As the lockdown has moved into its 4th phase, EsselWorld is ensuring to keep the spirits high of Mumbaikars. Since most Mumbaikars are concerned about their lifestyle and fitness, it has become difficult for each one of them to follow their regime for the past 2 months. EsselWorld has associated with You Too Can Run for a virtual marathon which will be held on the May 24, 2020 for a 5km, 10 km and a Kids Obstacle Run.
Marathoners such as Girish Bindra, Kranti Salvi and K Haridasan Nair too have associated with EsselWorld for this event and they are encouraging the people of the city to participate in this initiative.
Kranti Salvi holds a Guinness World Record of being the fastest marathoner in saree and has also run major marathons across 5 continents while K Haridasan Nair is an ex-army officer who has been running marathons for more than 35 years. On the other hand Girish Bindra who was detected with Neurocysticercosis (blood clots in brain) 15 years back, was advised no heavy workouts any more by doctors post which he started running and since then has not looked back and has run many marathons with an excellent timing.
Participants can run within their house or in their compound anytime between 12 am, May 24, 2020 to 12 am May 25, 2020 observing the lockdown regulations of the local government. The participants will have to capture the activity on an exercise app on phone or on a wrist device and submit the same using the verification link received on the time of registration. The backend team at EsselWorld will verify and send the certificates of participation and the discount coupon spot prizes.
The Kids Obstacle Run on the other hand is very much fun! Parents need to create a 500 mtrs obstacle race within the house itself which needs to be innovative. There should be a minimum of 2 ‘unders’ and 2 ‘overs’ in the obstacle, for example ‘under the chair’ or ‘under the sofa’ and ‘over the bed’ or ‘over the stool’, etc. The child needs to complete atleast 3 loops post which the EsselWorld Team will verify and send the certificates of the participation and the discount coupon spot prizes.
20 winners in each category (5 Kms, 10 kms and Kids Obstacle Race) will win couple passes each and each of these passes will have validity until March 31, 2021. The prizes will be declared and distributed based on a lucky draw from the entries received from participants who successfully completed the event. Coupons with 25 percent discount will be given to all participants who submit links as per the rules of the event.