Marathon Man of Jammu running in Srinagar for peace and prosperity for the state

SRINAGAR: Gaurav Gupta, the marathon man of Jammu who has brought laurels to the state by representing Jammu and Kashmir in national and international marathons  is again seen on the banks of Dal Lake, Srinagar running the stretch of 16 kms, but the only difference this time is that it is not any official marathon he is participating or representing but he is running for spreading the message of peace, health and prosperity for Jammu and Kashmir.

"I dedicate my runs to the people of Jammu and Kashmir and pray for peace and prosperity in the state", says Gaurav.

From an overweight being to a fit marathon runner he recalls the journey and says, "Not giving up is the lesson I will always carry in my heart. I am sure we, the people of the state will not give up on the belief that peace will once again prevail. I try to share my journey with anyone ready to listen", smiles Gaurav Gupta who is determined to run till eternity and motivate people to aspire for a healthy lifestyle.

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Payal Jain