DEEP has as its core, a strong commitment to improving the standards of health by strengthening the existing health care systems, by collaborating and partnering with the public and private partnerships in a meaningful engagement to help eradicate avoidable, unnecessary diseases through education and prevention.
MARATHON / LONG DISTANCE RUNS– EFFECTS ON HEALTH AND BENEFITS TO THE SOCIETY
Running is a form of physical exercise that can affect the health of an individual at a personal level. It is one of the simplest form of exercise that any individual can do. It does not require any complex equipment or any particular setting to begin. Running can impact the health of an individual in a positive way by bringing about changes in both the physical as well as mental well being of a person.
Marathons and long distance endurance running has become a popular sport.
With its ability to bring people together for a cause, marathons have the ability to bring people from different walks of life to participate which in turn acts a catalyst for a healthy community.