India’s largest showcase of people pushing boundaries of the human spirit, people trying to #BeBetter. Better runners, better fathers, better citizens, better human beings above everything else.