Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals in association with the Billion Hearts Beating Foundation organised the 3rd Apollo Dil Ki Daud, a 5-km run against heart disease on Sunday, 7th October 2012. Around 2500 participants from various walks of life participated in the mini-marathon to encourage and motivate people to get more active and heart-healthy.
India’s first blade runner and Kargil War amputee hero Retd. Major Devender Pal Singh along with Former Wrestler of India, Satpal Singh and the famous Cricketer, Gurusharan Singh also participated in order to encourage the runners to live a heart-healthy life.
Members from nearby RWA’s, elderly citizens, Apollo Hospital staff and even school and college students participated in the event. Winners were presented with medals, while participants received certificates.