Bangkok, July 24 – Siriraj Hospital, together with more than 40 public and private agencies, organized activities in the 9th Chaloem Phrakiat Walking, Running, Cycling to Prevent Paralysis project. Hope to create good health for Thai people without stroke Aiming to have 150,000 people participating in the event across the country on October 29.
Prof. Dr. Apichat Asavamongkolkul, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital Mahidol University, the chairman of the 9th Chaloem Phrakiat Saeng Nam Jai Thai Nation Walking, Running, Cycling Project, said that this project was organized in collaboration with more than 40 public and private organizations, of which PTT Public Company Limited is one of the organizations supporting the project.
For organizing this event, it was organized under the concept of "New Generation Drives Thais Without Strokes" (No STROKE for all Thais by NEW GEN) because it foresees that the new generation is a group of people with creativity and determination. If educating about cerebrovascular disease will be able to raise awareness of their own practices Including being able to pass on to family and community
For the walk, run, cycle, prevent paralysis activity, applications will be accepted until August 15, 2023. At present, more than 100,000 people have applied for the project across the country, hoping that there will be 150,000 participants in the event, according to the goal set to create a phenomenon of gathering "walk, run, cycle, prevent paralysis" that has one of the most participants in Thailand. Therefore invites people to apply on the Thai Run website. race.thai.run The event will be held on Sunday, October 29th.
For the application fee, 360 baht/person, for children and youth aged 6-24 years, 255 baht/person, and receive a project shirt. Commemorative medals will be awarded upon crossing the finish line in time. In Bangkok, the activity was held at Sanam Luang from 4:00 AM to 7:00 AM. There were 3 exercise activities:
1) Walk 5 km.
2) Run a 10 km mini marathon
3) Cycling 21 kilometers
by activities in Bangkok There was a contest for a plaque from the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital. Siriraj Stroke Center The winner of the individual category, a distance of 10 kilometers, from the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University for over all winners, divided into 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female ranks, totaling 6 prizes.
Income from the activities of the project Imported to the Crown Prince Hospital Foundation and allocated to the provincial-level Saeng Nam Jai Thai National Account to be used in organizing the Saeng Nam Jai Thai Nation Project in the following years, including proactive stroke activities in the area. To enhance access to standard stroke treatment Giving all Thai people equal rights to receive stroke treatment, even in remote and remote areas In addition, the application fee can be tax deductible 2 times from the Siriraj Foundation. By participating in the activities will make you healthy and make merit as well.-Thai News Agency
Source: Thai News Agency