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About Patiala Runners

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Patiala Runners is a group of motivated runners, first of its kind in Patiala with more than 7000 members on Facebook and about 270 members on WhatsApp group as on today. This group started on 10th July, 2015 has shown a phenomenal rise in a short span of time. The group runs every Sunday in 3 loops and the typical distances of these loops are 5, 10 and 15 km. The group logo, T-shirt and other merchandise was launched on 23rd August, 2015 by renowned Punjab movie star Binnu Dhillon and the event got widespread coverage in local and national newspapers; radio and television; social media such as internet TV besides local news channels. The group is supported by people from all walks of life in Patiala as it promotes a healthy way of life and admits members to the group free of any charge and guides them to run long distances without any prejudice to caste, creed, color, sex, age or social status.



Our Vision

Our vision is to take Patiala to the Marathon Map of the World by organizing events of the international standard.



Our Strengths

1. We have on our organizing committee, members from diverse fields such as Punjab government, army, medicine, philanthropy, film production and acting, business and more.

2. We have volunteers from army, NCC, schools, colleges including engineering and medical colleges.

3. We have initiated discussions with media, hospital and charity partners to support the event.

4. We have people with experience of organizing similar sports events in the past in Chandigarh and Patiala.

5. We also have members with a rich administrative experience in sports and general administration.

6. some of our members have the exposure of running in many national and international marathon events.

Meet the Team

Dharminder Sharma (Chairman)

Dharminder Sharma (Chairman)

Gulzar Inder Chahal (President)

Gulzar Inder Chahal (President)

Simar Singh

Simar Singh

Amarjit Singh

Amarjit Singh

Bhavnoor Singh Pannu

Bhavnoor Singh Pannu

Bobby Khandola

Bobby Khandola

Paramjeet Singh

Paramjeet Singh

Simran Singh Ahluwalia

Simran Singh Ahluwalia

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