In the run-up to the International Day of Yoga-2016, a Mini Marathon for Youth titled ‘Yoga Run for Peace & Unity’ will be held in New Delhi on 18th June, 2016. The 6 km Mini Marathon from and to India Gate will take place from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Starting from India Gate it will pass through Mansingh Road Crossing via Rajpath-Rafi Marg, Dr Rajendra Prasad Road, Janpath, Rajpath and will finish at India Gate.
This Yoga Run is supported by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports and the United Nations Information Center (UNIC) in India.
The participating organizations include Nehru Yuva Kendra(NYK), National Service Scheme(NSS), Bharat Scouts & Guides, Patanjali Yoga Peeth, Youth Wings of Lions Club, Rajyoga Education & Research Foundation(RERF) and the Brahma Kumaris.
About 6000 participants from these organizations will take part in this Yoga Run which will be flagged off by Iconic Runner Padma Shri Milkha Singh and members of partner Yoga organization of Brahmakumaris including Additonal Chief of Brahma Kumaris Rajyogini Dadi Hirdaya Mohini; Motivational Speaker, Sister B K Shivani among others.