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Apollo BGS Hospitals organize Climbathon on World Health Day 2023

Apollo Climbathon Witnesses a ProHealth Trend

Health-conscious people of all age groups, from 6yrs – 71 yrs, participated.

Mysuru, April 9th, 2023: Apollo Climbathon was organised to celebrate World Health Day 2023 by promoting physical activity and a healthy lifestyle saw participation of over 500 people of all age groups at the foothills of Chamundi Hills this morning. Dr. Satish H. V., Senior Plastic Surgeon, Apollo BGS Hospitals Mysuru and Mr. N. G. Bharateesha Reddy, Vice-President & Unit Head, Apollo BGS Hospitals, Mysuru, flagged off the event.

The Climbathon event received over 800 online registrations from a mixed group comprising children, men, women, & senior citizens. Most are working professionals, homemakers, students, advocates, and retired citizens from corporates, banks, public & private firms, educational institutions, pharma companies, engineering colleges, hospitals, nursing colleges, police dept, NGOs, yoga schools, media and so on. The participants flocked to the venue as early as 6.00 am to collect their T-shirts, caps, and bibs and were seen taking selfies and posing with medals and certificates after the finish line. The team of physiotherapists from Apollo BGS Hospitals, Mysuru, assisted the first-time climbers while the regular climbers enjoyed savouring energy drinks throughout their climb.

Mr. N. G. Bharateesha Reddy said, “This event has witnessed a new trend among the people of Mysuru, a health-oriented and fitness-focused trend. This world health day, we want to call upon Mysoreans to be Prohealth, focus on healthy living, and be part of a healthy nation. Today’s climbathon is a steppingstone towards a healthier city and nation,” he added.

Dr. Satish H. V., Senior Plastic Surgeon, called upon the participants to prioritize their physical and mental health. As medical professionals, we want to empower everyone – to identify and be aware of their health risks, to take responsibility for their health and take the necessary action to stay on their path to wellness.

The Climbathon gave out the message to all participants to prioritize their health and take preventive measures to stay healthy. This event was one of its kind, a never before event held at Chamundi Betta. The participants enjoyed refreshments, an entertaining Zumba session with a health quiz, and prizes after the Climbathon.

The Winners of the Climbathon are as follows:

# Category Age Group First Place Second Place Third Place
1 Children 5 yrs-10 Yrs Vriddhi Ponnavva B P Maanika Aadya Bhuvi Ramesh
2 Children/Teenager 10 Yrs- 18 Yrs Anirudh R Vishal Uthappa Hansika Rakesh
3 Men 18 Yrs & above Vinay Akash. M Ganesh
4 Women 18 Yrs & above Kusuma Reshma Archana Ganeshaiah
5 Senior Citizens 60 Yrs & above R.Venkatesh, Govinda Raj Singh Nagaraj

 

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