Bengaluru flat dwellers fight Covid blues running 500km indoors

Bengaluru flat dwellers fight Covid blues running 500km indoors

Bengaluru: Residents of a gated community in Whitefield recently clocked over 500km  running inside their houses to not only stay fit but also fight the lockdown blues.

Residents of Prestige Shantiniketan, which has 23 residential towers, ran inside their houses and in balconies when the apartment’s fitness group, Running Ninjas, threw a challenge. 60 people in the age group of 10-52, including 14 women, took the challenge and covered over 500.5km which was recorded on activity apps.

Bengaluru flat dwellers fight Covid blues running 500km indoors
Residents of Prestige Shantiniketan in Whitefield participated in the PSN Indoor running challenge on Sunday. Pic Courtesy-TOI

While eight runners completed half-marathon (21km), one went ahead to do 30km.

At 10, Vivaan was the youngest participant and ran 5km, while Prasanna was the oldest at 52 and did 30km.